David Alma Holdaway

1 October 1925–19 February 2013 (Age 87)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of David Alma

When David Alma Holdaway was born on 1 October 1925, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Marion Russell Holdaway, was 25 and his mother, Margaret Izetta Halladay, was 22. He married Barbara Rae Eldredge on 5 July 1947, in Elko, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1930 and Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 19 February 2013, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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David Alma Holdaway
Barbara Rae Eldredge
Marriage: 5 July 1947
Stacey Russell Holdaway

Spouse and Children

5 July 1947
Elko, Nevada, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 3

The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 23

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Holloway .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • David Alma Holdaway in household of Marion Russell Holdaway, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • David A Holdaway in household of Marion R Holdaway, "United States Census, 1930"
  • David A Holdaway in household of Marion Holdaway, "United States Census, 1940"

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