Ruth Vernell Nelson

F, b. 12 September 1903, d. 18 June 1994
     Ruth Vernell Nelson was born on 12 September 1903 at Aneta, Nelson, North Dakota, USAB,G. She was the daughter of Theodor Nelson and Gertrude Kjørvestad.

     Ruth Vernell Nelson married Harold Wesley Stewart, son of Clarence Lee Stewart and Marie Anna Waldron, on 30 October 1926 at Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, USAB,G, at age 23.1,2
     Ruth Vernell Nelson died on 18 June 1994 at Rochester, MNB,G, at age 90.3,4 She was buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, USAB,G.

Children of Ruth Vernell Nelson and Harold Wesley Stewart

  • Harold Byers Stewart
  • Howard Thomas Stewart
  • Anita Ann Stewart+ b. 8 Sep 1932, d. 10 Feb 2018
Unique ID=NELSO-01920
Last Edited=20 Nov 2018


  1. [S59] Alma Stewart and Betty Stewart, Family File, Stewart, online n.p., Stewart Family File (Eugene, OR), 1999, This source gives marriage date as 13 Nov 1926.
  2. [S733] Olmsted County Index to Marriage Records, Males, 1850-1984, Microfilmed images (Kew, Surrey, England: Olmsted County District Court, 2000), FHL film #2194878, Harold Wesley Stewart to Ruth V. Nelson, bk. V, p. 568. This source gives marriage date as October 30, 1926.
  3. [S356] Harold Wesley Stewart, Funeral card, Harold Wesley Stewart, Rochester, Minnesota, Collection of Betty E H Stewart, Monroe, Snohomish, Washington, USA. Hereinafter cited as Harold W. Stewart funeral program.
  4. [S466] Minnesota Dept. of Health, Minnesota Historical Society Death Certificate Index, 1908-1959, online, 1908-1959 Minnesota Historical Society Death Certificate Index (Minnesota), 1997, Ruth V. Stewart, certid# 1994-MN-016590.