Madeline Minerva Dunaway

18 October 1925–8 July 1986 (Age 60)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Madeline Minerva

When Madeline Minerva Dunaway was born on 18 October 1925, in Virginia, United States, her father, Alexander Hallie Dunaway, was 54 and her mother, Virginia Bell Trent, was 34. She married James Eaton on 9 September 1943, in Virginia, United States. She lived in Oak Hill, Granville, North Carolina, United States in 1930. She died on 8 July 1986, in Rocky Mount, Franklin, Virginia, United States, at the age of 60.

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James Eaton
Madeline Minerva Dunaway
Marriage: 9 September 1943

Spouse and Children

9 September 1943
Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 16

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 17

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English (Hampshire and Sussex): unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Madeline Dunaway in household of Jack L Jenning, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Madaline Dunaway in household of Elec Dunaway, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Madeline Eaton in entry for Elex Sander Dunaway, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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