Dora Belle Thompson

1884–1973 (Age 88)
Plainfield, Bremer, Iowa, United States

The Life of Dora Belle

When Dora Belle Thompson was born on 26 November 1884, in Plainfield, Bremer, Iowa, United States, her father, Ozem Gardner Thompson, was 22 and her mother, Lula Belle Fuller, was 19. She married William Abram Oberdier on 20 December 1904, in Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Floyd, Floyd, Iowa, United States in 1925. She died on 19 July 1973, in Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Willow Lawn Cemetery, Plainfield, Bremer, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dora Belle Thompson
William Abram Oberdier
Marriage: 20 December 1904
Izora Marie Oberdiear

Spouse & Children

20 December 1904
Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Ozem Gardner Thompson


  • Female1865–1948Female



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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 24

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Thomas . Thompson is widely distributed throughout Britain, but is most common in northern England and northern Ireland.2 Americanized form of Thomsen .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Dora Oberdier in household of Wm Oberdier, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Dora B Oberdier in household of William A Oberdier, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dara B Oberdier in household of Wm A Oberdier, "United States Census, 1920"

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