Edward D. Mckay

27 January 1887–20 October 1964 (Age 77)
Butler, Alabama, United States

The Life of Edward D.

When Edward D. Mckay was born on 27 January 1887, in Butler, Alabama, United States, his father, Herschel Johnson McKay, was 32 and his mother, Harriet Virginia Garner, was 26. He married Josephine M Ladner on 1 July 1915, in Harrison, Mississippi, United States. He lived in Mount Pleasant, Monroe, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Beat 2, Harrison, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 20 October 1964, in Gulfport, Harrison, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Gulfport, Harrison, Mississippi, United States.

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Edward D. Mckay
Amanda Catherine Tanner
Gladys McKay
Margie McKay
Daniel McKay
Elmer "Buddy" McKay

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    Gladys McKay


    Margie McKay


    Daniel McKay


    Elmer "Buddy" McKay


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 8

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 21

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ‘son of Aodh’, an ancient personal name meaning ‘fire’. Etymologically, this is the same name as McCoy .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Mc Kay in household of Johnston Mc Kay, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edward D Mckay, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eddy Mckay, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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