John Henry Dole

14 June 1886–20 September 1934 (Age 48)
Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Dole was born on 14 June 1886, in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States, his father, Louis or Lewis Dole, was 24 and his mother, Mary Celina Delong, was 26. He married Vera Ling on 9 June 1912, in Gilmore, Lemhi, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Ravalli, Montana, United States in 1900 and Saint John, Whitman, Washington, United States in 1920. He died on 20 September 1934, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Dole
Vera Ling
Marriage: 9 June 1912
Henry Lamont Dole
Beulah Dole
Stella Dole
Lola Dole
Phyllis Dole

Spouse and Children

9 June 1912
Gilmore, Lemhi, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Louis or Lewis Dole


    Mary Celina Delong




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 3

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

Age 7

Historical Boundaries - 1893: Ravalli, Montana, United States
1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established

Age 13

Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English dole ‘portion of land’ (Old English dāl ‘share’, ‘portion’). The term could denote land within the common field, a boundary mark, or a unit of area; so the name may be of topographic origin or a status name.2 Irish: reduced and altered Anglicized form of McDowell . Compare McDole .3 French (Dolé): nickname for a troubled or anxious person, from Old French dolé, past participle of doler ‘to regret’ (Latin dolere ‘to hurt’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John H Dole in household of A W Gayle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Dole in household of Louis Dole, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Dole, "United States Census, 1920"

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