Dora Amelia Hughes

Female2 January 1908–24 March 1999

Brief Life History of Dora Amelia

Dora Amelia Hughes was born on 2 January 1908, in England as the daughter of Hughes. She married Roscoe Edward Dance before about 1929, in United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Detroit Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 24 March 1999, in Port Charlotte, Charlotte, Florida, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Roscoe Edward Dance
Dora Amelia Hughes
Marriage: before about 1929
Betty Jane Dance

Sources (2)

  • Dora Dance in household of Roscoe Dance, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dora A Dance in household of Roscoe E Dance, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    before about 1929United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

      Male1849–1908 Male

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 1

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    1909 · The Ford Building

    Age 1

    The Ford Building was one of the first high-rises to use a steel structural support system. It stands at 23 stories in total height and it held the title as tallest building in Detroit from 1908 until 1913.


    Age 24

    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: variant of Hugh with genitival or excrescent -s.

    Irish and Scottish: adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic surnames based on the personal name Aodh ‘fire’, for example Ó hAodha, Mac Aodha; see McCoy and compare McHugh .

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

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