Laurence Elwood and Doris Ward Elmer: Laurence came to Highland in 1939 as a teenager with his parents William and Sarah (q.v.) and remained for many years. He was born September 15, 1923, in Marriott, Utah. His family was in Slaterville for the 1930 census. He served in the Army from February 12, 1943, until December 15, 1945, serving sixteen months overseas and receiving a Purple Heart. He married Doris Ward November 9, 1943, in Ogden. She was born May 12, 1926, in Brigham City, Utah to John R. and Lily Grace Beach Ward. They had twelve children: Wynnell Poindexter, Elizabeth Ann, Laurence Elwood Jr., Bryan, Vickie, Chris, Mark, Carl, Trina, Mary Ellen, Tammy and Frank.
After his father was tragically killed in a farm accident in 1947 Laurence left Highland for a time. When they moved back they lived in #49. He and Doris were divorced in September, 1973, and he married Carol Louise Green August 11, 1974. He died January 23, 1990, in Salt Lake City. Carol died March 1, 2001. On November 9, 2004, he and Doris were sealed in the Bountiful LDS Temple. Doris died September 28, 2012.
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Highland History Chapters (compiled by: Charles T Greenland II):
1958 Highland Aerial Map - Interactive
1958 Highland Aerial Map - Large
1958 Highland Homes & Families (table with addresses)
Highland Censuses (and LDS Ward Membership List)