|Birth: ||Feb. 22, 1870|
|Death: ||Apr. 8, 1947|
Son of Alexander and Margaret (Simpson) Neilson of Lanarkshire, Scotland. Married Sarah Hannah Crawford in Scotland, where he was a coal miner; left for Nanaimo Canada in 1907 where he continued to work in the mines until 1921, when he moved to Oakland. Father of Sarah, James, Walter, William, John, Margaret, Douglas, Andrew, and Donald Neilson.
Obituary from the Oakland Tribune:
NEILSON-In Oakland, April 8, 1947. Walter Neilson, beloved husband of the late Sarah Neilson; loving father of Mrs. Sarah Place of Wellington, B.C.; Mrs. Margaret Anderson, of Eureka, Calif; Walter, William and John Neilson of Oakland; Douglas and Donald Neilson of Portland, Ore. A native of Scotland. Friends are invited to attend the services at the Telegraph Avenue Chapel of the Grant D. Miller Mortuaries, Inc. 2850 Telegraph Avenue, Friday, April 11, 1947, at 2:30 o'clock p.m. Inurnment, Chapel of the Chimes.
Sarah Hannah Crawford Neilson (1878 - 1940)
John N. Neilson (1904 - 1955)*
Douglas Neilson (1911 - 1992)*
Andrew Neilson (1913 - 1939)*
Donald Neilson (1916 - 1964)*
Chapel of the Chimes Columbarium and Mausoleum
Plot: Fortitude, East Wall, 9th tier, Niche space #5
Created by: Carrie and Allen
Record added: Apr 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51020965