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

Nels John Brolin
(1901-1964)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Mabel Eloise Smith

Nels John Brolin 2,408,409

  • Born: 25 Jun 1901, Mora, Dalarna, Sweden 408,409
  • Marriage: Mabel Eloise Smith on 30 Jun 1935 in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada 2,48,405
  • Died: 26 Dec 1964, Merritt, British Columbia, Canada at age 63 409
  • Buried: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 409

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

bullet   Other names for Nels were Nels William Brolin 2,48 and Nils Johan Brolin.408

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bullet  Death Notes:

Address: Nicola Valley General Hospital
Merrit, BC V0K 2B0 Canada

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Alt. Birth, 1902, Sweden. 410



• Emmigrated: Mora, , Dalarnas län, Sweden, 14 Sep 1906, Banff, Alberta, Canada. 411 Port of departure was Göteborg (Gothenberg).



• Border Crossing: from Merritt, British Columbia, 24 Dec 1916, Blaine, Whatcom, Washington, USA. 412 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.

• Occupation: Labourer, 1920, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA. 413



• Residence: 1209 1/2 Pacific, 1920, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA. 413



• 1920 Census Washington, USA, 5 Jan 1920, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA. 414 Tacoma Washington, p. 4, line 33, household 72;
Nels, age 18, with brother-in law G. A. Halstrom, age 34, sister Hele n (Halstrom), age 22, nephew Albert, age 2, and niece Helen, age 9 mon ths.



• 1921 Census of Canada, Jun 1921, Merritt, British Columbia, Canada. 415 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, Canada. List shows Nels J. as a Proprieter, Box 63. It also shows Brolin, Nel s W., radio technician, Box 63.



• Emmigrated: to Hull, , Lincolnshire, England aboard the ship Ariosto, 14 Sep 1906, Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden. 416 Nils, age 5, with his mother, Kristin, age 42, and siblings Gustaf, ag e 11, Helena, age 9, Erik, age 7.



• Border Crossing: Vancouver, BC, Sep 1919, Seattle, King, Washington, USA. 417 Nels was going to Tacoma, Washington.
He stated his nearest relative was his father William in Voght Valley , B.C. (SE of Merritt).

• Residence, 26 Dec 1964, Mamette Lake, British Columbia, Canada. 409


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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.,405 (Mabel Eloise Smith was born in Mar 1907 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada,2,48,130,406 died on 30 Oct 1950 in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada 2,48,407 and was buried on 3 Nov 1950 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 407.). The cause of her death was Pulmonary Tuberculosis.




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