David Oman McKay

Male8 September 1873–18 January 1970

Brief Life History of David Oman

When David Oman McKay was born on 8 September 1873, in Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, David McKay, was 29 and his mother, Jennette Eveline Evans, was 23. He married Emma Ray Riggs on 2 January 1901, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1953 and lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 5 years. He died on 18 January 1970, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Oman McKay
Emma Ray Riggs
Marriage: 2 January 1901
David Lawrence McKay
Llewelyn Riggs McKay
Louise Jeanette McKay
Royle Riggs McKay
Emma Rae McKay
Edward Riggs McKay
Robert Riggs McKay

Sources (62)

  • President David O Mckay, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • David Oman McKay, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • David O in entry for Conway Allen Ashton and Emma Rae McKay, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 January 1901Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


    Age 11

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

    Age 26

    The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.

    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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    David Oman Mckay

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