Dorothy Adeline Beitler

15 July 1918–18 March 2003 (Age 84)
Cowles, Webster, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Dorothy Adeline

When Dorothy Adeline Beitler was born on 15 July 1918, in Cowles, Webster, Nebraska, United States, her father, William Evan Beitler, was 37 and her mother, Emma Pearl Harpham, was 33. She married Richard Elmo Johnson on 28 January 1942, in Phillipsburg, Phillips, Kansas, United States. She lived in Elm Creek Township, Webster, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years and Red Cloud City, Webster, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 18 March 2003, in Red Cloud, Webster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Lebanon, Smith, Kansas, United States.

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Richard Elmo Johnson
Dorothy Adeline Beitler
Marriage: 28 January 1942

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 1
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag
Age 9
The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
Age 23
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

South German:1. variant of Beutler . 2. from a Germanic personal name related to Old High German wīt ‘far’.

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

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Sources (7)

  • Dorthy A Butler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorthy Crawford in household of William Crawford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorothy A Britten in household of William E Berthe, "United States Census, 1920"

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