John R Vance Jr

25 December 1834–20 March 1922 (Age 87)
Macomb, McDonough, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of John R

When John R Vance Jr was born on 25 December 1834, in Macomb, McDonough, Illinois, United States, his father, John Vance, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Lavina Gant Perkins, was 33. He married Mary Ann Asbridge on 5 February 1857, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Los Nietos, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1880 and Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920. He died on 20 March 1922, in Norwalk, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Cerritos, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John R Vance Jr
Mary Ann Asbridge
Marriage: 5 February 1857
Annie Blanche Phoebe Vance
Louisa Ann Vance
John F Vance
Lewis Montford Vance
Martha Jane Vance
Mamie Flora Vance
Fred Vance
Maude I Vance

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1857Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1850 · Los Angeles Is Incorporated
    Age 16
    Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850.
    Age 29
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: apparently a spelling pronunciation of Vans, a misreading of Vaus (see Vause ), in which -u- has been miscopied as -n-. If true, it is probably limited to the Vans or Vaus family of Wigtownshire. It may be this surname that appears in Ireland from the early 17th century, especially in Ulster, but it could alternatively be the English name in 2 below.English: if not a transcription error for Vause (a surname well evidenced in Warwickshire and Leicestershire), a variant of Vann , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (35)

    • John Vance, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • John Miller in household of John T Gilmer, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Jno J in entry for Jno F Vance, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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