Erma Fay Jones

22 July 1905–30 October 1992 (Age 87)
Milburn, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Erma Fay

When Erma Fay Jones was born on 22 July 1905, in Milburn, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Ezra Benson Jones, was 49 and her mother, Sarah Jane Houskeeper, was 39. She married James Samuel Nelson on 29 November 1922, in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 30 October 1992, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Samuel Nelson
1898–1962
Erma Fay Jones
1905–1992
Marriage: 29 November 1922
Cleo Faye Nelson
1923–2016
Laurine Nelson
1925–1925
Dorothy Belle Nelson
1926–2012
Patsy Lavone Nelson
1928–1929
Shirley Ann Nelson
1930–2018
Glory Jean Nelson
1933–2020
Joyce Larae Nelson
1934–2020
Robert Gordon Nelson
1941–2021

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 November 1922
Price, Carbon, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Age 3

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 23

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.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Emma Fay Jones Nelson in household of James Sammuel Nelson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Erma Fay Jones Nelson in household of James Samuel Nelson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Erma Fay Jones Nelson in household of James Samuel Nelson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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