William "Bill" Jennings Dancy

1 December 1911–6 February 1969 (Age 57)
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William "Bill" Jennings

When William "Bill" Jennings Dancy was born on 1 December 1911, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, his father, Charles Hampton Dancy, was 26 and his mother, Melvina Jennings, was 22. He married Kathryn Hulette Lea on 1 June 1940, in Forsyth, North Carolina, United States. He lived in North Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 6 February 1969, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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William "Bill" Jennings Dancy
Kathryn Hulette Lea
Marriage: 1 June 1940

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1 June 1940
Forsyth, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1912 · Women Granted Right to Vote

Age 1

Women were granted the right to vote in Oregon on November 5, 1912, with 52% of male voters in favor. 

Age 16

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

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Dansie .

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

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  • William Dancy in household of Charles Dancy, "United States Census, 1930"

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