Dorothy Anne Belt

17 September 1922–15 June 1996 (Age 73)
Clint, El Paso, Texas, United States

The Life of Dorothy Anne

When Dorothy Anne Belt was born on 17 September 1922, in Clint, El Paso, Texas, United States, her father, Frank Chilton Belt, was 30 and her mother, Dorothy Stahmann, was 27. She lived in La Jara, Conejos, Colorado, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 8 La Jara, Conejos, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 15 June 1996, in Carlsbad, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 73.

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Howard Ralph Christy
Dorothy Anne Belt

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    Howard Ralph Christy



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    Etheridge Stahmann Belt



World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 7

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 20

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 English and North German: metonymic occupational name for a leather belt or strap maker, from Middle English belt(e), Middle Low German balt.2 German: from a short form of the Germanic personal name Baldher ( see Belter ).3 North German: habitational name from a place called Beelte ( see Belter 2).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Ann Belt in household of Frank Belt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorthy Ann Belt in household of Frank Belt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorothy Anne in entry for Robert R Christy, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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