Elza Dooley

3 September 1890–17 September 1964 (Age 74)
East Mount Carmel, White River Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Elza

When Elza Dooley was born on 3 September 1890, in East Mount Carmel, White River Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States, his father, William Elza Dooley, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Ann Humphreys, was 37. He lived in Mount Carmel Precinct, Wabash, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Mount Carmel, Wabash, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 17 September 1964, at the age of 74, and was buried in Mount Carmel, Wabash, Illinois, United States.

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William Elza Dooley
Margaret Ann Humphreys
Cora May Dooley
Horace Dooley
Elza Dooley
Everett Dooley

Parents and Siblings

    William Elza Dooley


    Margaret Ann Humphreys




    Cora May Dooley




    Everett Dooley


World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 2

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhlaoich ‘descendant of Dubhlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ ( see Duff ) + laoch ‘champion’, ‘hero’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elsa Dooley in household of William Dooley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elga Dooley in household of William Dooley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • US Federal Census 1900

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