Dora E Evans

2 September 1879–22 July 1953 (Age 73)
Guelph, Wellington, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Dora E

Dora E Evans was born on 2 September 1879, in Guelph, Wellington, Ontario, Canada. She married John Harrison Bethel on 26 June 1905, in Kane, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lewis, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 22 July 1953, in Bend, Deschutes, Oregon, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

John Harrison Bethel
Dora E Evans
Marriage: 26 June 1905
Vera Bethel
Geneva Bethel
John William Bethel
Esther Bethel
Frank Harrison Bethel
Geraldine Bethel
Paul Dwane Bethel

Spouse and Children

    John Harrison Bethel



26 June 1905
Kane, Illinois, United States




    John William Bethel


    Esther Bethel


    Frank Harrison Bethel


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World Events (8)

1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 1

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.  

Age 7

Historical Boundaries - 1886: Crook, Oregon, United States; 1917: Deschutes, Oregon, United States
1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established

Age 20

Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.

Name Meaning

Welsh: patronymic from the personal name Iefan ( see Evan ), with redundant English patronymic -s.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dora E Bethel in household of Joh W Bethel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dora E Bethel in household of John H Bethel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dora E Bethel in household of Herbert S Brien, "United States Census, 1940"

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