Caroline Josephine Nelson

2 September 1875–16 June 1969 (Age 93)
Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life of Caroline Josephine

When Caroline Josephine Nelson was born on 2 September 1875, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States, her father, Anders Nilsson, was 48 and her mother, Beata Toresson, was 35. She married Horace Lyman Bates on 1 June 1894, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Callao, Juab, Utah, United States in 1930. She died on 16 June 1969, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Ibapah, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Horace Lyman Bates
1865–1938
Caroline Josephine Nelson
1875–1969
Marriage: 1 June 1894
Harlo Bates
1894–1948
Ila May Bates
1896–1986
Pearlean Bates
1898–1984
Myrtle Loretta Bates
1899–1984
Hazel Dollie Bates
1901–1994
Mereda Bates
1906–1908
Elmer Bates
1907–1992
Beulah Bates
1910–1989
Orvel Bates
1913–1937
Cecil Rhodes Bates
1914–2007
Della Faye Bates
1917–1995
Joan Sarah Bates
1919–1990
Florence Ione Bates
1921–2007

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 June 1894
Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 21

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 25

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: patronymic from the medieval personal name Nel or Neal, Anglo-Scandinavian forms of the Gaelic name Niall ( see Neill ). This was adopted by the Scandinavians in the form Njal and was introduced into northern England and East Anglia by them, rather than being taken directly from Gaelic.2 Americanized spelling of the like-sounding Scandinavian names Nilsen , Nielsen , and Nilsson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Anders Nilsson/Nelson - An honest man with great faith and dedication to the Gospel

Written by Gladys Beata Owens Merrill Anders Nilsson was born February 22, 1827 in Odenas, Alfsborg, Sweden. He was the youngest child of Nils Svenson and Kista (Cherstin) Anderson. There were five …

Sources (3)

  • Josephine Bates in household of Horris L Bates, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Josephine Bates in household of Horace Bates, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Josephine Bates in household of Horace L Bates, "United States Census, 1930"

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