Dorothy Jeanette Clinton

3 April 1925–12 August 1998 (Age 73)
Commerce, Hunt, Texas, United States

The Life of Dorothy Jeanette

When Dorothy Jeanette Clinton was born on 3 April 1925, in Commerce, Hunt, Texas, United States, her father, Walter Alvus Clinton, was 35 and her mother, Lottie Mae Claxton, was 33. She married Julian Lee Tarver on 22 August 1947, in Hunt, Texas, United States. She died on 12 August 1998, in Pasadena, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 73.

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Dr. Douglas Beaumont Sherrill
Dorothy Jeanette Clinton
Marriage: 29 June 1962

Spouse and Children

29 June 1962
Harris, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Ben J. R. Clinton


    Thelma Lee Clinton


    Carl Clinton


    Zula Faye "Tade" Clinton



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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 4

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 20

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of McClinton .2 English: habitational name, either from Glympton in Oxfordshire, named as ‘settlement (Old English tūn) on the Glym river’, a Celtic river name meaning ‘bright stream’, or from Glinton in Cambridgeshire, recorded in 1060 as Clinton (named with an unrecorded Old English element akin to Middle Low German glinde ‘enclosure’, ‘fence’ + Old English tūn).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Clinton in household of Clarence J Lytle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorothy Clinton in household of Walter A Clinton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorothy Clinton, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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