Margaret Emma Lear

7 December 1923–12 May 1994 (Age 70)
Wheatfield, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margaret Emma

When Margaret Emma Lear was born on 7 December 1923, in Wheatfield, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jerry Alexander Lear, was 22 and her mother, Bessie Viola Little, was 19. She married Emanuel Elmer Dominy on 18 June 1943, in Wheatfield, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Wheatfield Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 12 May 1994, in New Florence, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Emanuel Elmer Dominy
Margaret Emma Lear
Marriage: 18 June 1943

Spouse and Children

    Emanuel Elmer Dominy



18 June 1943
Wheatfield, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Jerry Alexander Lear




    Shirley Ann Lear


World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 19

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places in northern France named with the Germanic element lār ‘clearing’.2 English: variant of Layer .3 English: nickname from Old English hlēor ‘cheek’, ‘face’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margrett Lear in household of Jerrey Lear, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Lear in household of Jerry A Lear, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Margaret E Dominy, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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