Dorothy Frances Manuel

Female11 January 1919–19 October 2007

Brief Life History of Dorothy Frances

When Dorothy Frances Manuel was born on 11 January 1919, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Harold Phillipskirk Manuel, was 21 and her mother, Mary Frances Bedford, was 29. She died on 19 October 2007, in Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 88.

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  • Dorothy Taylor, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Dorothy Frances Taylor, "Puerto Rico, Naturalization Records, 1897-1985"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 2

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 23

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

Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, English, and Welsh: from the personal name Manuel, a short form of Emanuel . Compare Manwill .

Catalan and Spanish: possibly also a habitational name from Manuel in Valencia province.

Americanized form of any of various other European surnames derived from Emanuel , for example the Greek and Serbian patronymics Manouilidis and Manojlović (see Manojlovic ), respectively.

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

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