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Re: Nelson and Zeller Family
Posted by: Judy Artley (ID *****5905) Date: August 02, 2011 at 21:51:33
In Reply to: Nelson and Zeller Family by Larry Parks of 444

Shadrick married his first wife Aleda Wallow in 1900. Aleda was born 20 Dec 1881 Pocahontas County, Iowa. There are two girls listed with them: Vera Marie Norton and Wyla Norton.
Source: Loveless Family Tree, .

Of course all of the above data must be verified.

In 1905 Aleda Norton was living in Fonda, Pocahontas, Iowa. Her neighbors were the Wallow family.
Aleda Norton
Vera M. Norton
Arthur L. Norton
Source: Iowa State Census Collection 1905.

An Aleda Victoria Nielsen
Born: 20 Dec 1881, Iowa
Died: 15 Dec 1957 Los Angeles Co., CA.
Mother's Maiden Name: Omtvedt
Father: Wallow
Source: California Death Index 1940-97.

Los Angeles County covers many miles and MANY towns and cities. There is a volunteer at Random Acts Genealogical Kindness who looks up death certificates. Go to
Choose California
Click on J thru L
Scroll down to Los Angeles Co. and choose Kathryn.

Her death certificate should list the city she died in. After you know where she died, either post in Los Angeles Co. for her obituary or contact me for more info.

In 1910 the Norton sisters were living in Tacoma Ward 1, Pierce Co., WA.
Luda Norton, b. IA, 28, widow, no occupation.
Wyla, dau, b. IA, 2.
Vera, dau, b. IA, 6.
Two lodgers living in the house.
There neighbors was the Wallow family.

Vera Marie Norton was b. 1904 in Iowa. She married Alfred F. Kohake 2 Nov 1946, St. Malicki Catholic Church, Los Angeles. She died 15 March 2007, Paramount, Los Angeles Co. Source: Loveless Family Tree.

Shadrick married Lena Elzabeth Zeller in 1911, place unknown.

On June 5, 1917 Shadrick A Nelson was living in Tyrone, Monroe, Kentucky.
Born: 16 Feb 1887
Occupation: farmer, self-employed
Broken arm
Dependents: wife & 3 children but he didn't claim an exemption from World War I.
Source: World War I Draft Registration Cards 1917-18.

In 1920 the family was living in English, Lucas, Iowa.
Shadrick A. Nelson, b. KY, 32, general farmer.
Lurene E., wife, b. MO, 27.
Suealice, b. IA, 7.
Fernald L., son, b. IA, 5.
Vernon S., b. IA 4 4/12ths.
Ellsworth E., b. IA, 1 6/12ths.

In 1930 Shadrick and family were living in Somerset, Mercer, Missouri.
Shadrick Nelson, b. KY, 44, general farmer.
Lena, wife, b. IA, 38, marr @ 18.
Alice M., b. IA, 17, single.
Fernald, son, b. IA, 15, laborer general farm.
Vernon, b. IA, 13.
Marilyn, b. IA, 7.
donald, b. IA, 5.
Dorol C., son, b. IA, 2 6/12ths.

Shadrick died 3 Dec 1961 in Clackamas Co., Oregon.
Source: Loveless Family Tree.

Threre is an obituary volunteer at RAOGK for Clackamas Co.

A Lena Nelson
Born: 10 March 1891
Address of Entity or Person who Notified Soc. sec: Lebanon, Linn, Oregon
Died: Oct 1982
Her soc. sec. # was assigned in Iowa before 1951.
Source: Social Security Death Index.

A Lena Eli [field often shortened} Nelson
Born: 10 March 1891
Died: 16 Oct 1982, Linn Co. per death cert 82-16843.
Spouse: Shadri [field often shortened).
Source: Oregon Death Index 1903-98.

There is an obituary volunteer at

The Linn County Historical Museum, also provides obituaries.
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