Don Russell Edwards

8 February 1924–21 March 2007 (Age 83)
Loa, Wayne, Utah, United States

The Life of Don Russell

When Don Russell Edwards was born on 8 February 1924, in Loa, Wayne, Utah, United States, his father, Willis Andrew Oldroyd, was 24 and his mother, Luzella Lue Farnsworth, was 21. He married Lucile McClellan on 3 February 1947, in Manti Utah Temple, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Election Precinct 3 Lyman, Wayne, Utah, United States in 1940 and Bicknell, Wayne, Utah, United States in 2007. He died on 21 March 2007, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Loa Cemetery, Loa, Wayne, Utah, United States.

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Don Russell Edwards
Lucile McClellan
Marriage: 3 February 1947
Roy Don Edwards

Spouse and Children

3 February 1947
Manti Utah Temple, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States


    Roy Don Edwards


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 4

The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Don Oldroyde in household of Willis Oldroyde, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Don Russel Oldroyd in household of Willis A Oldroyd, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Don Russell Edwards, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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