Dora Eugenia Grimes

30 December 1879–28 July 1971 (Age 91)
Bell, Texas, United States

The Life of Dora Eugenia

When Dora Eugenia Grimes was born on 30 December 1879, in Bell, Texas, United States, her father, William Alexander Grimes, was 21 and her mother, Laura Elizabeth Kirk, was 18. She married Luther Hatch Nichols in 1906, in Bell, Texas, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 6, Bell, Texas, United States for about 60 years. She died on 28 July 1971, in Temple, Bell, Texas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in North Belton Cemetery, Belton, Bell, Texas, United States.

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Luther Hatch Nichols
Dora Eugenia Grimes
Marriage: 1906

Spouse and Children

    Luther Hatch Nichols



Bell, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Alexander Grimes





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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 2

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 24

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Grime .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dora E Nichols in household of L H Nichols, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dora E Nichols in household of Luther H Nichols, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dora E Nichols in household of Luther H Nichols, "United States Census, 1910"

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