William Leslie Nilsson1

ID #29441, (1889-1959)

Family: Mildred Irene Higginson b. 5 Aug 1897, d. 8 Jun 1973

Biography

  • William Leslie Nilsson was born on 16 Oct 1889, in Monroe, Utah.1
  • Father: Jeppa Nilsson - Mother: Susan Swain.2
  • He married Mildred Irene Higginson, daughter of Jacob Benjamin Higginson and Mary Ann Woodward, on Monday, 3 Jul 1916 in Salt Lake City, Utah.1
  • William Leslie Nilsson was a member of the LDS church.2
  • He was a stationary engineer in a mine.3
  • He was employed by United States Smelting and Refining Co.2
  • William Leslie Nilsson and Mildred appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Eureka, Juab County, Utah, enumerated 12 Apr 1930, They own their home with a reported value of $1200. They also own a radio.3
  • William Leslie Nilsson and Mildred appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Precinct 6, Salt Lake County, Utah, at 103 State Street, enumerated 26 Apr 1940.4
  • William Leslie Nilsson died on 3 Mar 1959 in Midvale, Utah, at age 69.1
  • The cause of his death was cancer.2
  • He was buried at the Midvale City Cemetery in Midvale, Utah, Plot: A, 118, W 1/2, 1.1,2
  • An obituary was published in the The Salt Lake Tribune, on 4 Mar 1959.2
  • To view the notice, please click here.2


    The Salt Lake Tribune
    Wednesday, March 4, 1959
    page 27

    WILLIAM L. NILSSON

    William Leslie Nilsson, 69, 7346 S. State, Midvale, died Tuesday at 12:35 p.m. of cancer. Retired worker of the United States Smelting and Refining Co.
    Born Oct. 16, 1889, Monroe, Sevier County, Utah, to Jeppa and Susan Swain Nilsson. Married Mildred I. Higginson July 4, 1916, Salt Lake Temple, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    Survivors: widow; sons, daughters, William L. Jr., Midvale; D. Wayne, Sandy; J. Lynn, Cottonwood Heights; H. Dale, Sandy; Mrs. D. R. (Afton) Allsop, Las Vegas, Nev.; Mrs. O. A. Johnson, Salt Lake City; two brothers, one sister and 22 grandchildrne.
    Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m., Midvale Second LDS Ward chapel. Friends may call Friday, 6 to 9 p.m., and Saturday at the chapel prior to services. Burial in Midvale City Cemetery.


  • Last Edited: 8 Oct 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S2388] Russell, family tree titled "Our Growing Family!", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named russell20, updated Aor 2013, viewed Oct 2013.
  2. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William L Nilsson, created by Burt/Utah State Historical Society, added Feb 2000, memorial number 131883.
  3. [S4857] 1930 US Federal Census, Eureka, Juab County, Utah, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, William L Nilsson head of household, roll 2416, enumeration district 3, page 12B.
  4. [S4855] 1940 US Federal Census, Other Places, Salt Lake County, Utah, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Wm Leslie Nilsson head of household, roll T627_4216, enumeration district 18-31, page 6A.
  5. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , Louis Higginson Nilsson, created by Burt/Utah State Historical Society, added Feb 2000, memorial number 133455.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


William L Nilsson1

ID #29442, (1917-1995)

Biography

  • William L Nilsson was born on 13 Feb 1917, in Knightville, Utah.2
  • He appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Eureka, Juab County, Utah in the household of his parents William Leslie Nilsson and Mildred.3
  • William L Nilsson appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Precinct 6, Salt Lake County, Utah in the household of his parents William Leslie Nilsson and Mildred.4
  • He served in the military during WW II.2
  • William L Nilsson married Maurine Tripp.2
  • In 1959 William L Nilsson was living in Midvale, Utah.1
  • He was a member of the LDS Church. He was a High Priest and served as ward and stake clerk.2
  • He died on 5 Mar 1995 at age 78.2
  • An obituary was published in the The Deseret News, on 8 Mar 1995.2
  • He was buried at the Midvale City Cemetery in Midvale, Utah.2
  • To view the notice, please click here.2


    The Deseret News
    March 8, 1995
    page D6

    Our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, William Leslie Nilsson, Jr., age 78, returned to his Father-in-Heaven, March 5, 1995 at home in East Midvale with his loving wife at his side.

    Born February 13, 1917 in Knightville, Utah, to William Leslie and Mildred Higginson Nilsson. He married Maurine Tripp, September 12, 1947 in the Salt Lake Temple.

    Bill was a High Priest in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in numerous callings throughout his life, including ward and stake clerk, for 29 years. He received a lot of pleasure from his service in the Jordan River Temple. He proudly served his country during World War II. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them.

