Venice Margaret Neilsen

7 October 1914–7 October 2003 (Age 89)
Antelope, Duchesne, Utah, United States

The Life of Venice Margaret

When Venice Margaret Neilsen was born on 7 October 1914, in Antelope, Duchesne, Utah, United States, her father, Joseph Christen Nielsen, was 34 and her mother, Chastie Luticha Keele, was 30. She married Glenn Rowland Purdy on 18 November 1939, in Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 7 October 2003, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Davis Memorial Park, Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

Glenn Rowland Purdy
1909–1987
Venice Margaret Neilsen
1914–2003
Marriage: 18 November 1939
Patricia Ann Purdy
1940–2007
Glendya Lee Purdy
1940–2020

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 November 1939
Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada, United States
children

(2)

    Female1940–2007Female

    Glendya Lee Purdy

    Female1940–2020Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

Age 1

Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1938 · The DI is Opened To The Public

Age 24

Deseret Industries is a non-profit organization and a division of Welfare Services of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It includes a chain of retail thrift stores and work projects. Many of the items sold are second hand or never used. Such items include furniture, appliances, computers, and clothing. The DI also sells new furniture, much of it received directly from its own manufacturing plant in Salt Lake City. The DI provides job skill training for the physically, emotionally and socially challenged and seeks to place them into private sector employment.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Nielsen or Nilsen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jenice M Neilson in household of Joseph Christian Neilson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Venice M Neilsen in household of Joseph Christian Neilsen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Venice M Neilsen in household of Jospeh Christian Neilsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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