James Cecil Hazel

17 April 1907–7 March 1954 (Age 46)
Clay, Alabama, United States

The Life of James Cecil

When James Cecil Hazel was born on 17 April 1907, in Clay, Alabama, United States, his father, Richard Daniel Hazel, was 24 and his mother, Nancy Louemma Smith, was 20. He lived in Election Precinct 11 Almond, Clay, Alabama, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 10 Wicker, Clay, Alabama, United States in 1920. He died on 7 March 1954, in Pine Mountain, Harris, Georgia, United States, at the age of 46.

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Richard Daniel Hazel
Nancy Louemma Smith
Naomi Viola Hazel
James Cecil Hazel
Marshall Fredrick Hazel
Olin Hazel
Addie Mae Hazel
Zadie L Hazel
Alice Joyce Hazel
Edna Sue Hazel

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Daniel Hazel





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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 5

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 13

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a hazelnut tree or grove, Middle English hasel, hesel, or perhaps a habitational name from a minor place named with this word such as Heazille Barton or Heazle Farm in Devon, or from Hessle in East Yorkshire and West Yorkshire, both named from Old English hæsel ‘hazel’ (influenced by Old Norse hesli).2 French: possibly a topographic name a diminutive of Old French hase, haise ‘hedge’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cecil Hazel in household of Richard D Hazel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cecil Hazel in household of Richard Hazel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cecil Hazel in household of Richard Hazel, "United States Census, 1920"

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