Individual Record 387

Name}   Hildebrand, Dora Georgia Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Fam 16 Dec 1878 Place} Santa Clara, Washington, Utah
Marr.: Date} Cir Aug 1909 Place} Santa Ana, Orange, California     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa  1 Dec 1961 Place}     , Los Angeles, California
Burial: Date} Exa  4 Dec 1961 Place} Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles, California
  Grave Marker}  
Source 1} 1035=Geog history
Source 2} 113 = 1880 USA cen
Source 3} 364 = Church recrd
Source 4} 420 = Newspaper
Source 5} 114 = 1900 USA cen
Source 6} 1065=Newspaper
Source 7} 1430=Marriage rec
Source 8} 1062=1910 USA cen
Source 9} 845 = Military rec
Source 10}1063=1920 USA cen
Source 11}1064=1930 USA cen
Source 12}872 = Voter record
Source 13}716 = Death record
Source 14}1066=Obituary
Source 15}963 = Cemetery rec
Source 16}  
Parents: } Charles Hildebrand & Wilhelmina Staheli
   Relationship No.} 78
1st Household No.} 444 = Santa Clara, Washington, Utah
      Occupation 1} Housewife
       Occupation 2} Fashion designer
  Religion/Church} Presbyterian
Spouses:   Prime} Curtain, Milton Finley
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Dora Georgia Hildebrand was born 16 Dec 1879 in Santa Clara, Utah.  Her parents were Charles Hildebrand and Wilhelmina Staheli Hildebrand.  She had four older sisters, namely Rachael, born in 1869, Emma born in 1871, Matilda (Sophie) born in 1873, and Julia born in 1877.  It must have been immediately after Dora's birth that the family traveled to California, settling in Alhambra.
Notes:  In Alhambra, Dora's father planted grape vines and a fruit orchard.  Dora's brother Charles was born in 1881 in Alhambra, followed by two more sisters, Caroline, born in 1884, and Alice, born in 1886.  In the 1900 USA census, Dora was living with her parents and brother and sisters in the family home in Alhambra.  She was a milliner.  Her father Charles died in May 1909.

According to a newspaper account, Dora and Milton Finley Curtain were married quietly, date unknown, in Santa Ana, California, and traveled to San Francisco and Seattle on their honeymoon in August 1909.  *The FamilySearch index to marriages gives a marriage date of 2 Jan 1908, county not determined.

In the 1910 USA census, Dora and Milton were living with his family at 937 Francisco Street in Los Angeles.  Milton was a a salesman for the J.W. Robinson Co. department store, becoming a silk buyer.  By 1918 Dora and Milton owned their own home, located at 1034 S. St. Andrews Place, Los Angeles.  By the 1930 USA census, Milton owned his own retail silk shop, and Dora worked as a saleswoman in the shop.  The couple did not have children.

In 1924, Dora and Milton were registered to vote as Democrats.  By 1936, their party affiliation had changed to Republican.  The 1940 USA census reports that Dora had an eithth grade education, and their home was valued at $5,000.  She was no longer working in the silk shop.

Milton died 13 Feb 1944.  Dora continued to live in their family residence.  She died 1 Dec 1878.  Her services were held at 2 p.m. the following Monday in the Little Church of the Flowers at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale.  Both she and Milton are buried there.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} 8th grade             or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 26 Jul  2013
Date Created}    7 Nov 1993
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