Dewey Clayton Guy

29 June 1923–12 July 2006 (Age 83)
Avery, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Dewey Clayton

When Dewey Clayton Guy was born on 29 June 1923, in Avery, North Carolina, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Guy, was 48 and his mother, Bessie Jane Vines, was 29. He married Thelma Hattie Cable on 27 July 1948, in Carter, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Beech Mountain, Avery, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Beech Mountain Township, Avery, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 12 July 2006, in Avery, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Flat Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Elk Park, Avery, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dewey Clayton Guy
Thelma Hattie Cable
Marriage: 27 July 1948
Delmas Everett Guy

Spouse and Children

27 July 1948
Carter, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Carrie E. Guy


    Georgia Gny




    Pearl M Guy


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

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.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 22

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin) and French: from a French form of the Germanic personal name Wido, which is of uncertain origin. This name was popular among the Normans in the forms Wi, Why as well as in the rest of France in the form Guy.2 English: occupational name for a guide, Old French gui (a derivative of gui(d)er ‘to guide’, of Germanic origin).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dewey C Guy in household of Andrew J Guy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dewey Guy in household of Andrew J Guy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dewey Guy, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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