Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all McKays in:
 • Salt Lake City Cemetery
 • Salt Lake City
 • Salt Lake County
 • Utah
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
David Oman McKay
Birth: Sep. 8, 1873
Huntsville
Weber County
Utah, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 1970
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Ninth President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Coined the phrase "Every member a missionary," as well as many other notable phrases the membership even today use as regular speaking terms. He died just three years short of a century. (bio by: Chad Stowell) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David McKay (1844 - 1917)
  Jennette Evans McKay (1850 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma Ray Riggs McKay (1877 - 1970)
 
 Children:
  David Lawrence McKay (1901 - 1993)*
  Llewelyn Riggs McKay (1904 - 1975)*
  Louise Jeanette McKay Blood (1906 - 2002)*
  Royle Riggs McKay (1909 - 1912)*
  Emma Rae McKay Ashton (1913 - 2006)*
  Edward Riggs McKay (1915 - 2008)*
  Robert Riggs McKay (1920 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret Elizabeth McKay (1869 - 1880)*
  Ellena Odetta McKay (1871 - 1880)*
  David Oman McKay (1873 - 1970)
  Thomas Evans McKay (1875 - 1958)*
  Jeanette McKay Morrell (1879 - 1971)*
  Annie Powell McKay Farr (1881 - 1967)*
  Elizabeth Odette McKay Hill (1884 - 1971)*
  William Monroe McKay (1887 - 1947)*
  Kathrine McKay Ricks (1891 - 1976)*
  Morgan Powell McKay (1893 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Chad Stowell
Record added: Mar 18, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6269393
David Oman McKay
Added by: Ron Moody
 
David Oman McKay
Added by: clfox
 
David Oman McKay
Added by: Anonymous
 
There are 3 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

The Virtual Flowers feature has been turned off for this memorial because it was being continually misused.
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.3 after 81 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service