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2780Re: [RedHotJazz] Jimmy Yancey Article added

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  • Scott Alexander
    May 31, 2006
      Bob,
      Thanks I'll buy it. I've changed the page.

      Scott Alexander
      The Red Hot Jazz Archive
      www.redhotjazz.com



      Prof_Hi_Jinx wrote:
      > Examination of the 1900 Census reveals that Alonzo Yanzy (Census spellings
      > are often phonetic) was born in May 1897 to Moses and Irene. His elder
      > siblings Maggie and Harry are listed but there is no sign of Jimmy.
      > Maggie's birth month is given as July 1893, so Jimmy could not have been
      > born in February 1894 as reported to Albert McCarthy.
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      > A birth year of 1901 now seems likely, because at the 1910 Census (16 April
      > 1910) he was shown as 9 years old, under the spelling "James E. Yancy".
      >
      > Bob
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      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Scott Alexander" <scott@...>
      > To: "RedHotJazz" <RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 11:49 AM
      > Subject: [RedHotJazz] Jimmy Yancey Article added
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      >> Uncle Dave Lewis has graced us with a new article about Jimmy Yancey.
      >> You can read it here http://www.redhotjazz.com/jimmyyancey.html
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      >> Thanks Dave, sorry it took me so long to post this!
      >> Scott Alexander
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