Marie Pearl 'Mamie' Dorn

September 1892–22 May 1983 (Age 90)
Edgefield, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Marie Pearl 'Mamie'

When Marie Pearl 'Mamie' Dorn was born in September 1892, in Edgefield, South Carolina, United States, her father, Malachi Morgan Dorn, was 39 and her mother, Julia Ida Faulkner, was 31. She married Bela Bussey in 1914, in South Carolina, United States. She lived in Washington Township, Edgefield, South Carolina, United States in 1910. She died on 22 May 1983, in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States.

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Bela Bussey
Marie Pearl 'Mamie' Dorn
Marriage: 1914

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South Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 1

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 German: topographic name for someone who lived by a thorn bush or thorn hedge, from Middle High German dorn ‘thorn’, or a habitational name from any of numerous places named with this word.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Dorn ‘thorn’.3 Czech: see Dornak .

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

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  • Pearl Bridwell in household of Dan Bridwell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pearl Dorn in household of Morgan M Dorn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mrs Pearl Bridwell in entry for Mrs Julia Ida Faulkner Dorn, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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