Bernard Howell Dooley

16 December 1892–20 October 1939 (Age 46)
Danville, Virginia, United States

The Life of Bernard Howell

When Bernard Howell Dooley was born on 16 December 1892, in Danville, Virginia, United States, his father, Luther Whitfield Dooley, was 19 and his mother, Mary Fannie Allen, was 18. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Lula Simmons. He lived in Tunstall Magisterial District, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States in 1920 and Salt Creek Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 20 October 1939, in Danville, Virginia, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Danville, Virginia, United States.

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Bernard Howell Dooley
Lula Simmons
Elwood Hayworth Dooley
Willard Dooley
Nadine Dooley
Elaine Dooley
Theodore Ronald Dooley

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    Elwood Hayworth Dooley


    Willard Dooley


    Nadine Dooley


    Elaine Dooley


    Theodore Ronald Dooley


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World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 2

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 14

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhlaoich ‘descendant of Dubhlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ ( see Duff ) + laoch ‘champion’, ‘hero’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bernard H Dooley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bernard Dooley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernard H Dooley in household of Luther W Dooley, "United States Census, 1910"

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