Orah Mae Hance

12 August 1879–1953 (Age 73)
Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States

The Life of Orah Mae

When Orah Mae Hance was born on 12 August 1879, in Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States, her father, Francis Marion Hance, was 28 and her mother, Orlinda Lenora Burrell, was 22. She married Charles Henry Doolittle on 15 June 1901, in Lorain, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. She died in 1953, in Hillsdale, Michigan, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States.

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Charles Henry Doolittle
Orah Mae Hance
Marriage: 15 June 1901
William Harold Doolittle
Edith M. Doolittle
Maybelle Lucille Doolittle
Earl Hance Doolittle
Dorothy M Doolittle

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15 June 1901
Lorain, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · Cleveland School of Art

Age 3

Originally called the Western Reserve School of Design for Women, the Cleveland School of Art is a co-educational school that has highlighted its students works in different arts and designs. After World War II, the school began offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and soon after became the Cleveland Institute of Art. The school today offers 17 different artistic programs all year long.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the personal name Hann .2 English: plural form of Hand .3 Scottish: shortened form of Machans, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aonghuis, a patronymic from the personal name Aonghus ( see Angus ). Compare McInnes .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Orak M Hance in household of John E Burrell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Orah May Doolittle in household of Charles Doolittle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Orah M Doolittle in household of Charles H Doolittle, "United States Census, 1930"

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