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Green, Veda J. (Veda Jane), 1888-1981



  • Existence: 1888 - 1981

Biographical History

Veda Jane Walker Green (1888-1981) was the wife of Luman Peter Green and the mother of performer and "Sabbath Prelude" host Leola Merrill.

Veda Jane Walker Green was born on December 3, 1888 to Welby Holmes Walker and Diadamia Castro in Lewisville, Idaho. After marrying her husband Luman Green, she gave birth to Leola Green Merrill in 1911. After this, she was a stay-at-home Mom when looking at the Census records from 1910-1940. On March 31, 1981, she passed away in her residence in Las Vegas, Nevada and was buried with her husband in Farmington, Utah.

Merrill family papers, 1911-2002 (Veda Jane Walker Green)

Brigham Young University, L. Tom Perry Special Collections worksheet, Jan. 10, 2007 (Veda Jane Walker; b. 1888; d. 1981), via WWW, Jan. 10, 2007 (Veda J. Green; Veda Jane Walker Green; b. Dec. 3, 1888 in Lewisville, Idaho; d. Mar. 31, 1981 in Las Vegas, Nev.; m. Jan. 18, 1911 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Luman Peter Green), via WWW, March 30, 2016 (Veda Jane Green; b. December 3, 1988; d. March 31, 1981; Parents: Welby Holmes Walker and Diadamia Castro; listed vocation on 1910-1930 Censuses is "Mom," blank in 1940)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Leola G. Merrill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3748
Scope and Contents

Consists primarily of personal papers documenting Merrill's authorship of numerous Mormon-themed dramas and programs, but also contains the personal papers and/or memorabilia of her husband, David M. Merrill, her parents, Luman Peter and Veda Jane Walker Green, and David's father, Amos N. Merrill. Materials dated 1911-2002.

Dates: 1911-2002