Dorothy Carolina Anderson

1901–2005 (Age 103)
Colby, Thomas, Kansas, United States

The Life of Dorothy Carolina

When Dorothy Carolina Anderson was born on 12 July 1901, in Colby, Thomas, Kansas, United States, her father, Anton Marinus Anderson, was 29 and her mother, Gertrude Marie Jespersen, was 24. She married Alva Robert Sykes on 14 September 1921, in Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Hardy, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States in 1910. She died on 21 March 2005, in Superior, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 103, and was buried in Spring Creek Cemetery, Ruskin, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dorothy Carolina Anderson
Alva Robert Sykes
Marriage: 14 September 1921
Lois Gertrude Sykes

Spouse & Children

14 September 1921
Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 26

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1928 · Kansas Wheat

Age 27

In 1928, Kansas produced one-seventh of the world's wheat crop. Several years later in 1931, Kansas had produced a record breaking 240 million bushels of wheat.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Dorothy C Anderson in household of Anton M Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Dorothy Carolina Anderson - Published information: Obituary: birth-name: Dorothy Carolina Anderson
  • Legacy NFS Source: Dorothy Carolina Anderson - Cemetery record or headstone: burial: ; Spring Creek Cemetery, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States

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