Individual Record 85

Name}   Olson, Lillian Mae Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Fam 31 Aug 1887 Place} Alhambra, Los Angeles, California
Marr.: Date} Exa 16 Jun 1909 Place} Alhambra, Los Angeles, California    (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 15 Nov 1978 Place} Little Rock, Los Angeles, California
Burial: Date} Aft 15 Nov 1978 Place} Pasadena Mausoleum, Altadena, Los Angeles, California
  Grave Marker}  
Source 1} 181 = Interview
Source 2} 162 = Letter
Source 3} 1015=Letter
Source 4} 213 = Photograph
Source 5} 671 = Photograph
Source 6} 1136=Photograph
Source 7}  16 = 1900 USA cen
Source 8} 1226=Newspaper
Source 9} 183 = Marriage rec
Source 10}1430=Marriage rec
Source 11}215 = Marriage rec
Source 12}202 = 1910 USA cen
Source 13}841 = 1920 USA cen
Source 14}1024=1930 USA cen
Source 15}872 = Voter record
Source 16}432 = Obituary
Source 17}435 = Obituary
Source 18}1433=1940 USA cen
Source 19}533 = Death record
Source 20}541 = S.S. record
Parents: } Hans Olson & Mary Olson
   Relationship No.} 4
1st Household No.} 15 = Alhambra, Los Angeles, California
      Occupation 1} Housewife
       Occupation 2} Fruit rancher
Spouses:   Prime} Carr, Vernon Albert
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Lillian was born 31 Aug 1887 in Alhambra, Los Angeles, California.  She was the sixth of seven children born to Hans Olson and Mary Staheli.  Her older siblings were Josephine, born in 1876, Ida, born in 1877, Henry, born in 1880, George born in 1882, and Frank born in 1885.  Her younger sister Mabel was born in 1889.  In the 1900 USA census,the family was living on Wilson Avenue in Alhambra.  She received her education in the Alhambra schools, through high school.

Lillian married Vernon A. Carr on 16 Jun 1909 in Alhambra.  In the 1910 USA census, they were living on Garfield Avenue in Alhambra, and her husband was listed as a farmer of oranges.
Their daughter, Evelyn Mary, was born 3 Oct 1910.  Their son James Douglas was born 11 Oct 1914.  In June 1917 when Lillian's husband registered for the World War draft, they were living at 1611 W. Broadway, Glendale, California.  According to Donald Olson, they had a chicken ranch on West Broadway.

In the 1920 USA census, the family was living on Cypress Avenue in Covina, Los Angeles County.  Vernon was again listed as a rancher of oranges.  They now had three children.  By the 1930 USA census, the family was living in Little Rock, out in the Antelope Valley.  Here they established a pear and peach ranch in the dessert.

In the 1940 USA census, Vernon was listed as a rancher.  Their house was owned, with a value of $1,500.  He and Lillian were sharing the house with their daughter Evelyn and son-in-law Willard Sinclair.  Their granddaughter was 5 years old.  Lillian had a high school education.

Vernon died in 1947, and Lillian continued with the orchards with the help of her children.  Lillian died 15 Nov 1978 in Littlerock.  She is buried in the Pasadena Mausoleum in Altadena, California.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   Click to enlarge
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Lillian in 1916
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} High school         or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
 Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 12 Jul  2013
Date Created}   17 Apr 1993
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