Miriam Ellen Dowdell

18 July 1928–4 January 2014 (Age 85)
Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States

The Life of Miriam Ellen

When Miriam Ellen Dowdell was born on 18 July 1928, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, her father, Raymond Harold Dowdell, was 30 and her mother, Miriam Wiant Northcraft, was 29. She married Dorsey Jerry Lucas on 12 June 1964, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States. She lived in Franklin Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 4 January 2014, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 85.

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Dorsey Jerry Lucas
Miriam Ellen Dowdell
Marriage: 12 June 1964

Spouse and Children

12 June 1964
Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Age 3

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 23

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant of Dowdall .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mariam Dowdell in household of Raymond Dowdell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Miriam Ellen Dowdell, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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