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Dorothy Harrell[1, 2]

Female 1906 - 1935


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  • Born  5 Jul 1906  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Female 
    Census: Federal  15 Apr 1910  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1) Chas. L. Harrell, head, white male age 30, married 12 years, born in GA, parents born in GA, merchant, N. beer saloon, rents a home
      2) Olive W. Harrell, wife, white female age 28, mother of 5, 4 living, born in VA, parents born in VA
      3) Cecil Harrell, daughter, single white female age 10, born in GA, attended school
      4) Charles L. Jr. Harrell, son, single white male age 6, born in GA
      5) Dorothy Harrell, daughter, single white female age 4, born in GA
      6) Eugenia Harrell, daughter, single white female age 2, born in GA
    Guardianship Bond  12 Nov 1910  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • State of Georgia Decatur County
      To the Hon T B Maxwell Ordinary of Said County.
      The petition of C L Harrell shows that he is the Father
      of Cecil Harrell Charles L Harrell Jr. Dorothy Harrell and Eugenia
      Harrell minor children of C L Harrell and Olive W Harrell
      minors residing in said county: that said minors have
      an estate of probably Two Hundred $200.00 Dollars
      coming to them from deed from their mother.
      Petitioner prays an order appointing him Guardian of the
      property of said minors.
      C l Harrell Petitioner

      Decatur Court of Ordinary Nov Term 1910
      upon reading and considering the petition of C L Harrell
      the Father of Cecil Harrell Charles L Harrell Jr Dorothy Harrell
      and Eugenia Harrell minor children of C L Harrell and
      Olive W Harrell; it is ordered that the said C L Harrell
      be and he hereby appointed Natural Guardian of the prop-
      erty of Said Minors, and that he give bond and security
      as required by law in the sum of Four Hundred $400.00 Dollars.
      and take and subscribe the oath as required by law of such
      Guardians
      T B Maxwell Ordinary


