Dorothy Helene Christman

5 November 1915–23 July 1995 (Age 79)
Douglas, City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska, United States

The Life of Dorothy Helene

When Dorothy Helene Christman was born on 5 November 1915, in Douglas, City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska, United States, her father, Milton Valentine Christman, was 29 and her mother, Ella Grundler, was 22. She married Hillery Virgil Scarbrough on 6 September 1939, in King, Washington, United States. She lived in Seattle, King, Washington, United States in 1920. She died on 23 July 1995, at the age of 79, and was buried in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hillery Virgil Scarbrough
Dorothy Helene Christman
Marriage: 6 September 1939

Spouse and Children

6 September 1939
King, Washington, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Milton Christman



    Thomas Jackson Christman


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1918 · First Paved Street in Bountiful

Age 3

Bountiful's Main Street was the first road in Bountiful to be paved with asphalt and cement. With this improvement to the roads, more citizens began to buy vehicles.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Respelling of German Christmann .2 English: from Middle English Cristeman ‘servant of Christ’, Christ being a short form of Christian or Christopher, or possibly Christine.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Christman in household of Milton Christman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorothy H Christman in household of Milton V Christman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorothy Helene Scarbrough in entry for Hillery Virgil Scarbrough, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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