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Dorothy Ida Geneva Shoptaw (1915 - 1943)

Dorothy Ida Geneva Shoptaw
Born in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United Statesmap
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Died in Beech Grove, Marion, Indiana, United Statesmap
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Biography

Dorothy I. Shoptaw was born on October 27, 1915, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana. She is the daughter of Robert Shoptaw and Ethel Stevens.

The 1920 U.S. Census for Wayne, Marion, Indiana, finds the family of R.C. Shoptaw. The record is as follows: R.C. Shoptaw, 37-year-old head of household, is white, married and born in Indiana. His father was born in Indiana; his mother was born in Ohio. His wife, E.M. Shoptaw, is 30 years old, born in Indiana. The children are listed as follows: E.E. Shoptaw, daughter, 10 years old; T.V. Shoptaw, daughter, 8 years old; R.H. Shoptaw, son, 6 years old; D.I. Shoptaw, daughter, 4 years old. All the children were born in Indiana.

The 1930 U.S. Census for Wayne, Marion, Indiana, records that Robert Shoptaw was the 47-year-old head of household. He is white, married, born in 1883 (est.) in Indiana, as was his father. His mother was born in Ohio. Also listed is his wife, Ellen Shoptaw, age 47, born in Indiana; Robert Shoptaw, Jr., son, age 16, born in Indiana; Dorothy Shoptaw, daughter, age 14, born in Indiana.

Dorothy married Francis Marion Faris.

The 1940 U.S. Census finds Marion Faris as the 26-year-old head of household. He is white, married, and living in the same place as at the previous census. His wife, Dorothy, is 24 years old, white, and born in Indiana around 1916.

Dorothy died on December 11, 1943, at the age of 28. She is buried in Washington Park East Cemetery in Indianapolis.

Sources

  • United States Census, 1920, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFWN-BWB : accessed 26 August 2017), R C Shoptaw, Wayne, Marion, Indiana, United States; citing ED 26, sheet 11B, line 51, family 248, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 450; FHL microfilm 1,820,450.
  • United States Census, 1930, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4YP-H7L : accessed 13 September 2017), Robert Shoptaw, Wayne, Marion, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 284, sheet 28A, line 41, family 690, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 617; FHL microfilm 2,340,352.
  • United States Census, 1940, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V11V-L5P : accessed 22 March 2018), Dorothy Faris in household of Marion Faris, Ward 17, Indianapolis, Center Township, Marion, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 96-278, sheet 10A, line 37, family 247, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1129.


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