      Georgia Decatur County
      I C L Harrell do swear that I
      will well and truly perform all the duties
      required of me as Guardian of Cecil Harrell
      Charles L Harrell Jr Dorothy Harrell and Eugenia Harrell
      minor children of C L Harrell and Olive W Harrell
      and will faithfully account with my said wards
      for their estate. So help me God.
      C L Harrell Guardian
      Sworn and subscribed before me 12th day of Nov 1910.
      T B Maxwell Ordinary
    Petition to Sell Real Estate  Jan 1911  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Georgia Decatur County
      To the Ordinary of said county
      The petition of C.L. Harrell, Guardian of the person and
      property of Cecil, Chas. L. Jr. Dorothy and Eugenia Harrell show
      ing that the estate of said wards, consists all of those city lots
      in the city of bainbridge, County of Decatur in the north
      half of block. G. V. 10 of Jno E. Donalson, subdivision of blocks
      designated on map attached to deed from Jno E. Donalson to
      John R. Sharpe which is recorded in Book 42 page 44 clerks office
      of the Superior Court of said county on April 4th 1904 and known
      on said map as Nos. 1. (one) 4. (four) 5 (five) 8. (eight) nos 4 and 5
      each fronting Fifty feet on Shotwell street in North and each
      running back from Shotwell street, one hundred and fifty ft
      also Ten (10) feet off Lot no (8) fronting Ten feet on Shotwell
      st on the North and running back from Shotwell st (150) feet
      Also no 24 in the south half of Block J.V. 10. in said map
      as recorded with said deed to Jno R Sharpe, fronting 50 feet
      on Sharpe street on the North and running back from Sharpe street
      one hundred and Twenty five feet, bounded on west by Scott street,
      and that for the purpose of Education and support it is neces-
      sary to sell the said land. Wherefore, petitioner prays an order direct-
      ing citation to issue and be published as the law requires, and if no good
      cause be shown to the contrary, your petitioner be granted leave to sell
      said land.C. L. Harrell
      Decatur Court of Ordinary - Dec Term 1910
      Upon reading the foregoing petition it is ordered that citation issue
      therein, and be published as the law requires. T. B. Maxwell - Ord
      Court of Ordinary - Jan Term - 1911.
      The written petition of C.L. Harrell as Guardian, praying for leave to sell the
      land of said wards, having been duly filed, and it appearing that notice of
      the same has been published as required by law, that it is necessary for the
      purpose of Education and support that the said land be sold, and no objection
      being filed thereto it is ordered by the Court that the said C. L. Harrell be, and
      is hereby granted leave to sell for the purpose aforesaid, the following descri-
      bed land of said wards. All of those city lots in the city of Bainbridge Couty
      of Decatur in the north half of Block G.V.10. of Jno E. Donalson. sub Division of Blocks
      designated on map attached to dee from Jno. E. Donalson to Jno R. Sharpe which is record-
      ed in Book Y.2. page 44. Clerks office of Superior Court of said County on April 4th
      1904 and known on said map as No 1, 4, 5, and 8, Nos 4. and 5 each fronting fifty
      feet on Shotwell st in the North and each running back one Hundred and fifty
      feet from Shotwell st, also 10 feet of Lot no 8 fronting 10 feet on Shotwell st on the
      North and running back on Shotwell st (150) ft. Also TW24, in the South half
      of Block GV.10. in the said map as recorded with deed to Jno R Sharpe fronting
      50 feet on Sharpe street on the North and running back from Sharpe street
      125 feet. Bounded on the west by Scott street.
      T. B. Maxwell
      Ordinary
    Census: Federal  13 Jan 1920  Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1) Chas. L. Harrell, head, married white male age 39, born in GA, parents born in GA, fam - sales?
      2) [Olive] Harrell, wife, married white female age 37, born in VA, father born [illegible], mother born in VA
      3) Chas. L. Jr. Harrell, son, single white male age 15, born in GA, attended school
      4) Dorothy Harrell, daughter, single white female age 13, born in GA, attended school
      5) Eugenia Harrell, daughter, single white female age 11, born in GA, attended school
      6) Jane Harrell, daughter, single white female age 4 6/12, born in GA
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    Census: Federal  2 Apr 1930  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 1) C. L. Harrell, head, white male age 49, married at 17, born in GA, parents born in GA, sales man for a dry goods store, owns a $3,000 home, has a radio
      2) Olive Harrell, wife, white female age 48, married at 16, born in VA, parents born in VA
      3) Dorothy Harrell, daughter, single white female age 24, born in GA, sales lady for cotton, seed, & refrigerated products
      4) Jane Harrell, daughter, single white female age 15, born in GA, attended school
      5) Anne Harrell, daughter, single white female age 10, born in GA, attended school
      6) Carl Harrell, son, single white male age 20, born in GA, manager for a lumber dealer
    Died  7 May 1935  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: typhoid fever 
    Obituary  8 May 1935  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Post-Searchlight 
    • "Deaths and Funerals: Miss Dorothy Harrell.
      Bainbridge, Ga., May 8.-Miss Dorothy Harrell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Harrell, died shortly after noon Tuesday after an illness of several weeks.
      Funeral service will be held today at the residence with the Rev. H. H. Shell officiating.
      Miss Harrell was one of Bainbridge's most prominent and popular young ladies. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church and occupied a leading position in social activities. She was a charter member of the Junior Country Club and possessed numerous friends throughout this section. For about a year she had been employed in the county offices of the Federal Emergency Relief Association.
      In addition to her parents, survivors include three sisters, Mrs. A. B. Jenkins, of Tarboro, N. C., Mrs. Lloyd Rich, Misses Jane and Anne Harrell, all of Bainbridge, and one brother, Charles Harrell, Jr., of Tucson, Arizona.
      E. W. Cox, Funeral Home in charge."
    Buried  8 May 1935  Oak City Cemetery, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
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    Obituary  9 May 1935  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Post-Searchlight 
    • "Dorothy Harrell Dies Tuesday: Funeral Services For Beloved Young Lady Held Wednesday
      Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at three o'clock for Miss Dorothy Harrell, age 28, whose death Tuesday afternoon was one of the saddest occasions that has hit the city in some time. She was ill for several weeks before her death. The services were held from the residence with Rev. H. H. Shell officiating, assisted by Rev. T. H. Thompson and Rev. J. E. Ward. She was interred in the Oak City Cemetery.
      Miss Harrell is survived by her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Harrell, Sr., four sisters, Mrs. R. L. Rich, Miss Anne Harrell, of Bainbridge, Mrs. S. G. Jenkins, of Tarboro, N. C., Miss Jane Harrell of Americus, Ga., one brother Mr C. L. Harrell, Jr., of Tuscon, Arizona.
      The deceased was a popular member of the younger set of Bainbridge, being a member of the Bainbridge Junior Country Club, where she was very active. She was a girl with a lovely disposition and always seemed to spread joy where ever she went. At the time of her death she was holding a responsible position with the Civil Works Administration in this city.
      Active pallbearers included Messrs Herbert Nussbaum, Mercer Baggs, Jr., Clarke Gurley, Ed Perry, Jr., Robert Cohen, Jamie Jester, J. E. Willis and Glenn Griffin.
      Honorary flower bearers were: Mrs. Frances Willis, Miss Clara Nell Speight, Mrs. Myrvin Rollins, Mrs. Elizabeth Gullage, Mrs. Lucile Overstreet, Mrs.Merle Hodges, Mrs. Anna G. Griffin, Mrs. Mazie Ramsey, Mrs. Hanse Rich, Mrs. Evelyn Stough, Mrs. Evelyn Ashley, Mrs. Donis Hardage, Mrs. Ophelia Nussbaum, Mrs. Elizabeth Felty."
    Person ID  I39  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  10 Jan 2011 

