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Effie M. Nelson

Effie M. Nelson

Female 1895 - 1970  (74 years)

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  • Name Effie M. Nelson  [1, 2, 3
    Born 12 Jul 1895  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 1970  [3
    Person ID I9382  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2011 

    Father Frank Nelson,   b. 26 Sep 1848, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1926  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Mary A. Larson,   b. 20 Jan 1854, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1940  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1876  [3
    Family ID F3370  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harry Myklebust,   b. 9 Feb 1899, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1982, Kandiyohi Cnty, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married Abt 1922  Clinton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Children 
     1. Harry N. Myklebust, Jr.,   b. 2 May 1927
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2011 
    Family ID F3375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1900 census lists her parents Frank Nelson, 51, born Sep 1848 in Sweden, and Mary A. Nelson, 46, born Jan 1854 in Sweden. Frank emigrated to the U.S. in 1868; Mary in 1866. Living with them were their Iowa-born children: Mabel A, b. Mar 1877; Al L, b. Jan 1879; "Chas E," 19, b. Jan 1881; Fred W, 12, b. Aug 1887; Martin, 9, b. in [Aug??] 1890; and Effie M, 4, b. Jul 1895. 1900 U.S. Census, Boone City, Des Moines Twsp, Boone Cnty, IA (T 623, Roll 418, stamped p. 110B).

      In 1910 the census listed her parents, Frank Nelson, 62, a tailor, and his wife Mary, 56, living with two children: Fred, 22, a railroad brakeman, and Effie, 14. 1910 U.S. Census, Boone, Boone Cnty, IA (T 624, Roll 392, stamped p. 124).

      The 1925 Iowa state census shows Harry N Myklebust, 26, the son of Nels Myklebust and Ingnabsy Nelson, living with his wife Effie M, 29. 1925 Iowa State Census, Des Moines, Polk Cnty, IA (Roll: IA1925_1902, lines 29-30), accessed via www.Ancestry.com.

      In 1930 the federal census records Effie Myklebust, 34, living with her husband Harry, 31, and baby boy Harry, 2 & 4/12 years old. The census also indicates that Harry and Effie were married when he was 23 and she was 26 [i.e., abt 1922]. 1930 U.S. Census, Des Moines, Polk Cnty, IA (T 626, Roll 767, stamped p. 212).

  • Sources 
    1. [S765] IA Census 1900, Boone|, Iowa, Boone Cnty, 1900 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C. ), (T623, Roll 418, p. 110B).

    2. [S769] IA Census 1930, Polk|, Iowa, Polk Cnty, 1930 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C. ), (T626, Roll 767, p. 212).

    3. [S88] Barbara Pavan|, Barbara Nelson Pavan, Email and other Reports, (Barbara Nelson Pavan, bpavan@verizon.net ).

    4. [S767] IA Census 1925, Boone|, Iowa, Boone Cnty, 1925 Iowa State Census, (State Historical Soc'y of Iowa, 402 Iowa Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240; accessed via online database Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925, www.Ancestry.com), Roll: IA1925_1902; lines 29-30.