David Ireland Findlay

28 August 1864–4 September 1929 (Age 65)
Woods Cross, Davis, Utah, United States

The Life of David Ireland

When David Ireland Findlay was born on 28 August 1864, in Woods Cross, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, Allan McPherson Findlay, was 34 and his mother, Jessie Ireland, was 36. He married Mary Elizabeth Wedge on 27 August 1890, in Lincoln, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Utah Territory, United States in 1870 and Bennett Springs, Lincoln, Nevada, United States in 1900. He died on 4 September 1929, in Panaca, Lincoln, Nevada, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Panaca, Lincoln, Nevada, United States.

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David Ireland Findlay
Mary Elizabeth Wedge
Marriage: 27 August 1890
Allan McPherson Findlay
Rena Findlay
Reed Evart Findlay
Albert Henry Findlay
Lena Irena Findlay
Marion Findlay
Nellie May Findlay

Spouse and Children

27 August 1890
Lincoln, Nevada, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 18

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Finley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • David Finley in household of Allen M Finley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • David I Findlay in household of Allan M Findlay, "United States Census, 1880"
  • David Findlay in household of Jessie Findlay, "United States Census, 1900"

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