Sylvia Dunagan

1886–1973 (Age 87)
Chase, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Sylvia

When Sylvia Dunagan was born on 1 July 1886, in Chase, Nebraska, United States, her father, Sylvester S Dunagan, was 25 and her mother, Ellen Armenta Ford, was 34. She died on 16 August 1973, in Imperial, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in El Centro, Imperial, California, United States.

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Sylvester S Dunagan
Ellen Armenta Ford
Sylvia Dunagan
Elva Ellen Dunagan
Vere Dunagan

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 5

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of the Irish surname Donegan , possibly from the Gaelic variant Ó Duinneagáin.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sylvia M Mcgonagle, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • Sylvia M. Dunagan McGonagle, "Find A Grave Index"
  • 1920 United States Federal Census

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