Dorothy Mae Andrews

1909–1981 (Age 72)
Hampstead, Pender, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Dorothy Mae

When Dorothy Mae Andrews was born on 19 June 1909, in Hampstead, Pender, North Carolina, United States, her father, Hiram Eli Andrews, was 32 and her mother, Della Mae Edens, was 20. She married Pierre Smith on 2 January 1930, in Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Topsail, Pender, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Topsail Township, Pender, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 28 September 1981, in Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hampstead, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States.

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Dorothy Mae Andrews
Pierre Smith
Marriage: 2 January 1930
Pierre Earl Smith
Earl Andrews Smith

Spouse & Children

2 January 1930
Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, 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.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 9

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Andrew . This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America this name has absorbed numerous cases of the various European cognates and their derivatives. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Andrews in household of Hiram Andrews, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorothy M Smith in household of William R Smith, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mae Andrews, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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