Dorothy May Stimson

22 January 1918–10 June 1999 (Age 81)
Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States

The Life of Dorothy May

When Dorothy May Stimson was born on 22 January 1918, in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States, her father, McCreery Philip Stimson, was 28 and her mother, Margaret Josephine Swayne, was 29. She lived in Detroit Ward 1, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died on 10 June 1999, in La Crescenta, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Live Oak Memorial Park, Monrovia, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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George Mcclelland Charles Freeman
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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920 · The Detroit Wall

Age 2

The Detroit Wall is a half mile long wall that was constructed to serve as a wall of racial separation as a physical barrier between white and black homeowners in northwest Detroit. Today the wall is mostly gone with only a small portion of it located at a local park.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Stenson 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothy M Freeman in household of George M Freeman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorothy Stimson in household of McCeary Stimson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorothy M Stimson in household of Mccreery P Stimson, "United States Census, 1930"

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