Priscillia Midgett

Female29 January 1918–11 October 1986

Brief Life History of Priscillia

When Priscillia Midgett was born on 29 January 1918, her father, Jessie Etheridge Midgett, was 39 and her mother, Lettie Midgett, was 30. She married William Gray Dough Sr on 30 June 1936, in Manteo, Dare, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Nags Head, Dare, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Manteo, Dare, North Carolina, United States in 1930. She died on 11 October 1986, in Norfolk, Virginia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States.

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William Gray Dough Sr
Priscillia Midgett
Marriage: 30 June 1936
Jane Marie Dough

Sources (16)

  • Priscilla M Midgett in household of Jesse E Midgett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Priscilla Midgette Dough, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Priscilla Midgett Hinman, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 June 1936Manteo, Dare, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    1920 · Women Get the Vote

    Age 2

    In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 19

    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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: unexplained.

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

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