Col. Dorsey Taylor Kownslar

Male 1909 - 1971  (61 years)


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  • Name Dorsey Taylor Kownslar  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Title Col. 
    Born 3 Apr 1909  Temple, Bell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Feb 1971  Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Buried 4 Feb 1971  Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    • Teck Cemetery
    Person ID I8050  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Family 1 Kathryn Evelyn Lincecum,   b. 15 Mar 1912, Henderson, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1992, Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1939  Navarro, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Nancy Lee Kownslar
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2837  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married Bef 1960  [4
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2838  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Apr 1909 - Temple, Bell, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jun 1939 - Navarro, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Feb 1971 - Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Feb 1971 - Travis, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • - Per United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 database at FamilySearch.org -
      Dorsey T. Kownslar enlisted as a private, 15 October 1942 at Tyler, Texas. He was married at the time.

      - Per his death certificate, Dorsey died at St. David's Hospital in Austin, Travis County, Texas. Same record states his mother's maiden name was "unobtainable." Informant was "Mrs. LaVerne Kownslar (wife)." Cause of death: Cardiac [---???---]; Acute Myocardial Infarction.

  • Sources 
    1. [S678] Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997, Entry for Nancy Lee Kownslar, b. 31 July 1947 at Navarro County.

    2. [S1011] United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Entry for Dorsey T. Kownslar, b. 1909.

    3. [S516] Texas Deaths, 1890-1976, Digital image of death certificate for Dorsey Taylor Kownslar, d. 2 February 1971 at Travis County.

    4. [S678] Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997, Entry for Kirk Anthony Kownslar, b. 25 August 1960 at Navarro County.

    5. [S677] Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935, Image of birth certificate for Allen (later amended to Allan) Owen Kownslar, b. 5 September 1935 at Wichita County.

    6. [S969] 1940 Census of United States, Texas, Henderson, Athens City, J. Pct # 1, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 107-2, sheet no. 11B, household #228 -- Florence Lincecum, accessed March 2017.
      Includes son Matson; son-in-law Taylor Kwonslar; and daughter Cathryn Kwonslar

    7. [S1012] Teck Cemetery (Travis County, Texas), Grave Markers, Image of tombstone by Cat Crowder (2008) via FindAGrave memorial #25368920 -- Col. Dorsey T. Kownslar.

    8. [S726] Texas County Marriage Records, 1837-1965, Entry for D. T. Kownslar and Miss Kathryn Evelyn Lincecum, m. 10 June 1939 at Navarro County.