Dorothy Ellen Erwin

30 June 1913–31 March 1954 (Age 40)
Nimrod, Eastland, Texas, United States

The Life of Dorothy Ellen

When Dorothy Ellen Erwin was born on 30 June 1913, in Nimrod, Eastland, Texas, United States, her father, Cyrus Marion Erwin, was 40 and her mother, Pearl Williams, was 36. She lived in Lubbock, Texas, United States in 1935 and District 15 Election District, Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1940. She died on 31 March 1954, in Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States.

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Thornton Cecil Worley
Dorothy Ellen Erwin

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World Events (8)

1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 1

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.

Age 14

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, English, and Irish: variant of Irvin .2 German: from the personal name Erwin, from Herwin, a compound of Old High German heri ‘army’ + wini ‘friend’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Worley in household of Thornton Worley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorthy Erwin in household of Charles M Erwin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorothy Erwin in household of Pearl Erwin, "United States Census, 1930"

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