Jesse Kendell Day

21 September 1922–5 January 1923
Aurora, Sevier, Utah, United States

The Life of Jesse Kendell

When Jesse Kendell Day was born on 21 September 1922, in Aurora, Sevier, Utah, United States, his father, Jesse Elvon Day, was 32 and his mother, Lora E Sorensen, was 26. He died on 5 January 1923, in his hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Aurora Cemetery, Aurora, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Elvon Day
1889–1971
Lora E Sorensen
1896–1962
Dorothy Em Day
1920–2001
Jesse Kendell Day
1922–1923
Venita Day
1924–1977
Lora Virginia Day
1926–2015
Alice Kathleen Day
1928–2010
Dawn Joan Day
1931–2013
David Parley Day
1935–2001
James Que Day
1939–1939

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World Events (2)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · The Last Indian War

Age 1

The Posey War was to be considered the final Indian War in American history. It was a minor conflict, but it involved a mass exodus of Ute and Paiute from their land around current day Bluff, Utah. The natives were led by a chief named Posey, hence the name, who took his people into the mountains to try and escape his pursuers. The war ended after a skirmish at Comb Ridge. Posey was badly wounded, and his band was taken to a prisoner-of-war camp in Blanding. When Posey's death was confirmed by the authorities, the prisoners were released and given land allotments to farm and raise livestock.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a pet form of David .2 English: from the Middle English personal name Day(e) or Dey(e), Old English Dæi, apparently from Old English dæg ‘day’, perhaps a short form of Old English personal names such as Dægberht and Dægmund. Reaney, however, points to the Middle English word day(e), dey(e) ‘dairy maid’, ‘(female) servant’ (from Old English dæge, cognate with Old Norse deigja ‘female servant’, ultimately from a root meaning ‘to knead’, and related to the word for dough), which he says came to be used for a servant of either sex.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deaghaidh ( see O’Dea ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jesse Kendell Day, "Utah, Cemetery Abstracts"
  • Jesse Kendell Day, "Utah, Cemetery Abstracts"
  • Jesse Kendell Day, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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