Dora Welte

September 1876–1961 (Age 84)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Dora

When Dora Welte was born in September 1876, in Illinois, United States, her father, Sebastian Welte, was 31 and her mother, Gertrude Engler, was 23. She had at least 1 son with Jacob Lewis Phillips. She lived in El Paso, Woodford, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Grant Township, Greene, Iowa, United States in 1925. She died in 1961, in Woodford, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Saint Josephs Catholic Cemetery, El Paso, Woodford, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Lewis Phillips
Dora Welte
Ralph Sebastian Phillips Sr.

Spouse and Children

    Jacob Lewis Phillips





    Ralph Sebastian Phillips Sr.


Parents and Siblings

    Sebastian Welte


    Gertrude Engler




World Events (8)

1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 1

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Walther ( see Walter ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dora Welte in household of Sebastien Welte, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Dora Phillips in household of Jacob L Phillips, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dora Phillips in household of Jacob L Phillips, "United States Census, 1910"

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