Royal Walter Daynes

3 October 1877–5 December 1950 (Age 73)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Royal Walter

When Royal Walter Daynes was born on 3 October 1877, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John Frederick Nicholas Daynes, was 46 and his mother, Rebecca Bushby, was 28. He married Amy Urilda Rich on 16 October 1901, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 40 years. He died on 5 December 1950, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Royal Walter Daynes
Amy Urilda Rich
Marriage: 16 October 1901
Royal Rich Daynes
Adelaide Daynes
Gerald Rich Daynes
Delores Bonnie Daynes
Rebecca Rich Daynes
Cherry Rosalind Daynes

Spouse and Children

16 October 1901
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 19

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Rayne in Essex or Raines in Derbyshire. 2. (of Norman origin): habitational name from Rennes in Normandy.

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

Sources (3)

  • Royal Daynes in household of John Daynes, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Royal W Daynes in household of Rebecca B Daynes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • R W Daynes, "United States Census, 1930"

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