Dora Ramey

20 October 1890–23 December 1986 (Age 96)
West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Dora

When Dora Ramey was born on 20 October 1890, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Andrew Jackson Ramey, was 46 and her mother, Vicie Elizabeth Clevenger, was 26. She married James William Jeffries in 1913, in Webster, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Webster Springs, Webster, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Hacker Valley District, Webster, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 23 December 1986, at the age of 96, and was buried in Buckhannon, Upshur, West Virginia, United States.

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James William Jeffries
Dora Ramey
Marriage: 1913
Madolyn Grace Jeffries
Dallas Jeffries
Orvall Elmer Jeffries
Jack D. Jeffries
Betty Louise Jeffries

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 6
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 8
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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 26
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

French: eastern variant of Ram .

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

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Sources (17)

  • Dora Jeffries in household of James Jeffries, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dora Jeffries in household of J W Jeffries, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dora Jeffries in household of James W Jeffries, "United States Census, 1930"

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