Oscar Paul Mc Vay

29 December 1903–28 September 1953 (Age 49)
Payson, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life of Oscar Paul

When Oscar Paul Mc Vay was born on 29 December 1903, in Payson, Adams, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph Walker Mc Vay, was 27 and his mother, Minnie Bell Habighorst, was 25. He lived in Richland Township, Macon, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 28 September 1953, in Macon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 49.

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 1

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 14

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Shortened form of any of the many Scottish and Irish surnames formed with Gaelic mac ‘son of’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Paul Mc Vay in household of Joseph Mc Vay, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Paul Mcvay in household of Joseph Mcvay, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Paul McVay in the Macon County, Missouri, Cemetery Index, 1830-1963

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