Nephi Nielsen

20 July 1889–18 March 1963 (Age 73)
Mink Creek, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States

The Life of Nephi

When Nephi Nielsen was born on 20 July 1889, in Mink Creek, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States, his father, Hans Lars Nielsen, was 53 and his mother, Ane Kirstine Hansdatter, was 31. He married Lillian Ames on 24 June 1920, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 18 March 1963, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nephi Nielsen
1889–1963
Lillian Ames
1899–1971
Marriage: 24 June 1920
Merna Lillian Nielsen
1924–2005

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 June 1920
Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1890

Age 1

Idaho is the 43rd state.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 7

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

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Story Highlight

Nephi Nelson or Nielsen, 20 July 1889 - 18 March 1963

NEPHI NELSON (or NIELSEN), 20 July 1889-18 March 1963 (written by Nephi Mardell Nielsen)) One of my earliest recollections of Dad was he was up on the roof of the barn. My mother, Lillian, was sawing …

Sources (3)

  • Nephi Nelson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Nephi Nielsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Nephi Nielsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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