Museum the New Llano Colony



Howard Nelson

Birth: He was born in 1915 at Oklahoma.  

Description: In 1940 when he registered for the draft he was 5'11" tall, weighed 150 pounds, with a ruddy complexion, blue eyes and blond hair.  

Pre-Colony History:  

Family Information: Brother of Frank and Carl Nelson.  

Job in Colony: In 1930 he was working as a farmer in the colony.  

Home in Colony: In the 1930 US Census is listed as a lodger with the Minnie Hewitt family.  

Other Info:  

Post-Colony History: In 1940 he was living in San Francisco, California when he registered for the draft.  

Death: He died in 1982 at Sacramento, California and was buried in the Odd Fellows Cemetery at Diamond Springs, California.  

Sources: US Census: 1930; US Draft Registration: WWII; California Death Index; FindAGrave.com