Kay Beckstead

23 September 1950–September 1985 (Age 34)
Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States

The Life of Kay

When Kay Beckstead was born on 23 September 1950, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, her father, Gordon Logan Beckstead, was 31 and her mother, Helen Marie Johnson, was 34. She died in September 1985, in Payson, Gila, Arizona, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Tempe, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Gordon Logan Beckstead
Helen Marie Johnson
Don Alan Beckstead
Eleanor Ann Beckstead
Jean Alice Beckstead
Kay Beckstead

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World Events (8)

1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 1

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.
1951 · The ANZUS Treaty

Age 1

Like that of NATO, the ANZUS Treaty was a non-binding agreement between Australia, New Zealand, and the United States Security. It was signed to cooperate on military matters in the Pacific Ocean region. It provides safety for each other in case of an armed attack on any of the three countries.

Age 10

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 North German: partly Americanized form of the topographic name Beckstedde from Low German Beck ‘stream’ + -stedde ‘stead’, ‘place’, or a habitational name from Beckstedt near Wildeshausen, Oldenburg.2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of Swedish Beckstedt, an ornamental name composed of the elements bäck ‘stream’ + stedt (of German origin) ‘place’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Kay Beckstead, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Kay Dawn Beckstead, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Kay Beckstead - death: September 1985; Payson, Gila, Arizona, United States

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