Dora Moellering

Brief Life History of Dora

When Dora Moellering was born on 9 February 1882, in Dimmick Township, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, her father, Heinrich Frederick Wilhelm Moellering, was 44 and her mother, Dorothea Kunegunda Jacobs, was 33. She married Heinrich Martin Siebert on 27 November 1899, in Peru, LaSalle, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 27 February 1953, in Peru, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Peru, LaSalle, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Heinrich Martin Siebert
Dora Moellering
Marriage: 27 November 1899
Walter Henry Siebert
Louella Jeanette Siebert
Dorothy Elizabeth Siebert
Woodrow or " Chuck" Clinton Siebert
Gerone Eric Siebert
Harriet Marie Siebert

Sources (20)

  • Dora Seibert in household of Henry Seibert, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dora Moellering, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • Dora Moellering, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Heinz, Otto.

German (Westphalia; Möllering): patronymic from Moeller .

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

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