When Marie Pearl 'Mamie' Dorn was born on 12 September 1892, in Edgefield, South Carolina, United States, her father, Malachi Morgan Dorn, was 38 and her mother, Julia Ida Faulkner, was 32. She married Bela Bussey in 1914, in South Carolina, United States. She lived in Washington Township, Edgefield, South Carolina, United States in 1910 and District 120, Richmond, Georgia, United States in 1940. 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.
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 called with this word. It is also found in Poland and Czechia.
Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Dorn ‘thorn’.
English: habitational name from Dorn in Blockley, Worcestershire, which is possibly derived from British duro- ‘fort, stronghold’.