dorthy mae griffin

4 November 1924–1996 (Age 71)
Union, North Carolina, United States

The Life of dorthy mae

dorthy mae griffin was born on 4 November 1924, in Union, North Carolina, United States. She had at least 2 sons with william thomas rorie III. She died in 1996, in her hometown, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

william thomas rorie III
1917–1999
dorthy mae griffin
1924–1996
Edison Caroll Rorie
1949–2013
EDGAR HAROLD RORIE

Spouse and Children

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World Events (3)

1927

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1959 · Research Triangle Park Opens

Age 35

High-tech growth happened when in 1959 the research triangle park was opened. The park goes between Raleigh, Burham, and Chapel Hill.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from a medieval Latinized form, Griffinus, of the Welsh personal name Gruffudd ( see Griffith ).2 English: nickname for a fierce or dangerous person, from Middle English griffin ‘gryphon’ (from Latin gryphus, Greek gryps, of Assyrian origin).3 Irish: Anglicized (part translated) form of Gaelic Ó Gríobhtha ‘descendant of Gríobhtha’, a personal name from gríobh ‘gryphon’.

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

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