Jacob Price Dotterer

9 October 1878–28 September 1953 (Age 74)
Earl Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jacob Price

When Jacob Price Dotterer was born on 9 October 1878, in Earl Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob M Dotterer, was 37 and his mother, Emmaline G Price, was 32. He married Emma M Beidler on 19 November 1898, in Douglassville, Amity Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 28 September 1953, in West Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Oley Cemetery, Spangsville, Oley Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Price Dotterer
1878–1953
Emma M Beidler
1882–1948
Marriage: 19 November 1898
Elsie Beidler Dotterer
1899–1967
Dotterer
–1902
Wm. Dotterer
–1904
Edna Dotterer
1900–1905
Emma Beidler Dotterer
1906–
Norman Beidler Dotterer
1910–
Irvina Beidler Dotterer
1911–1978
Myrtle Beidler Dotterer
1911–
Mary Beidler Dotterer
1914–2000
Willard Beidler Dotterer
1916–1998
Nora Beidler Dotterer
1920–2004
Della B Dotterer
1922–2006
Rufus B. Dotterer
1926–2000

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 November 1898
Douglassville, Amity Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(13)

    Elsie Beidler Dotterer

    Female1899–1967Female

    Edna Dotterer

    Female1900–1905Female

    Emma Beidler Dotterer

    Female1906–Female

    Norman Beidler Dotterer

    Male1910–Male

    Irvina Beidler Dotterer

    Female1911–1978Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob M Dotterer

    Male1841–1888Male

    Emmaline G Price

    Female1846–1918Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

German:1. ( Dötterer ): variant of Dötter ( see Dotter ). 2. possibly a nickname for a person with a tottering gait, from a dialect agent noun based on dottern ‘to totter’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Dotterer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jacob Dotterer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jacob P Dotterer, "United States Census, 1920"

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