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Iva Marie Dotson

Female 1896 - 1985


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  • Name  Iva Marie Dotson  [1, 2
    Born  7 Aug 1896  Newport, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender  Female 
    Iowa Birth Records 
    • Name: Iva Marie Dotson; Birthplace: Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa; Father's Name: George Workman Dotson; Father's Birthplace: Louisa County, Iowa; Mother's Name: Mary Lucinda Moyers; Mother's Birthplace: Des Moines County, Iowa; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C86812-6; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1750414; Reference Number: Delayed Cert. 564; Collection: Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950
    Census  1900  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Iva Marie Dotson, daughter, white, female, born in August 1896, age 3, single, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Iowa
    Iowa State Census  1905  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Card #: 243, Iva Dotson, Post Office: Wapello RD 2
    Census  1910  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Iva M. Dotson, daughter, female, white, age 13, single, birthplace Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Iowa, could speak English, could read, could write, attended school since September 1909
    Iowa State Census  1915  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Card Number: 291, female, white, single, could read, could write, number of years in Iowa: 18, Iva Marie Dotson, age 18, Louisa County, post office address: Wapello, Wapello Township, extent of education in the common schools: 6, extent of education in high school: 1, birth place: Iowa, did not own home or farm, father's birthplace: Iowa, mother's birthplace: Iowa, signed by assessor: T. A. Dotson
    Census  1925  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Iva Marie Dotson, daughter, female, white, age 28, single, number of years in the U.S.: 28, number of years in Iowa: 26, attended high school, state highest grade (9-12): 9, could read, could write, place of birth: Iowa, name of father: George Dotson, father's birthplace: Iowa, name of mother: Mary Moyers, mother's birthplace: Iowa, mother's age at last birthday: 51, place of marriage of parents: Wapello, Iowa, church affiliation: none
    Census  1930  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Iva M. Dotson, daughter, female, white, age 34, single, did not attend school since September 1929, could read and write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Iowa, state code: 65, could speak English, occupation stenographer, nature of industry circular letters office, occupation code 7192, wage earner, actively employed at time of census
    City Directory  1930  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    McCoy's Burlington City Directory 
    • Iva M. Dotson, schedule department Showers Brothers, residence 1822 Mt. Pleasant Street.
    Newspaper Article  15 Sep 1931  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    The Burlington Hawk-Eye 
    • 96 Present at Dotson Picnic
      Gathering Held At Locust Grove Park in Honor of Washington, D. C., Residents

      Special To The Hawk-Eye.

      Morning Sun, Iowa, September 14. - There were 79 present at the picnic held at Locust Grove park Saturday in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Mary L. Dotson, Miss Iva Dotson and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mullen of Washington, D. C. The dinner was served cafeteria style at noon. Following the dinner the men pitched horseshoes and the women enjoyed the social hours. The following were present from a distance: Mr. and Mrs. Ed Moyers and children of Kingston, Mrs. Theodore Dotson and children and Miss Leota Walker of New London, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Dotson and children and Miss Hattie Dotson of Wapello.

      Funeral services will be conducted Thursday by the Reverend S. H. C. Bargin, pastor of the Laurel Heights Methodist Church.
    96 Present at Dotson Picnic
    96 Present at Dotson Picnic
    An article reporting on the family picnic of the Dotson family held in September 1931 in Locust Grove Park, Morning Sun, Iowa.
    City Directory  1938  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Polk's Burlington (Des Moines County, Iowa) City Directory 
    • Iva M. Dotson, residence 1504 (1310) Market, telephone 2684 J.
    City Directory  1942  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Polk's Burlington (Des Moines County, Iowa) City Directory 
    • Iva M. Dotson, chief clerk, County Agricultural Conservation Association, residence 1822 Mt. Pleasant.
    City Directory  1943  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Polk's Burlington (Des Moines County, Iowa) City Directory 
    • Iva M. Dotson, secretary-treasurer of the County Agriculture/Conservation Association, residence 1822 Mt. Pleasant Street.
    City Directory  1945  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Polk's Burlington (Des Moines County, Iowa) City Directory 
    • Iva M. Dotson, secretary-treasurer County Agricultural Conservation Association, residence 1822 Mt. Pleasant Street.
    City Directory  1947  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Polk's Burlington (Des Moines County, Iowa) City Directory 
    • Iva M. Dotson, secretary-treasurer of the Des Moines County Agricultural Conservation Association, residence 1822 Mt. Pleasant Street.
    City Directory  1951  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Polk's Burlington (Des Moines County, Iowa) City Directory 
    • Iva M. Dotson, secretary treasurer Des Moines County Production & Marketing Administration, residence 1822 Mt. Pleasant Street.
    Residence  Jan 1958  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence  Oct 1959  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Residence  Feb 1974  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    Residence  May 1978  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Residence  Jan 1979  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    Died  12 Apr 1985  Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Obituary  14 Apr 1985  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Miss Iva Dotson, 88, 615 Barret, died Friday, April 12, at Burlington Medical Center.

