Flora Alice Dowdy

Brief Life History of Flora Alice

When Flora Alice Dowdy was born on 29 December 1885, in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, her father, Franklin Pierce Dowdy, was 31 and her mother, Amanda Bevis, was 27. She married Gilbert Kendall on 27 May 1906. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Smithsonia, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States in 1900 and St. John Township, Stafford, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 19 May 1923, in Stafford, Kansas, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Fairview Park Cemetery, St. John Township, Stafford, Kansas, United States.

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Gilbert Kendall
Flora Alice Dowdy
Marriage: 27 May 1906
Clifford F Kendall
William Melvin Kendall
Eugene Kendall

Sources (5)

  • Flora Dowdy, "Kansas State Census, 1905"
  • Flora Alice Dowdy Kendall, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Flora Kandall in household of Gilbert Kandall, "United States Census, 1920"

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Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Doody . Compare Dowd .

English: nickname from early modern English dowdy ‘shabby, unattractive’. Compare Dowd .

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

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