Eldon Spencer Mackley

6 March 1920–21 June 1988 (Age 68)
Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Eldon Spencer

When Eldon Spencer Mackley was born on 6 March 1920, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Spencer Mackley, was 20 and his mother, Alga Elace Harmer, was 19. He married Esther LaRaine Youd on 12 November 1943, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Mapleton Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940 and Lake Worth, Palm Beach, Florida, United States in 1945. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 21 June 1988, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eldon Spencer Mackley
1920–1988
Esther LaRaine Youd
1922–2018
Marriage: 12 November 1943
Kurt William Mackley
1949–2016
Tari Mackley
1950–2001
Randol Y Mackley
1953–2017

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 November 1943
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(3)

    Kurt William Mackley

    Male1949–2016Male

    Tari Mackley

    Female1950–2001Female

    Randol Y Mackley

    Male1953–2017Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

Age 3

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
1938 · Murray Theater Opens

Age 18

Murray Theater opened on October 28, 1938, and was built by Tony Duvall. The opening shows were Alexander's Ragtime Band and Hawaiian Holiday. The white front of the theater was lit by fluorescent lighting with a red vertical sign. The theater also screened blockbuster Hollywood movies such as Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Mackley in Derbyshire, which may have been named in Old English as ‘Macca's forest’, from an unattested personal name + lēah ‘woodland clearing’, ‘glade’.2 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Donnshleibhe ‘son of Donnshleibhe’, a personal name literally meaning ‘brown hill’.3 Probably also an Americanized form of German Mä(g)gli ( see Magley ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eldon Spencer Mackley, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Eldon Mackley in household of Spencer Mackley, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Eldon Spencer Mackley in household of Spencer Mackley, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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