Individual Record 1146

Name}   Nelson, Dorothy (Dora) Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Fam 6 Oct 1911 Place}  
Marr.: Date} Fam 14 Oct 1935 Place} Carrington, Foster, North Dakota     (Link)
Death: Date} Fam 6 Nov 1997 Place}     ,     , North Dakota
Burial: Date} After 6 Nov 1997 Place}  
  Grave Marker}  
Source 1} 353 = Family notes
Source 2} 388 = Family notes
Source 3} 1269=1940 USA cen
Source 4} 963 = Cemetery rec
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Parents: } Nels Marinus Nelson & Dorthea Christine Pederson
   Relationship No.} None
1st Household No.} 530 = Tyrol Twp., Griggs, North Dakota
      Occupation 1} Housewife
       Occupation 2}  
  Religion/Church}  
Spouses:   Prime} Pratt, Wallace Irving
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Very little is known about Dorothy (Dora) Nelson.  According to family reports, she was born 6 Oct 1911 in the United States.  The "Metven Tree Total" found in the Public Member Trees in Ancestry.com suggests her parents were Nels Marinus Nelson and Dorthea Christine Pederson.  There are no census records or other sources.

Dora married Wallace Irving Pratt 14 Oct 1935 in Carrington, Foster, North Dakota.  In the 1940 U.S. census, they were living on their farm in Tyrol Twp., Griggs, North Dakota.  They had two sons, Irving Leroy, born in 1936, and Harlan Duane.  Her husband was a farmer operator.  They had one more child, Roberta Doreen.

Wallace died 17 Oct 1992, in Mayville, Traill, North Dakota.  He is buried in the Cooperstown Cemetery, Cooperstown, Griggs, North Dakota.  According to one family source, Dora died 6 Nov 1997.  No death record is found, and it is not known if she was buried with her husband.  Could she have married again, dying under a different surname?
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} High school, 4 yr or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
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Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 19 Feb 2014
Date Created}  30 Jun 1993
Copyright © 2014 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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