Dollie Minerva P. Bomberger

1 July 1878–19 June 1964 (Age 85)
Tecumseh, Johnson, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Dollie Minerva P.

When Dollie Minerva P. Bomberger was born on 1 July 1878, in Tecumseh, Johnson, Nebraska, United States, her father, Peter Bomberger, was 47 and her mother, Minerva B. Holloway, was 37. She married William Wood Percival on 30 December 1896, in Burr, Otoe, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Alamosa, Colorado, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 9 Hooper, Alamosa, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 19 June 1964, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Monte Vista Cemetery, Rio Grande, Colorado, United States.

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William Wood Percival
Dollie Minerva P. Bomberger
Marriage: 30 December 1896
Carl Creston Percival
Gladys Percival
Marion Franklin Percival
Josephine Minerva Percival
Virgie Lareta Percival

Spouse and Children

30 December 1896
Burr, Otoe, Nebraska, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.

Age 9

Historical Boundaries: 1887: Elbert, Colorado, United States 1889: Kit Carson, Colorado, United States
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 23

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Bamberg in Germany.

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

Sources (3)

  • Dolly Percival in household of William W Percival, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dollie Percival in household of Gerald Witzel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dolly P Percival in household of Wood Percival, "United States Census, 1920"

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