Dorothy D Anderson

1890–1967 (Age 77)
Texas, United States

The Life of Dorothy D

Dorothy D Anderson was born on 6 April 1890, in Texas, United States as the daughter of Anderson and Melinda Ellen Malone. She married Arthur Young Witherspoon on 22 March 1905, in Ellis, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Dallas, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 7, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 12 July 1967, in Garland, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Pleasant Mound Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Dorothy D Anderson
Arthur Young Witherspoon
Marriage: 22 March 1905
Gladys Laneta Witherspoon
Russell Young Witherspoon Jr.
Earl B. Witherspoon
Leota May Witherspoon
Pauline Witherspoon

Spouse & Children

22 March 1905
Ellis, Texas, United States


  • Gladys Laneta Witherspoon


  • Russell Young Witherspoon Jr.


  • Earl B. Witherspoon


  • Leota May Witherspoon


  • Pauline Witherspoon


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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 4

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Dot Witherspoon in household of Amos Witherspoon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dot Witherspoon in household of A J Witherspoon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dorothy Witherspoon in household of Arthur Witherspoon, "United States Census, 1940"

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