    Father  Charles Leonidas Harrell, Jr.,   b. 8 May 1881, , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1953, , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Olive Womack,   b. 21 Oct 1882, , Danville, , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1951, , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  24 Jul 1898  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F127  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jul 1906 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 15 Apr 1910 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGuardianship Bond - 12 Nov 1910 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPetition to Sell Real Estate - Jan 1911 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 13 Jan 1920 - Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 2 Apr 1930 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: typhoid fever - 7 May 1935 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - The Post-Searchlight - 8 May 1935 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 May 1935 - Oak City Cemetery, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - The Post-Searchlight - 9 May 1935 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S25] Decatur County, Georgia - Past and Present 1823-1991, Decatur County Historical Society, compiler, (Roswell, Georgia: WH Wolfe Associates, Historical Publications Division, 1991), 235.

    2. [S27] Oak City Cemetery, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, grave marker for Dorothy Harrell, photographed by Gail Rich Nestor, 10 Mar 2006.

    3. [S1260] 1910 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Decatur, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2006), T624, roll 183, Bainbridge Militia District 513, enumeration district (ED) 51, sheet 1A, dwelling 1, family 1, Chas. L. Harrell household, accessed 10 Jan 2011, 10 Jan 2011.

    4. [S923] Administrator & Guardian Bond Books, Clerk of Court, Decatur County, Georgia, (Probate Court, Bainbridge, Georgia), P:325.

    5. [S923] Administrator & Guardian Bond Books, Clerk of Court, Decatur County, Georgia, (Probate Court, Bainbridge, Georgia), P:340, 26 Apr 2007.

    6. [S1251] 1920 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Decatur County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), Chas. L. Harrell household, Shotwell Street, Bainbridge Militia District 513, enumeration district 34, sheet 17A, dwelling 344, family 418; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T625, roll 248.

    7. [S1716] 1930 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Digital images, Georgia, Decatur County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), T626, roll 350, Bainbridge, enumeration district (ED) 44, sheet 1B, dwelling 17, family 17, C. L. Harrell household, accessed 10 Jan 2011, 10 Jan 2011.