Dora May Bannister

28 March 1893–2 June 1981 (Age 88)
Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States

The Life of Dora May

When Dora May Bannister was born on 28 March 1893, in Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States, her father, Lyman Stearns Bannister, was 40 and her mother, Emma Jane Parsons, was 36. She married John Henry Chatwin on 1 February 1911, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 June 1981, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Chatwin
1892–1957
Dora May Bannister
1893–1981
Marriage: 1 February 1911
Glenn Henry Chatwin
1912–1912
Virginia Violet Chatwin
1914–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 February 1911
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
children

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World Events (8)

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.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 3

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
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: metonymic occupational name for a basket weaver, from Anglo-Norman French banastre ‘basket’ (the result of a Late Latin cross between Gaulish benna and Greek kanistron). The term denoting a stair rail is unconnected with this name; it was not used before the 17th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dora Bannister Chipman in household of John Henry Chipman, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Dora Banister Chatwin in household of John Henry Chatwin, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Dora Banister Chatwin in household of John Henry Chatwin, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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