Dorothy Elizabeth Sexton

18 December 1912–26 June 1996 (Age 83)
Florida, United States

The Life of Dorothy Elizabeth

Dorothy Elizabeth Sexton was born on 18 December 1912, in Florida, United States. She died on 26 June 1996, in Lee, Madison, Florida, United States, at the age of 83.

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Virgil Granville Sexton
1910–1971
Dorothy Elizabeth Sexton
1912–1996
Marriage: 1944

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1944
Hillsborough, Florida, United States

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 2

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 23

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a sexton or churchwarden, from Middle English sexteyn ‘sexton’ (Old French secrestein, from Latin sacristanus).2 Irish (Munster and midlands): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Seastnáin‘descendant of Seastnán, Seasnán’, a personal name meaning ‘bodyguard’, from seasuighim ‘to resist’, ‘to defend’.

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

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