Ethel Lucy Dobson

9 November 1897–7 February 1980 (Age 82)
Gilbert Election Precinct, Clearwater, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Ethel Lucy

When Ethel Lucy Dobson was born on 9 November 1897, in Gilbert Election Precinct, Clearwater, Idaho, United States, her father, Julian Elihu Jack Dobson, was 33 and her mother, Ina Rose Dickson, was 27. She married Ernest Graham Robinson on 17 May 1921, in Gilbert Election Precinct, Clearwater, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States in 1935 and Patchogue, Brookhaven, Suffolk, New York, United States in 1940. She died on 7 February 1980, in Clarkston, Asotin, Washington, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Orofino, Clearwater, Idaho, United States.

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Ernest Graham Robinson
Ethel Lucy Dobson
Marriage: 17 May 1921
Shirley Jean Robinson

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 1
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · The Kensington Runestone
Age 1
A Swedish man, Olof Ohman, was farming on his land when he came across a 202-pound rock slab that had strange writing on it. Convinced it was proof that Scandinavian explorers came to that area before Columbus found the Americas, he had it looked at by scholars and linguists to find its translation. There has been a drawn-out debate on the stone's authenticity, with a scholarly consensus that classifies it as a hoax and the community which is convinced that it is authentic.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 22
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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Dobbe . This is also established in Ireland, notably County Leitrim.

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

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Sources (13)

  • Ethel Dobson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ethel L Robinson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethel Robinson in household of Ernest Robinson, "United States Census, 1940"

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