Dora Bell Rooker

22 February 1885–15 January 1972 (Age 86)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Dora Bell

When Dora Bell Rooker was born on 22 February 1885, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Anderson D Rooker, was 26 and her mother, Buannavista Grissom, was 17. She married John Malcolm "Mack" Houchen on 8 March 1902, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States for about 5 years and Ratliffe Township, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 15 January 1972, in Hugo, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Hugo, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John Malcolm "Mack" Houchen
1873–1948
Dora Bell Rooker
1885–1972
Marriage: 8 March 1902
Lela Mae Houchen
1903–
Ola Irene Houchen
1904–1987
Mayme T Houchen
1905–1988
Ruby Houchen
1908–1985
Melvin M Houchen
1910–1995
Raymond A Houchen
1917–1994

Spouse and Children

    John Malcolm "Mack" Houchen

    Male1873–1948Male

    Female1885–1972Female

MARRIAGE
8 March 1902
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Territory, United States
children

(6)

    Lela Mae Houchen

    Female1903–Female

    Ola Irene Houchen

    Female1904–1987Female

    Mayme T Houchen

    Female1905–1988Female

    Ruby Houchen

    Female1908–1985Female

    Melvin M Houchen

    Male1910–1995Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1907

Age 22

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 23

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Rocker .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dora Rooker in household of Anderson D Rooker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dora B Houchen in household of John Houchen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dora Houchen in household of J M Houchen, "United States Census, 1940"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.