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Elizabeth "Beth" O'Donnell

Female 1908 - 2007  (99 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth "Beth" O'Donnell  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Nickname Beth 
    Born 2 Jan 1908  Lund, White Pine Co, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    AFN 6P4L-XC 
    Name Beth 
    Name Beth Larsen; Betty Larsen 
    Residence 29 Apr 1910  Lund, White Pine Co, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 18 Jan 1920  Geyser, Lincoln Co, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 8 Apr 1930  Preston, White Pine Co, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 18 Mar 2007  Elko, Elko Co, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 23 Mar 2007  Ely Cemetery, Ely, White Pine Co, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2818  default
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2009 

    Father Charles Robert O'Donnell,   b. 7 Aug 1875, Pinto, Washington Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1920, Cave Valley, Lincoln Co, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Sarah Jane Holyoak,   b. 13 Jan 1873, Parowan, Iron Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1938, Riverton, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 27 Mar 1896  St. George, Washington Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harvey Christian Larsen,   b. 15 Jan 1906, Centerfield, Sanpete Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1961  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 24 Oct 1927  Ely, White Pine Co, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Children 
     1. Betty Gay Larsen
     2. Dallas H. Larsen
     3. Jesse R. Larsen
    +4. Fancine "Fan" Larsen,   b. 25 Apr 1932, Ely, White Pine Co, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 2006, Wells, Elko Co, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F1327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    LDS Log Church at Lund [~1902]
    LDS Log Church at Lund [~1902]
    View of LDS Log Church in Lund, White Pine, Nevada, built in 1902. The O'Donnell Family resided at Lund while the church was built; Courtesy of White Pine County Historical Society
    O'Donnell Farm [~1913]
    O'Donnell Farm [~1913]
    Photo found in Catherine O'DONNELL Kump Hiatt's album, believed to be Charles Robert O'Donnell & Sarah Jane HOLYOAK O'Donnell's children (except Catherine and Dow) at an unknown location. If correctly identified they are (back, L to R) Jesse Huntington, Betha O'DONNELL (cousin), Ervin Holyoak, Elizabeth, George Loren, (front, L to R) Rulon F, & Robert K
    O'Donnell Family Portrait [~1913]
    O'Donnell Family Portrait [~1913]
    Family Portrait, circa 1913: Children of Charles Robert O'Donnell & Sarah Jane Holyoak - Back: Jesse Huntington, George Loren, Ervin Holyoak; Sitting: Catherine; Front: Bertha O'Donnell (cousin), Rulon F., Robert K., Elizabeth; Circle: William Dow. Caption on back reads: "Mother Sitting Age 16. 1st Row: Cousin, Rullon - Moms brother (twins), Bob, Beth Larsen - sister. 2nd Row: Jes, Lorin, Dick. Circle: Dow"
    Photo [~1925]
    Photo [~1925]
    Photo of Elizabeth O'DONNELL at age 17 or 18; Original in her possession
    'Our First Car'
    "Our First Car"
    According to Beth, this was "Our First Car"
    Photo [1937]
    Photo [1937]
    Photo [1937] at Elizabeth O'DONNELL Larsen's home in East Ely, Nevada: Sarah Jane HOLYOAK O'Donnell, Ervin Holyoak O'Donnell, Elizabeth O'DONNELL Larsen, and Albert O'Donnell Kump. See Image 000511 for zoomed-in view.
    Photo [1937]
    Photo [1937]
    Photo [1937]: Zoomed-in view of image 000510
    Family Portrait
    Family Portrait
    Family Portrait: Harvey Christian Larsen, Elizabeth O'DONNELL Larsen, & children (back, L to R): Jesse, Francine, Betty Gay, and Dallas; Original in possession of Beth O. Larsen
    Larsen Family Portrait
    Larsen Family Portrait
    Family Portait: Harvey Christian Larsen, Elizabeth O'DONNELL Larsen, and children (L to R): Jesse, Francine, Betty Gay, and Dallas
    Sisters
    Sisters
    Sisters, Catherine O'DONNELL Kump Hiatt & Elizabeth O'DONNELL Larsen; Original in possession of Beth O. Larsen
    Photo [1975]
    Photo [1975]
    Photo of the O'Donnell brothers and sisters at George & Beulah's 50th Wedding Anniversary in Ely, Nevada: [back to front, L to R] Rulon F., Elizabeth, Robert K., Catherine, Beulah WHIPPLE, George Loren, and Ervin "Dick" Holyoak.
    Cave Ranch [29 May 2004]
    Cave Ranch [29 May 2004]
    Cave Ranch at Cave Valley: Image from Cave Spring, facing northwest, taken 29 May 2004. Charles Robert O'Donnell, Sarah Jane HOLYOAK O'Donnell, & their children resided on this property at the time of the 1920 U.S. Census
    Cave Ranch Homesite [29 May 2004]
    Cave Ranch Homesite [29 May 2004]
    Cave Ranch at Cave Valley: Image of the homestead, looking west, taken on 29 May 2004; According to Beth O'DONNELL Larsen it is believed she lived in this home with her parents, Charles Robert O'Donnell and Sarah Jane HOLYOAK O'Donnell, when she was young. The O'Donnell Family lived here at the time of the 1920 U.S. Census. Charles Robert O'Donnell died here 23 Feb 1920 after suffering from pneumonia
    Cave Ranch Creek [29 May 2004]
    Cave Ranch Creek [29 May 2004]
    Cave Ranch at Cave Valley: Image from Cave Spring Creek, facing east, taken 29 May 2004. Charles Robert O'Donnell, Sarah Jane HOLYOAK O'Donnell, & their children resided on this property at the time of the 1920 U.S. Census
    Photo [31 May 2004]
    Photo [31 May 2004]
    Photo of Elizabeth O'DONNELL Larsen & son, Jesse Larsen, taken by Chad G. Nichols at Beth's home in Wells, Nevada
    Wells Home [31 May 2004]
    Wells Home [31 May 2004]
    Home of Elizabeth O'DONNELL Larsen in Wells, Nevada, taken 31 May 2004 by Chad G. Nichols