    He is survived by his wife, Maurine; children, David (Gwen) Nilsson, Salt Lake City; Mark (Robyn) Nilsson, St. George; Sharon (Steve) Hastings, Sandy; Ruth (Robert) Greenwood, Tucson, Arizona; and Leslie (Mark) Dyches, South Jordan; grandchildren, Laurie, Matt, Andrea, Jon, Robbie, Ryan, Cori, Tara, Chris, Britta, Eric, Scott, Kiersten, Erik, and Kailey. Also survived by his brothers, Wayne, Lynn, and Dale, and a sister, Gene Johnson. He is preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Lewis, and a sister, Afton Allsop.

    Dad, we love you and will always remember your quiet example!

    Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 11, 1995 at 11:00 a.m. in the Midvale East LDS Stake Center, 240 East 7570 So. Friends may call at Goff Mortuary, 8090 So. State, Friday 6-8 p.m. and Saturday at the stake center from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Interment, Midvale City Cemetery.
  • Last Edited: 10 Oct 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William L Nilsson, created by Burt/Utah State Historical Society, added Feb 2000, memorial number 131883.
  2. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William Leslie Nilsson Jr, created by Utah State Historical Society/ Burt, added Feb 2000, memorial number 51258.
  3. [S4857] 1930 US Federal Census, Eureka, Juab County, Utah, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, William L Nilsson head of household, roll 2416, enumeration district 3, page 12B.
  4. [S4855] 1940 US Federal Census, Other Places, Salt Lake County, Utah, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Wm Leslie Nilsson head of household, roll T627_4216, enumeration district 18-31, page 6A.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


D Wayne Nilsson1

ID #29443

Family: Carole Worthen b. 17 Oct 1930, d. 26 Dec 2012

Biography

  • Last Edited: 13 Apr 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William L Nilsson, created by Burt/Utah State Historical Society, added Feb 2000, memorial number 131883.
  2. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , Carole Worthen Nilsson, created by Lorena, added Jan 2013, memorial number 102918991.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


James Lynn Nilsson1,2

ID #29444

Biography

  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William L Nilsson, created by Burt/Utah State Historical Society, added Feb 2000, memorial number 131883.
  2. [S4855] 1940 US Federal Census, Other Places, Salt Lake County, Utah, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Wm Leslie Nilsson head of household, roll T627_4216, enumeration district 18-31, page 6A.
  3. [S4978] Gene Nilsson Johnson, Legacy.com obituaries website web site for obituaries obituary notice ,www.legacy.com.
  4. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Othniel Edward Fisk1

ID #29445, (1920-2008)

Family 1: Amy Elna Heikes b. 1 Aug 1923, d. 3 Apr 1978

Family 2: Sylvia Clarenda Davidson b. 4 Apr 1921, d. 15 Aug 2005

Biography

  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S3841] Find A Grave: Meridian Cemetery , Meridan, Idaho , Harry Lindley Fisk, created by Aaron & Amanda Fox, added Aug 2009, memorial number 40987173.
  2. [S309] US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", On-line index database.
  3. [S2340] Idaho Marriages, 1842-1996, 142-1964, 1975-19968, online index database, digitized by Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005 unknown repository. (Original publication: Upper Snake River Family History Center and Ricks College Rexburg, Idaho).
  4. [S2386] Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005, online database, digitized by Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007 www.ancestry.com. Original publication: Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005, Nevada State Health Division and Clark County, Nevada Marriage Bureau.
  5. [S5142] Billion Graves, Website of graves, www.billiongraves.com.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


D R Alsop1

ID #29446

Family: Mary Afton Nilsson b. c 1919, d. b 1995

Biography

  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William L Nilsson, created by Burt/Utah State Historical Society, added Feb 2000, memorial number 131883.
  2. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Thomas Goodwin1

ID #29447, (s 1642-)

Family: Ruth Rogers b. 5 Feb 1642/43

Biography

  • Last Edited: 19 Dec 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S61] D L Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, New Haven: The Tuttle, Moorehouse & Taylor Company, 1930-1932, Vol 1 p 679.
  2. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Orson Alma Johnson1,2

ID #29448, (1918-1998)

