Lester Clark Oakey

1 December 1897–6 May 1965 (Age 67)
Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Lester Clark

When Lester Clark Oakey was born on 1 December 1897, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Edwin Okey Jr., was 45 and his mother, Mary Ellen Clark, was 41. He married Domatile Adamson on 10 March 1915, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 6 May 1965, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Lehi Cemetery, Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lester Clark Oakey
1897–1965
Domatile Adamson
1898–1915
Marriage: 10 March 1915
May Okey
1915–1915

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Children

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 1
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1909 · Pioneer Park Opens
Age 12
A monument honoring the Provo pioneers and Indian war veterans was dedicated on July 24, 1909, as Pioneer Park opened to the public.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 19
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

(1997: 265;2007: 427; 2010: 556)English:habitational name from Oakey Farm in Haresfield, Gloucestershire. The placename probably derives from Old English āc ‘oak’ + (ge)hæg ‘fence, enclosure’.

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

Possible Related Names

Okey

Sources (19)

  • Lester Okey in household of Mary E Okey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lester Okey, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Lester Clark Okey, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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