Dora E Oyler

about October 1895–
Franklin, Virginia, United States

The Life of Dora E

When Dora E Oyler was born about October 1895, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, her father, William Ammon Oyler, was 21 and her mother, Nannie Elizabeth Simmons, was 17. She lived in Franklin, Kansas, United States in 1915 and Monroe Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States in 1920.

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William Ammon Oyler
Nannie Elizabeth Simmons
Dora E Oyler
Willie Hazel Oyler
Eva G. Oyler
Lydia M Oyler
Floretta T Oyler

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 4

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

Age 32

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for an extractor or seller of oil, from a metathesized form of Anglo-Norman French olier (from oile ‘oil’, Latin oleum ‘(olive) oil’; compare Oliva ). In northern England linseed oil obtained from locally grown flax was more common than olive oil.2 English: from the Continental Germanic personal name Odilard, Oilard, introduced by the Normans.3 Americanized spelling of German Euler or of Swabian Äuler, a topographic name for someone who lived by a water meadow, Äule, a diminutive of Au.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel D Ayler in household of Wm A Ayler, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Ethel Oyler in household of William A Oyler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dora E Oyler in household of William Oyler, "United States Census, 1900"

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