Anthon Nielson

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Anthon Nielson
 - FETE SUNDAY Utah Rancher Reaches 82 ."Work...
FETE SUNDAY Utah Rancher Reaches 82 ."Work hard, keep active, keep living," Is a formula that has been successfully applied to his own life by Anthon J. Nielsen, Draper, Draper, who will observe observe his 82nd birthday anniversary anniversary in an open house celebration celebration Sunday. In passing his 82nd milestone Wednesday, Mr. Nielsen reflected upon an active life In Utah and Mr. Nielsen Idaho during which he pioneered ranching and farming in the Blue creek area near Tremonton in Box Elder county. From his early youth, "until the family made me slow down a bit two years -ago," he had engaged In, sheep, cattle and dry farming in various parts of Utah and Idaho. Mr. Nielsen will be honored with open house to be held Sunday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. LaMont LaMont Smith, 2750-20th East, Salt Lake City, to which all friends and relatives are invited. Born in Draper Oct. 20, 1868, he was the eldest child of Peter A. and Olivia Jensen Nielsen, In his youth he had aided In gathering the granite rock that was used to construct Salt Lake temple, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints. He married Esther E. Steel Dec. 30, 1890. She died June 22, 1941, Mr. Nielsen Is father of eight sons and daughters, Mrs. C. L. Ernstrom, with whom he resides in Draper; Carl Nielsen, Draper: Mrs, LaMont Smith, Mrs. James Gunn. Mrs. Lois Nelson, and Wilse Nielsen, Salt Lake City; Paul Nielsen, Nielsen, Ogden, and Mrs, Nathan Coe, Boulder City,. Nev, U a a E. S T

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  1. The Salt Lake Tribune,
  2. 22 Oct 1948, Fri,
  3. Page 22

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