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Elise Gasser

16 April 1872–26 September 1960

Born 16 Apr. 1872 at Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.[1] Daughter of Christian Gasser and Elizabeth Von Almen.[2] Emigrated to the U.S., 29 May 1884.[3] Living in Salt Lake City, by 1891.[4] Visited with and cleaned house occasionally for EBW, 1891–1894.[5] Married Hugh Connor, 24 Jan. 1900, in Salt Lake Co., Utah; EBW attended; five children.[6] Moved to South Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana, by June 1900.[7] Moved to Boise, Ada Co., Idaho, by 1903.[8] Vice president of the Boise Floral Company, 1934–1960.[9] Died 26 Sept. 1960 in Boise.[10]

 

[1] 1900 U.S. Census, South Butte, Silver Bow Co., MT, ED 95, p. 4A, Elise Conner. “Idaho, Ada County Death Records, 1890–1967,” file 3569, database, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com, accessed 15 June 2020), Elise Conner; Idaho Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Boise. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 14 Aug. 2019), Elise Gasser (L5LZ-5DD).

[2] “Switzerland, Select Baptisms, 1491–1940,” database Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com, accessed 15 June 2020), Christian Gasser and Elizabeth Gasser. “Idaho, Ada County Death Records, 1890–1967,” file 3569, database, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com, accessed 15 June 2020), Elise Conner; Idaho Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Boise.

[3] “Elise (Elizabeth) Gasser,” Saints by Sea (https://saintsbysea.lib.byu.edu/, accessed 15 June 2020). 1900 U.S. Census, South Butte, Silver Bow Co., MT, ED 95, p. 4A, Eliza Conner. 1910 U.S. Census, Ada Co., ID, p. 1A, Eliza Conner. 1920 U.S. Census, Ada Co., ID, p. 13A, Elise Conner.

[4] EBW, Diary, 15 July 1891.

[5] EBW, Diary, 15 July 1891; 12 Apr. 1892; 29–30 June 1892; 7 Jan. 1893; 14 Dec. 1893; 7 Jan. 1894; 14 Jan. 1894; 4 Feb. 1894; 28 Feb. 1894; 22 Apr. 1894.

[6] Salt Lake Co., UT, County Clerk, Marriage Records, 1887–1965, vol. J, Marriage Licenses, 1897–1900, p. 196, Hugh Connor and Elise Gasser, 24 Jan. 1900, microfilm 429057, DGS 4624217, image 642/797, FHL. 1920 U.S. Census, Ada Co., ID, p. 13A, Elise Conner. EBW, Diary, 24 Jan. 1900.

[7] 1900 U.S. Census, South Butte, Silver Bow Co., MT, ED 95, p. 4A.

[8] “Idaho, Birth Index, 1861–1917, Stillborn Index, 1905–1967,” database, Ancestry.com (https://search.ancestry.com, accessed 15 June 2020), Elise Conner; from State Birth Index, Idaho State Department of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Boise.

[9] Polk’s Boise City (Ada County, Idaho) Directory 1934–1935 (Salt Lake City: R. L. Polk, 1934), 108. Polk’s Boise City (Ada County, Idaho) Directory 1960 (Kansas City, MO: R. L. Polk, 1960), 122. “Idaho, Ada County Death Records, 1890–1967,” file 3569, database, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com, accessed 15 June 2020), Elise Conner; Idaho Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Boise.

[10] “Idaho, Ada County Death Records, 1890–1967,” file 3569, database, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com, accessed 15 June 2020), Elise Conner; Idaho Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Boise.