Joseph Kay

1880–
Ecclesfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Kay was born in 1880, in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Walter Kay, was 30 and his mother, Frances Roebuck, was 31.

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Family Time Line

Walter Kay
1850–
Frances Roebuck
1849–
Hannah Kay
1875–
Mary Ellen Kay
1877–
Joseph Kay
1880–
Aaron Kay
1883–
Herbert Kay
1885–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 0

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 4

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1914

Age 34

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

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)

  • Joseph Kay in household of Walter Kay, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Joseph Kay in household of Walter Kay, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Joseph Kay in household of Walter Kay, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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