Eliza Snow Bryson

13 June 1854–21 April 1933 (Age 78)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Eliza Snow

When Eliza Snow Bryson was born on 13 June 1854, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Bryson, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Ann Connery, was 34. She married Jens Christian Nelson on 22 November 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in West Bountiful Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900 and Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 April 1933, in Woods Cross, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Christian Nelson
Eliza Snow Bryson
Marriage: 22 November 1869
Jens Knud Nelson
Samuel Roy Nelson
David Melvin Nelson
Sarah Nelson
Sylvanus Nelson
Eliza Nelson
Hyrum Nelson
Lawrence Nels Nelson
Clarence Christian Nelson
James Everett Nelson
Harold Clyde NELSON
Mary Emma Bryson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 November 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857
    Age 3
    The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 3
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    1877 · The First Stake was organized in Bountiful
    Age 23
    Thirty years after the foundation of Bountiful, the first stake was organized by Heber C. Kimball and is still functioning today with eight wards being affiliated with it.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Brice + -son (see Brice and Bryce ).Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Briosáin, a form of Ó Muirgheasáin (see Morrissey ), altered by association with the Scottish surname Bryson, especially in Derry. Bryson was also used for Breslin in Donegal.

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

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    Sources (59)

    • Eliza Bryson in household of Saml Bryson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Eliza Bryson in entry for Sarah Nelson Stoker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Eliza Nelson in household of Jens Nelson, "United States Census, 1900"

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