Dorothy Gertrude Oulton

3 July 1920–26 October 2010 (Age 90)
Skowhegan, Somerset, Maine, United States

The Life of Dorothy Gertrude

When Dorothy Gertrude Oulton was born on 3 July 1920, in Skowhegan, Somerset, Maine, United States, her father, Frank Ellsworth Oulton, was 32 and her mother, Annie Gifford, was 24. She married Arthur Melrose Gould on 25 July 1943, in Cumberland Center, Cumberland, Cumberland, Maine, United States. She lived in Cumberland, Cumberland, Maine, United States for about 10 years and Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1943. She died on 26 October 2010, in Colebrook, Coos, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Colebrook Village Cemetery, Colebrook, Coos, New Hampshire, United States.

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Arthur Melrose Gould
Dorothy Gertrude Oulton
Marriage: 25 July 1943

Spouse and Children

25 July 1943
Cumberland Center, Cumberland, Cumberland, Maine, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1928 · Camden Public Library is Opened

Age 8

The citizens of Camden, Maine had voted (in 1896) to establish a free public library in the town. The land for the library to be built on was donated by Mary Louise Curtis Bok in 1916. After years of fundraising and construction, the cornerstone was finally laid on August 17, 1927. The library opened on June 11, 1928. The library remains open to this day, and is now considered a National Historic Landmark.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Oulton, in particular those in Cheshire and Staffordshire.

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

Sources (3)

  • Dorothy G Oulton in household of Frank E Oulton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorothy G Oulton in household of Frank E Oulton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Dorothy G Gould, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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