Roy Lynn Kay

23 December 1923–22 March 1982 (Age 58)
Hiawatha, Carbon, Utah, United States

The Life of Roy Lynn

When Roy Lynn Kay was born on 23 December 1923, in Hiawatha, Carbon, Utah, United States, his father, Roy Ivel Kay, was 24 and his mother, Gladys Elizabeth Dow, was 22. He married Betty Jean Cheshire on 24 June 1942, in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 22 March 1982, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Lynn Kay
1923–1982
Betty Jean Cheshire
1924–1985
Marriage: 24 June 1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 June 1942
Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 5

The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.
1941

Age 18

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Middle English ca ‘jackdaw’, from an unattested Old Norse . See also Daw .2 English: nickname from Middle English cai, kay, kei ‘left-handed’, ‘clumsy’.3 English: metonymic occupational name for a locksmith, from Middle English keye, kaye ‘key’. Compare Care , Kear .

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

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Story Highlight

Poem written by a good friend, Ila Mae Van Valkenburg

It seem like only yesterday, Roy and Kappy joined these times, yet it was many years ago, Several summers we met by our pool Back in the summer of 1960 …

Sources (3)

  • Roy Lynn Kay, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Roy Lynn Kay in household of Roy Ival Kay, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Roy Lynn Kay in household of Roy Ival Kay, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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