Dora Kittredge

23 October 1893–7 November 1974 (Age 81)
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Dora

When Dora Kittredge was born on 23 October 1893, in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, George Lyman Kittredge, was 33 and her mother, Francis Eveline Gordon, was 32. She lived in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America for about 47 years and Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom in 1951. She died on 7 November 1974, in Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lothrop Hill Cemetery, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Lyman Kittredge
1860–1941
Francis Eveline Gordon
1861–1951
Frances Gordon Kittredge
1887–1973
Henry Crocker Kittredge
1890–1967
Dora Kittredge
1893–1974

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World Events (8)

1908
Age 15
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World
Age 20
At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York
Age 24
Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Ketteridge, probably an Anglo-Scandinavian hybrid personal name Cytelrīc, a compound of Old Norse Ketill (see Kettle ) and the common Old English second element -rīc ‘ruler’.

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

Possible Related Names

Kettle
Kittridge

Sources (15)

  • Dora Kittredge, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Dora Kitredge in household of George L Kitredge, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dora Kittredge, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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