Dorothy Shirey (1899 - 1978)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Dorothy Shirey’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Dorothy so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Dorothy’s biography.

Dorothy Shirey Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Dorothy Shirey and her immediate Shirey family. Add to Dorothy Shirey's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

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 Shirey? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Florida

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

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? Add education.

Professions

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

Military Service

It is unknown if Dorothy Shirey is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Dorothy's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Dorothy's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Dorothy a religious woman? Add Dorothy’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Dorothy during various points of her life.

Timeline

1899 - In the year that Dorothy Shirey was born, on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

1908 - She was merely 9 years old when Henry Ford developed the first Model T automobile, often called the Tin Lizzy or flivver. Produced from 1908 through 1927, it first sold for $850 - which made it affordable for every middle class family. Previously, cars were the province of the upper class and the introduction of the Model T and its availability changed U.S. culture. Within days of its release, over 15,000 cars had been ordered.

1912 - Dorothy was just 13 years old when in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

1969 - When she was 70 years old, on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

1978 - In the year of Dorothy Shirey's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

Dorothy Shirey Family Tree

Who was Dorothy’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Dorothy’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Dorothy's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Dorothy Shirey
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Dorothy's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Dorothy Shirey is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Dorothy Shirey passed away in February 1978 at age 78. There is no listed cause of death for Dorothy. She was born on December 27, 1899. We have no information about Dorothy's family. We know that Dorothy Shirey had been residing in Florida.

Memories

What do you remember about Dorothy Shirey? 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.

Write a comment

Other Records of Dorothy Shirey

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources