Dorothy Jane Burks

April 1915–January 2013 (Age 97)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Dorothy Jane

When Dorothy Jane Burks was born in April 1915, in Indiana, United States, her father, Ollie E. Burks, was 28 and her mother, Nettie Gertrude Lowery, was 28. She had at least 1 son with George Wishart McElhinney. She lived in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States for about 5 years and Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died in January 2013, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Covenanter Cemetery, Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Wishart McElhinney
1912–1996
Dorothy Jane Burks
1915–2013
Terrance Terry L. McElhinney
1939–1965

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Terrance Terry L. McElhinney

    Male1939–1965Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Male1903–1982Male

    Wilburn Franklin Burks

    Male1906–1973Male

    Male1910–1983Male

    Stella Louise Burks

    Female1912–2002Female

    Female1915–2013Female

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1941

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Birks .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothy J Burks in household of Ollie E Burks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorothy Burks in household of Ollie E Burks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorothy Mcelhinney in household of Wishart Mcelhinney, "United States Census, 1940"

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