George Edward Journeay

18 July 1919–16 December 2002 (Age 83)
San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States

The Life of George Edward

When George Edward Journeay was born on 18 July 1919, in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States, his father, Samuel Edward Journay, was 23 and his mother, Laura Grace Chamberlain, was 22. He married Anna Beth Gray on 9 February 1941, in Tom Green, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Tom Green, Texas, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 16 December 2002, in Brady, McCulloch, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Odessa, Ector, Texas, United States.

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George Edward Journeay
Anna Beth Gray
Marriage: 9 February 1941
Randy Wayne Journeay

Spouse and Children

9 February 1941
Tom Green, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 10

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained; possibly of French origin (see 2). Compare Jurney .2 Anglicized spelling of French Journet or Journée, from Old French jornee, a measure of land representing an area that could be ploughed in a day; hence a name for someone who owned or worked such an area.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George E Journeay in household of Sam Journeay, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George E Journeay in household of S E Journeay, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George E Journey in household of Sam E Journey, "United States Census, 1930"

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