Individual Record 3127

Name}   Ahlstrom, McKay Neilsen (Kay) Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam 13 Apr 1920 Place} Cedar City, Iron, Utah
Marr.: Date} Exa  12 Apr 1941 Place} Manti LDS Temple, Manti, Sanpete, Utah     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa  27 Jun 1981 Place} Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah
Burial: Date} Exa   2 Jul  1981 Place} Cedar City Cemetery, Cedar City, Iron, Utah
  Grave Marker} Yes  &
Source 1} 1949=Genealogy
Source 2} 1838=1930 USA cen
Source 3} 1966=1940 USA cen
Source 4} 1839=Marriage rec
Source 5} 1954=City directory
Source 6} 1004=Index
Source 7} 1849=S.S. record
Source 8} 1735=S.S. record
Source 9} 1894=Cemetery rec
Source 10} 
Parents: } John Alonzo Pitt Ahlstrom & Minerva Elizabeth Neilsen
     Household No.} 814
1st Household No.} 814 = Cedar City, Iron, Utah
      Occupation 1} Auto mechanic
       Occupation 2} Welder
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime} Robison, Ruth
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  McKay Neilsen Ahlstrom (Kay) was born 13 Apr 1920 in Cedar City, Iron, Utah.  He was the youngest of six children of Alonzo Pitt Ahlstrom and Minerva Elizabeth Neilsen.  His older siblings were Grace Neilsen, born in 1908, Leah N., 1910, Charles Magnus, 1912, June, 1914, and Vera Neilsen, 1917.

In the 1930 U.S. census, McKay was living with his family at 149 South 1st West in Cedar City, Iron, Utah.  His parents owned their home, not on a farm, but did not have a radio set.  His father Alonzo was a foreman for an institutional farm.  The children at home were Charles, 17, a farm laborer, Junior, 15, Vera 11, and Mckay, 9.  All four children attended school.

In the 1940 U.S. census, McKay was living with his family at 191 South 1st East in Cedar City, Iron, Utah.  His parents owned their residence, His father was a night watchman for the city police department.  The children at home were Charles, 27, a lumber truck driver; June, 28, a farmer; and McKay, 19, an automobile repairman.  All of the boys had completed four years of high school.

McKay N. Ahlstrom, 21, married Ruth Robison, 21, on 12 Apr 1941 in the Manti Temple, Manti, Sanpete, Utah.  They were married for 36 years and had a family of four children.  They both obtained their pilot's license, and flew together.

Kay and Ruth are listed in the Salt Lake City, Utah City Directories from 1948 through 1960 as living at 733 East 39th South, Salt Lake City, Utah.  Kay was an auto mechanic, and was often listed as Ahlstrom Body & Fender doing business at the rear of their residence.  He also worked as a mechanic for the Petty Motor Co., a Ford dealership (1948), and Freed Motor Co., (1960), a Chrysler-Imperial dealership.  In 1958 Kay is listed as a welder for EIMCO, the Eastern Iron and Metal Corporation.

The marriage lasted for 36 years, ending about 1977.  At some point in time, Kay N. Ahlstrom was living at 733 E 3900 S, Murray, Utah.  He died 27 Jun 1981 in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, and is buried in the Cedar City Cemetery, Cedar City, Iron, Utah.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   McKay Neilsen Ahlstrom
Confirm. Date}   Photos} McKay Neilsen Ahlstrom
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} Twelfth grade   or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 20 Apr 2017
Date Created}  30 Mar 2017
Copyright © 2017 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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