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John Aaron "Johnny" Nelson

John Aaron "Johnny" Nelson

Male 1916 - 2005  (89 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has more than 100 ancestors and 2 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name John Aaron Nelson 
    Nickname Johnny 
    Born 17 Jan 1916  Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1920  Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Initiatory (LDS) 7 Aug 1936  SLAKE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 11 Sep 2005  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 17 Sep 2005  Logan City Cemetery, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID i93  mytree
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2022 

    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 F78  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Aaron "Johnny" Nelson,   b. 17 Jan 1916, Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 2005, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 7 Aug 1936  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Patricia Nelson
     2. Catherine Nelson
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F95  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Jan 1916 - 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 MapsCensus - 1930 - Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInitiatory (LDS) - 7 Aug 1936 - SLAKE Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Aug 1936 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Sep 2005 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 Sep 2005 - Logan City Cemetery, Cache, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Nelson, Joseph G Sons
    Nelson, Joseph G Sons
    (t) Scott-Karl-Jesse (b) John-Ben-Joseph-Don
    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
    Nelson, John A b1916 - Portrait
    Nelson, John A b1916 - Portrait
    Nelson, John A b1916 - Portrait
    Nelson, John A b1916 - Portrait

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

      Obituary:
      John Aaron Nelson "Johnny" John Aaron Nelson, age 89, passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2005, following head trauma caused by several recent falls. He was born to Joseph G. and Almeda Giles Nelson, January 17, 1916, in Preston, Idaho, the last of 12 children. After attending public schools in Preston he attended Utah Agricultural College (USU) in Logan, graduating with a degree in English in 1937. John married Nyena Shepherd on August 7, 1936, in the Salt Lake Temple. After his graduation, they moved to Salt Lake where he began a lifelong association with Standard Oil (Chevron Texaco), working first in service stations, then the central warehouse, and finally in the credit department. After retiring, he worked for Appliance Service Center/Time and Instrument Co. for many years. John and Nyena have two daughters, Patricia and Catherine. The family also included "Uncle Joe," his "kid brother" Joseph D. Nelson. He loved to take his family camping to places like Yellowstone and the Utah Parks. Later in life he enjoyed camping with his children and their families. John was a faithful member of the LDS Church, serving as elders' quorum president, ward clerk, in the high priest group leadership. He was always supportive of his family's church callings, helping with the ward Relief Society, and delighting in traveling with Nyena and Pat on Tabernacle Choir tours. John lived and loved to serve the Lord by serving others and making them happy. During the last few years, he often worked at welfare square in the cannery and the bakery, as recently as two weeks ago. John is survived by his daughters Patricia (Ronald) Madsen and Catherine, both of Salt Lake, eight grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nyena, his parents, and all of his brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 17, 2005, at the Foothill 1st Ward Chapel, 1930 S. 2100 East, at 11:00 a.m. There will b e a viewing at the Church from 9:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. prior to the services. Thanks to the nursing staff at University Medical Center for helping make his passing peaceful. Interment a t the Logan City Cemetery.