Missouri Dotson

about 1878–
West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Missouri

When Missouri Dotson was born about 1878, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Jasper Alderman Dotson, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Caroline Hutson, was 27. She lived in New Milton, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States in 1880.

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Jasper Alderman Dotson
Elizabeth Caroline Hutson
Anna C. Dotson
Missouri Dotson
Amy Dotson
Mona Grey Dotson
Lloyd K Dotson
Helen Virginia Dotson
Guy Porter Dotson
Mescuria Dotson
Grace Dotson
Bertha Dotson
Walter Dotson

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 3
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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 4
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 31
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): variant of Dodson , with devoicing of the second consonant. Alternatively, the name may be a variant of Dutson , another variant of Dodson with devoicing of the second consonant before voiceless /s/.

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

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  • Missouri Dotson in household of Jasper E Dotson, "United States Census, 1880"

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