Mary Elizabeth (Emily) Doshier

7 March 1862–9 July 1950 (Age 88)
Marion, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth (Emily)

When Mary Elizabeth (Emily) Doshier was born on 7 March 1862, in Marion, Arkansas, United States, her father, John Henry Doshier, was 35 and her mother, Martha Ann Mears, was 33. She married Alfred Lafayette Firestone on 31 August 1882. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Liberty Township, Marion, Arkansas, United States in 1900. She died on 9 July 1950, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Lafayette Firestone
1861–1947
Mary Elizabeth (Emily) Doshier
1862–1950
Marriage: 31 August 1882
Martha Firestone
1880–1884
Leland Firestone
1902–
Mildred F. "Millie" Firestone
1885–1965
William Henry Firestone
1887–
Virginia Mae (Virgie) Firestone
1891–1949
John Lafayette Firestone Jr.
1893–1987
Mary Helen Firestone
1895–1987
Bertha F Firestone
1898–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 August 1882
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · Skirmish at Benton

Age 2

Confederate forces in Arkansas began an invasion of Missouri, while other Confederate sources probed the line around Little Rock. On July  6, 1864 the fourth Arkansas Cavalry tried to break the line around Little Rock one soldier was killed, eight were wounded, three went missing from the Union side and four were killed and six wounded from the Confederate side.
1886

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly an American variant of French Dozier .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Firestone, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary E Firestone in household of Alfred L Firestone, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Doshier in entry for Virginia Mae Tennison, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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