Dorothy Belle Buckman

26 December 1909–25 February 2000 (Age 90)
Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States

The Life of Dorothy Belle

When Dorothy Belle Buckman was born on 26 December 1909, in Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States, her father, Frank Elmer Buckman, was 25 and her mother, Myrtle Ogarita Baker, was 26. She married Gerald Mark Dowell on 16 August 1930, in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States. She lived in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920. She died on 25 February 2000, in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Gerald Mark Dowell
Dorothy Belle Buckman
Marriage: 16 August 1930

Spouse and Children

16 August 1930
Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 1

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 26

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a goatherd, Middle English bukkeman (from Old English bucca ‘hegoat’ + mann ‘man’). 2. occupational name for a scholar or scribe, Middle English bocman (from Old English bōc ‘book’ + mann ‘man’). 3. possibly also a habitational name, a reduced form of Buckingham or a metathesized form of Bucknam .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothy B Buckman in household of Myrtle B Buckman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorothy Belle Buckman in household of T Elmer Buckman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dorothy B Dowell in household of Gerald M Dowell, "United States Census, 1940"

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