WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Washington County, Utah)
JOSEPH E. OLSEN HOME
(now the St. George Family History Center)
LOCATION410 South 200 East
St. George, UT 84770
Telephone ORchard 3-3984 in the 1958 telephone book (Joseph E Olsen)
Telephone ORchard 3-3984 in the 1961 telephone book (Joseph E Olsen)
Telephone 673-3984 in the 1972 telephone book (Joseph E Olsen)
Telephone (435) 673-4591 in the 2011 telephone book (Family History Center - LDS)
Southwest corner of 400 South and 200 East
Plat C, Block 9, east half of Lot 6 on the old pioneer map of St. George.
37° 6' 3.89" North Latitude, 113° 34' 46.19" West Longitude
2,679 feet MSL
Tax ID# SG-XXX-x-x-x
HISTORYThis home was built by Joseph E. Olsen (Sr.), probably in the late 1940s.
The home is currently used for the St. George Family History Center.
Joseph E. Olsen
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
BIOGRAPHYJoseph Elden Olsen (Sr.) was born November 11, 1891 in Ephraim, Utah. In 1919, he married Carrie Browning (born December 12, 1887 in Ogden; died January 20, 1985), daughter of John Moses Browning, the firearms pioneer. They had three children: Joseph Elden Olsen Jr, John Browning Olsen, and Carolyn Olsen. Joseph died January 5, 1984 in St. George.