John Mitchelson Dall

11 October 1908–2 July 1978 (Age 69)
Belfast, Ireland

The Life of John Mitchelson

When John Mitchelson Dall was born on 11 October 1908, in Belfast, Ireland, his father, David Taylor Dall, was 21 and his mother, Mrs David Taylor Dall, was 18. He married Elizabeth Shearer Watson on 16 July 1930, in Tranent, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Down, County Offaly, Ireland in 1911. He died on 2 July 1978, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

John Mitchelson Dall
1908–1978
Elizabeth Shearer Watson
1906–1986
Marriage: 16 July 1930
David Taylor Dall
1937–2000

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 July 1930
Tranent, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1911

Age 3

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.
1914

Age 6

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.
1937

Age 29

New elections. The voters return de Valera and also approve a new constitution which abolishes the Irish Free State and proclaims Eire (Gaelic for Ireland) as a sovereign, independent, democratic state.

Name Meaning

1 Danish: variant of Dahl .2 German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name, perhaps related to Anglo-Saxon deal ‘proud’, ‘famous’; or alternatively from a Slavic stem dalu ‘gift’, a nickname for a generous or gifted person perhaps.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Dall in household of David Dall, "Ireland Census, 1911"
  • John Mitchellson Dall, "Ireland Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958"
  • John Mitchelson Dall, "Ireland Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958"

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