Dora Belle Powell

21 June 1892–28 June 1971 (Age 79)
Newton Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States

The Life of Dora Belle

When Dora Belle Powell was born on 21 June 1892, in Newton Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, her father, William Harrison Powell, was 44 and her mother, Martha Rosella Tignor, was 21. She married Chester Earl Wooley on 15 February 1911, in Fultonham, Muskingum, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 28 June 1971, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Fultonham Cemetery, Fultonham, Muskingum, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester Earl Wooley
1890–1952
Dora Belle Powell
1892–1971
Marriage: 15 February 1911
Norman L Wooley
1912–1961
Cecil John Wooley
1913–1974

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 February 1911
Fultonham, Muskingum, Ohio, United States
children

(2)

    Norman L Wooley

    Male1912–1961Male

    Cecil John Wooley

    Male1913–1974Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Female1892–1971Female

    Sarah Elizabeth Powell

    Female1892–Female

    Alfred Edward Powell

    Male1894–1938Male

    William Richard Powell

    Male1896–1956Male

    Arthur Riley Powell

    Male1898–1937Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Welsh origin): Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hywel ‘son of Hywel’, a personal name meaning ‘eminent’ ( see Howell ).2 Irish: mainly of Welsh origin as in 1 above, but sometimes a surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Phóil ‘son of the servant of St. Paul ’ ( see Guilfoyle ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • D Bell Wooley in household of C E Wooley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dora Powell in household of William Powell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dora B Powell in household of William H Powell, "United States Census, 1910"

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