Dorothy Elva Caverly

Female9 October 1916–29 September 1999

Brief Life History of Dorothy Elva

When Dorothy Elva Caverly was born on 9 October 1916, in Madrid, Boone, Iowa, United States, her father, Thomas Downes Caverly, was 24 and her mother, Susan Florence Calhoon, was 25. She married Charles Klehm Jackson on 14 June 1938, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She lived in Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States in 1935 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 September 1999, in Chambers, Texas, United States, at the age of 82.

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Charles Klehm Jackson
Dorothy Elva Caverly
Marriage: 14 June 1938

Sources (13)

  • Dorothy E Jackson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Dorothy Elva Caverly, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Dorothy Elva Caverly, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 June 1938Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

    Age 13

    Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.


    Age 25

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English (Middlesex): shortened form of Calverley .

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

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