Wiley Judd House
(Abt 1863-)
Irene J. Barber
(Abt 1864-)
James Drope
Ida Ann MacPherson
Charles Chesley House
Candace Lillian Drope
Dorothy Irene House


Family Links

1. Andy Devine

Dorothy Irene House 1 2

  • Born: 21 May 1915, Holly, Prowers, CO 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Andy Devine on 28 Oct 1933 in Las Vegas, Clark, NV 1
  • Died: 14 Jun 2000, Newport Beach, Orange, CA at age 85 1

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1920 in Holly, Prowers, CO. 2 Charles C. House, farmer, 32, was living with wife Candace, 32; Lucile, 9; Newton, 8; twins Dorothy and Donald, 4 years 7 months; James, 11 months when the census was recorded on 2 Feb 1920. Also in the home: Lottie Drope, sister-in-law, 26, and Shelly Hayes, hired man, 17. Charles and his parents were born in Texas. Candace and her parents were born in Canada, and she was now naturalized as a US citizen.. All children were born in Colorado.

Dorothy married Andy Devine, son of Thomas Devine Jr. and Amy F. Ward, on 28 Oct 1933 in Las Vegas, Clark, NV.1 (Andy Devine was born on 7 Oct 1905 in Flagstaff, Coconino, AZ,3 4 died on 18 Feb 1977 in , Orange, CA 4 and was cremated in Corona del Mar: Pacific View Memorial Park, Orange, CA 5.)

  Marriage Notes:

Note from Andy's son Tad: It was in 1933 on a John Ford directed picture at Universal Studios, "Doctor Bull", that Dorothy and Andy met.


1 Mohave Museum of History and Arts (Kingman, Mohave County, Arizona. See: http://www.ctaz.com/~mocohist/museum/Kingman.html), Email from Kay Ellermann, Librarian, 18 Jul 2008.

2 1920 United States Census, Colorado, Prowers County, Holly, Series: T625 Roll: 169 Page: 107.

3 1910 United States Census, Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman, Series: T624 Roll: 41 Page: 25.

4 California Vital Records, Death record for Andrews V. Devine at http://vitals.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ca/death/search.cgi.

5 Roberts, Randy; Olson, James Stuart, John Wayne: American (Published 1995. Simon and Schuster. 738 pages.), Page 623.

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