Dorthea Elizabeth Everson

7 April 1907–1 June 1994 (Age 87)
Alma, Harlan, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Dorthea Elizabeth

When Dorthea Elizabeth Everson was born on 7 April 1907, in Alma, Harlan, Nebraska, United States, her father, William "Willie" Everson, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Kachelries, was 19. She married Harold James Reed on 24 July 1928, in Estes Park, Larimer, Colorado, United States. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930 and San Jose Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 1 June 1994, in El Cajon, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 87.

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Harold James Reed
Dorthea Elizabeth Everson
Marriage: 24 July 1928

Spouse and Children

24 July 1928
Estes Park, Larimer, Colorado, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Sara Martha Everson


    Ruth M Everson


World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 12

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
1930 · The First Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere

Age 23

The Adler Planetarium was founded by Max Adler as a public museum dedicated to the study of astronomy and astrophysics. It was the first planetarium in the United States and is part of Chicago's Museum Campus. The Adler is home to three theaters, a space science exhibition, and a collection of scientific instruments and printed materials. The Adler also is home to one of the only research-active, public urban observatories.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Ever ( see Evers 2).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Reed in household of Harold Reed, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorothea E Reed in household of Harold J Reed, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorothea E Everson in household of William Everson, "United States Census, 1910"

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