Dora Jane Sells

August 1885–before 1984 (Age 98)
Howell, Missouri, United States

The Life of Dora Jane

When Dora Jane Sells was born in August 1885, in Howell, Missouri, United States, her father, Alvin Sells, was 34 and her mother, Louisa Smith, was 29. She married Louis Robertson Parker on 16 February 1905, in Howell, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Hutton Valley Township, Howell, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died before 1984, in Howell, Missouri, United States, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

Louis Robertson Parker
Dora Jane Sells
Marriage: 16 February 1905
Charles W. Parker
Leonard G. Parker
Lewis Robinson Parker
Louis J. Parker

Spouse and Children

16 February 1905
Howell, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Alvin Sells


    Louisa Smith




    Infant Sells


    Nancy Alice Sells






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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 19

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 27

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Sell 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dora J Sells in household of Alvin Sells, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dora J Sells, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Jane Sells in entry for Charles W. Parker, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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