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Don Giles Nelson

Don Giles Nelson

Male 1904 - 1985  (80 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has more than 100 ancestors and 72 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Don Giles Nelson 
    Born 8 Sep 1904  Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1910  Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920  Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Initiatory (LDS) 28 Apr 1922  LOGAN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1940  Price, Carbon, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    FamilySearch ID KWCN-V52 
    Died 25 Jan 1985  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 28 Jan 1985  Mountain View Memorial Estates Cemetery, Cottonwood Heights, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID i78  mytree
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2020 

    Father Joseph G Nelson,   b. 10 Mar 1864, Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1950, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Almeda Artiamissa Giles,   b. 1 Nov 1870, Holden, Millard, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1950, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 27 Jun 1888  Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Marriage: Utah, Marriages, 1887-1966, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
    Family ID F77  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Don Giles Nelson,   b. 8 Sep 1904, Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1985, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 8 Dec 1930  Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Kaye Fred Nelson,   b. 10 Mar 1932, Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 2009, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. Frankie Nelson,   b. 1 Jan 1937, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 2021, West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +3. Lorraine Nelson,   b. 30 Dec 1943, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 2016, Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2021 
    Family ID F17  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Sep 1904 - Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInitiatory (LDS) - 28 Apr 1922 - LOGAN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Dec 1930 - Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - Price, Carbon, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jan 1985 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 Jan 1985 - Mountain View Memorial Estates Cemetery, Cottonwood Heights, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Nelson, Don Giles
    Don Giles Nelson
    Nelson, Don Giles and Band
    Nelson, Don Giles and Band
    Nelson, Don Giles and Band
    Nelson, Don Giles and Band
    Nelson, Don Giles and Band
    Nelson, Don Giles and Band
    Whipple, A Eugene - Nelson, Frankie Wedding
    Whipple, A Eugene - Nelson, Frankie Wedding
    Nelson, Don Giles and Kids Kaye & Frankie 1944
    Nelson, Don Giles and Kids Kaye & Frankie 1944
    Nelson, Don Giles Family
    Nelson, Don Giles Family
    Nelson, Don Giles Family
    Nelson, Don Giles Family
    Nelson, Don Giles & Benson, Gladys
    Nelson, Don Giles & Benson, Gladys
    Nelson, Don Giles
    Nelson, Don Giles
    Nelson, Joseph G Sons
    Nelson, Joseph G Sons
    (t) Scott-Karl-Jesse (b) John-Ben-Joseph-Don
    Nelson, Don Giles and Benson, Gladys 8/26/76
    Nelson, Don Giles and Benson, Gladys 8/26/76
    Nelson, Don G and his Tuba
    Nelson, Don G and his Tuba
    Nelson, Don Giles
    Nelson, Don Giles
    Whipple, A Eugene - Nelson, Frankie Wedding
    Whipple, A Eugene - Nelson, Frankie Wedding
    Gladys & Don Nelson, Grace and Eugene Whipple, Kaye Nelson Eugene & Frankie Whipple
    Nelson, Don Giles Family ~1938
    Nelson, Don Giles Family ~1938
    Nelson, Don Giles Family New Years Night 1945
    Nelson, Don Giles Family New Years Night 1945
    Nelson, Joseph G Family
    Nelson, Joseph G Family
    t) Ephraim - Zersia - Joseph - Jennie - Emma m) Scott - Marta - Don b) Anna - Ma Almeda Giles with John - Pa Joseph - Karl - Jesse
    Don Nelson on his Mission-Hawaii
    Don Nelson on his Mission-Hawaii
    Don Nelson-Gladys Benson, Zenda Benson-Kember Maybe
    Don Nelson-Gladys Benson, Zenda Benson-Kember Maybe
    Giles, Don - clarinet
    Giles, Don - clarinet

    Documents
    Nelson, Don G b1904 - California, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1882-1959
    Nelson, Don G b1904 - California, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1882-1959
    S.S. Calawaii 23 May, 1925 From Honolulu to San Pedro, California on 30 May 1925
    Nelson, Don G b1904 - Honolulu, Hawaii, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1900-1959
    Nelson, Don G b1904 - Honolulu, Hawaii, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1900-1959
    S.S. Lurline 16 Nov 1922 Seattle, Washington to Honolulu 28 Nov 1922
    Nelson, Don G b1904 WWII Draft Registration
    Nelson, Don G b1904 WWII Draft Registration

    Headstones
    Nelson, Don G b1904 - Benson, Gladys b1909
    Nelson, Don G b1904 - Benson, Gladys b1909

  • Notes 
    • Birth: Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1912, Stillbirth Index, 1905-1962

      Death: , U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014

      Obituary: Salt Lake Tribune

      Don Giles Nelson, 80, of Salt Lake City, passed away Jan. 25, 1985 of natural causes. Born Sept. 15, 1904 Preston, Idaho to Joseph G. and Alemeda Giles Nelson. Married Gladys Benson Dec. 8, 1930 in Evanston, Wyoming; later solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple. He served a mission in the Hawaiian Islands. He learned responsibility early in life, running a farm at the age of 12. He earned an associate degree from Utah State College. Taught auto mechanics and body and fender repair at Utah Tech. He ran his own business for many years. He took great joy in the achievements of his children. He left them a great legacy: The value of honest work. Survived by his wife, Gladys, children, Kaye Fred, Mrs. A. Eugene (Frankie) Whipple, Mrs. John (Lorraine) Brown, all Salt Lake City; 14 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; brothers and sister, Scott G., Phoenix, Ariz.; Mrs. Ed (Anna) Laub, Carson City, Nevada; Jarl G., Boise, Idaho; John A., Salt Lake City. Funeral services Monday, 12 noon, Mountain View Memorial Estates, 3115 East 7800 South, where friends may call one hour prior to services. Internment Mountain View Memorial Estates. Funeral directors Memorial Estates Mortuary.

      LDS Mission:
      Hawaiian
      Sandwich Islands

      October 1922–1924
      Age Called: 18
      Hawaii

      Set Apart: 10 October 1922
      End Date: 1924
      Departed From Home: 7 November 1922
      Priesthood office: Elder
      Priesthood: Elder
      Called From: Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States
      Set apart by: Richard R Lyman