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Laurel Victoria Nelson was born December 9, 1911, in Dixon Twp., Gregory Co., SD, and died January 3, 2010, in Astoria, Clatsop Co., OR, at age 98. Buried in Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Vancouver, Clark Co., WA. She is the daughter of Clarence Cornelius Nelson of Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL, and Edith Christina Larson of Farmington Twp., Waupaca Co., WI. Never married.




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Laurel Victoria Nelson is buried in Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Vancouver, Clark Co., WA. Thanks to Billion Graves for making this image available.


Laurel Victoria Nelson was born December 9, 1911, in Dixon Twp., Gregory Co., SD.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 13, 1920, shows Clarence C. Nelson (age 41) born in Illinois to Swedish-born parents is a Farmer owning his own farm and living in Dixon Twp., Gregory Co., SD. Living with him is his wife Edith C. Nelson (age 36) born in Wisconsin to Swedish-born parents. Living with them are their nine unmarried children, born to Illinois and Wisconsin-born parents: Myrtle K. Nelson (age 18) born in Illinois who is a Rural School Teacher; Hazel M. Nelson (age 17) born in Illinois; Paul E. Nelson (age 14) born in Illinois; Fern E. R. Nelson (age 12) born in South Dakota; Laurel V. Nelson (age 9) born in South Dakota; Walter R. Nelson (age 4-7/12) born in South Dakota; Violet T. Nelson (age 1-7/12) born in South Dakota; and Norman N. Nelson (age 1/12) born in South Dakota. Clarence C. Nelson was the census enumerator.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 2, 1930, shows Clarence C. Nelson (age 51) born in Illinois to Swedish-born parents and first married at age 21 is a Farmer owning his own farm and living in Dixon Twp., Gregory Co., SD. Living with him is his wife Edith C. Nelson (age 36) born in Wisconsin to Swedish-born parents and first married at age 17. Living with them are six of their children, all unmarried and born in South Dakota to Illinois and Wisconsin-born parents: Fern E. R. Nelson (age 22) who is a Rural School Teacher; Olive S. Nelson (age 20) who is a Rural School Teacher; Laurel V. Nelson (age 18); Walter R. Nelson (age 14); Violet T. Nelson (age 11); and Norman N. Nelson (age 10). Clarence C. Nelson was the census enumerator.



Laurel Victoria Nelson died January 3, 2010, in Astoria, Clatsop Co., OR, at age 98. Buried in Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Vancouver, Clark Co., WA.


The Columbian, Vancouver, Clark Co., WA, January 13, 2010

LAUREL VICTORIA NELSON, Dec. 9, 1911 - Jan. 3, 2010

Laurel was born in Dixon, So. Dakota. The past few years she lived at the Clatsop Care Center in Astoria, Oregon, until her death. She was the sixth out of nine children born to Clarence and Edith Nelson. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Paul Nelson, Walter Nelson, Norman Nelson; and four sisters, Myrtle Granberg, Hazel Farring, Violet Peterson, and Fern Peterson. She is survived by one sister, Olive Dirks, of Ferndale, WA. Laurel lived 40 years as a Minister of the Gospel in So. Dakota and Wisconsin. Funeral will be held on Jan. 14th at 11 a.m. at the Clark County Square Dance Center, 10713 NE 117th Ave., Vancouver, WA. A Reception will be held after the service, finger food only.