|Birth: ||Feb. 12, 1873|
Des Moines County
|Death: ||Jan. 12, 1958|
Des Moines County
Mary "Lu" Moyers was the first daughter born in the family of George Washington Earl Moyers (1849-1926) and Rebecca Ellen (Pence) Moyers (1847-1919). Her older brother, Samuel, had died before her birth, in 1872, at the age of 13 months. Lu wouold be folloed by 8 more siblings in the family.
On Christmas Eve, 1891, she married George Workman Dotson (1867-1920) in rural Newport, Iowa. George was the youngest child of David Dotson (1818-1898) and Mary (Jackman) Dotson (1826-1908), natives of Pennsylvania who had moved to Iowa around 1850.
Lu and George would have six children of their own, all of whom lived to adulthood. There were: Lee Earl Dotson Sr. (1892-1974), Harry Lawrence Dotson (1893-1959, Samuel David "Dave" Dotson (1894-1979), Iva Marie Dotson (1896-1985) Talph Thomas "Tommy" Dotson (1899-1978), and Georgia "Velda" (Dotson) Mullins (1911-1986).
Burlington Hawk Eye Gazette, about January 14, 1958; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa:
Mrs. Mary L. Dotson, 84, of 615 Barrett, died in the Harmony Nursing home, Mediapolis, at 5:35 a.m. after a long illness.
She was born February 12, 1873, in Des Moines county the daughter of George W. and Roberta Pence Moyers. She married George W. Dotson on December 24, 1891; he died in 1920.
Surviving are four sons, Lee E., Phoenix, Arizona, S. David, Wapello, Harry L. and R. Thomas, Newport; two daughters, Mrs. Velda Mullins, Corvallis, Oregon, and Iva M. Dotson, Burlington; three brothers, P. A. Moyers, Morning Sun, B. J. Moyers, Wapello, and H .R. Moyers, Elk River, Minnesota; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Fry's chapel in Mediapolis. Burial will be in Fairview cemetery.
George Washington Earl Moyers (1849 - 1926)
Rebecca Ellen Pence Moyers (1847 - 1919)
George Workman Dotson (1867 - 1920)
Harry Lawrence Dotson (1893 - 1959)*
Iva Marie Dotson (1896 - 1985)*
Georgia Velda Dotson Mullins (1911 - 1986)*
Mary Lucinda Moyers Dotson (1873 - 1958)
Pearl Alfred Moyers (1875 - 1964)*
Hattie Mae Moyers Walker (1876 - 1918)*
Cora Ellen Moyers Hamilton (1878 - 1948)*
Edward Nelson Moyers (1887 - 1948)*
Halleck Roy Moyer (1889 - 1974)*
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Newport (Louisa County)
Maintained by: DW Brumm
Originally Created by: None to be forgotten
Record added: Nov 05, 2011
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