Josephine McAllister

7 August 1904–31 December 1996 (Age 92)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine McAllister was born on 7 August 1904, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, her father, James Henry McAllister, was 26 and her mother, Mary Gay Wober, was 25. She married Erving Joseph Hancy on 24 June 1922, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 31 December 1996, in Middleburg Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Erving Joseph Hancy
Josephine McAllister
Marriage: 24 June 1922
Donald Hancy
Lawrence Hancy
Jack Hancy

Spouse and Children

24 June 1922
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States


    Donald Hancy


    Lawrence Hancy


    Jack Hancy


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art

Age 9

The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.

Age 25

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

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Alasdair ‘son of Alasdair’, the Gaelic form of the personal name Alexander .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Josephine Hanly in household of Erving Hanly, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Josephine Hancy in household of Erving Hancy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Josephine Mcallister in household of James H Mcallister, "United States Census, 1920"

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