Dorothy Virginia Andrews

1921–1981 (Age 60)
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life of Dorothy Virginia

When Dorothy Virginia Andrews was born in 1921, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, her father, Joseph Gardner Andrews, was 34 and her mother, Lucy May Bright, was 24. She married William Francis Smith on 16 November 1940, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States. She died in December 1981, in her hometown, at the age of 60.

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Dorothy Virginia Andrews
William Francis Smith
Marriage: 16 November 1940

Spouse & Children

16 November 1940
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States

Parents & Siblings



  • Naomi M Andrews


  • Elmer Joseph Andrews


  • Female1921–1981Female

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 16

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

English: patronymic from the personal name Andrew . This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America this name has absorbed numerous cases of the various European cognates and their derivatives. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Dorothy Virginia Andrews, "Delaware Marriage Records, 1913-1954"

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