Marjorie Ellyn Kay

10 September 1920–29 December 2010 (Age 90)
Morris, Grundy, Illinois, United States

The Life of Marjorie Ellyn

When Marjorie Ellyn Kay was born on 10 September 1920, in Morris, Grundy, Illinois, United States, her father, Newman Clinton Kay, was 22 and her mother, Ellen Caroline Canady, was 25. She lived in Aux Sable, Grundy, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 29 December 2010, in Morris, Grundy, Illinois, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Morris, Grundy, Illinois, United States.

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Earle William Bright
1920–1975
Marjorie Ellyn Kay
1920–2010

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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.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 5

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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 (2)

  • Marjorie E Kay in household of Newman C Kay, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marjorie E Kay Bright, "Find A Grave Index"

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