Alphonsa F. Looney

14 December 1875–12 January 1959 (Age 83)
Harpersville, Shelby, Alabama, United States

The Life of Alphonsa F.

When Alphonsa F. Looney was born on 14 December 1875, in Harpersville, Shelby, Alabama, United States, his father, William Marion Looney, was 23 and his mother, Nancy Jane Bailey, was 21. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with LaNora Lavonia Davis. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Limestone, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 8, McLennan, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 12 January 1959, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alphonsa F. Looney
1875–1959
LaNora Lavonia Davis
1882–1923
Oliver Looney
1906–
Peslon Looney
1910–
John Davis Looney
1911–1975
William Rufus Looney
1913–1989
Lavera Lavonia Looney
1916–1993

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Oliver Looney

    Male1906–Male

    Peslon Looney

    Male1910–Male

    Male1911–1975Male

    William Rufus Looney

    Male1913–1989Male

    Lavera Lavonia Looney

    Female1916–1993Female

Parents and Siblings

    William Marion Looney

    Male1851–1918Male

    Nancy Jane Bailey

    Female1853–1926Female

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 1

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luanaigh ‘descendant of Luanach’, a personal name derived from luan ‘warrior’. Compare Lane 3 and Lamb 3. Woulfe distinguishes the Munster name Ó Luanaigh from the Ulster name Ó Luinigh, whence Lunney .However, many of the Anglicizations are the same.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alfredly P Looney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alphonse Looney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alfonso F Looney, "United States Census, 1930"

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