James Roy Yancey

7 July 1918–1 November 1989 (Age 71)
<Oliver, TN>

The Life of James Roy

When James Roy Yancey was born on 7 July 1918, his father, Charles Edward Yancey, was 47 and his mother, Hattie James Freed, was 42. He lived in Riddleton, Smith, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and District 21, Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 1 November 1989, at the age of 71.

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Charles Edward Yancey
Hattie James Freed
Walter McCaslin Yancey
Mary Lou Yancey
Charles Austin Yancey
Frances Elizabeth Yancey
Robert Cunningham Yancey
James Roy Yancey

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 7

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Jansen (final -n is silent in some dialects of Dutch).

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

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Sources (2)

  • James Yancey in household of C E Yancey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James R Yancy in household of Charlie E Yancy, "United States Census, 1920"

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