Beverly Nance

Brief Life History of Beverly

When Beverly Nance was born on 29 September 1914, in Palacios, Matagorda, Texas, United States, his father, Jeremiah Milton Nance Jr., was 30 and his mother, Mary Louise Hutchison, was 24. He lived in Hays, Texas, United States in 1920 and Kyle, Hays, Texas, United States for about 5 years. He died on 13 May 2007, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Kyle Cemetery, Hays, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Milton Nance Jr.
Mary Louise Hutchison
Dr. Joseph Milton Nance
Beverly Nance
Frank Clifton Nance
William Roger Nance
Margaret Louise Nance
Elmo Cuthbert Nance
Jerry Haupt Nance

Sources (10)

  • Beverly Nance in household of Nellie Nelson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nance, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Beverly Nance, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Nantz .

Cornish: habitational name from any of the places so-named in Lelant, Saint Clement, Illogan, or Saint Martin in Meneage. The placenames derive from Middle Cornish nans ‘valley’.

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

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