      She was born August 7, 1896, at Newport, to George and Mary Lucinda Moyers Dotson.

      She worked at the Des Moines County ASCS for 26 years, retiring in 1965.

      She was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees.

      Surviving: Her friend and long-time housemate, Myrtle Arch, Burlington; one sister, Velda Mullins, Denver, Colorado; several nieces and nephews.

      Funeral: 3 p.m. Monday, Lunning Chapel, Leslie White and Ron Nutt; Kossuth Cemetery, Mediapolis.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Iva Dotson; born: 7 August 1896; died: April 1985; last residence: 52601 (Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa); state where issued: Iowa
    Buried  15 Apr 1985  Kossuth Cemetery, Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I3878  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  George Workman Dotson,   b. 16 Nov 1867, Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1920, south of Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Lucinda "Lu" Moyers,   b. 12 Feb 1873, Tamatown (Historical), Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1958, Harmony Nursing Home, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  24 Dec 1891  near Newport, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Dotson, George W.; Spouse: Mayer, Mary Lucyndia; Marriage Date: 24 December 1891; County: Louisa; State: Iowa
    Marriage Fact 
    • Email note from researcher, Marge Kimble, regarding marriage as found in Louisa County marriage book: December 24, 1891; George W. Dotson, age 25; Mary Lucyndia Mayer, age 17
    Officiant  Reverend Robb  [25
    Residence  1911  Newport, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [26
    Newspaper Article  29 Aug 1929  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [27
    The Burlington Hawk-Eye 
    • ZEPPELIN OVER MORNING SUN
      Huge Dirigible Skirts Southeast of City -- Schools Are Dismissed

      [...] The following from this vicinity attended a dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Walker, near New London Sunday, in honor of Miss Lela Frizelle (sic): Mr. and Mrs. Sam Walker and children, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Walker and children, Mr. and Mrs. George Dotson, and Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Dotson and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Humphrey (sic) and family, of New London, and Mr. and Mrs. John Russel (sic) of Newport.
    General Newsprint
    Walker Family Dinner Honoring Lela Frizzell
    Walker Family Dinner Honoring Lela Frizzell
    An item in the Morning Sun (Iowa) news published in the Burlington, Hawk-Eye (Iowa) mentioned a dinner attended by an assortment of Walker family members in honor of visitor and family member, Lela Frizzell. It may have been the summer after she graduated from high school.
    Family ID  F484  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    An Easter Card (undated, back)
    An Easter Card (undated, back)
    From Iva Marie Dotson to Frances Willard Moyers in Robstown, Texas. The message is: "Dear Little Cousin, will send you soem little yellow chickens for your Easter. Good bye. From Cousin, Iva."
    An Easter Card (undated, front)
    An Easter Card (undated, front)
    From Iva Marie Dotson to Frances Willard Moyers in Robstown, Texas. The message is "Easter Greetings." Iva also wrote on the card, "Francis, Do you see those little yellow chickens?"

