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Verner Nils Gustaf "Spike" Nelson
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Birth: Feb. 3, 1905
Marquette
McPherson County
Kansas, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 1970
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Verner G. Nelson, 65, of 3906 West Sixty-eighth terrace, Prairie Village, died yesterday at Baptist Memorial hospital. He was born in Marquette, Kas., and had lived in this area 41 years. Mr. Nelson was an employee of the former Hoover company, and Bartlett's Vacuum Cleaners 31 years and retired in 1966. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Lillian Nelson, of the home; a daughter, Mrs. Frances Diane Duma, 2924 North Eighty-fourth, Kansas City, Kansas; a sister, Mrs. Ebba Anderson, 4328 Holly, and five grandchildren. Services will be a 1:30 o'clock Wednesday at the Gibson-Butler chapel; burial in the Johnson County Memorial Gardens cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel from 4 to 8 o'clock tonight.

Published in the December 15, 1970 edition of the Kansas City (MO) STAR


Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925

Name: Venar Nilson
Census Date: 1905
Residence County: McPherson
Residence state: Kansas
Locality: Marquette
Birth Location: Kanso
Family Number: 1
Gender: Male
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1905
Race: White
Line: 5
Roll: ks1905_88
Household Member(s): Name Age
Olof Carlson 51
Wm F Nilson 33
Mathilda Nilson 32
Ebba Nilson 1
Venar Nilson 1 M
J A Burnison 47


1910 United States Federal Census

Name: Verner Nelson
Age in 1910: 5
Birth Year: 1905
Birthplace: Kansas
Home in 1910: Marquette, McPherson, Kansas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Parent's Name: Wm F Nelson
Father's Birthplace: Sweden
Mother's Birthplace: Sweden
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Mrs. Wm F Nelson 37
Ebba Nelson 6
Verner Nelson 5
William Nelson 3


Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925

Name: Verna Nelson
Census Date: 1915
Residence County: McPherson
Residence state: Kansas
Locality: Marquette
Birth Location: Kansas
Family Number: 31
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1905
Race: White
Line: 9
Roll: ks1915_136
Household Member(s): Name Age
Wm Nelson 40
Ebba Melson 11
Verna Nelson 10
William Melson 8


1920 United States Federal Census

Name: Verner N Nelson
[Vernon N Nelson]
Age: 14
Birth Year: abt 1906
Birthplace: Kansas
Home in 1920: Marquette, McPherson, Kansas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: Sweden
Mother's Name: Matilda Nelson
Mother's Birthplace: Sweden
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Matilda Nelson 47
Ebba Nelson 16
Verner N Nelson 14
William C Nelson 12


Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925

Name: Veranica Nelson
Census Date: 1925
Residence County: McPherson
Residence state: Kansas
Locality: Marquette
Birth Location: Kansas
Family Number: 186
Marital Status: Single
Gender: Male
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1905
Race: White
Relation: Son
Line: 19
Roll: KS1925_90
Mother's Name: Matilda Nelson
Household Member(s): Name Age
Matilda Nelson 52
Ebba Nelson 21
Veranica Nelson 20
Watters Nelson 18


1930 United States Federal Census

Name: Velnar Nelson
Birth Year: abt 1905
Home in 1930: Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri
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Relation to Head of House: Son
Parent's Name: Matilda Nelson
Household Members: Name Age
Matilda Nelson 57
Velnar Nelson 25
William Nelson 23

[The family was renting an abode at 1401 8th St. in Kansas City, Mo. when this census was taken on April 4th, 1930. Verner was shown as a clerk in a grocery store and William as a "circulator" - ie. deliveryman - for the newspaper. T.N.]


Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002

Name: Verner G Nelson
Age: 29
Birth Date: abt 1905
Marriage Date: 12 Jun 1934
Marriage Location: Clay, Missouri
Marriage County: Clay
Spouse Name: Lillian A Griffin
Spouse Age: 29

[The marriage actually occurred on June 14, 1934. T.N.]


1940 United States Federal Census

Name: Berner V Nelson
Age: 35
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1905
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Kansas
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri
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Street: West 38th Street
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Sheet Number: 8A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 222
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Berner V Nelson 35
Lillian Nelson 44
Francis Nelson 4


Social Security Death Index

Name: Verner Nelson
SSN: 486-07-5500
Last Residence: 66208 Shawnee Mission, Johnson, Kansas, United States of America
Born: 3 Feb 1905
Died: Dec 1970
State (Year) SSN issued: Missouri (Before 1951) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Frederick Wilhelm Fredrik Nilsson Nelson (1872 - 1906)
  Matilda Mathilda Waldemarsson Nelson (1872 - 1950)
 
 Spouse:
  Lillian A Griffin Nelson (1905 - 1991)
 
 Siblings:
  Magda Fritzine (1893 - 1900)**
  Ebba Anna Matilda Nelson Anderson (1903 - 1993)*
  Verner Nils Gustaf Nelson (1905 - 1970)
  William Conrad August Nelson (1907 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
TOGETHER FOREVER
 
Burial:
Johnson County Chapel and Memorial Gardens
Overland Park
Johnson County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Tom Nelson
Record added: Mar 20, 2009
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Verner Nils Gustaf Spike Nelson
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Verner Nils Gustaf Spike Nelson
Added by: Tom Nelson
 
Verner Nils Gustaf Spike Nelson
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