Avis Ola Olson

13 April 1911–21 February 1997 (Age 85)
Elba, Howard, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Avis Ola

When Avis Ola Olson was born on 13 April 1911, in Elba, Howard, Nebraska, United States, her father, Andrew Loy Olson, was 30 and her mother, Margaret Ida Ender, was 33. She married Flavel Basel Parks on 16 September 1932, in Gering, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Marshall Township, Marshall, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 21 February 1997, in Cedar Falls, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Flavel Basel Parks
Avis Ola Olson
Marriage: 16 September 1932
Avis Anne Parks
Terrance Jon Parks
Polly Elizabeth Parks

Spouse and Children

16 September 1932
Gering, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 2

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 23

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Olsson or Danish and Norwegian Olsen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Avis Olson in household of A Loy Olson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Avis O Parks in household of F B Parks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Avis Olson in household of A Loy Olson, "United States Census, 1920"

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