History: Edna Viola Nelson

I attended elementary (8 years) school in the old central school building in Pleasant Grove. My teachers were as follows: 1 – Ruth Lindsay (Hawaii) 2 – Lucille Harvey Walker (Pleasant Grove) 3 – Belle Olpin Hansen (Ephraim) 4 – Florence Harper (Florence Thora Harper) (Deceased) 5 – Belle Olpin 6 – Mary Gleason (Deceased) […]

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History: Edna Viola Nelson

I had no brothers or sisters but in my childhood I was very close to my Uncle Clifton Harper’s (Clifton Hyrum Harper) children, Cora (Cora Harriet Harper) and Charles (Charles Adolph Harper) and to the Mayhew cousins. As I grew older and we married our friendship with Charles and his wife Mary (Mary Juliet Salerno) […]

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This Day In Our Family History

1964 Mattie Ann Elizabeth Atchinson died at the age 80 in Hobbs, Lee, New Mexico, United States 1996  Marvin Ballard Alcorn died at the age of 86 in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States 2018 Ollie Lavern Smith, completed her baptism, confirmation, initiatory and endowment ordinances, by proxy, for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter […]

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History: Edna Viola Nelson

I don’t remember how he looked, just that Mother (Grace Viola Harper) pointed to my Uncle as he walked down the street away from us and said ‘Neat could be your father” in his appearance. If so he was around 6 feet tall, broad shouldered and dark haired. Both Grandfathers (Jens Rosenquist Nelson and Charles Benjamin […]

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