Geneva Marcella Hancock

2 October 1933–11 July 1994 (Age 60)
Gordon, Boone, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Geneva Marcella

Geneva Marcella Hancock was born on 2 October 1933, in Gordon, Boone, West Virginia, United States as the daughter of Never Married Unknown and Mary Elizabeth Hudson. She married Hubert Lee " Sr" Gray on 21 October 1951, in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 11 July 1994, in Winter Park, Orange, Florida, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Hubert Lee " Sr" Gray
Geneva Marcella Hancock
Marriage: 21 October 1951
Steven Van David Gray
Charles Timothy Gray

Spouse and Children

21 October 1951
Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Never Married Unknown


    Mary Elizabeth Hudson




World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

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.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 8

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.

Age 17

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Hann + the hypocoristic suffix -cok, which was commonly added to personal names ( see Cocke ).2 Dutch: from Middle Dutch hanecoc ‘winkle’, ‘periwinkle’ (a type of shellfish), probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who gathered and sold shellfish.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Geneva Marcella Hancock in entry for Johnny Roderick Dollar and Nancy Jean Gray, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Mrs Geneva Marcella Gray, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Geneva M Gray, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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