Dorothy Leone Waite

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Dorothy Leone Waite (Finch)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Orland, Glenn, California, United States
Death: Died in Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Murry Carley Finch and Lottie Celesta Finch
Wife of James Walter Waite
Mother of Rosalind Waite Alley; <private> Waite; <private> Heth (Waite); <private> Gunther (Waite) and <private> (Waite)
Sister of Helen Wilson; Hazel Thelma Davis; Raye Finch; Little Glen Finch; Ervin Finch and 1 other

Managed by: Rosalind Waite Alley
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About Dorothy Leone Waite

DNA results so far for maternal line for Dorothy are W1c1 from Germany within the last five hundred years, is a subgroup of W Haplogroup: W, a subgroup of N Age: 35,000 years Region: Eastern Europe, Caspian, South-Central Asia Example Populations: Sindhi, Kurds, Mazandarani Highlight: Haplogroup W is concentrated in Pakistan and northwestern India.

Dorothy Leone (Finch) Waite, born on Easter Sunday, April 4, 1920, Orland, California, a beautiful woman inside and out! Her major accomplishment was raising all five of her children, and being married to James Walter Waite from 1942 to 2009 when she parted this world. That was exactly one year and ten days before Jim found her again!

She gained her teaching credential from San Jose State University, in 1941, majoring in domestic studies and a minor in English. She was a very social person and had a wonderful singing voice. Raised as a Methodist in Orland California, her parents, Murry Carley Finch and Lottie Celesta Hauenstein, had seven children.

Her parents met while homesteading in Scranton, North Dakota area with other family members.

Family moved to Orland, Ca, 1911, when the irrigation project was completed in Northern California.

Dorothy's Father began farming almonds and raising sheep, always managed to keep his pioneer spirit alive with the help of his family.

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Dorothy Leone Waite's Timeline

1920
April 4, 1920
Orland, Glenn, California, United States
1942
1942
Age 21
Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States
2009
December 30, 2009
Age 89
Santa Cruz, CA, USA