Dorothy Cecelia " Dora" Tesson

1872–1951 (Age 78)
St Louis, St Louis, Missouri

The Life of Dorothy Cecelia " Dora"

When Dorothy Cecelia " Dora" Tesson was born on 20 December 1872, her father, Louis Tesson, was 34 and her mother, Cecelia Ursula Eugea, was 29. She lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 21 April 1951, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Louis Tesson
Cecelia Ursula Eugea
Jacob Louis " Jake" Tesson
John Joseph Tesson Sr.,
Michael Roland Tesson
Dorothy Cecelia " Dora" Tesson
Clara Louise Tesson
Juliette Ann " Julia" Tesson
Oscar Allison Tesson
Augustus W Tesson

Parents & Siblings

  • Louis Tesson


  • Cecelia Ursula Eugea




  • Jacob Louis " Jake" Tesson


  • John Joseph Tesson Sr.,


  • Michael Roland Tesson


  • Female1872–1951Female

  • Clara Louise Tesson


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

French: from a dialect word meaning ‘badger’, applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal in some way.

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

Sources (1)

  • Dora Cecilia Tesson in household of Louis Tesson, "United States Census, 1880"

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