Gazlay Family History

FamilyAstrid Katherine ‘Esther’ Iversen


FatherAndreas Iversen (27 August 1871 - 12 September 1936)
MotherKatherine Ann Hansen (6 March 1878 - 7 June 1972)

Personal Information

Record Created: 6 June 2017; Last Edited: 6 June 2017 
NameAstrid Katherine ‘Esther’ Iversen
Born 17 May 1909 in Illinois1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Married to Eacle Carl ‘Eason’ Brittain7
Died 28 April 1998 in Dallas, Texas1
Buried in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas1


Spouse 1FamilyEacle Carl ‘Eason’ Brittain
Born 21 March 1904 in Arkansas
Married to Astrid Katherine ‘Esther’ Iversen
Died 6 August 1981 in Farmers Branch, Dallas County, Texas


  1. Find a Grave (website). Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas; Ester Iversen Brittain, born: 17 May 1909; died: 28 April 1998, Dallas County, Texas (from record); from gravestone: Esther Iversen Brittain / 1909 1998.
  2. Email between Melinda McIntosh and Lee Gazlay, June 2017, providing information about the family of Andreas Iverson and his family.
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1910, Illinois, Bureau County, Sheffield, Enumeration District 6, Sheet 8B, family of Andreas Iversen [indexed as Andrew] (37, Den. Danish, minister, Danish church); wife of 4 years Katherine A. Iversen (31, Wisconsin, 1 child, 1 living); daughter Astrid K. Iversen (11/12, Illinois).
  4. U.S. Federal Census, 1920, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, Enumeration District 434, Sheet No. 2A, family of Andreas Iversen (47, Denmark, proprietor, grocery store, immigrated 1901); wife Katherin Iversen (40, Wisconsin); daughter Astrid Iversen (10, Illinois); daughter Rigmor Iversen (8, Illinois); son Hans Iversen (6, Minnesota).
  5. U.S. Federal Census, 1930, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, Enumeration District 16-232, Sheet No. 4A, family of Andreas Iversen (60, Denmark, janitor, apartment, first married age 37, immigrated 1900); wife Katherine Iversen (51, Wisconsin, first married age 28); daughter Astrid Iversen (20, Illinois, filing clerk, lawyer office); daughter Rigmor Iversen (18, Illinois, secretary, minister); son Hans Iversen (16, Minnesota).
  6. U.S. Federal Census, 1940, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago City, Enumeration District 103-652, Sheet No. 4B, family of Howard Mercer (28, Pennsylvania, machinist); wife Remor F. Mercer (28, Illinois); daughter Nancy Jeanne Mercer (3, Illinois); son Howard N. Mercer (1, Illinois); daughter Andrea R. Mercer (6/12, Illinois). Living next door: family of Hans H. Iversen (26, Minnesota, assistant electrical operator, public utility); mother Katherine Iverson (61, Wisconsin, widow, building manager, own property); sister Esther A. Iverson (30, Illinois, file clerk, business investigator).
  7. Find a Grave (website). Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, Eacle Carl “Eason” Brittain, born: 21 March 1904 in Arkansas; died: 6 August 1981, Farmers Branch, Dallas County, Texas (from record, which also provides the names and links for his parents two spouses, and 6 siblings). From gravestone: Eacle C. Brittain / Mar. 21, 1904 / Aug. 6, 1981.