    Documents
    1910 U.S. Census [29 Apr 1910]
    1910 U.S. Census [29 Apr 1910]
    Lund, White Pine, Nevada: "Charles R O'donnell" family
    1920 U.S. Census [18 Jan 1920]
    1920 U.S. Census [18 Jan 1920]
    1920 U.S. Census: "Charles Odonnell" Family
    1930 U.S. Census [8 Apr 1930]
    1930 U.S. Census [8 Apr 1930]
    1930 U.S. Census - Harvey C Larson Household
    Funeral Program [23 Mar 2007]
    Funeral Program [23 Mar 2007]
    Funeral program of Elizabeth O'DONELL Larsen from funeral at Wells, Nevada. Original in possession of Chad G. Nichols

  • Sources 
    1. [S756] Nichols Online Library, Digital Documents Researched and Scanned by Chad Nichols & Relatives, Nichols, Chad G., (Catalogue of over 40,000 relatives with more than 5,000 of them having documentation to support their place in the family tree. Some recent generation surnames include Anderson, Broman, Campbell, Cloward, Conder, Dutson, Ericksen, Farmer, Holyoak, Kump, Kylen, Mendenhall, Nichols, Nielson, O'Donnell, Richardson, Roberts, Shelley, Stone, and Walker. Most ancestors are from England, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany. [online] www.nicholslibrary.org 7783 S 4950 W West Jordan, UT 84081 USA) (Reliability: 3).
      1910 U.S. Census - 000385
      1920 U.S. Census - 000386
      1930 U.S. Census - 003787
      Photos - 000449, 000454, 000457, 000458, 000460, 000469, 000481, 000510, 000511, 000515
      Photo of Home in Wells - 000461
      Lund Log Church - 000380
      Funeral Program - 004713

    2. [S140] 1910 United States Federal Census, United States. Census Office. 13th Census, 1910, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), SUP DIST 1, ENUM DIST 84, SHT 5A (Reliability: 3).
      Lund, White Pine, Nevada: "Charles R O'donnell," age 35, married for 14 yrs, birthplace Utah, father's birthplace Massachusetts, mother's birthplace England, Rancher, Stock raising, freely owns own farm; "Sarah," age 39, married for 14 yrs, 6 children, 5 surviving children, birthplace Utah, parentage England; "Catherine," age 12, birthplace Utah, attended school within the year; "Lowren," age 10, birthplace Utah, attended school within the year; "Ervin," age 7, birthplace Nevada, attended school within the year; "Jesse," age 5, birthplace Utah; "Elizebeth," age 2, birthplace Nevada

    3. [S253] 1920 United States Federal Census, United States. Census Office. 14th Census, 1920, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), SUP DIST 2, ENUM DIST 14, SHT 1A (Reliability: 3).
      Geyser, Lincoln, Nevada: "Charles Odonnell," freely owns home, age 47, birthplace Utah, parentage New York, Farmer, Own Farm; "Sarah," age 44, birthplace Utah, parentage Utah; "Katherine," age 22, married, birthplace Utah; "Georgia L," daughter, age 20, birthplace Utah; "Ervine O," age 17, birthplace Nevada; "Elisabith," age 12, attended school within the year, birthplace Nevada; "Rulon R," age 9, attended school within the year, birthplace Nevada; "Robert K," age 9, attended school within the year, birthplace Nevada; "William D," age 4 yrs 10 mos, birthplace Nevada

    4. [S21] 1930 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census. 15th Census, 1930, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives & Records Administration, [1930] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.) (Reliability: 3).
      Preston, White Pine Co, Nevada - Harvey C Larson Household:
      --Harvey C Larson, head, $15 monthly rent, age 24, md at age 21, b. Utah, parentage Denmark, farmer, general farm
      --Elizabeth, wife, age 22, md at age 19, b. Utah, parentage Utah

    5. [S119] Personal Interview, Beth O. Larsen (Reliability: 3).
      Personal interview performed at the home of Beth O. Larsen in Wells, Nevada by Chad G. Nichols in the presence of Dennis L. Nichols (Chad's father) and Jesse R. Larsen (Beth's son); The interview was digitally recorded and stored on CD

    6. [S641] Personal Knowledge, Chad G. Nichols (Reliability: 3).
      Aunt Beth passed away this afternoon [18 Mar 2007] due to injuries sustained in a fall a few weeks ago.

