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William Oscar “Willie” Nelson

Union, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 6 Feb 1932 (aged 49)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 07 A 224 0
Memorial ID 127546 · View Source
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Death Certificate transcribed by Leslie Mikesell Wood]

Utah State Archives, Death Certificates
State of Utah - Death Certificate
State board of health file #213
Place of death: Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Gen'l Hospital (Isolation Ward)
Full Name: William Nelson Residence: Sandy, Utah
Personal and statistical particulars
Sex: Male; Race: White; Married; Wife: Alice Nelson
Date of birth: January 6, 1883
Age: 49 years, 1 month, - days.
Occupation: Day Laborer
Birthplace: Union, Utah
Name of Father: O. G. Nelson
Birthplace of father: Sweden
Maiden name of mother; Elizabeth Davis
Birthplace of mother: Sweden
Informant: John Whittle
Address:L Murray, RD 5, Utah
Filed Feb 8, 1932 W. Christopherson, Registrar
Registered #210 No. of Burial or removal permit: 210
Medical Certificate of Death
Date of death: February 6, 1932
I hereby certify, that I attended deceased from Feb. 5, 1932, to Feb 6, 1932, that I last saw him alive on Feb 5, 1932, and that death occurred, on the date stated above, at 4:30 P.M.
The cause of death was as follows:
Epidemic Meningitis Duration: 3 days
Where was disease contracted if not at place of death: Sandy, Utah
Did an operation precede death? NO
Was there an autopsy? No
What test confirmed diagnosis? Spinal puncture
Signed: AJ Alexander, M.D. Feb 8, 1932 Address: Barton, Bld., Salt Lake City, Utah
Place of burial, cremation or removal: Murray City Cemetery, Date of Burial: 8 Feb, 1932
Undertaker, Geo. W. Jenkins, Murray Utah.

[Informant John Whittle was William's brother-in-law.]

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  • Maintained by: Leslie Mikesell Wood
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 127546
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Oscar “Willie” Nelson (6 Jan 1883–6 Feb 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 127546, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Leslie Mikesell Wood (contributor 47018012) .