Family: Gene Nilsson b. 8 Dec 1920, d. 23 Aug 2013

Biography

  • Last Edited: 30 Oct 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William L Nilsson, created by Burt/Utah State Historical Society, added Feb 2000, memorial number 131883.
  2. [S4978] Gene Nilsson Johnson, Legacy.com obituaries website web site for obituaries obituary notice ,www.legacy.com.
  3. [S309] US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", On-line index database.
  4. [S2569] Find A Grave: Salt Lake City Cemetery , Salt Lake City, Utah , Orson Alma Johnson Jr, created by Judie Latshaw Huff in Salt Lake and SMSmith, added Oct 2009, memorial number 34727869.
  5. [S4981] Utah, Military Records 1861-1970, online image database, digitized by Ancestry.com Operations, 2011 www.ancestry.com. Original publication: Division of Archives and Records Service Department of Administrative Services Military Service Cards, ca 1898-1975, Utah State Archives and Records Service, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  6. [S2569] Find A Grave: Salt Lake City Cemetery , Salt Lake City, Utah , Dan A Johnson, created by Judie Latshaw Huff in Salt Lake and SMSmith, added Oct 2009, memorial number 34727874.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Maurine Tripp1

ID #29449

Biography

  • Last Edited: 23 Jul 2015

Sources of Information

  1. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William Leslie Nilsson Jr, created by Utah State Historical Society/ Burt, added Feb 2000, memorial number 51258.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


David Nilsson1

ID #29450

Biography

  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William Leslie Nilsson Jr, created by Utah State Historical Society/ Burt, added Feb 2000, memorial number 51258.
  2. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Mrs Gwen (Unknown) Nilsson1

ID #29451

Family: David Nilsson

Biography

  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William Leslie Nilsson Jr, created by Utah State Historical Society/ Burt, added Feb 2000, memorial number 51258.
  2. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Mark Nilsson1

ID #29452

Biography

  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William Leslie Nilsson Jr, created by Utah State Historical Society/ Burt, added Feb 2000, memorial number 51258.
  2. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Mrs Robyn (Unknown) Nilsson1

ID #29453

Family: Mark Nilsson

Biography

  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William Leslie Nilsson Jr, created by Utah State Historical Society/ Burt, added Feb 2000, memorial number 51258.
  2. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Sharon Nilsson1

ID #29454

Biography

  • Last Edited: 22 Mar 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William Leslie Nilsson Jr, created by Utah State Historical Society/ Burt, added Feb 2000, memorial number 51258.
  2. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Steve Hastings1

ID #29455

Biography

  • Last Edited: 22 Mar 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William Leslie Nilsson Jr, created by Utah State Historical Society/ Burt, added Feb 2000, memorial number 51258.
  2. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Ruth Nilsson1

ID #29456

Biography

  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William Leslie Nilsson Jr, created by Utah State Historical Society/ Burt, added Feb 2000, memorial number 51258.
  2. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Robert Greenwood1

ID #29457

Family: Ruth Nilsson

Biography

  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William Leslie Nilsson Jr, created by Utah State Historical Society/ Burt, added Feb 2000, memorial number 51258.
  2. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Leslie Nilsson1

ID #29458

Family: Mark Dyches

Biography

  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William Leslie Nilsson Jr, created by Utah State Historical Society/ Burt, added Feb 2000, memorial number 51258.
  2. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Mark Dyches1

ID #29459

Biography

  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William Leslie Nilsson Jr, created by Utah State Historical Society/ Burt, added Feb 2000, memorial number 51258.
  2. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Mary Afton Nilsson1

ID #29460, (c 1919-b 1995)

Family: D R Alsop

Biography

  • Mary Afton Nilsson was born c 1919, in Utah.1
  • Mary Afton Nilsson also went by the name of Afton Nilsson.2
  • She appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Eureka, Juab County, Utah in the household of her parents William Leslie Nilsson and Mildred.3
  • Mary Afton Nilsson appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Precinct 6, Salt Lake County, Utah in the household of her parents William Leslie Nilsson and Mildred.1
  • Mary Afton Nilsson married D R Alsop s 1942.4,5
  • Mary Afton Nilsson died b 1995.6
  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S4855] 1940 US Federal Census, Other Places, Salt Lake County, Utah, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, Wm Leslie Nilsson head of household, roll T627_4216, enumeration district 18-31, page 6A.
  2. [S4978] Gene Nilsson Johnson, Legacy.com obituaries website web site for obituaries obituary notice ,www.legacy.com.
  3. [S4857] 1930 US Federal Census, Eureka, Juab County, Utah, digital image Ancestry.com Operations Inc; National Archives micropublication, William L Nilsson head of household, roll 2416, enumeration district 3, page 12B.
  4. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William L Nilsson, created by Burt/Utah State Historical Society, added Feb 2000, memorial number 131883.
  5. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.
  6. [S2449] Find A Grave: Midvale City Cemetery , Midvale, Utah , William Leslie Nilsson Jr, created by Utah State Historical Society/ Burt, added Feb 2000, memorial number 51258.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.