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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Family Time Line

James Monroe Gillespie
1862–1941
Rebecah Jane Cairnes
1865–1920
Harvey Albert Gillespie
1885–1973
Minard Gill Gillespie
1887–1951
Pearl Etta Gillespie
1889–1915
Fena Lee Gillespie
1891–1969
Doll Blain Gillespie
1893–1951
Sophia Belle Gillespie
1895–1971
Herbert Lincoln Gillespie
1897–1897
Dora Ellen Gillespie
1898–1914
Don Gillespie
1900–1900
Lon Gillespie
1900–1900
Bessie Cecelia Gillespie
1906–1964

Parents and Siblings

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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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