Dovie May Ferguson

26 June 1899–7 November 1980 (Age 81)
Texas, United States

The Life of Dovie May

When Dovie May Ferguson was born on 26 June 1899, in Texas, United States, her father, James Warner Ferguson, was 35 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth Meadows, was 31. She had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with James Ward Spann. She lived in Denton Land District, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 6, Collin, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 7 November 1980, in Gunter, Grayson, Texas, United States, at the age of 81.

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James Ward Spann
Dovie May Ferguson
Jack Orville Spann
Ruth Spann
Evelyn Marie Spann
Billy Joe Spann
Letha Spann

Spouse and Children



    Jack Orville Spann


    Ruth Spann


    Evelyn Marie Spann


    Billy Joe Spann


    Letha Spann


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 2

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Fergus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dovie M Ferguson in household of James W Ferguson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • May Spann in household of James W Spann, "United States Census, 1940"
  • May Spann in household of James W Spann, "United States Census, 1930"

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