Nellie Weight

4 March 1886–18 May 1972 (Age 86)
Springville, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Nellie

When Nellie Weight was born on 4 March 1886, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Joseph Henry Weight, was 30 and her mother, Nancy Rheuama Johnson, was 25. She married James Newland Wiscombe on 30 December 1908, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Mapleton, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years and World for about 10 years. She died on 18 May 1972, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Newland Wiscombe
1880–1958
Nellie Weight
1886–1972
Marriage: 30 December 1908
Joseph William Wiscombe
1912–1975
James Elmer Wiscombe
1914–2000
Karl G Wiscombe
1916–1947
Ruth Wiscombe
1918–2001
Edna Wiscombe
1920–2015
Baby Boy Wiscombe
1931–1931

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 December 1908
Springville, Utah, Utah, United States
children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.

Age 8

The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

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

English: variant of Wight .

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Nellie Elizabeth Weight

I remember my great grandma as an elderly woman, with white hair and being quite thin and frail. I don't remember any particular interaction with her. I do remember living in her home and seeing some …

Sources (3)

  • Nellie Weight Wiscombe in household of James Wiscombe, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Lnell Weight Wiscombe in household of James Newland Wiscombe, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Nellie Weight Wiscombe in household of James Wiscombe, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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