John Richard Kay

22 December 1862–24 June 1929 (Age 66)
Payson, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of John Richard

When John Richard Kay was born on 22 December 1862, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, John Kay, was 26 and his mother, Rachel Spencer, was 23. He married Emma Ann Eliza Ewing on 8 July 1882, in Mona, Juab, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 24 June 1929, in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Santaquin City Cemetery, Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Richard Kay
1862–1929
Emma Ann Eliza Ewing
1865–1940
Marriage: 8 July 1882
Emma Eliza Kay
1884–1983
Hyrum Richard Kay
1886–1974
Geneva Kay
1889–1918
Flava Kay
1896–1896
Octava Kay
1896–1978
Percilla Kay
1898–1981
Floyd Kay
1901–1972

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 July 1882
Mona, Juab, Utah, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 19

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.

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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Sources (3)

  • John R Kay in household of John Kay, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John R Kay, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John R. Kay, "United States Census, 1900"

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