Dorothy B Layne (1927 - 1995)

Dorothy B Layne
1927 - 1995
updated February 06, 2019
Dorothy B Layne was born on October 4, 1927. She died in March 1995 at 67 years of age. We know that Dorothy B Layne had been residing in Horseshoe Beach, Dixie County, Florida 32648.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Dorothy B Layne Biography

Vital facts & highlights of Dorothy's life to share with the world

Most Commonly Known Name

Dorothy B Layne

First name

Dorothy

Middle name

B

Maiden name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Female

Birth

Dorothy Layne was born on

Death

Dorothy Layne died in

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Dorothy.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Dorothy B Layne?

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Dorothy's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

Unknown. Was Dorothy a religious woman?

Last Known Residence

Horseshoe Beach, Dixie County, Florida 32648

Education

Did Dorothy finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Dorothy attend?

Professions

Share what Dorothy did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Dorothy's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Dorothy serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Dorothy Layne?
View other bios of people named Dorothy Laynes
Back to Top

Dorothy B Layne Family Tree

Dorothy's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Layne family tree.

Dorothy's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
Dorothy B Layne
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

Dorothy's Family Photos

We currently do not have photos of Dorothy B Layne. Below are potential family photos that share Dorothy's last name or surname. Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Dorothy during various points of her life

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Share Memories about Dorothy

What do you remember about Dorothy B Layne? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Dorothy is remembered.

Dorothy Layne Obituary

This obit of Dorothy B Layne is maintained by Dorothy's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Dorothy B Layne passed away in March 1995 at age 67. She was born on October 4, 1927. There is no information about Dorothy's family or relationships. We know that Dorothy B Layne had been residing in Horseshoe Beach, Dixie County, Florida 32648.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Dorothy B Layne

1927 - 1995 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Dorothy's lifetime

In 1927, in the year that Dorothy B Layne was born, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1944, when she was 17 years old, on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1952, Dorothy was 25 years old when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1960, she was 33 years old when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1995, in the year of Dorothy B Layne's passing, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

Other Biographies

Other Dorothy Laynes

Jul 4, 1924 - May 1, 1999
around 1943 - Unknown
Oct 2, 1885 - October 1980
Oct 30, 1893 - June 1965
Feb 21, 1904 - Jun 15, 2000
Dec 3, 1909 - May 1987
Sep 26, 1948 - February 1974
Jun 15, 1910 - Jan 7, 2001
Aug 25, 1927 - March 1977
Oct 9, 1926 - Nov 26, 2008
Sep 8, 1928 - December 1992
Apr 11, 1924 - August 1986
Jun 13, 1930 - Nov 12, 2002
Dec 25, 1921 - Dec 22, 1991
Aug 25, 1926 - February 1989
Feb 14, 1930 - Jun 1, 2001
Sep 10, 1937 - Apr 14, 1994
Jul 28, 1930 - Nov 29, 2008
Jun 20, 1924 - Jun 4, 1997
Feb 21, 1926 - Aug 12, 2006

Other Laynes

Nov 8, 1949 - Oct 14, 1998
Dec 7, 1920 - Jul 8, 2007
Apr 16, 1914 - Mar 1, 2001
Aug 26, 1916 - Feb 3, 1989
Mar 22, 1946 - November 1982
Jan 25, 1903 - Sep 27, 1993
Feb 13, 1907 - September 1970
Jan 14, 1920 - Jul 24, 2007
Aug 19, 1881 - December 1966
Nov 3, 1913 - December 1986
Feb 28, 1945 - Apr 7, 2007
Jul 22, 1892 - December 1974
Jul 19, 1885 - September 1965
Oct 8, 1909 - August 1963
Mar 7, 1913 - July 1976
Apr 8, 1915 - April 1962
Apr 2, 1919 - Feb 24, 2011
Jun 24, 1914 - February 1973
Sep 27, 1923 - Mar 31, 1998
Sep 8, 1906 - Jun 14, 1993

Other Bios

Jan 2, 1930 - Jan 11, 2001
Oct 16, 1929 - Feb 15, 2010
Jan 30, 1909 - October 1985
Mar 22, 1897 - September 1993
Jul 30, 1901 - Jul 14, 1994
Dec 18, 1904 - July 1982
Oct 31, 1887 - November 1977
Aug 4, 1895 - Jan 20, 1988
Jan 19, 1907 - October 1982
May 30, 1914 - Nov 13, 1999
Nov 12, 1894 - May 1971
Mar 21, 1884 - August 1972
Jan 13, 1887 - May 1972
Aug 8, 1929 - Aug 12, 1994
Jul 7, 1886 - July 1978
Aug 10, 1916 - February 1976
Oct 27, 1894 - July 1979
May 4, 1908 - November 1986
Dec 5, 1926 - May 16, 1990
Nov 7, 1906 - August 1983
Success Stories from Biographies like Dorothy B Layne
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.