Dena Sofia Lavine

Female 1876 - 1954


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  • Name  Dena Sofia Lavine 
    Born  28 Jun 1876  Tegelbruket, Jonkoping, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Died  16 Aug 1954  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Dena died of Acute Coronary thrombosis due to Diabetes mellitus.
    Buried  19 Aug 1954  Greenwood Cemetery, Sparta, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Dena's obituary reads she died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Hazel Blik, 1534 Tamarack NW, Grand Rapids. Besides Hazel, she was survived by daughters Mrs. Edith Swanson of Sparta, Mrs. Florence Williams of GR, 8 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 2 brothers, Arvid B. Lavine of Chicago and Arthur W. Lavine of Grand Rapids.
      Dena was born in Sweden and came to the U.S. in 1886 when she was 10 years old. After residing several years in Chicago, IL, she moved to Sparta, where she lived until 1934, when she moved to Grand Rapids. She was a former treasurer of the Norton school board in Sparta and a member of the Mission Covenant Church in Grand Rapids.
    Person ID  I318  Bryant
    Last Modified  6 Jun 2003 

    Father  Anders Johan Johansson-Lavine,   b. 05 Jan 1852, čOdestugu Kullagęard, čOdestugu, Jonkoping, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1922, Sparta Twp, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Hulda Sofia Magnusdotter,   b. 18 Jan 1855, Fčallorna, Jarstorp, Jonkoping, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1922, Sparta Twp, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Feb 1876  Jonkoping, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F110  Group Sheet

    Family  Theodore Frederick (Fred) Nelson,   b. 14 Nov 1869, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1934, Sparta Twp, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  05 Jan 1895  East Chain Lakes, Martin Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The names of the groom and bride on the marriage certificate were: Fred T. Nelson Diana S. Lavine They were married by Gust F. Johnson, Minister of the Gospel, in the presence of Chas. Hull and Hannah Erickson.
    Children 
     1. Edythe E. Nelson,   b. 08 Oct 1895, East Chain Lakes, Martin Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1969
     2. Florence A. Nelson,   b. 28 Apr 1897, Fairmont, Martin Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Hazel Anna Nelson,   b. 03 Feb 1899, Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jul 1958, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F74  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 05 Jan 1895 - East Chain Lakes, Martin Co, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Aug 1954 - Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Aug 1954 - Greenwood Cemetery, Sparta, Kent Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S273] Death Certificate, Michigan #1234 Dena S. Nelson.


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