Shirley Ann Carlson

16 July 1927–19 January 2014 (Age 86)
Manila, Daggett, Utah, United States

The Life of Shirley Ann

When Shirley Ann Carlson was born on 16 July 1927, in Manila, Daggett, Utah, United States, her father, Carl Leonard Carlson, was 32 and her mother, Irma Hortense Anson, was 22. She married Vernon Jay Nelson on 7 March 1947. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Idaho, United States in 1976. She died on 19 January 2014, in Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Vernon Jay Nelson
Shirley Ann Carlson
Marriage: 7 March 1947

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7 March 1947

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World Events (8)

1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 1

The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Age 23

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 Scandinavian: respelling of Norwegian and Danish Carlsen or Swedish Carlsson .2 Dutch and German: patronymic from Carl . See also Karlson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Shirley M Carlson in household of Carl Carlson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Shirley Carlson, "Wyoming, Reclaim the Records, State Archives Vital Records, 1908-1966"
  • Shirley Carlson in entry for Jay Nelson, "Wyoming, Reclaim the Records, State Archives Vital Records, 1908-1966"

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