Eldred Leroy Dance

Brief Life History of Eldred Leroy

When Eldred Leroy Dance was born on 22 December 1917, in Thomas, Bingham, Idaho, United States, his father, Leroy Dance, was 26 and his mother, Lillie Noack, was 21. He married Bernice Bills on 23 January 1946, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He immigrated to World in 1941 and lived in Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States in 1940 and Thomas Election Precinct, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 18 August 2019, in Poulsbo, Kitsap, Washington, United States, at the age of 101, and was buried in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eldred Leroy Dance
1917–2019
Bernice Bills
1922–2006
Marriage: 23 January 1946
Kevin Wayne Dance
1954–1994

Sources (34)

  • Eldred Dance in household of Leroy Dance, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • DANCE, Eldred Leroy (b.1917), 1914 Marriage License, to Bernice Bills
  • Eldred Leroy Dance, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.

1944 · The G.I Bill

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English dance ‘dance’, hence a nickname for a skilled or enthusiastic dancer or leader of a dance, or a metonymic occupational name for a professional acrobat or dancer.

Probably an Americanized form (translation into English) or Americanized form of German Danz .

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

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