    7. [S423] Obituary (Reliability: 3).
      Elizabeth O'Donnell (Beth) Larsen
      Elizabeth (Beth) O'Donnell Larsen passed through the veil, Sunday, March 18, 2007, at the Highland Manor in Elko, Nev.
      She was born Jan. 2, 1908, in Lund, Nev., to Charles R. and Sarah H. O'Donnell, the sixth of nine children.
      Beth married Harvey C. Larsen, Oct. 24, 1927, in Ely, Nev. He worked at various ranches in the area until they moved to the Willow Creek Ranch and then to Ely, Nev., in 1936. She moved to Wells, Nev., in 1979.
      Beth was greatly loved and respected by her family and all who knew her. She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, holding many positions through the years. She loved all kinds of handwork; quilting, knitting, crocheting, sewing, etc. and making salsa and caramels.
      She is survived by her daughter, Betty (William) Lage, Winnemucca, Nev.; Dallas H. Larsen, Jacksonville, Fla.; Jesse (Earlene) Larsen; son-in-law, Doyle Littledyke, Wells, Nev.; sister-in-law Opal Larsen, McGill, Nev.; and Betty Larsen, Ely, Nev. Beth has 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, 21 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
      Those preceding her in death were her husband, Harvey Larsen; daughter, Francine Littledyke; and daughter-in-law, Jacqueline Larsen.
      Her services will be at the Wells Ward Chapel, 951 Lake Ave., at 11 a.m., Friday, March 23, 2007. Viewing will be at 10 a.m.
      Burial will be at the Ely, Nev., Cemetery next to her husband.
      The family requests no flowers, but donations can be made to Humanitarian Aid, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Bishop William Johnson, 951 Lake Ave., Wells, NV 89385, or your nearest LDS Church.
      Published in the Elko Daily (Elko, Nevada) 20 Mar 2007 - 20 Apr 2007; Transcription by Chad G. Nichols

    8. [S415] Ancestral File (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998).

    9. [S756] Nichols Online Library, Digital Documents Researched and Scanned by Chad Nichols & Relatives, Nichols, Chad G., (Catalogue of over 40,000 relatives with more than 5,000 of them having documentation to support their place in the family tree. Some recent generation surnames include Anderson, Broman, Campbell, Cloward, Conder, Dutson, Ericksen, Farmer, Holyoak, Kump, Kylen, Mendenhall, Nichols, Nielson, O'Donnell, Richardson, Roberts, Shelley, Stone, and Walker. Most ancestors are from England, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany. [online] www.nicholslibrary.org 7783 S 4950 W West Jordan, UT 84081 USA) (Reliability: 3).
      Barn Photograph - 000469
      Family Portraits - 000459, 000481, 000494
      Cave Ranch Homestead Photographs - 000426, 000427, 000428
      Lund Home Property Photograph - 000440
      Lund Farm Property Photograph - 000441

    10. [S184] Western States Marriage Record Index, BYU-Idaho Family History Center, 240A McKay Library, 525 S Center, Rexburg, Idaho 83460-0405, (Rexburg, ID : BYU-Idaho Archives [2004--], available online at abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/sea), VOL A, P 149 (Reliability: 3).
      ID 334539, Charles Robert O'Donnell of Bloomington to Sarah Jane Holyoak of Parowan on 26 Mar 1896 at St. George, Washington, Utah

    11. [S756] Nichols Online Library, Digital Documents Researched and Scanned by Chad Nichols & Relatives, Nichols, Chad G., (Catalogue of over 40,000 relatives with more than 5,000 of them having documentation to support their place in the family tree. Some recent generation surnames include Anderson, Broman, Campbell, Cloward, Conder, Dutson, Ericksen, Farmer, Holyoak, Kump, Kylen, Mendenhall, Nichols, Nielson, O'Donnell, Richardson, Roberts, Shelley, Stone, and Walker. Most ancestors are from England, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany. [online] www.nicholslibrary.org 7783 S 4950 W West Jordan, UT 84081 USA) (Reliability: 3).
      Newspaper Article - 000516

    12. [S184] Western States Marriage Record Index, BYU-Idaho Family History Center, 240A McKay Library, 525 S Center, Rexburg, Idaho 83460-0405, (Rexburg, ID : BYU-Idaho Archives [2004--], available online at abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/sea), VOL 80 PG 305 (Reliability: 3).
      ID 308416, lists Harvey Larsen married Elizabeth O'Donnell 24 Oct 1927 at Ely; recorded at White Pine County, Nevada