Dorsey Worley Denton

15 May 1915–8 June 2007 (Age 92)
Towns, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Dorsey Worley

When Dorsey Worley Denton was born on 15 May 1915, in Towns, Georgia, United States, her father, Doll Denton, was 28 and her mother, Myrtle Eller, was 27. She married Woodrow B Worley on 10 November 1935. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Shooting Creek, Clay, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 2007. She died on 8 June 2007, in Alliance, Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Lower Hightower Baptist Church Cemetery, Hiawassee, Towns, Georgia, United States.

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Woodrow B Worley
Dorsey Worley Denton
Marriage: 10 November 1935
Woodrow Worley

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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 · Fort Bragg Established
Age 3
Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
Age 26
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called. The vast majority, including those in Cambridgeshire, Cumbria, Dumfries, County Durham, Kent, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northumberland, Oxfordshire, Sussex, and West Yorkshire, are named from Old English denu ‘valley’ ( see Dean 1) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. An isolated example in Northamptonshire appears in Domesday Book as Dodintone ‘settlement associated with Dodda’.

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

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Obit-EVERETT, Bertha Ethel (Denton) (1920-2010)

Mrs. Ethel D. Everett, age 89, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Thursday, March 25, 2010 at her home. Mrs. Everett was born in Towns County, GA, on Wednesday, March 31, 1920, a daughter of the la …

Sources (8)

  • Dorsey Morley in household of Woodrow Morley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Darsey Denton in household of Dall Denton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorsy Denton in household of Dall Denton, "United States Census, 1920"

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