Steve Dancak

12 December 1903–24 August 1966 (Age 62)
Texas, United States

The Life 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

Spouse and Children

6 February 1953
Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Steve Dancak


    Anna Tysler




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

1 Portuguese (Dança): perhaps a nickname from dança ‘dance’.2 Dutch: variant of Dankaert ( see Dankert ).3 Americanized spelling of Hungarian Dancsa, a patronymic from Dancs, a pet form of Dániel, Domonkos, or Damján.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Steve Dancak, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Steve Dancak, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • STEVE DANCAK, "BillionGraves Index"

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