Thomas Dowling

8 April 1861–25 October 1947 (Age 86)
Huon, Victoria, Australia

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Dowling was born on 8 April 1861, in Huon, Victoria, Australia, his father, Edward Dowling, was 33 and his mother, Catherine McGuire, was 23. He married Ellen Talbot on 28 May 1896, in Victoria Huon, Tasmania, Australia. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Tasmania, Australia in 1861. He died on 25 October 1947, in North Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, at the age of 86, and was buried in Huonville, Tasmania, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Dowling
1861–1947
Ellen Talbot
1868–1936
Marriage: 28 May 1896
Vera Elizabeth Gwendoline Dowling
1897–1976
Grace Mary Vivian Dowling
1899–1980
Leslie William Dowling
1900–1902
Wallace Edward Ashton Dowling
1901–
John Gordon Dowling
1904–1981
Gladys Valerie Rosa Isabella Dowling
1907–
Thomas James Dowling
1909–1917

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World Events (8)

1867
Age 6
End of transportation to Western Australia.
1870
Age 9
British troops withdraw from Australia.
1892
Age 31
Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a stupid person, Middle English dolling, a derivative of Old English dol ‘dull’, ‘stupid’ ( see Doll ).2 Irish: variant of Dolan 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Doll
Dolan
Dooling

Sources (14)

  • Thomas Dowling in entry for Vernon Charles Billing and Gladys Valerie Rose Isobel Ritchie, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration (District Registers), 1839-1938"
  • Dowling, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration (District Registers), 1839-1938"
  • Thomas Dowling in entry for Vera Elizh Gwendolin Dowling, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933"

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