Ora Bascum Dabney

26 July 1893–30 October 1975 (Age 82)
Gapcreek, Wayne, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ora Bascum

When Ora Bascum Dabney was born on 26 July 1893, in Gapcreek, Wayne, Kentucky, United States, his father, Nathan Wilson Dabney, was 54 and his mother, Angeletta Jane Perdue, was 43. He married Elizabeth J about 1921, in Kentucky, United States. He lived in Midway, Woodford, Kentucky, United States for about 5 years and Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 30 October 1975, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States.

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Ora Bascum Dabney
Elizabeth J
Marriage: about 1921

Spouse and Children

about 1921
Kentucky, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Historical Boundaries - 1895: Wayne, Kentucky, United States
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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English (of both Norman and Huguenot origin): altered form of French d’Aubigné, a habitational name for someone from any of the various places in northern France called Aubigny or Aubigné, named with the Romano-Gallic personal name Albinius (a derivative of Latin albus ‘white’; compare Alban and Albin ) + the locative suffix -acum.

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

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Sources (3)

  • O B Dabney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ora B Dabney in household of Angie J Dabney, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Oris Dabney in household of Wilson Dabney, "United States Census, 1900"

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