Individual Record 1570

Name}   Smith, Dorothy Daisy Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Fam  2 Feb  1912 Place} east of Delphos, Ottawa, Kansas
Marr.: Date} Fam  1 Dec 1934 Place}     ,     , Kansas     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa  11 May 1991 Place} Ashbury-Salina Regional Medical Center, Salina, Saline, Kansas
Burial: Date} Exa  15 May 1991 Place} Milo Cemetery, Barnard, Lincoln, Kansas
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 394 = Letter
Source 2} 396 = Geog history
Source 3} 1178=1915 KS cen
Source 4} 512 = 1920 USA cen
Source 5} 1178=1925 KS cen
Source 6} 1183=1930 USA cen
Source 7} 500 = Obituary
Source 8} 1656=1940 USA cen
Source 9} 1185=Obituary
Source 10}549 = S.S. record
Source 11}1614=Cemetery rec
Source 12}1659=Newspaper
Parents: } Horace True Smith & Elizabeth Jane Haley
   Relationship No.} 537
1st Household No.} 511 = Sheridan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas
      Occupation 1} Housewife
       Occupation 2} Dog breeder
  Religion/Church} Methodist
Spouses:   Prime} Maelzer, William Jennings
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Dorothy Daisy Smith was born 2 Feb 1912 in Ottawa County, Kansas.  Her parents were Horace True Smith and Elizabeth Jane Haley.  Her six older siblings were Rupert, born in Nov 1898, Ruth, Jul 1901, Florence, Jun 1903, Esther, Aug 1905, Lester, Feb 1908, and Gertrude, Feb 1910.

In the 1915 Kansas census, the family was living in Sheridan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas.  Her father Horace was a grain farmer.  In the 1920 U.S. census, Sheridan Twp., the children at home were Florence, 16, Esther, 14, Lester, 11, Gertrude, 9, and Dorothy, 7, all in school.

In the 1925 U.S. census, Logan Twp., Dorothy's sister Florence was teaching school, and the younger children were in school.  In the 1930 U.S. census, Esther was a saleswoman in general merchandise, Lester a laborer and farmer, Gertrude, a public school teacher, and Dorothy was in school.

Dorothy married William Jennings Maelzer on 1 Dec 1934.  In the 1940 U.S. census, Dorothy and William were living in Meredith Twp., Cloud, Kansas.  Dorothy had completed 3 years of high school.  William was a farmer.  In 1967, the couple was living eight miles east of Delphos, and were raising and selling bloodhounds and Blue Tick 'coon dogs as pets.  Dorothy moved to the Delphos Rest Home in 1977 where she spent her remaining years.  The couple had no children.

Dorothy's husband William died 13 Oct 1982.  Dorothy died 11 May 1991 at the Ashbury-Salina Regional Medical Center, Salina, Saline, Kansas.  Her funeral service was held 15 May 1991 at the Shields Funeral Home, Minneapolis, Kansas, the Rev. James Flick officiating.  She is buried with her husband in the Milo Cemetery, Barnard, Kansas.
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} High school, 3 yrs or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                      for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 14 Jan 2015
Date Created}  23 Aug 1993
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