Dorothy Anna Boyer

16 February 1911–24 November 1938 (Age 27)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Dorothy Anna

When Dorothy Anna Boyer was born on 16 February 1911, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, her father, Harry Franklin Boyer, was 34 and her mother, Florence Maude Haas, was 26. She married Edward Thomas Rattray on 28 September 1929, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 24 November 1938, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 27.

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Family Time Line

Edward Thomas Rattray
Dorothy Anna Boyer
Marriage: 28 September 1929
Thomas Frank Rattray

Spouse and Children

28 September 1929
San Diego, San Diego, California, United States


    Thomas Frank Rattray


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 8

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

1 Altered spelling of German Bayer or Beyer .2 German: habitational name for someone from Boye (near Celle-Hannover).3 English: variant of Bowyer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Rattray in household of Edward F Rattray, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorothy Anna Rattray, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Dorothy Anna Boyer, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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