Thurza Eliza Jones

6 April 1917–1 November 1950 (Age 33)
Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life of Thurza Eliza

When Thurza Eliza Jones was born on 6 April 1917, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, her father, Thomas Orville Jones, was 37 and her mother, Ann Elizabeth Williams, was 32. She married Oscar Darwin Nash on 9 December 1939, in Yuma, Yuma, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 1 November 1950, in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Rose, Sonoma, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Darwin Nash
1916–1972
Thurza Eliza Jones
1917–1950
Marriage: 9 December 1939
Orville Darwin Nash
1943–1996

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 December 1939
Yuma, Yuma, Arizona, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 4

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1927

Age 10

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Thurza Eliza Jone Nash- Find a Grave Story

Birth: Apr. 6, 1917 Tooele Tooele County Utah, USA Death: Nov. 1, 1950 Whittier Los Angeles County California, USA Thurza married Oscar 9 December 1939 in Yuma, Arizona. Family links: Parents: …

Sources (3)

  • Eliza Jones Nash in household of Oscar Darwin Nash, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Eliza Jones Nash in household of Oscar Darwin Nash, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Eliza Jones in household of Annie Williams Jones, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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