Dorthy Maebell Monroe

20 January 1931–5 April 1985 (Age 54)
Congo, Hancock, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Dorthy Maebell

When Dorthy Maebell Monroe was born on 20 January 1931, in Congo, Hancock, West Virginia, United States, her father, Russell Roy Monroe, was 30 and her mother, Susan Mitcha Weekley, was 29. She married John Henry A. Boley in 1947, in Hancock, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Grant Magisterial District, Hancock, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 5 April 1985, in East Liverpool, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Pleasant Heights, East Liverpool, Columbiana, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry A. Boley
Dorthy Maebell Monroe
Marriage: 1947
Joe Allen Boley

Spouse and Children

Hancock, West Virginia, United States


    Joe Allen Boley


Parents and Siblings


    Susan Mitcha Weekley







    Ellen Monroe


    Irene Nell Monroe



+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Age 1

Los Angeles, California, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 16

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Scottish: according to tradition, this is a rare example of a Gaelic surname of topographic origin, the first element of which is probably Gaelic mun, a mutated form of bun ‘foot’, or British minit ‘hill’. In Ireland this name has sometimes been used as an equivalent of O’Mellan ( see Mellon ) and Milroy 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorthy Monroe in household of Russel Monroe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorothy Maybell Monroe, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Dorothy Mae Bell Monroe, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"

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