Dorothy Virginia Dement

Brief Life History of Dorothy Virginia

When Dorothy Virginia Dement was born on 16 July 1912, in Cherry Valley, Cross, Arkansas, United States, her father, Joseph Thomas Dement, was 52 and her mother, Almedia Palestine Waldrip, was 37. She lived in United States in 1949 and Washington, Washington County, District of Columbia, United States in 1950. She died on 20 May 1986, in West Memphis, Crittenden, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Bowers Cemetery, Cherry Valley, Cross, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Thomas Dement
Almedia Palestine Waldrip
James Bridges Dement
Forest Lee Dement
Hugh Hoyle Dement
Elymas Marion Dement
Lola Audrey Dement
Selma Polk Dement
Ruth Elizabeth Dement
William Thomas Dement
Dorothy Virginia Dement
Rena Frances Dement

Sources (5)

  • Dorothy V Dement, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Dorothy Virginia Dement, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Dorthy Dement in household of John I Dement, "United States Census, 1930"

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.


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

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of German Demant, a metonymic occupational name for a diamond dealer or cutter, from Middle High German dīemant ‘diamond’.

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

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