Donna Maud Belliston

25 April 1915–19 October 2018 (Age 103)
Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Donna Maud

When Donna Maud Belliston was born on 25 April 1915, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, her father, Wilford Belliston, was 36 and her mother, Winifred Dorothy Warr, was 30. She married Loskiel Wright Jenkins on 12 August 1947, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 19 October 2018, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 103, and was buried in Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Loskiel Wright Jenkins
Donna Maud Belliston
Marriage: 12 August 1947

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 August 1947Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 1
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1916 · No-Ni-Shee Arch
    Age 1
    The No-Ni-Shee Arch was a temporary archway near the intersection of Main Street and South Temple in downtown Salt Lake City. The archway was built in 1916 for the Wizard of the Wasatch festival. The name No-Ni-Shee was derived from a mythical American Indian Salt Princess. Her tears caused the Great Salt Lake to be salty. The arch was dedicated to her and sprayed with salt water so that salt eventually crystallized on Main Street. The Wizard’s carnivals enlivened Utah’s summers for several years. The last Wizard of the Wasatch carnival was held in 1916, on the eve of World War I.
    1942 · The Japanese American internment
    Age 27
    Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Belliston in Fife.

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

    Sources (20)

    • Donna M Belliston, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Donna Maud Belliston Jenkins en la familia de Loskiel Wright Jenkins, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Donna Maud Belliston - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Donna Maud Belliston

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