Nancy Anna Lanie Weeks

Brief Life History of Nancy Anna Lanie

When Nancy Anna Lanie Weeks was born on 31 March 1881, in Casey, Kentucky, United States, her father, Jesse Lee Weeks, was 33 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth Whiles, was 36. She married Harry Walls Tomey on 4 October 1900, in Daviess, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Bogard Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Helt Township, Vermillion, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 October 1921, in Dana, Helt Township, Vermillion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Bono, Helt Township, Vermillion, Indiana, United States.

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Harry Walls Tomey
Nancy Anna Lanie Weeks
Marriage: 4 October 1900
Diamond Lillie Tomey
Hubert Waldo Tomey
Earle J Tomey
Maree J Tomey
Russell Paul Tomey
Jess C Tommey
Elizabeth Jane Tomey

Sources (12)

  • Lanis K Tommey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lanie A Weeks, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Lanie Anna Weeks Tomey, "Find A Grave Index"

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1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1892 · The Radio is invented

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

Name Meaning

English: variant of Wicks .

Americanized form of Norwegian and Swedish Vik .

History: This surname was brought to North America independently by several different bearers in the 17th and 18th centuries. One of the earliest on record is Leonard Weeks, who emigrated from Somerset, England, to Portsmouth, NH, some time before 1656. — William Weeks, recorded in Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA, from 1653 onward, was probably a cousin or other relative of the John Wickes mentioned at Wickes .

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

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