Madelyn C. Dale

28 February 1910–February 1987 (Age 76)
Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Madelyn C.

When Madelyn C. Dale was born on 28 February 1910, in Douglas, Nebraska, United States, her father, William Blair Dale, was 25 and her mother, Effie E. Johnson, was 18. She married William Tolle about August 1931, in Nebraska, United States. She lived in Nehawka, Cass, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. She died in February 1987, at the age of 77, and was buried in Nehawka, Cass, Nebraska, United States.

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James Eli Hayes
Madelyn C. Dale
Marriage: 9 August 1944

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9 August 1944
Los Angeles, California, United States

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Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

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The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English dale ‘dale’, ‘valley’ (Old English dæl, reinforced in northern England by the cognate Old Norse dalr), a topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, or a habitational name from any of the numerous minor places named with this word, such as Dale in Cumbria and Yorkshire.2 Irish: possibly in some cases of English origin, but otherwise an Anglicized form of Gaelic Dall, a byname meaning ‘blind’.3 Norwegian: habitational name from a farm named from Old Norse dali, the dative case of dalr ‘valley’. It is a common name in Norway, especially western Norway, and is also found in Sweden.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dale in household of Wm B Dale, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Madeline Dale in household of James J Elbling, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Madelyn Tolle in household of William Tolle, "United States Census, 1940"

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