Doris Elaine Pittman

3 May 1904–30 April 1994 (Age 90)
Cheney, Spokane, Washington, USA

The Life of Doris Elaine

When Doris Elaine Pittman was born on 3 May 1904, her father, Lewis Emery Pittman, was 27 and her mother, Bertha Rose Olney, was 26. She married Percy J. Furgeson on 29 June 1927, in Ellensburg, Kittitas, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Port Orchard, Kitsap, Washington, United States in 1930 and Port Orchard Election Precinct, Kitsap, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 30 April 1994, in Rosemead, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 89.

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Percy J. Furgeson
Doris Elaine Pittman
Marriage: 29 June 1927
Alma-Jean Furgeson
Winston Oleny Furgeson

Spouse and Children

29 June 1927
Ellensburg, Kittitas, Washington, United States


    Alma-Jean Furgeson


    Winston Oleny Furgeson


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 2

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 25

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

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a hollow ( see Pitt ).2 German (Pittmann): probably from a compound personal name formed with Pitt, a short form of Peter + Mann ‘man’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Doris Furgeson in household of Percy J Furgeson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Doris P Furgeson in household of Percy J Furgeson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Doris E Pittman in household of Lewis E Pittman, "United States Census, 1920"

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