Russell Marvin Wilson

9 Feb 1932 - 16 Jul 2011

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Russell Marvin Wilson

9 Feb 1932 - 16 Jul 2011
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Grave site information of Russell Marvin Wilson (9 Feb 1932 - 16 Jul 2011) at Hillsdale Cemetery in Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States from BillionGraves

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Russell Marvin Wilson

Married: 20 Dec 1957

Hillsdale Cemetery

2650 E Road
Panguitch, Garfield, Utah
United States

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July 13, 2015

Ron Haymore

June 2, 2013

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Contributor: ashlin2008 Created: 3 years ago Updated: 3 years ago

December 1945. Four years of hard-fought World War II had been the cause of rationing and hard times in the little town of Hatch in Southern Utah. A small sawmill, operating throughout the war, provided work for those not in the armed services. On July 9, 1939 the prior sawmill at Hatch had burned down—a disaster! But it had been re-organized by different owners in order to provide a living for families. The newly-organized Church Welfare System had helped with the re-organization of the new mill by providing a loan and help with food commodities to be used as payments to workers. Canned goods and food items had been stored in a basement to be withdrawn as wages by the workers. The Mill workers received the food first and the family choose from what war left. Also what were the other commodities?)That was the first time families or workers had seen the large, round cheese blocks available. In the year 1945 the mill now solvent. The family of one of the new partners, Jesse S. Wilson, met in a December family home evening. Present were the father Jesse, the mother, Lilith, and their nine children, 4 girls and 5 boys: Russell, Virginia, Lloyd, Helen, Marba, Marie, Richard. Wayne. and 11-month old baby Kent. Family members were relieved the war was now over and they had hopes of better economic times to come; but the parents seemed serious and sad. The meeting was called to order and the children were advised families in Europe were in dire circumstances. War had destroyed homes, cities, and places of work. Little was left for those who remained after the ravages of war. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had sent Elder Ezra Taft Benson and others to Europe to see if help could be supplied and to ascertain what could be done. A request had been issued by Church authorities urging members to help. Jess and Lilith asked family members if they would agree not to expect Christmas gifts. Money which might have been spent for Christmas would be sent by the Church to those in Europe. Response was slow, anxious, and serious from the children who ranged in age from the oldest at age 14 on down to the 11-month old youngest. It was, however, agreed few, if any, gifts would be exchanged or expected. Few were the hand-made, well-thought-out gifts made in preparation for Christmas. A nice, fresh tree (easily obtained by a sawmill owner) had been decorated and the house was made inviting and festive On Christmas morning, family members awakened and climbed the basement stairs to the small dining area where a small breakfast was provided. Breakfast had to come before Christmas activities. Also everyone was to be dressed. This was the established rule! Finally, after breakfast, it was time for Christmas, and the door to the living area was opened. But, what a surprise!!! Next to the wall was a piano with its bench; and against the other wall was a record player! Everyone excitedly examined the new items. Nine-year-old Helen sat one the piano bench as she gazed at the record cabinet, unaware of the bench on which she was sitting or the piano behind her. Christmas had arrived with more gifts that had ever existed and would ever exist for the Wilson family! And those in Europe had been remembered by the Wilson family! There was an album of The Nutcracker phonograph records that came at the same time, I spent many hours listening it them.. It was explained to the family, that the other partner of the sawmill business had withdrawn more than his share of the business earnings; so Jesse had evened up the receipts by withdrawing his share, and on a business trip to Salt Lake he had found the used piano and record player. They had been stored elsewhere until Christmas eve. During the next few years, new additions to the family were: Hugh, Karl, Carolyn and Robert written by Virgina Wilson, 2014

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Russell Marvin Wilson was born on 9 Feb 1932
Russell Marvin Wilson was 8 years old when The Holocaust: The first prisoners arrive at a new concentration camp at Auschwitz. The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered some six million European Jews, around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, between 1941 and 1945. Jews were targeted for extermination as part of a larger event involving the persecution and murder of other groups, including in particular the Roma and "incurably sick", as well as ethnic Poles and other Slavs, Soviet citizens, Soviet prisoners of war, political opponents, gay men and Jehovah's Witnesses, resulting in up to 17 million deaths overall.
Russell Marvin Wilson was 24 years old when Disneyland Hotel opens to the public in Anaheim, California. The Disneyland Hotel is a resort hotel located at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, owned by the Walt Disney Company and operated through its Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products division. Opened on October 5, 1955, as a motor inn owned and operated by Jack Wrather under an agreement with Walt Disney, the hotel was the first to officially bear the Disney name. Under Wrather's ownership, the hotel underwent several expansions and renovations over the years before being acquired by Disney in 1988. The hotel was downsized to its present capacity in 1999 as part of the Disneyland Resort expansion.
Russell Marvin Wilson was 32 years old when The Beatles make their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, performing before a "record-busting" audience of 73 million viewers across the USA. The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the foremost and most influential music band in history. Rooted in skiffle, beat and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented with several musical styles, ranging from pop ballads and Indian music to psychedelia and hard rock, often incorporating classical elements and unconventional recording techniques in innovative ways. In 1963, their enormous popularity first emerged as "Beatlemania"; as the group's music grew in sophistication, led by primary songwriters Lennon and McCartney, the band were integral to pop music's evolution into an art form and to the development of the counterculture of the 1960s.
Russell Marvin Wilson was 41 years old when Vietnam War: The last United States combat soldiers leave South Vietnam. The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and the government of South Vietnam. The North Vietnamese army was supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies; the South Vietnamese army was supported by the United States, South Korea, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war is considered a Cold War-era proxy war by some US perspectives. The majority of Americans believe the war was unjustified. The war would last roughly 19 years and would also form the Laotian Civil War as well as the Cambodian Civil War, which also saw all three countries become communist states in 1975.
Russell Marvin Wilson was 58 years old when Cold War: Fall of the Berlin Wall: East Germany opens checkpoints in the Berlin Wall, allowing its citizens to travel to West Berlin. The Berlin Wall was a guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989. Constructed by the German Democratic Republic, starting on 13 August 1961, the Wall cut off West Berlin from virtually all of surrounding East Germany and East Berlin until government officials opened it in November 1989. Its demolition officially began on 13 June 1990 and finished in 1992. The barrier included guard towers placed along large concrete walls, accompanied by a wide area that contained anti-vehicle trenches, "fakir beds" and other defenses. The Eastern Bloc portrayed the Wall as protecting its population from fascist elements conspiring to prevent the "will of the people" in building a socialist state in East Germany.
Russell Marvin Wilson was 62 years old when The Rwandan genocide begins when the aircraft carrying Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira is shot down. The Rwandan genocide, also known as the genocide against the Tutsi, was a genocidal mass slaughter of Tutsi in Rwanda by members of the Hutu majority government. An estimated 500,000 to 1,000,000 Rwandans were killed during the 100-day period from 7 April to mid-July 1994, constituting as many as 70% of the Tutsi population. Additionally, 30% of the Pygmy Batwa were killed. The genocide and widespread slaughter of Rwandans ended when the Tutsi-backed and heavily armed Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) led by Paul Kagame took control of the country. An estimated 2,000,000 Rwandans, mostly Hutus, were displaced and became refugees.
Russell Marvin Wilson was 72 years old when Facebook, a mainstream online social networking site, is founded by Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California. Its website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.
Russell Marvin Wilson died on 16 Jul 2011 at the age of 79
Grave record for Russell Marvin Wilson (9 Feb 1932 - 16 Jul 2011), BillionGraves Record 15192106 Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States