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Hannah Nielson:  Hannah was on the 1900 census for Highland at age 72.  Born in 1828 in Sweden, arrived in the U.S. in 1883.  No other information seems to match.

Leslie Wilford and Ila Steiner Nielson:
  The Nielson’s also move to Highland (#83 on th 1958 Highland map) in the early 60’s from Idaho where they were married in 1940.  Leslie was born July 18, 1920, in Salt Lake City to Joseph Wilford and Verna Helen Gibson Nielson.  Ila was born October 25, 1924, in Declo, Idaho to Grandin A. and Emma Bunn Steiner.  They were married October 1, 1940, in Burley, Idaho and sealed in the Salt Lake Temple November 17, 1987.  They had ten children: Joe, Bud, Terry, Sandra, Darlene, Jim, Beverly, Vickie, Steve, and Debbie.
Leslie worked at the Burley Flour Mill while they lived in Idaho then worked for Lakeside Lime and Stone for 26 years, then went to work for the LDS Church, retiring in 1985.  He was always making tools to make hard work easier and making toys for his children.  He died March 27, 1993. 
Ila worked at the State Training School for many years.  She was skilled at ceramics, making more than 200 porcelain dolls. She died August 9, 2014.  They are buried at the American Fork City Cemetery.

Niels and Jane Nielson:  This couple was on the 1920 census in Highland with their son, Howard.  Niels was born in 1871 in Denmar, Jane was born in 1875, Howard in 1913.

Source: HIGHLAND HISTORY: A compilation by Charles T Greenland II for the Highland Historical Society

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