Dorothy Elizabeth Phillabaum

1918–1945 (Age 27)
Salt Creek, Holmes, Ohio, United States

The Life of Dorothy Elizabeth

When Dorothy Elizabeth Phillabaum was born on 2 June 1918, in Salt Creek, Holmes, Ohio, United States, her father, Harry Phillabaum, was 24 and her mother, Marcella Malone, was 20. She married Richard L Douglas on 3 July 1937. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Rural, Clermont, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Holmesville, Prairie Township, Holmes, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 26 November 1945, in Fryburg, Holmes, Ohio, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Fryburg Cemetery, Fryburg, Holmes, Ohio, United States.

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Dorothy Elizabeth Phillabaum
Richard L Douglas
Marriage: 3 July 1937
Dexter Richard Douglas

Spouse & Children

3 July 1937


  • Dexter Richard Douglas


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 9

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

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Vielbaum, habitational name from a place so named in Altmark, from vil ‘swamp’ + baum ‘tree’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Dorothy E Douglas in household of Richard L Douglas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorothy Phillabaum in household of Harry Phillabaum, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorthy E Phillabaum in household of Harry Phillabaum, "United States Census, 1930"

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