Nancy Jean Nash

16 April 1934–23 August 2011 (Age 77)
San Juan, Washington, United States

The Life of Nancy Jean

When Nancy Jean Nash was born on 16 April 1934, in San Juan, Washington, United States, her father, John Kelly Nash, was 33 and her mother, Edna Pearl Hemphill, was 31. She married Raymond Leon Hansen on 20 February 1954, in Friday Harbor, San Juan, Washington, United States. She lived in Friday Harbor Election Precinct, San Juan, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 23 August 2011, in Maple Valley, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent, King, Washington, United States.

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Raymond Leon Hansen
Nancy Jean Nash
Marriage: 20 February 1954

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20 February 1954
Friday Harbor, San Juan, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 6

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 21

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by an ash tree, a variant of Ash by misdivision of Middle English atten ash ‘at the ash’, or a habitational name from any of the many places in England and Wales named Nash, from this phrase, as for example Nash in Buckinghamshire, Herefordshire, or Shropshire. The name was established from an early date in Wales and Ireland.2 Jewish: of unknown origin, possibly an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Nash in household of John K Nash, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nancy Jean Nash Hansen in entry for Raymond L Hansen, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Nancy J Hansen, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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