Dorothy May Handy

24 May 1916–4 September 1998 (Age 82)
Thurman, Fremont, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Dorothy May

When Dorothy May Handy was born on 24 May 1916, in Thurman, Fremont, Iowa, United States, her father, Robert Walter Handy, was 35 and her mother, Clara Della Acord, was 33. She lived in Farragut, Fremont, Iowa, United States for about 5 years. She died on 4 September 1998, in Nebraska City, Otoe, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Sidney, Fremont, Iowa, United States.

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Arthur James Hogsett
Dorothy May Handy

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World Events (8)

Age 1
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Camp Dodge
Age 1
Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.
Age 25
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English hondi ‘skillful with one's hands, dextrous’.

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

Sources (4)

  • Dorothy Hogsett in household of Arthur Hogsett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorothy L Handy in household of Della C Handy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorthy May Handy, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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