Dorothy Elwood

FemaleFebruary 1890–

Brief Life History of Dorothy

When Dorothy Elwood was born in February 1890, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, her father, Frank Worcester Elwood, was 39 and her mother, Frederica Hewitt Pumpelly, was 40. She married Harold Alonzo Mack on 3 November 1917, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. She lived in Monroe, New York, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Harold Alonzo Mack
Dorothy Elwood
Marriage: 3 November 1917

Sources (4)

  • Dorothy Elwood in household of Frederica Elwood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dorothy Elwood, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Dorothy Elwood, "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 November 1917Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 6

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

    Age 27

    Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 33

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Elwald, Elwold, Alwold (Old English Ælfweald, ælf ‘elf’ + weald ‘rule’). The surname is now rare in Scotland, but was once quite common in the Scottish borders where it was altered to Elliott and Ellett . The different surnames may have co-existed and become confused with one other.

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

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