Dora D. Elmer

31 March 1871–6 November 1940 (Age 69)
Delhi, Ingham, Michigan, United States

The Life of Dora D.

When Dora D. Elmer was born on 31 March 1871, in Delhi, Ingham, Michigan, United States, her father, Jackson Kerney Elmer, was 30 and her mother, Mary Eliza Bond, was 30. She lived in Mason, Houghton, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 6 November 1940, in Mason, Ingham, Michigan, United States, at the age of 69.

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Jackson Kerney Elmer
Mary Eliza Bond
Dora D. Elmer

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 8

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 19

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

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Ailmar, Old English Æðelmǣr, composed of the elements æðel ‘noble’ + mǣr ‘famous’, which was reinforced after the Conquest by the introduction of Old French Ailmer, from a Continental cognate.2 North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agi(l) ‘edge or tip (of a sword)’ + man ‘man’.3 South German: topographic name for someone who lived by an elm tree, Middle High German elm(e).

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

Sources (3)

  • Dora V Elmer in household of Jackson K Elmer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dora D Elmer in household of Jackson K Elmer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Dora Elmer in household of Jackson K Elmer, "United States Census, 1910"

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