Dora Mae Roberts

24 April 1916–2006 (Age 89)
Rockridge, McDowell, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Dora Mae

When Dora Mae Roberts was born on 24 April 1916, in Rockridge, McDowell, West Virginia, United States, her father, John Floyd Roberts, was 37 and her mother, Mary Alice Rowe, was 29. She married Ferrel Mason King on 19 July 1940. She lived in Bradshaw, McDowell, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Iaeger, McDowell, West Virginia, United States in 1930. She died in 2006, in Bowie, Prince George's, Maryland, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Ferrel Mason King
Dora Mae Roberts
Marriage: 19 July 1940

Spouse and Children

19 July 1940

Parents and Siblings



    Brooks McKinley Roberts


    Clarence Messinger Roberts


    Swisher Sprinkle Roberts



    Leola Ethel Roberts


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is very frequent in Wales and west central England. It is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of a like-sounding Jewish surname.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dora M Roberts in household of John F Roberts, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dora M Roberts in household of John F Roberts, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dora Mae Roberts in entry for John Floyd King and Patricia Ann Pettit, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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