Jay Edward Donegan

19 October 1916–28 April 1996 (Age 79)
Belfast, Ireland

The Life of Jay Edward

Jay Edward Donegan was born on 19 October 1916, in Belfast, Ireland. He married Edith Elizabeth Preston on 21 October 1978, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States. He lived in Utah, United States in 1978. He died on 28 April 1996, at the age of 79, and was buried in West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Jay Edward Donegan
Edith Elizabeth Preston
Marriage: 21 October 1978

Spouse and Children


    Edith Elizabeth Preston


21 October 1978
Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 5

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.

Age 21

New elections. The voters return de Valera and also approve a new constitution which abolishes the Irish Free State and proclaims Eire (Gaelic for Ireland) as a sovereign, independent, democratic state.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Donnagáin ‘descendant of Donnagán’, a personal name from a double diminutive of donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • JAY E. DONEGAN, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Jay Edward Donegan, "Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005"
  • Jay E Donegan, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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