Lorin DuWayne Gittens

Male 1914 - 2001  (87 years)


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  • Name Lorin DuWayne Gittens  [1, 2
    Born 1 Jun 1914  Collinston, Box Elder, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1940  Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • United States Federal, Name:L Duwayne Gittens
      Titles and Terms:
      Event Type:Census
      Event Date:1940
      Event Place:Smithfield, Smithfield Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States
      Gender:Male
      Age:26
      Marital Status:Married
      Race (Original):White
      Race:White
      Relationship to Head of Household (Original):Head
      Relationship to Head of Household:Head
      Birthplace:Utah
      Birth Year (Estimated):1914
      Last Place of Residence:Same Place
      District:3-52
      Family Number:133
      Sheet Number and Letter:8A
      Line Number:1
      Affiliate Publication Number:T627
      Affiliate Film Number:4210
      Digital Folder Number:005459983
      Image Number:00791
      HouseholdGenderAgeBirthplace
      HeadL Duwayne GittensM26Utah
      WifeIsabell W GittensF20Idaho
      DaughterJo Ann GittensF3Utah
      SonJerry GittensM2Utah
      SonJames GittensM0Utah
      Citing this Record:
      "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VTW1-NY3 : accessed 24 Aug 2013), L Duwayne Gittens, 1940.
    Occupation 1940  Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Jun 2001  Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Smithfield City Cemetery
      Smithfield, Utah United States, Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, Utah, United States
    Obituary 7 Jun 2001  Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Publish on find-a-grave, Lorin DuWayne "Wayne" Gittins , 87, passed away on June 7, 2001, at the Sunshine Terrace Nursing Home from a lingering respiratory disease. Wayne was born on June 1, 1914, in Collinston, Utah to David Gittins and Martha Ellen Richards Gittins . The family soon moved to Smithfield, Utah, where Wayne grew up and attended school. He spent the rest of his life in Smithfield.
      Wayne married Isabell Williams on Feb. 13, 1936 in Preston, Idaho. Their marriage was solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple in 1979. Wayne worked as an electronics technician most of his life. He was employed by Bert Thornley, in Smithfield, early in his career and at Modern Appliance in Logan, Utah, after that. He was known throughout the valley as a man who could fix almost anything. He was also an excellent cement and brick mason.
      Wayne served in the United States Army during World War II. Wayne enjoyed his family and before his death had five generations alive at one time. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed gardening, travelling, and woodwork. He was a high priest in the Smithfield Second Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He loved temple work and especially enjoyed the time he spent as a security guard at the Logan Temple.
      He is survived by his wife, Isabell, and children, JoAnn (Glen) Huff, American Falls, Idaho, Jerry (Eunice) Gittins , Smithfield, Utah, James (Nola) Gittins , Smithfield, Utah, Janae (Dee) Greene, Pocatello, Idaho, Jay (Mary Lou) Gittins , Smithfield, Utah, and Jedd Gittins Smithfield, Utah; one brother, Norman (Bonnie) Gittins ; one sister, Jeannine Tibbets; one step-brother Herbert Hendershot; two step-sisters Laverta and Lois; 23 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and step-mother, Edith Hendershot Gittins ; three brothers, Lavern, Edward, and Ervin; two sisters Donna and Dorothy; and two grandsons, Alan and Michael Chambers.
    Died 7 Jun 2001  Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I3389  Gittens Clusters
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2015 

    Father David Gittens,   b. 8 Jan 1882, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1950, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Martha Ellen Richards,   b. 7 Mar 1885, Collinston, Box Elder, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1922, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1903  Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F731  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabell Tennessee Williams,   b. 15 Mar 1920, Montpelier, bear Lake, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 2007, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 13 Feb 1936  Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. JoAnn Gittins,   b. 16 Sep 1936, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 2005, American Falls, Power, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. James Gittens
     3. Jerry Gittins
     4. Janae Gittens
     5. Jay Gittens
     6. Jedd Gittens
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F744  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jun 1914 - Collinston, Box Elder, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Feb 1936 - Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1940 - Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Jun 2001 - Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - 7 Jun 2001 - Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jun 2001 - Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Name: L. Duwayne /Gittens/ [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2031] 1940 United States Federal Census, ("United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org).

    2. [S490] Find a Grave, digital images, (www.findagrave.com: n.d.).

    3. [S2033] Lorin DuWayne Gittens.

    4. [S2765] Find a Grave, digital images, (www.findagrave.com: n.d.).


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