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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Family Time Line

William Elza Dooley
1863–1926
Margaret Ann Humphreys
1853–1933
Cora May Dooley
1884–1931
Horace Dooley
1886–1954
Elza Dooley
1890–1964
Everett Dooley
1892–1941

Parents and Siblings

    William Elza Dooley

    Male1863–1926Male

    Margaret Ann Humphreys

    Female1853–1933Female

siblings

(4)

    Cora May Dooley

    Female1884–1931Female

    Male1886–1954Male

    Male1890–1964Male

    Everett Dooley

    Male1892–1941Male

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.

Possible Related Names

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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