Hannah Mae Nelson

16 August 1903–25 December 1999 (Age 96)
Palmyra, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Hannah Mae

When Hannah Mae Nelson was born on 16 August 1903, in Palmyra, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Peter Ekelund Nelson, was 42 and her mother, Annie Telula Crismon, was 32. She married Frank Gardner on 21 February 1922, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1930 and Spanish Fork Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 25 December 1999, in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Gardner
1903–1984
Hannah Mae Nelson
1903–1999
Marriage: 21 February 1922
Frank Keith Gardner
1922–2004
Marvin E. Gardner
1924–2016
Lula Mae Gardner
1927–2015
Gloria Dawn Gardner
1932–2020
Larry Gardner
1934–1934

Spouse and Children

    Frank Gardner

    Male1903–1984Male

    Female1903–1999Female

MARRIAGE
21 February 1922
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 3

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1928 · Bryce Canyon National Park

Age 25

Bryce Canyon, being named after Ebenezer Bryce, was designated first as a national monument by President Warren G. Harding in 1923 but was re-designated as a nation park in 1928 by Congress.

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

A Childhood Memory

from "History of Annie Hortense Nelson Taylor," story in her own words Hannah Mae & I did many things together. We were always doing something, usually mischievous. Hannah Mae was the instigator & …

Sources (3)

  • Hannah May Nelson Gardner in household of Frank Gardner, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Hannah Mae Nelson Gardner in household of Frank Gardner, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Hannah May Nelson in household of Peter Ekelund Nelson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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