James Floyd Dean

31 December 1897–3 June 1980 (Age 82)
Morgan, Alabama, United States

The Life of James Floyd

When James Floyd Dean was born on 31 December 1897, in Morgan, Alabama, United States, his father, Alex Dean, was 30 and his mother, Lula Thomas Williams, was 28. He married Ruby Ann Bailey on 14 September 1918, in Morgan, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 8 Valhermosa Springs, Morgan, Alabama, United States for about 40 years. He died on 3 June 1980, in Somerville, Morgan, Alabama, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Morgan, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Floyd Dean
1897–1980
Ruby Ann Bailey
1900–1932
Marriage: 14 September 1918
Gilbert Floyd Dean
1919–1978
Anne Hilda Dean
1922–1994
Lula Rachel Dean
1930–2012

Spouse and Children

    Male1897–1980Male

    Ruby Ann Bailey

    Female1900–1932Female

MARRIAGE
14 September 1918
Morgan, Alabama, United States
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 15

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

1 English: topographic name from Middle English dene ‘valley’ (Old English denu), or a habitational name from any of several places in various parts of England named Dean, Deane, or Deen from this word. In Scotland this is a habitational name from Den in Aberdeenshire or Dean in Ayrshire.2 English: occupational name for the servant of a dean or nickname for someone thought to resemble a dean. A dean was an ecclesiastical official who was the head of a chapter of canons in a cathedral. The Middle English word deen is a borrowing of Old French d(e)ien, from Latin decanus (originally a leader of ten men, from decem ‘ten’), and thus is a cognate of Deacon .3 Irish: variant of Deane .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Floyd Dean, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Floyd J Dean, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Floyd Dean in household of Alex Dean, "United States Census, 1900"

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