Dolly Strickland

18 January 1933–16 April 2009 (Age 76)
Patterson, Pierce, Georgia, United States

The Life of Dolly

When Dolly Strickland was born on 18 January 1933, in Patterson, Pierce, Georgia, United States, her father, William Henry Strickland, was 34 and her mother, Ella Crawford, was 26. She lived in Pierce, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 1181, Pierce, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 16 April 2009, in Pearson, Atkinson, Georgia, United States, at the age of 76.

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William Henry Strickland
Ella Crawford
Leana Olive Strickland
Polly Strickland
Dolly Strickland
Charlie Strickland
Harlie Strickland
Archie Lee Strickland
Delphine Strickland

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island

Age 9

Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 22

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cumbria, so called from Old English styr(i)c, steorc ‘bullock’ + land ‘land’, ‘pasture’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dolly Strickland in household of Henry Strickland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dollie Strickland Mobley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Dolly Strickland - Individual or family possessions: death: 16 April 2009; Pearson, Coffee, Georgia, United States

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