William Dean Ten Eyck

3 October 1905–15 January 1995 (Age 89)
Waukomis, Garfield, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of William Dean

When William Dean Ten Eyck was born on 3 October 1905, in Waukomis, Garfield, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Edward Guy TenEyck, was 34 and his mother, Martha Ella Pratt, was 31. He married Mary Frances Turney on 20 July 1931, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. He lived in Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Detroit Ward 8, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 15 January 1995, in Hillsborough, Florida, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

William Dean Ten Eyck
Pauline Beatty
Marriage: 21 April 1973

Spouse and Children

21 April 1973
Hillsborough, Florida, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Guy TenEyck





World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1909 · The Ford Building

Age 4

The Ford Building was one of the first high-rises to use a steel structural support system. It stands at 23 stories in total height and it held the title as tallest building in Detroit from 1908 until 1913.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Tine, a tine, the tooth of a harrow

Sources (3)

  • W Dean Ten Eyck, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William D Ten Eyck in household of Martha Ten Eyck, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William D Teneyck in household of Edward Teneyck, "United States Census, 1920"

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