Dorotha Effie Stoughton

3 December 1890–11 May 1966 (Age 75)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Dorotha Effie

When Dorotha Effie Stoughton was born on 3 December 1890, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, Stiles R Stoughton, was 20 and her mother, Effie Lena Gorton, was 26. She married Maurice William Lowrance on 6 July 1913, in Laclede, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Laclede, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Elmwood Township, Saline, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 11 May 1966, in Lebanon, Boone, Missouri, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Laclede, Missouri, United States.

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Maurice William Lowrance
Dorotha Effie Stoughton
Marriage: 6 July 1913
Maurice Richard Lorance
Horace Ward Lorance
Robert Neal Lorance
Mr. Lowrance

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 July 1913Laclede, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    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.
    1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment
    Age 17
    The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
    1910 · The BSA is Made
    Age 20
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire): habitational name from any of the three places called Stoughton (Leicestershire, Surrey, Sussex), as well as Great and Little Staughton (in Huntingdonshire and Bedfordshire respectively, straddling the county boundary), all of which appear in medieval documents as Stokton; see Stockton .History: Israel Stoughton, who came to New England from England c. 1630, was one of the founders of Dorchester, MA, and became one of the largest landowners in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Effie E Stoton in household of Stiles R Stoton, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
    • Dorotha E Stoughton in entry for Maurice W Lorance, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Dartha E Loranse in household of Morse W Loranse, "United States Census, 1920"

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