Fred Merlyn Dory

13 January 1912–18 January 1998 (Age 86)
Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Fred Merlyn

When Fred Merlyn Dory was born on 13 January 1912, in Iowa, United States, his father, George Elbert Dory, was 42 and his mother, Olive Elnora Timmons, was 30. He married Mildred Edith Kaiser on 18 March 1939, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Guthrie, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Atlantic, Cass, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 18 January 1998, in Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Lewis, Cass, Iowa, United States.

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Fred Merlyn Dory
Mildred Edith Kaiser
Marriage: 18 March 1939
Judith Ann Dory

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 March 1939Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam
    Age 1
    The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 23
    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    English (Wiltshire): variant of Dorey .Hungarian (Dőry): habitational name for someone from a place called Dőr in Sopron County or Dér in Baranya County. Compare Dery .

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Fred M Dory, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
    • Fred M Dory, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Fred Merlyn Dory, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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