Dollie Bell Birchfield

25 March 1893–23 March 1989 (Age 95)
Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States

The Life of Dollie Bell

When Dollie Bell Birchfield was born on 25 March 1893, in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States, her father, George Washington Burchfield, was 49 and her mother, Harriet Katherine Maddox, was 50. She married John Hugh Foster on 16 January 1910, in Wood, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Wood, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 6, Hopkins, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 23 March 1989, in Hopkins, Texas, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins, Texas, United States.

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John Hugh Foster
Dollie Bell Birchfield
Marriage: 16 January 1910
Artemis R. Foster

Spouse and Children

16 January 1910
Wood, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 1

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 25

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Burchfield .2 Americanized form of German Birkenfeld , a topographic or habitational name, cognate with 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dolly Foster in household of Hugh Foster, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dollie B Foster in household of Hugh J Foster, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dollie B Burchfield in household of George Burchfield, "United States Census, 1900"

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