Dorothy Helen Method

25 February 1917–12 January 2009 (Age 91)
New Paris, Elkhart, Indiana, United States

The Life of Dorothy Helen

When Dorothy Helen Method was born on 25 February 1917, in New Paris, Elkhart, Indiana, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Method, was 36 and her mother, Bertha Leona Hoshaw, was 34. She married John Wyman Stahly in Elkhart, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Jackson Township, Elkhart, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Union Township, Elkhart, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 12 January 2009, in Nappanee, Elkhart, Indiana, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Union Center Cemetery, Nappanee, Elkhart, Indiana, United States.

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John Wyman Stahly
Dorothy Helen Method
Jill Elaine Stahly

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Elkhart, Indiana, United States


    Jill Elaine Stahly


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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Compare French Methot .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Method in household of Frank Method, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorothy Method in household of Frank Method, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorothy Stahly in household of John Stahly, "United States Census, 1940"

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