William Henry Yant Jr.

Male18 September 1915–9 November 1986

Brief Life History of William Henry

When William Henry Yant Jr. was born on 18 September 1915, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, his father, William Harry Yant, was 24 and his mother, Mona L. Fahy, was 22. He married Helen Genevieve Rick on 16 June 1934, in Marysville, Marshall, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Crete, Saline, Nebraska, United States in 1920. He died on 9 November 1986, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Bennet, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Yant Jr.
1915–1986
Helen Genevieve Rick
1916–2002
Marriage: 16 June 1934
Mahlon A. Yant
1935–1999

Sources (10)

  • William H Yant Jr. in household of William H Yant, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Newspapers.com Marriage Index, 1800s-1999
  • U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1934Marysville, Marshall, Kansas, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 1

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    1917

    Age 2

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 20

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    Variant of Yantz .

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

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