Dorothea Mable Burkholder

Female6 December 1919–30 December 1935

Brief Life History of Dorothea Mable

When Dorothea Mable Burkholder was born on 6 December 1919, in Keeline, Niobrara, Wyoming, United States, her father, Lewis Clyde Burkholder, was 40 and her mother, Luvena Elizabeth Barr, was 37. She lived in Lusk, Niobrara, Wyoming, United States in 1930. She died on 30 December 1935, in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 16, and was buried in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Clyde Burkholder
Luvena Elizabeth Barr
Wilbur Harold Burkholder
Merl VanBuren Burkholder
Ervin Lowell Burkholder
Evelyn Caroline Burkholder
Elizabeth Maxine Burkholder
Margaret Irene Burkholder
Thelma Fern Burkholder
Bernitta Winafred Burkholder
Dorothea Mable Burkholder
Neva Isabelle Burkholder
Richard Orren Burkholder
Neal Lewis Burkholder

Sources (4)

  • Dorotha Bunkholder in household of Louis C Bunkholder, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorothea M Burkholder, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"
  • Dorthy M Burkholder in household of Harold W Burkholder Sr., "United States Census, 1930"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (12)

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World Events (7)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.


Age 1

Women got to vote first time in the state of Wyoming.


Age 8

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

Name Meaning

German: altered form of Swiss German Burkhalter . The surname Burkholder is rare in Germany.

History: This is the most common form of the name of a Swiss Mennonite and Amish family, originally spelled Burkhalter , but in Germany (and in the US) altered to Burkholder and Borkholder .

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

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