Dora Ellen Gillespie

27 March 1898–1914 (Age 15)
Gravette, Benton, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Dora Ellen

When Dora Ellen Gillespie was born on 27 March 1898, in Gravette, Benton, Arkansas, United States, her father, James Monroe Gillespie, was 35 and her mother, Rebecah Jane Cairnes, was 32. She lived in Dickson Township, Benton, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Mayes, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. She died in 1914, at the age of 16.

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James Monroe Gillespie
Rebecah Jane Cairnes
Harvey Albert Gillespie
Minard Gill Gillespie
Pearl Etta Gillespie
Fena Lee Gillespie
Doll Blain Gillespie
Sophia Belle Gillespie
Herbert Lincoln Gillespie
Dora Ellen Gillespie
Don Gillespie
Lon Gillespie
Bessie Cecelia Gillespie

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 5

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Easbuig (Scottish), Mac Giolla Easpaig (Irish), patronymics from a byname meaning ‘servant of the bishop’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Dora E Gillaspia in household of James M Gillaspia, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dora Gillespie in household of James Gillespie, "United States Census, 1910"

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