William R Yancey

about 1843–15 February 1914 (Age 71)
Illinois, United States

The Life of William R

When William R Yancey was born about 1843, in Illinois, United States, his father, William Riley Yancey, was 31 and his mother, Rachel A Duncan, was 30. He died on 15 February 1914, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

William Riley Yancey
1812–
Rachel A Duncan
1813–1870
John Hiram Yancey
1831–1864
Mary Ann Yancey
1835–1883
James Alfred Yancey
1837–1885
William R Yancey
1843–1914
Ellen Yancey
1855–
Eliza A Yancey
1839–
Clora Ann Yancey
1840–1876
Ellen A Yancey
1842–
Marvel Angelina Yancey
1847–
Parley Pratt Yancey
1849–1939
Elinder Lousina Yancey
1853–
Parley Pratt Yancey
1857–1938

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 5

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1863

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Jansen (final -n is silent in some dialects of Dutch).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William R Yancy in household of Parley G Yancy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wm R Yancy in household of W R Yancy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Yancy in household of William B Yancy, "United States Census, 1880"

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