Ray Merwin Harvey

26 July 1929–23 January 2013 (Age 83)
Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States

The Life of Ray Merwin

When Ray Merwin Harvey was born on 26 July 1929, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, his father, Kindred Elijah Harvey, was 31 and his mother, Iva May Hastings, was 24. He lived in World for about 25 years and Hood River, Oregon, United States in 2005. He died on 23 January 2013, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kindred Elijah Harvey
1898–1972
Iva May Hastings
1904–1996
Denzil Preal Harvey
1927–2014
Ray Merwin Harvey
1929–2013

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1931

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1931 · The Hogle Zoo

Age 2

Being supported through Salt Lake City taxes, Hogle Zoo has been at its present location at the mouth of Emigration Canyon since 1931 on land donated by Mr. and Mrs. James A. Hogle. In 1936, the zoo purchased Princess Alice, an elephant, from a traveling circus. She gave birth to the first elephant born in Utah. His name was Prince Utah and he died at eleven months old. Current exhibits include various birds, mammals, and reptiles from around the world.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 22

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from the Breton personal name Aeruiu or Haerviu, composed of the elements haer ‘battle’, ‘carnage’+ vy ‘worthy’, which was brought to England by Breton followers of William the Conqueror, for the most part in the Gallicized form Hervé. (The change from -er- to -ar- was a normal development in Middle English and Old French.) Reaney believes that the surname is also occasionally from a Norman personal name, Old German Herewig, composed of the Germanic elements hari, heri ‘army’ + wīg ‘war’.2 Irish: mainly of English origin, in Ulster and County Wexford, but sometimes a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAirmheadhaigh ‘descendant of Airmheadhach’, a personal name probably meaning ‘esteemed’. It seems to be a derivative of Airmheadh, the name borne by a mythological physician.3 Irish (County Fermanagh): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarchaidh ‘descendant of Earchadh’, a personal name of uncertain origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ray Merwin Harvey, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ray Merwin Harvey, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ray Mervin Harvey in household of Kendred Elijah Harvey, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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