Carmen Dell Dobson

Brief Life History of Carmen Dell

When Carmen Dell Dobson was born on 3 December 1926, in Camden, Benton, Tennessee, United States, her father, Alexander Carson Dobson Sr, was 31 and her mother, Hazel Elizabeth Warren, was 21. She lived in Civil District 5, Benton, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 16 December 1986, in Madison, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States.

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Hughie Ragan
1916–2004
Carmen Dell Dobson
1926–1986

Sources (2)

  • Carmen D Dobson in household of E Carson Dobson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carmen Dobson Ragan, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1927

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

1931 · The Parthenon is Built

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Dob(b), a rhyming pet form of Robert (see Dobbe ), + -son.

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

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