John Moburn Kay

6 October 1817–27 September 1864 (Age 46)
Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Moburn

When John Moburn Kay was born on 6 October 1817, in Bury, Lancashire, England, his father, James William Kay, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Moburn, was 22. He married Ellen Cockcroft on 3 July 1837, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1843 and Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 27 September 1864, in Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Laramie, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Moburn Kay
1817–1864
Ellen Cockcroft
1814–1902
Marriage: 3 July 1837
Sarah Kay
1837–1903
Maria Kay
1839–1848
Elizabeth Kay
1841–1883
John Kay
1846–1847
Ellen "Nellie" Kay
1847–1929

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1837Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1827
    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1830
    Age 13
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from northern Middle English ka, kae, kay ‘jackdaw’, from Old Norse or Old English . See also Daw .English: nickname from Middle English cai, kay, kei ‘left-handed, clumsy’.English: occasionally perhaps an occupational name from Middle English kai(e), kei(e) ‘key’, applied to a maker of keys (compare Kear ), or alluding to the office of keeper or bearer of keys, but clear evidence for this is wanting.

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

    Possible Related Names

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    Story Highlight

    A SHORT BIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE HALLIDAY

    [A biography of George Halliday from the Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, Volume 3. A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latte …

    Sources (73)

    • John Kay, "United States Census, 1850"
    • John Kay in entry for Sarah Stephenson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • John Kay, "United States Census, 1860"

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