Lucy Dunham Yates

14 June 1909–25 July 1985 (Age 76)
Wyoming, United States

The Life of Lucy Dunham

When Lucy Dunham Yates was born on 14 June 1909, in Wyoming, United States, her father, Adam William Yates Lough, was 49 and her mother, Julia Watson Burke, was 35. She married Charles Covel Buck on 20 November 1930, in Alameda, California, United States. She lived in Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States for about 5 years and Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. She died on 25 July 1985, in Orinda, Contra Costa, California, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Charles Covel Buck
Lucy Dunham Yates
Marriage: 20 November 1930

Spouse and Children

20 November 1930
Alameda, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Adam William Yates Lough


    Julia Watson Burke




World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 11

Women got to vote first time in the state of Wyoming.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English yates ‘gates’, plural of yate, Old English geat ‘gate’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a walled town, or a metonymic occupational name for a gatekeeper.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucy Yates in household of Julia W Yates, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lucy D Yates in household of Laura A Penny, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lucy Yates in household of William Yates, "United States Census, 1910"

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