Joseph Winford Easley

Male14 June 1919–12 October 1966

Brief Life History of Joseph Winford

When Joseph Winford Easley was born on 14 June 1919, in Dawson, Navarro, Texas, United States, his father, William Austin Easley, was 34 and his mother, Cora Lee Duncan, was 34. He married Mary Evelyn Jones in December 1941. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Henderson, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 12 October 1966, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Retreat, Navarro, Texas, United States.

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Joseph Winford Easley
Mary Evelyn Jones
Marriage: December 1941
Winford Lee Easley

Sources (14)

  • Winford Easley in household of W A Easley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Not Given Easley, "Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"
  • Joseph Winfred Easley, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    December 1941
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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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 13

    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Eisele . Compare Isley .

    English: variant of Eastley, a topographic name from Middle English est ‘east’ + lei(e) ‘open land, clearing’ (Old English ēast + lēah), for someone who lived ‘at the east clearing’, or from a place so named, such as Eastleigh (Hampshire), Eastleigh in Westleigh (Devon), or Eastley Farm and Copse in Leckhampstead (Berkshire).

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

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