Dulcena Adlena McCleary

Brief Life History of Dulcena Adlena

When Dulcena Adlena McCleary was born on 5 February 1907, in Libertyville, Jefferson, Iowa, United States, her father, Archelious Benjamin Cornelius McCleary, was 37 and her mother, Annie Belfy Sutherlin, was 40. She lived in Des Moines Township, Jefferson, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 December 1999, in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Jefferson, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Archelious Benjamin Cornelius McCleary
1869–1940
Annie Belfy Sutherlin
1867–1926
Lela Edith Ellen McCleary
1893–1950
Ruth Madge Sutherlin Mccleary
1895–1972
Jessie Gladys Amanda Mccleary
1896–1973
Lizzi Vera Margaret Mccleary
1899–1980
Pearl Esther Glee Mccleary
1901–1967
John Walker McCleary
1903–1946
Stella Malinda Melvina McCleary
1906–1982
Dulcena Adlena McCleary
1907–1999
Archlious Bejamin Cornelius McCleary
1909–1951

Sources (9)

  • Dulcena A McCleary in household of Archerson B B McCleary, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Dulcina A.M. Mcelderry, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Dulcena A Mccleary, "United States Social Security Death Index"

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

1931

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Irish (northern) and Scottish:

Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Chléirigh (Irish), or Mac a'Chléirich (Scottish) ‘son of the cleric’. See Cleary .

Anglicized form of Mac Giolla Arraith ‘son of the servant of Arraith’, or possibly (since there is no saint Arráith) of Mac Giolla an Ráith ‘son of the prosperous youth’.

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

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