Mark Gay Nasfell

22 February 1913–24 October 1989 (Age 76)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Mark Gay

When Mark Gay Nasfell was born on 22 February 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, George William Nasfell, was 29 and his mother, Hazel Gay Kesler, was 28. He married Orpha Madeline Ihla on 10 May 1944, in King, Washington, United States. He lived in Seattle, King, Washington, United States in 1930. He died on 24 October 1989, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 76.

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Mark Gay Nasfell
Orpha Madeline Ihla
Marriage: 10 May 1944

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    Orpha Madeline Ihla


10 May 1944
King, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)

1914 · The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex

Age 1

The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex was built downtown Ogden on 20th and Lincoln Ave. It employed over 450 people and produced millions of cans of food from crops of local farmers. It was closed in 1979 but was added as a Historic Place in 2005 to the National Register. It has also become a headquarters for Amer Sports.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1933 · Lone Cedar Tree Monument

Age 20

The Lone Cedar Tree is a historical monument located near downtown Salt Lake City and was the location of the only tree growing in the valley in 1847, when early pioneers arrived in the valley. The Daughters of Utah Pioneers erected the monument to honor the Mormon heritage and history of Salt Lake City.

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Sources (3)

  • Mark G Nasfell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gay Nasfell in household of George Nasfell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mark G Nasfell, "Utah, Brigham City Family History Center, Obituary Collection, 1930-2015"

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