Fannie Dora Self

13 May 1886–11 July 1960 (Age 74)
Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Fannie Dora

When Fannie Dora Self was born on 13 May 1886, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Farrar A. Self, was 37 and her mother, Martha J. Holly, was 31. She married James Edwin Shipp on 2 January 1902, in Holmes, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Beat 2, Holmes, Mississippi, United States in 1910. She died on 11 July 1960, in Albany, Dougherty, Georgia, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

James Edwin Shipp
Fannie Dora Self
Marriage: 2 January 1902
William F Shipp
Francis Marion Shipp

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 January 1902Holmes, Mississippi, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1888 · Bauxite Mining Began
    Age 2
    Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.
    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.
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 20
    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

    English (Norfolk and Suffolk): from the Middle English personal name Sa(h)ulf (Old English Sǣwulf, from ‘sea’ + wulf ‘wolf’).North German: nickname from Low German self ‘self’ for a self-important person.

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Dora Shipp in household of James E Shipp, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Dora Self in entry for William M Shipp and Kathryn Houston, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
    • Dora Self in household of F A Self, "United States Census, 1900"

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