Alfred W Yancey

about 1811–
North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Alfred W

When Alfred W Yancey was born about 1811, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Joel Chandler Yancey, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Rebecca Hagey, was 26. He married Mildred Jane Allen on 28 May 1842, in Fayette, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Fayette, Tennessee, United States in 1850. He died in Panola, Panola, Texas, United States.

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Alfred W Yancey
Mildred Jane Allen
Marriage: 28 May 1842
Elizabeth Jane Yancey
William T. Yancey
Lewis B. Yancey
Mary May Yancey
Lissa B. Yancey
Martha Ann Yancey
Barlett Yancey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 May 1842Fayette, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1830 · Trail of Tears
    Age 19
    In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
    1844 · German Immigration to Texas
    Age 33
    Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

    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 (3)

    • Alfred Yancy, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Alfred Yancey, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Alfred Yancey, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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