Albert David Dobney

9 April 1890–23 September 1971 (Age 81)
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Albert David

When Albert David Dobney was born on 9 April 1890, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, his father, John Dabney, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Doubleday Love, was 32. He married Violet Ethel Thornton on 4 August 1909, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Toronto, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. He died on 23 September 1971, in York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 81.

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Albert David Dobney
Violet Ethel Thornton
Marriage: 4 August 1909
Albert Roy Dobney

Spouse and Children

4 August 1909
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada


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World Events (5)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 16

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 44

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 53

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

German (Döbner): habitational name for someone from a place called Döben.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Albert D Dobney in household of John Dobney, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Albert David Dabney in entry for Albert Ray Dabney, "Ontario Births, 1869-1911"
  • Albert David Dabney, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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