Jeter Morgan Doss

1915–23 April 2002 (Age 87)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Jeter Morgan

When Jeter Morgan Doss was born in 1915, in Virginia, United States, his father, George Henry Doss, was 37 and his mother, Carrie Virginia Jeter, was 26. He married Geneva Lorene Young on 24 June 1937, in Franklin, Virginia, United States. He lived in Union Hall Magisterial District, Franklin, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 23 April 2002, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Roanoke, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jeter Morgan Doss
1915–2002
Geneva Lorene Young
1914–
Marriage: 24 June 1937

Spouse and Children

    Male1915–2002Male

    Geneva Lorene Young

    Female1914–Female

MARRIAGE
24 June 1937
Franklin, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Male1915–2002Male

    Anna Elizabeth Doss

    Female1922–1940Female

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.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 2

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1941

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German:1. habitational name for someone from Dosse in Altmark. 2. variant of Dose 1. 3. in Austria (Tyrol) and Switzerland, a topographic name for someone living on a hill, from Ladin dos (from Latin dorsum ‘ridge’, ‘hill top’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jeter Doss in household of George Young, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Geter Doss in household of Henry G Doss, "United States Census, 1930"
  • J Ella Doss in household of Henry S Doss, "United States Census, 1920"

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