Lars Vilh Brolin
(1863-)
Kristina Ersdotter
(1863-)

Nels John Brolin
(1901-1964)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Mabel Eloise Smith

Nels John Brolin 2,430,431

  • Born: 25 Jun 1901, Mora, , Dalarnas län, Sweden 430,431
  • Marriage: Mabel Eloise Smith on 30 Jun 1935 in Penticton, , British Columbia, Canada 2,48,428
  • Died: 26 Dec 1964, Merritt, , British Columbia, Canada at age 63 431
  • Crem.: Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada 431

bullet   Cause of his death was Carcinoma (pancreas?).431

bullet   Other names for Nels were Nels William Brolin 2,48 and Nils Johan Brolin.430

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Alt. Birth, 1902, , , , Sweden. 432



• Emmigrated: Mora, , Dalarnas län, Sweden, 14 Sep 1906, Banff, , Alberta, Canada. 433 Port of departure was Göteborg (Gothenberg).



• Emmigrated: to Hull, , Lincolnshire, England aboard the ship Ariosto, 14 Sep 1906, Gothenburg, , Västra Götaland, Sweden. 434 Nils, age 5, with his mother, Kristin, age 42, and siblings Gustaf, age 11, Helena, age 9, Erik, age 7.



• Border Crossing: from Merritt, British Columbia, 24 Dec 1916, Blaine, Whatcom, Washington, United States. 435 to join brother Gus at 1616 1/2 9th Ave, Seattle, Washington.
Other information:
Nearest relative - father William Brolin in Merritt, BC
Condition of health - Goiter, Thyroid
Port of landing in Canada - Quebec around 1907.
Height 6' 1"
Fair Complexion
Hait light brown, eyes blue
Birthplace - Mora, Sweden
Father was a naturalized Canadian.



• Border Crossing: Vancouver, BC, Sep 1919, Seattle, King, Washington, United States. 436 Nels was going to Tacoma, Washington.
He stated his nearest relative was his father William in Voght Valley, B.C. (SE of Merritt).

• Occupation: Labourer, 1920, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States. 437



• Residence: 1209 1/2 Pacific, 1920, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States. 437



• 1920 Census Washington, USA, 5 Jan 1920, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States. 438 Tacoma Washington, p. 4, line 33, household 72;
Nels, age 18, with brother-in law G. A. Halstrom, age 34, sister Helen (Halstrom), age 22, nephew Albert, age 2, and niece Helen, age 9 months.



• 1921 Census of Canada, Jun 1921, Merritt, , British Columbia, Canada. 439 British Columbia, Merritt, p. 3, lines 9-10, household 27;
Nels, age 19, with brother Eric, age 21.



• Canadian Voter List, 1958, , , Caribou, British, Columbia. List shows Nels J. as a Proprieter, Box 63. It also shows Brolin, Nels W., radio technician, Box 63.

• Residence, 26 Dec 1964, Mamette Lake, , British Columbia, Canada. 431


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Nels married Mabel Eloise Smith, daughter of Robert Allan Smith and Mary Jane McBurney, on 30 Jun 1935 in Penticton, , British Columbia, Canada 2,48.,428 (Mabel Eloise Smith was born in Mar 1907 in Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada,2,48,122,429 died on 30 Oct 1950 in Prince George, , British Columbia, Canada 2,48 and was cremated on 3 Nov 1950 in Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada 429.). The cause of her death was Pulmonary Tuberculosis.431




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