Norma Ann Dowdle

17 November 1929–30 July 2002 (Age 72)
Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Norma Ann

When Norma Ann Dowdle was born on 17 November 1929, in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Frank Miles Dowdle, was 30 and her mother, Ireta May Daines, was 30. She married Thomas Osborne Bailey on 3 March 1947, in Humboldt, Pershing, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 5 years and American Fork Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 30 July 2002, in Cookeville, Putnam, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Willard City Cemetery, Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Osborne Bailey
Norma Ann Dowdle
Marriage: 3 March 1947
Sarah Calleen Bailey
Barbara Jean Bailey

Spouse and Children

3 March 1947
Humboldt, Pershing, Nevada, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1931 · The Hogle Zoo

Age 2

Being supported through Salt Lake City taxes, Hogle Zoo has been at its present location at the mouth of Emigration Canyon since 1931 on land donated by Mr. and Mrs. James A. Hogle. In 1936, the zoo purchased Princess Alice, an elephant, from a traveling circus. She gave birth to the first elephant born in Utah. His name was Prince Utah and he died at eleven months old. Current exhibits include various birds, mammals, and reptiles from around the world.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 20

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Dowdell .2 Possibly an altered spelling of German Daudel, Dautel, variants of Dietz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Norma Dowdle in household of Caroline Christensen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Norma Dowdle in household of Frank M Dowdle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Norma Jean Clark in entry for Mrs Ireta May Daines Dowdle, "Utah, Brigham City Family History Center, Obituary Collection, 1930-2015"

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