Ethel Togy Dorr

8 March 1918–10 July 1996 (Age 78)
Mount Pleasant, Titus, Texas, United States

The Life of Ethel Togy

When Ethel Togy Dorr was born on 8 March 1918, in Mount Pleasant, Titus, Texas, United States, her father, Charles Raymond Jack Dorr, was 23 and her mother, Donnie Allen, was 31. She married Orbria Lynos Brogdon on 27 November 1935, in Independence, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Independence, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Dota, Independence, Arkansas, United States in 1930. She died on 10 July 1996, in Batesville, Independence, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Charlotte, Independence, Arkansas, United States.

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Orbria Lynos Brogdon
Ethel Togy Dorr
Marriage: 27 November 1935
Linda Marie Brogdon
Bobbie Charlene Brogdon

Spouse and Children

27 November 1935
Independence, Arkansas, United States


    Linda Marie Brogdon


    Bobbie Charlene Brogdon


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Raymond Jack Dorr






    Jack P Dorr


World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 4

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German (Dörr): variant of Dürr ( see Durr ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Victoria Dorr in household of James P Dorr, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Victoria Dorr in household of Jack Dorr, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorr, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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