    Obituaries, Deaths, Funerals
    The Obituary of Iva Marie Dotson
    The Obituary of Iva Marie Dotson
    Iva Marie Dotson was one of six children born to George Workman and Mary Lucinda "Lu" (Moyers) Dotson. She was born in 1896 in Newport, Iowa, and never married, dying in Burlington, Iowa, on April 12, 1985.

  • Sources 
    1. [S408] Dotson, Mary Lucinda "Lu" (Moyers) - Obituary, ((originally published in a southeast Iowa newspaper, probably the Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, about January 14, 1958; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa).

    2. [S540] Dotson, Timothy Ray - Web Site, Timothy Ray Dotson (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S776] Social Security Death Index.

    4. [S8772] Dotson, Iva Marie - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 21, April 14, 1985; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S3215] Iowa Births and Christenings, Iowa County Births (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 90, supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 23B, page number: 142; enumeration date: June 27, 1900

    7. [S4157] 1905 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa; Roll: IA_96

    8. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 101, supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 13B, page number: 179; enumeration date: May 14, 1910

    9. [S544] 1915 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa, Post Office: Wapello; Roll: IA1915_309

    10. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa; Roll: IA1925_1692

    11. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Burlington city, Ward 2, Burlington Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 29-6, supervisor's district: 15; sheet number: 10B, page number: 75; enumeration date: April 9, 1930

    12. [S62] Burlington, Iowa, - City Directory 1930, (Copyright, 1930, by the McCoy Directory, Publishers and Compilers, Wm. Brown Building, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, Review Press, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois), page 55 (Reliability: 4).

    13. [S416] Dotson - Family Picnic 1931, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 10, September 15, 1931; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S129] Burlington, Iowa - City Directory 1938, (R. L. Polk & Company, Publishers, 431 Howard Street, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. Copyright, 1938, by R. L. Polk & Co.), page 108 (Reliability: 4).

    15. [S81] Burlington, Iowa, - City Directory 1942, (R. L. Polk & Company, Publishers, 500 Karbach Block, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska. Copyright, 1942, by R. L. Polk & Co.), page (Reliability: 4).

    16. [S82] Burlington, Iowa, - City Directory 1943, (R. L. Polk & Company, Publishers, 500 Karbach Block, Omaha (2), Douglas County, Nebraska. Copyright, 1943, by R. L. Polk & Co.), page 116 (Reliability: 4).

    17. [S83] Burlington, Iowa, - City Directory 1945, (R. L. Polk & Company, Publishers, 500 Karbach Block, Omaha 2, Douglas County, Nebraska. Copyright, 1946, by R. L. Polk & Co.), page 129 (Reliability: 4).

    18. [S24] Burlington, Iowa - City Directory 1947, (R. L. Polk & Company, Publishers, 500 Karbach Block, Omaha 2, Douglas County, Nebraska. Copyright, 1948, by R. L. Polk & Co.), page 118 (Reliability: 4).

    19. [S84] Burlington, Iowa, - City Directory 1951, (R. L. Polk & Company, Publishers, 500 Karbach Block, Omaha 2, Douglas County, Nebraska. Copyright, 1951, by R. L. Polk & Co.), page 88 (Reliability: 4).

    20. [S947] Dotson, Harry Lawrence - Obituary, (originally published in The Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune, page 11, October 23, 1959; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    21. [S935] Dotson, Lee Earl (Sr.) - Obituary, (originally published in the Muscatine Journal, page 3, February 4, 1974; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    22. [S955] Dotson, Ralph Thomas "Tommy" - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 25, May 14, 1978; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    23. [S944] Dotson, Samuel David - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 16, January 19, 1979; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    24. [S26] Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900 (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 4).

    25. [S397] Moyers, Samuel Nelson "Sam" and Lucinda Hopkins "Lucy" (Deen) - 60th Wedding Anniversary Program, (1906) (Reliability: 4).

    26. [S30] Louisa County, Iowa - Louisa County History 1911, Arthur Springer, (The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1911, Chicago, Illinois), pages 110-111 (Reliability: 3).

    27. [S42] Frizzell, Everna "Lela" - Honored at Walker Family Dinner, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 14, August 29, 1929; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).