Yolanda Dorman

18 January 1936–10 May 2007 (Age 71)
Shamrock, Wheeler, Texas, United States

The Life of Yolanda

When Yolanda Dorman was born on 18 January 1936, in Shamrock, Wheeler, Texas, United States, her father, George Virgil Dorman, was 21 and her mother, Myrtle Mildred Green, was 18. She died on 10 May 2007, in Wheeler, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Shamrock, Wheeler, Texas, United States.

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 13

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 19

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

1 English: from the Old English personal name Dēormann, composed of Old English dēor ( see Dear ) + mann ‘man’. This surname became established in Ireland in the 17th century; sometimes it is found as a variant of Dornan .2 German (Dormann): occupational name for a doorkeeper or gatekeeper or topographic name for someone who lived by the gate of a town or city. Compare Dorer , Dorwart .3 Hungarian (Dormán): from the old secular personal name Dormán.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Yolanda Dorman in entry for Debra Janan Brown, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Yolanda Dorman in entry for Tina Lynn Brown, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Yolanda Dorman in entry for Lisa Reneau Brown, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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