Dollie Myrtle Greene

17 July 1895–18 February 1975 (Age 79)
Hancock, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Dollie Myrtle

When Dollie Myrtle Greene was born on 17 July 1895, in Hancock, Tennessee, United States, her father, Pleasant Greene, was 38 and her mother, Alice Elizabeth Trent, was 39. She married Thomas Beckler on 30 June 1912, in Hancock, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Civil District 2, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 2, Hancock, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 18 February 1975, in Treadway, Hancock, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Treadway, Hancock, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Beckler
Dollie Myrtle Greene
Marriage: 30 June 1912
Bonnie Vina Beckler
Hugh Rector Beckler
Joy Thomas Beckler
Dorothy Beckler

Spouse and Children

30 June 1912
Hancock, Tennessee, United States


    Bonnie Vina Beckler


    Hugh Rector Beckler


    Joy Thomas Beckler


    Dorothy Beckler


Parents and Siblings



    Martha Jane Greene



    Harrison Greene


    Darius Greene



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó hUainín ‘descendant of Uainín’ ( see Honan 2).2 variant spelling of Green as an English name or as an Americanized form of name of similar meaning in some other European language.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dollie Greene in household of Pleas Greene, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dollie Beckler in household of Thomas Beckler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dollie Beckler in household of Thomas Beckler, "United States Census, 1930"

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