Henry Joseph Dumas

6 June 1903–10 January 1962 (Age 58)
Belmont, Amity, Allegany, New York, United States

The Life of Henry Joseph

When Henry Joseph Dumas was born on 6 June 1903, in Belmont, Amity, Allegany, New York, United States, his father, Octave Dumas, was 50 and his mother, Elmira Nichols, was 39. He married Maude Theresa Sancomb on 7 March 1922, in Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Bellmont, Franklin, New York, United States in 1910 and Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1930. He died on 10 January 1962, in Chicopee Falls, Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 58.

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Henry Joseph Dumas
Maude Theresa Sancomb
Marriage: 7 March 1922
June Harriett Dumas
Harold Henry Dumas

Spouse and Children

7 March 1922
Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States


    June Harriett Dumas



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+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 14

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 16

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Southern French: topographic name, with fused preposition and definite article du, for someone who lived in an isolated dwelling in the country rather than in a village, from Occitan mas ‘farmstead’, from Late Latin mansum, mansus.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Dumas in household of Elmira Dumas, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Henry Dumas in household of Nelson Perry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry J Dumas, "United States Census, 1930"

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