Hannah Nielson

Hannah was on the 1900 census for Highland at age 72. Born in 1828 in Sweden, she arrived in the U.S. in 1883. No other information seems to match.

83 Henry Greenland, Leo Nielson, Morrell

(Number 83 on the 1958 Highland map - 6006 W. 10400 N.)

Leslie Wilford & Ila Steiner Nielson

The Nielsons also moved to Highland (Number 83 on th 1958 Highland map) in the early 60's from Idaho where they were married in 1940. Leslie was born July 18, 1920, in Salt Lake City to Joseph Wilford and Verna Helen Gibson Nielson. Ila was born October 25, 1924, in Declo, Idaho to Grandin A. and Emma Bunn Steiner. They were married October 1, 1940, in Burley, Idaho and sealed in the Salt Lake Temple November 17, 1987. They had ten children: Joe, Bud, Terry, Sandra, Darlene, Jim, Beverly, Vickie, Steve, and Debbie.

Leslie worked at the Burley Flour Mill while they lived in Idaho then worked for Lakeside Lime and Stone for 26 years, then went to work for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, retiring in 1985. He was always making tools to make hard work easier and making toys for his children. He died March 27, 1993.

Ila worked at the State Training School for many years. She was skilled at ceramics, making more than 200 porcelain dolls. She died August 9, 2014. They are buried at the American Fork City Cemetery.

Source: HIGHLAND HISTORY: A compilation by Charles T Greenland II for the Highland Historical Society

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