Individual Record 3056

Name}   McLeod, Dorothy Norma Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Exa   5 Feb 1910 Place} Courtland, Cochise, Arizona
Marr.: Date} Fam 14 Nov 1934 Place} Tonopah, Nye, Nevada     (Link)
Death: Date} Fam  1 May 1963 Place}               ,         , Nevada
Burial: Date} Aft   1 May 1963 Place} Bunkers Memory Gardens Cemetery, Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 1732=Genealogy
Source 2} 1765=Birth record
Source 3} 1767=1910 USA cen
Source 4} 1759=1920 USA cen
Source 5} 1760=1930 USA cen
Source 6} 1764=Newspaper
Source 7} 1730=1940 USA cen
Source 8} 1763=Newspaper
Source 9} 1731=Cemetery rec
Source 10} 
Parents: } Norman Chisholm McLeod & Mary Louise McKinnon
     Household No.} 724
1st Household No.} 724 = Goldfield, Esmeralda, Nevada
      Occupation 1} Housewife
       Occupation 2}  
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime} Walker, Earl Wadsworth (William)
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Dorothy Norma McLeod was born 5 Feb 1910 in Courtland, Cochise, Arizona.  She was the youngest of three children of Norman Chisholm McLeod and Mary Louise McKinnon.  Her older siblings were Harold B. and Daniel A., both born in Mexico.  The family had returned to the United States in 1906 or 1907.

In the 1910 U.S. census, the McLeod family was living in Courtland, Cochise, Arizona.  Her father Norman was a carpenter for a copper mine.  The children were Harold B., 6, Daniel A., 3, and Dorothy N., 2 months.

In the 1920 U.S. census, the McLeod family was living at 629 North 5th Avenue, Goldfield, Esmeralda, Nevada.  Her father Norman was a carpenter for a mine.  The children were Harold B., 15, Daniel M., 13, and Dorothy N., 9.  All the children attended the Goldfield schools.

In the 1930 U.S. census, the McLeod family was still living in the same residence, valued at $300.  Her father Norman was still a carpenter for a metal mine.  The children at home were Daniel M., 23, a brakeman for a silver railroad, and Dorothy A., 20, no occupation.

Dorothy Norma McLeod, Zora Dorothy Maroney Dorothy married Earl Wadsworth Walker (William, as he was then known,) on 14 Nov 1934, in Tonopah, Nye, Nevada.  They were married by Judge Walter Bowler, who performed the ceremony in his own home.  Witnesses to the wedding were Clem Walker, William's brother, and Miss Zora Maroney, Dorothy's closest friend.  Dorothy and Zora are pictured together at right.  Zora and Clem were married in 1935.

William had been engaged in mining in the Tonopah and Goldfield area of Nevada.  At the time of their marriage, he was working for the Pittsburg-Goldfield Mining Company in Goldfield, where the couple planned to make their home.  In 1935 they were living in rural Esmeralda County, Nevada.

In the 1940 U.S. census, Dorothy and Earl were living in Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada.  They owned their house, valued at $400.  Their son Norman was 4 years old.  Earl was a hoisting engineer for a lead zinc mine.  Dorothy had completed four years of high school.

Two more children were probably born of this marriage   In 1953, "Mrs. William Walker" visited Goldfield for the Memorial Day celebrations with three children.  Dorothy died 1 May 1963.  She is buried in the Bunkers Memory Gardens Cemetery, Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada.  Earl married again to Pearl Vernell Mortenson Evans.  He died 3 Apr 1991 and is buried with Dorothy in Bunkers Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   Dorothy McLeod Walker
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Dorothy McLeod Walker
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} High school, 4 yrs or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                      for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
   Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 19 Jun 2015
Date Created}  11 Mar 2015
Copyright © 2015 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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