Etta "Madge" Dinsmore

16 March 1909–1 November 2004 (Age 95)
Mercer, Mercer, Missouri, United States

The Life of Etta "Madge"

When Etta "Madge" Dinsmore was born on 16 March 1909, in Mercer, Mercer, Missouri, United States, her father, William Milton Dinsmore, was 46 and her mother, Jemina Agnes Gay, was 34. She married Alva Nolan Fitzpatrick in 1930, in Lincoln Township, Warren, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Fox Creek Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 1 November 2004, in Bethany Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Springer Chapel Cemetery, Fox Creek Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alva Nolan Fitzpatrick
Etta "Madge" Dinsmore
Marriage: 1930
Harold Nolan Fitzpatrick
Arwood Fitzpatrick
Caroline Fitzpatrick
Patricia Jean Fitzpatrick
James Dale FitzPatrick
Wanda Lorene Fitzpatrick
Marvin George FizPatrick

Spouse and Children

Lincoln Township, Warren, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 22

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 26

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish (mainly Counties Derry and Donegal): variant of the Scottish habitational name Dunsmore .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Madge Fitzpatrick in household of Alva N Fitzpatrick, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Etta M Dinsmore in household of William Dinsmore, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Madge Fitzpatric in household of Alva Fitzpatric, "United States Census, 1940"

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