Dora Abrams

1914–2000 (Age 86)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Dora

When Dora Abrams was born in 1914, in Kentucky, United States, his father, William Sherman Abrams, was 35 and his mother, Nettie F Isaacs, was 35. He married Sally Blair. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Blue Lick, Nicholas, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1930. He died on 11 June 2000, in Berea, Madison, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Dora Abrams
Sally Blair
Gary L. Abrams

Spouse & Children

  • Male1914–2000Male

  • Sally Blair




Parents & Siblings



  • Female1902–1985Female

  • Ira Abrams


  • Ola B Abrams


  • Male1914–2000Male

  • Male1917–1999Male

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 12

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic), Dutch, English, and German: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Abraham .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Dora Abrams in household of William M Abrams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dora Abrems in household of Wm Abrems, "United States Census, 1920"

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