Dolly Eldora Frith

11 September 1891–17 August 1985 (Age 93)
Mooresville, Livingston, Missouri, United States

The Life of Dolly Eldora

When Dolly Eldora Frith was born on 11 September 1891, in Mooresville, Livingston, Missouri, United States, her father, James Henry Frith, was 47 and her mother, Susan Link Burt, was 35. She married John Harland Benney on 1 August 1916, in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Mooresville Township, Livingston, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 17 August 1985, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

John Harland Benney
Dolly Eldora Frith
Marriage: 1 August 1916
Mary Margaret Benney
John Wesley Benney
Alma Rae Benney

Spouse and Children

1 August 1916
Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States


    Mary Margaret Benney


    John Wesley Benney


    Alma Rae Benney


Parents and Siblings

    James Henry Frith


    Susan Link Burt




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.

Age 11

Historical Boundaries - 1902: Denver, Colorado, United States [City and County of Denver created by Constitutional Amendment]
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Firth .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Dolly E Frith in household of Sonsie L Frith, "United States Census, 1900"

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