William Franklin Hagey Dorn

24 April 1878–23 August 1951 (Age 73)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of William Franklin Hagey

When William Franklin Hagey Dorn was born on 24 April 1878, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Frank Weil Dorn, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Rosenberry Hagey, was 24. He married Susan Yoder Loux on 5 May 1900, in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Franconia Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 23 August 1951, in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Telford, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William Franklin Hagey Dorn
Susan Yoder Loux
Marriage: 5 May 1900
Cletus Ralph Dorn
Emma Mae Dorn

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 3
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 4
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 20
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.

Name Meaning

1 German: topographic name for someone who lived by a thorn bush or thorn hedge, from Middle High German dorn ‘thorn’, or a habitational name from any of numerous places named with this word.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Dorn ‘thorn’.3 Czech: see Dornak .

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

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Sources (10)

  • Frank H Dorn in household of Jacob B Loux, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank Dorn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank Dorn, "United States Census, 1940"

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