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Dorothy E. (Davis) East (1913 - 1989)

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Dorothy E. East formerly Davis aka Cotton, Sanders
Born in Minnesota, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of [father unknown] and
Sister of [private sister (1910s - unknown)] [half], [half], [private brother (1930s - unknown)] [half] and [half]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Died [location unknown]
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Dorothy is the daughter of Ruth Swanson. Her stepfather was Willard Cotton.

Can anyone provide her birth father's name? <Cathryn's note: I believe her father to be Ernest Lee Davis, the first husband of her mother.>

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St. Cloud, Sterns Co., Minnesota, USA, "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 04 Jan 2014), Dorothy Cotton in household of Willard Cotton, St. Cloud, Stearns, Minnesota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0056, sheet , family 24, NARA microfilm publication .

Grafton, Walsh Co., North Dakota, USA, "United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 04 Jan 2014), Dorothy E Cotton in household of Willard L Cotton, Grafton, Walsh, North Dakota, United States; citing sheet , family 110, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821342.



Thank you to Cathryn Hondros for creating Unknown-218786 on 24 Nov 13. Click the Changes tab for the details on contributions by Cathryn and others.

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