Heber Jethro McKay

Male13 January 1885–9 December 1971

Brief Life History of Heber Jethro

When Heber Jethro McKay was born on 13 January 1885, in Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Isaac McKay, was 45 and his mother, Eleanor Jespersen, was 32. He married Mabel Mary Ann Shorten on 22 April 1913, in Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in United States in 1949 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 9 December 1971, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Heber Jethro McKay
Mabel Mary Ann Shorten
Marriage: 22 April 1913
Ralph Heber McKay
Donald Shorten McKay
Elsie McKay
Janice McKay
George Robert McKay

Sources (35)

  • Heber J McKay, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Heber J Mckay, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Heber Jethro McKay, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 April 1913Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children (5)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1891 · The Logan Tabernacle is Dedicated

    Age 6

    The Logan Tabernacle was dedicated by Wilford Woodruff in 1891 and has been a center piece of Logan since then. In the late 1980's, the Tabernacle underwent a restoration project that restored all the original pioneer designs. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 20, 1975.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 23

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aoidh ‘son of Aodh’, an old personal name meaning ‘fire’. Etymologically, this is the same name as McKee , McGee , McCoy , and McHugh .

    History: This is the surname of several Irish and Scottish families, including Clan Mackay, a Highland clan traditionally associated with Sutherland in the far northwest of Scotland.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Eleanor Jespersen McKay

    Eleanor Jespersen McKay September 18, 1852 - June 11, 1916 By: Elnora Comfort McKay Stevenson - Daughter With additions from her own autobiography which she tells in third person. Eleanor Jesp …

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