Georgia Dorothy Titus

20 December 1936–11 September 2009 (Age 72)
Axtell, McLennan, Texas, United States

The Life of Georgia Dorothy

When Georgia Dorothy Titus was born on 20 December 1936, in Axtell, McLennan, Texas, United States, her father, Austin Dee Titus, was 20 and her mother, Janie Rosie Sykora, was 26. She married R C Vandever on 7 April 1956, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States. She died on 11 September 2009, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States.

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R C Vandever
Georgia Dorothy Titus
Marriage: 7 April 1956

Spouse and Children

7 April 1956
Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Austin Dee Titus


    Janie Rosie Sykora




World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 13

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 20

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

From the Greek name Titos, signifying "honoured"

Sources (3)

  • Georgia Titus in household of Austin Titus, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Georgia Titus Vandever, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Georgia Dorothy Titus in entry for Ronald Charles Vandever, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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