Lena Carrie Belle Chancey

10 October 1901–12 January 1975 (Age 73)
Wayne, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Lena Carrie Belle

When Lena Carrie Belle Chancey was born on 10 October 1901, in Wayne, Georgia, United States, her father, Albert Harlan Chancey, was 35 and her mother, Carrie Bell Nicholas, was 30. She married James H Walker on 29 January 1919. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Miami, Dade, Florida, United States in 1935 and Miami, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States in 1940. She died on 12 January 1975, in Wayne, Georgia, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Screven, Wayne, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James H Walker
Lena Carrie Belle Chancey
Marriage: 29 January 1919
Evelyn M Walker
James Henry Walker
Janice L Walker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 January 1919Wayne, Georgia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot
    Age 5
    The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
    1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote
    Age 21
    The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

    Name Meaning

    English (London, of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in France named Chancé.Americanized form of German Schanze, a habitational name from Schanze, a place in the Upper Rhine, or a variant of Schantz .

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Lena Walker in household of Jim H Walker, Jr, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Lena Chauncy, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
    • Lena C Walker in household of J H Walker, "Florida State Census, 1935"

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