Marie Pearl 'Mamie' Dorn

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

The Life Summary of Marie Pearl 'Mamie'

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 31. 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.

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Daniel Washington Bridwell
Marie Pearl 'Mamie' Dorn
Marriage: 1923

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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 W Bridwell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pearl Dorn in household of Morgan N Dorn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Pearl Bridwell in household of Dan Bridwell, "United States Census, 1930"

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