Dorothy Stanley
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Dorothy Stanley

Dorothy J. Stanley
Born 1920s.
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of [private sister (1930s - 2010s)]
Descendants descendants
Mother of , , [private son (unknown - unknown)], [private son (1950s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1950s - unknown)]
Died 2000s.
Profile last modified | Created 1 Jan 2015
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Birth: 03 MAR 1928
Place: Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas[1]
Death: 17 SEP 2001
Place: Topeka, Shawnee, County, Kansas[2]


Husband: Edwin Richard Moore
Wife: Dorothy Jean Stanley
Date: 29 JAN 1950
Place: Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas[3]
Date: JUL 1978

Dorothy Jean (Stanley) Moore was not directly DNA tested. However, she is a link in the chain of Family Tree DNA mtDNA to Mary Jane Williams, and atDNA link in chain to Mary Jane Williams and her husband Isaac Williams, and the Logan, Neece and Ellis families establishing relationship to Mother Sarah Evans (Turrentine) Stanley

For the maternal line Family Tree DNA and AncestryDNA atDNA connections please read the connections between daughterJoyce (Moore) Hodges and her many Turrentine cousins listed on the page of Dorothy's mother Sarah Evans (Turrentine) Stanley

On Dorothy's paternal side, her atDNA link is proven through the following relationships: MRCA-Edward Alphens Stanley and Dora Belle McKibben

Joyce (Moore)Hodges and her 2nd cousin once removed KM, whose line is represent by William Harvey Stanley, 94 shared cM, 7 segments,

Obituary as submitted to funeral home: Dorothy Jean Stanley Moore died September 17, 2002 in Topeka, KS. She was born March 3, 1928 to Ernest Ray and Sara Evans (Turrentine) Stanley. Captivated by flying, she earned her pilot’s license in 1946 and was awarded the Women’s Aeronautic Association scholarship in 1949. Dorothy worked as a meteorologist, mother, as a camp director for the Camp Fire Girls, and for the Social Security Administration. Dorothy was co-founder of the Kansas Trails Council, and active in the Johnson County Outdoor Society and the Swinging Single Square Dance Club. At age 65, she celebrated her retirement by backpacking alone in Alaska for a month. She was married for more than 25 years to Edwin R. Moore of Ft. Collins, CO. She is survived by their five children: Joyce and husband Harold Roy Hodges of Bonner Springs, KS, Stanley and Karen (Woods) of Lake Jackson, TX., Allen R. and Paula (Montgomery) of Joplin, MO., Glen Stuart of Linn Valley, KS. and Sandra Jean Moore of Topeka; her sister: Mildred “Millie” Ruth Stanley Ransom of Denver, CO; 11 grandchildren: Jerri Hodges Barr, Jay Hodges, Jeana, JoAnna, William, Bethany, Jonathan, Abby, Lucas, Timothy and Patience Moore, and 5 great-grandchildren. Graveside services September 21st with burial in Garden of Faith, Mt. Hope Cemetery. Donations suggested to Appalachian Trail Conference, PO Box 807, Harper’s Ferry, WV.25425, or Charitable Care Endowment, United Methodist Homes, Inc., 7220 SW Asbury Drive, Topeka, KS 66614-6059.


  1. Source: #S152
  2. Source: #S102
  3. Source: #S442
  • Source: S102 Title: death certificate
  • Source: S152 Title: Hospital birth record

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