Dora Katherine Blanton

29 January 1867–1 November 1951 (Age 84)
Rutherford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Dora Katherine

When Dora Katherine Blanton was born on 29 January 1867, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, her father, Kenneth C. Blanton, was 23 and her mother, Sinna Roseanah Hamrick, was 24. She married Joseph T Powell on 11 October 1888, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Green Hill, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Cool Spring Township, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 November 1951, in Forest City, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Ellenboro, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph T Powell
1863–1921
Dora Katherine Blanton
1867–1951
Marriage: 11 October 1888
Swanna "Swannie" Powell
1890–1985
Dexter Gordon Powell
1893–1919

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 October 1888
Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1843–1912Male

    Sinna Roseanah Hamrick

    Female1842–1910Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 10

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. It has been suggested that it might be an altered form of Scottish Ballantine , but the distribution and variants (including Blanding ) make it more probable that it is an altered form of a French original.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dora Powell in household of J Martin Green, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dora C Powell in household of J Martin Green, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Catharine Blanton in household of Kenneth Blanton, "United States Census, 1870"

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