Dolly Victoria Matthews

18 August 1887–3 June 1982 (Age 94)
Dearborn, Indiana, United States

The Life of Dolly Victoria

When Dolly Victoria Matthews was born on 18 August 1887, in Dearborn, Indiana, United States, her father, Oliver Louis Matthews, was 35 and her mother, Emma L Heustis, was 33. She married George Fred Rosemeyer on 19 September 1906, in Dearborn, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Perris, Riverside, California, United States in 1930 and Perris Judicial Township, Riverside, California, United States in 1940. She died on 3 June 1982, in Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Perris Valley Cemetery, Perris, Riverside, California, United States.

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George Fred Rosemeyer
Dolly Victoria Matthews
Marriage: 19 September 1906
Hilda La Verne Rosenmeyer

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19 September 1906
Dearborn, Indiana, United States


    Hilda La Verne Rosenmeyer


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 19

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 25

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

1 English: patronymic from Matthew . In North America, this form has assimilated numerous vernacular derivatives in other languages of Latin Mat(t)hias and Matthaeus.2 Irish (Ulster and County Louth): used as an Americanized form of McMahon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dollie V Rosemeyer in household of George Rosemeyer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dollie Rosemeyer in household of George Rosemeyer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dolly V Rosemeyer in household of George Rosemeyer, "United States Census, 1930"

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