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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 
    Birth 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 
    FamilySearch ID KWZZ-J1Z 
    Death 11 Sep 2005  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial 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 25 Feb 2024 

    Father Joseph G Nelson,   b. 10 Mar 1864, Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 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 locationd. 7 Aug 1950, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 79 years) 
    Marriage 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 Re c ords, 1560-1900
    Family ID F79  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nyena Shepherd,   b. 2 Oct 1915, Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 5 Jun 1973, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 57 years) 
    Marriage 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
    Family ID F96  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 May 2024 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 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 MapsMarriage - 7 Aug 1936 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 11 Sep 2005 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 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 Sun d ay, September 11, 2005, following head trauma caused by several recen t fa lls. He was born to Joseph G. and Almeda Giles Nelson, January 17, 1 916 , in Preston, Idaho, the last of 12 children. After attending publi c scho ols in Preston he attended Utah Agricultural College (USU) in Loga n, grad uating with a degree in English in 1937. John married Nyena Sheph erd on A ugust 7, 1936, in the Salt Lake Temple. After his graduation, th ey move d to Salt Lake where he began a lifelong association with Standar d Oil (C hevron Texaco), working first in service stations, then the cent ral wareh ouse, and finally in the credit department. After retiring, h e worked fo r Appliance Service Center/Time and Instrument Co. for many y ears. John a nd Nyena have two daughters, Patricia and Catherine. The fam ily also incl uded "Uncle Joe," his "kid brother" Joseph D. Nelson. He lo ved to take hi s family camping to places like Yellowstone and the Utah P arks. Later i n life he enjoyed camping with his children and their famil ies. John wa s a faithful member of the LDS Church, serving as elders' qu orum presiden t, ward clerk, in the high priest group leadership. He wa s always support ive of his family's church callings, helping with the wa rd Relief Society , and delighting in traveling with Nyena and Pat on Tab ernacle Choir tour s. John lived and loved to serve the Lord by serving o thers and making th em happy. During the last few years, he often worke d at welfare square i n the cannery and the bakery, as recently as two we eks ago. John is survi ved by his daughters Patricia (Ronald) Madsen an d Catherine, both of Sal t Lake, eight grandchildren, and 14 great-grandc hildren. He was precede d in death by his wife, Nyena, his parents, and a ll of his brothers and s isters. Funeral services will be held Saturday , September 17, 2005, at th e Foothill 1st Ward Chapel, 1930 S. 2100 East , at 11:00 a.m. There wil l b e a viewing at the Church from 9:00 a.m. t o 10:45 a.m. prior to the s ervices. Thanks to the nursing staff at Unive rsity Medical Center for hel ping make his passing peaceful. Intermen t a t the Logan City Cemetery.