Dorothy Melba Kirkendall

1909–6 November 1971 (Age 62)
Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Dorothy Melba

When Dorothy Melba Kirkendall was born in 1909, in Kansas, United States, her father, Louis Elmer Kirkendall, was 33 and her mother, Rosey "Belle" Mayfield, was 29. She lived in Anderson, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Mont Ida, Anderson, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 6 November 1971, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 62.

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 0
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 1
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
Age 18
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Kuykendall , a surname of Dutch origin.

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

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Sources (4)

  • Dorothy Oliver in household of Ross Oliver, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorothy Kirkendall in household of L E Kirkendall, "United States Census, 1910"

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