Delmer Leroy Dollar

22 January 1923–30 January 1996 (Age 73)
Jenks, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Delmer Leroy

When Delmer Leroy Dollar was born on 22 January 1923, in Jenks, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Ross Leroy Dollar, was 35 and his mother, Lillian O'Bryan, was 29. He married Naomi R HOLT on 27 December 1944, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States. He died on 30 January 1996, in Claremore, Rogers, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 73.

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Delmer Leroy Dollar
Naomi R HOLT
Marriage: 27 December 1944

Spouse and Children

27 December 1944
Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Ross Leroy Dollar





World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Age 18

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 
1943 · Oklahoma is Home to Thousands of POW's

Age 20

Oklahoma was home to 22,000 German and Italian prisoners of war. The prisoners were sent to work on farms and ranches to continue the production work as many American men were off at war. 

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from Dollar in Clackmannanshire.2 Americanized spelling of German Dahler , Daler, or Taler, topographic names for someone who lived in a valley, from Middle High German tal ‘valley’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. The American word dollar is from Czech tolar, German Thaler, denoting a silver coin first minted at the silver mines at Joachimsthal (‘Joachim's valley’) in Bohemia (Czech name: Jáchymov).3 Americanized spelling of Slovenian Dolar, topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, from dol ‘valley’, a derivative of Old High German tal ‘valley’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Delmar Dollar in household of Lillian Dollar, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Delmer L Dollar in household of Ross L Dollar, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Delmar Dollar, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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