Dorothy Delores Davis

November 1936–15 November 2003 (Age 67)
Abilene, Dickinson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Dorothy Delores

When Dorothy Delores Davis was born in November 1936, in Abilene, Dickinson, Kansas, United States, her father, Elijah Portman Davis, was 29 and her mother, Myrtle Bell Stuck, was 25. She died on 15 November 2003, in Petersburg, Pike, Indiana, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Petersburg, Pike, Indiana, United States.

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Paul E. Whitney
Dorothy Delores Davis

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    Donald Dean Davis



    Shirley J Davis


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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 2

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.
1954 · Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

Age 18

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a U.S. Supreme Court case which ruled racial segregation in public schools as unconstitutional. The unanimous decision was handed down on May 17, 1954. The case was originally filed by the Brown family in Topeka, Kansas.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothy D Davis Whitney, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Dorothy in entry for Paul Or Eli Whitney, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Dorothy Delores Davis Whitney, "Find A Grave Index"

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