Dora Mathilda "Mae" Atkins

1876–1955 (Age 78)
Wayne, Ohio, United States

The Life of Dora Mathilda "Mae"

When Dora Mathilda "Mae" Atkins was born on 10 July 1876, in Wayne, Ohio, United States, her father, Samuel D. Atkins, was 27 and her mother, Julia A. Hubler, was 24. She married Reynolds before 1891. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in West Salem, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Fargo, Cass, North Dakota, United States for about 30 years. She died on 13 May 1955, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Fargo, Cass, North Dakota, United States.

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Dora Mathilda "Mae" Atkins
Marriage: before 1891
Dora Mayme Reynolds

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before 1891


  • Dora Mayme Reynolds


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World Events (8)

1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 4

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

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

English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Dora Helsing in household of John M Helsing, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dora Hulsing in household of John M Hulsing, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Matilda Atkins in household of Samuel A Atkins, "United States Census, 1880"

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