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Dorothy Meriwether Dix
Original name: Elizabeth Gilmer
Birth: Nov. 18, 1861
Montgomery County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1951
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA

As "Dorothy Dix," Meriwether was a forerunner of today's advice columnists. Her columns on life, love, and marriage were carried by newspapers everywhere. One of her most famous columns covered her ten "Dictates for a Happy Life." She was also the author of "How to Win and Hold a Husband," "Hearts A La Mode," and "Fables of the Elite." (bio by: Joel Manuel) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Douglas Meriwether (1837 - 1930)
  Maria Kimbrough Winston Meriwether (1840 - 1878)
 
 Spouse:
  George Oglethorpe Gilmer (1853 - 1929)*
 
 Siblings:
  Dorothy Meriwether Dix (1861 - 1951)
  Mary Douglas Meriwether Patch (1865 - 1944)*
  Milton Donaldson Meriwether (1868 - 1940)*
  Charles Edward Meriwether (1869 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Metairie Cemetery
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: Section 167.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Joel Manuel
Record added: May 16, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6420490
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