John Leroy Doss

5 February 1884–12 March 1964 (Age 80)
Calhoun, Alabama, United States

The Life of John Leroy

When John Leroy Doss was born on 5 February 1884, in Calhoun, Alabama, United States, his father, George Washington Doss, was 29 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth McCullars, was 29. He married Lizzie Whittle on 8 October 1901, in Lowndes, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Election Precinct 4 Burns Cross Roads, Calhoun, Alabama, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 5 Polkville, Calhoun, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 12 March 1964, in Calhoun, Alabama, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Edgemont Cemetery, Saks, Calhoun, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Leroy Doss
1884–1964
Minnie Idella Haynes
1883–1932
Marriage: 22 November 1903
Luther David Doss
1905–1959
George Thomas Doss
1906–1987
Mary Paralee Doss
1908–2004
Lester Lowell Doss
1909–1972
Ollie Edna Doss
1910–1993
Howard Kennedy
1911–
Minnnie Myrtle Doss
1912–2011
Beulah Maybelle Doss
1913–2013
Evelyn Eva Doss
1916–2010
Clarence Denver Doss
1917–2003
Gladys Victory Doss
1918–2014
Agee Truman Doss
1920–1999
Elsie Jewel Doss
1921–
Elsie Jewell Martin
1922–1999
Precious Melissa Doss
1927–1945

Spouse and Children

    Male1884–1964Male

    Minnie Idella Haynes

    Female1883–1932Female

MARRIAGE
22 November 1903
Calhoun, Alabama, United States
children

(15)

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Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Doss

    Male1854–1926Male

    Mary Elizabeth McCullars

    Female1854–1904Female

siblings

(8)

    William Marion Doss

    Male1873–1938Male

    S. E. Doss

    Female1875–1900Female

    Female1877–1950Female

    Fannie E. Doss

    Female1880–1912Female

    Georgia A. Doss

    Female1882–1902Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 11

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

German:1. habitational name for someone from Dosse in Altmark. 2. variant of Dose 1. 3. in Austria (Tyrol) and Switzerland, a topographic name for someone living on a hill, from Ladin dos (from Latin dorsum ‘ridge’, ‘hill top’).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John L Poss in household of George W Poss, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Q Doss, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John T Doss, "United States Census, 1920"

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