Alice Yancey

8 October 1892–3 November 1985 (Age 93)
Caribou, Idaho, United States

The Life of Alice

When Alice Yancey was born on 8 October 1892, in Caribou, Idaho, United States, her father, Adam Yancey, was 33 and her mother, Alice Tolman, was 29. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and San Francisco, California, United States in 1940. She died on 3 November 1985, in Arcadia, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adam Yancey
Alice Tolman
Adam Adonnirum Yancey
Orval Yancey
James Henry Yancey
Emron Yancey
Bertha Lucretia Yancey
Cyrus Yancey
Alice Yancey
Daniel Yancey
Sylvia May Yancey
Mary Yancey
Nathan Orley Yancey
Sarah Luella Yancey
Elizabeth Yancey
William Yancey
Ruth Jensen Yancey

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 14

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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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Story Highlight

Second Family of Hiram John Yancey, Jr.

Through correspondence Sylvia May Yancey Anderson, daughter of Adam and Alice Tolman Yancey, found the whereabouts of the second family of our grandfather, Hiram John Yancey, Jr. and a lot of them wer …

Sources (3)

  • Alice Yancey in household of Alice T Tolman Yancey, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Alice Yancey in household of Alice Tolman Yancey, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Alice Yancey, Lodger, in household of Nina Raymond, "United States Census, 1940"

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