Colette Ethel Dunn

Female16 February 1901–30 January 1968

Brief Life History of Colette Ethel

When Colette Ethel Dunn was born on 16 February 1901, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, William Henry Dunn, was 41 and her mother, Catherine Ellen Green, was 34. She married Lowell Mason Barnett on 16 June 1934. She died on 30 January 1968, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Hillside, Proviso Township, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Lowell Mason Barnett
Colette Ethel Dunn
Marriage: 16 June 1934

Sources (11)

  • Colette Barnette in household of Lowell Barnette, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Colette E Dunn, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"
  • Colette E Dunn Barnett, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1934
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land

    Age 1

    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

    Age 4

    The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 18

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brown-haired’ or ‘chieftain’. Compare Dunne . This name has sometimes been Anglicized as Brown .

    English: nickname for a dark complexioned or swarthy man, from Middle English dun ‘dun, dark’ (Old English dunn ‘dull brown’).

    Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’. Compare Dun .

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

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