Dorothy Laverne Lambert

27 October 1910–16 February 1996 (Age 85)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Dorothy Laverne

When Dorothy Laverne Lambert was born on 27 October 1910, in Ohio, United States, her father, Alva Newton Lambert, was 31 and her mother, Laura Rex, was 28. She married Reverend Olen A. Peters on 21 June 1936, in Defiance, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Defiance, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 16 February 1996, in Charlotte, Florida, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Panama City, Bay, Florida, United States.

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Reverend Olen A. Peters
Dorothy Laverne Lambert
Marriage: 21 June 1936
Rita Janiece Peters

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21 June 1936
Defiance, Ohio, United States


    Rita Janiece Peters


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 4

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 31

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.

Name Meaning

This name has been translated as "bright or fair lamb." It is more likely from the Old German name Laudbert, from "land-brecht," one distinguished among the people.

Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Peters in household of Olen A Peters, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorothy Lambert in household of Alva Lambert, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorothy L Lambert in household of Alva N Lambert, "United States Census, 1920"

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