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Elsie J. Dewalt

Female 1888 - 1970


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  • Name  Elsie J. Dewalt  [1
    Born  9 Sep 1888  Middletown, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Female 
    Iowa State Census  1895  Danville, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Else Devault (sic), age 6, born in Des Moines County, Iowa, white
    Census  1900  Danville Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Elsie J. DeWalt, daughter, white, female, born in September 1888, age 11, single, born in Iowa, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Iowa, occupation at school, attended school 8 months during the previous year, could read, could write, could speak English
    Residence  Apr 1930  West Point, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence  Oct 1964  New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died  7 Apr 1970  Memorial Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Obituary  8 Apr 1970  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    The Burlington Hawk-Eye 
    • Mrs. Elsie J. Nelson, 81, of New London, died at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday, April 7, in Memorial hospital. She had been in failing health for several months. She was born September 9, 1888, in Middletown, the daughter of Scott and Emma Jane DeWalt. October 6, 1909, at Middletown she married Louis Nelson.

      She was of the Methodist faith.

      Surviving: The husband; two daughters, Mrs. Henry (Emma) Goble and Mrs. Ruby Hopson, both of Burlington; one son, Melvin, Creston; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one brother, Lester DeWalt, Burlington; one sister, Mrs. Nellie Yaley, California; several nieces and nephews.

      Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday, Prugh's chapel, Dr. Horace Ireland; Memorial Park cemetery.
    Buried  10 Apr 1970  Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery, West Burlington Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I43767  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Scott Dewalt,   b. Dec 1853, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1937 
    Mother  Emma J. Dee,   b. 18 Jan 1859, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1930, near Middletown, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Nov 1881  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Family ID  F16410  Group Sheet

    Family  Louis Nelson,   b. 12 Jun 1879, Augusta, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1972, Danville Community House, Danville, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  6 Oct 1909  Middletown, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Issue 
    • There were three children from this marriage.
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F18238  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Danville Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 18, supervisor's district: 74, sheet number: 10B, page number: 275; enumeration date: June 22, 1900

    2. [S6110] Nelson, Elsie J. (DeWalt) - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 16, April 8, 1970; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S9054] DeWalt, Emma J. (Dee) - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 5, April 9, 1930; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S5441] Dewalt, Charles Henry "Charlie" - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 3, October 18, 1964; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S6109] Nelson, Louis - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk-Eye, page 10, May 12, 1972; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).