Steve Dancak

Male12 December 1903–24 August 1966

Brief Life History of Steve

Steve Dancak was born on 12 December 1903, in Texas, United States as the son of Steve Dancak and Anna Tysler. He married Covie Coriene Church on 6 February 1953, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 24 August 1966, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States.

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Steve Dancak
Covie Coriene Church
Marriage: 6 February 1953

Sources (9)

  • Steve Dancak, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Steve Dancak, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Steve Dancak, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 February 1953Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

    Age 2

    Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Age 3

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

    1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

    Age 26

    Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Italian Nicola, Salvatore.

    Portuguese (Dança): perhaps a nickname from dança ‘dance’.

    Italian (D'Anca): probably a nickname from the vocabulary word anca ‘hip, haunch’.

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

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