Dorothy R Byington

26 January 1907–September 1988 (Age 81)
Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Mi

The Life of Dorothy R

When Dorothy R Byington was born on 26 January 1907, her father, Eugene Augustus Byington, was 26 and her mother, Rose Julia Adams, was 26. She lived in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died in September 1988, at the age of 81, and was buried in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eugene Augustus Byington
Rose Julia Adams
Gertrude Byington
Dorothy R Byington
Dorothy R. Byington
Eugene Byington
Elona O Byington
Francis Joseph "Mike" Byington
John T "Jack" Byington

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 3

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

This has the form of an English habitational name, but no source has been identified, and the surname is rare in the British Isles.

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

Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Byington in household of Eugene Byington, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dorothy Deloof in entry for Francis J Byington, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"
  • Dorothy R. Deloof, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

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