Wilbur Christian Yancy

14 October 1891–27 July 1970 (Age 78)
Peebles, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Wilbur Christian

When Wilbur Christian Yancy was born on 14 October 1891, in Peebles, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Haskell Solomon Yancy, was 23 and his mother, Anna Wagner, was 23. He married Inga Anderson on 9 February 1916, in Menominee, Menominee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Wisconsin, United States in 1970. He died on 27 July 1970, in Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Winchester, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Wilbur Christian Yancy
Inga Anderson
Marriage: 9 February 1916
Mae Yancy
Geneva Inga Yancy
Margie Yancy

Spouse and Children

9 February 1916
Menominee, Menominee, Michigan, United States


    Mae Yancy



    Margie Yancy


Parents and Siblings

    Haskell Solomon Yancy


    Anna Wagner




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 16

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Variant of Yancey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wilbur Yancy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wilbur Yancy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wilber Yancy in household of Haskell S Yancy, "United States Census, 1900"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.