John Russell Dorman Jr

March 1883–17 May 1952 (Age 69)
London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada

The Life of John Russell

When John Russell Dorman Jr was born in March 1883, in London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, his father, John Russell Dorman Sr, was 23 and his mother, Electa Ann Forsyth, was 25. He married Clara Elma Pollard on 18 March 1908, in Sandusky, Sanilac, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Moore Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Argyle, Sanilac, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 17 May 1952, in Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Moore Township Cemetery, Snover, Sanilac, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Russell Dorman Jr
1883–1952
Clara Elma Pollard
1880–1921
Marriage: 18 March 1908
Flora Maud Dorman
1910–1995
Laura Dorman
1912–
Vaiol Dorman
1914–
Merle G Dorman
1915–1981
Hersey J Dorman
1916–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 March 1908
Sandusky, Sanilac, Michigan, United States
children

(5)

    Flora Maud Dorman

    Female1910–1995Female

    Laura Dorman

    Female1912–Female

    Vaiol Dorman

    Male1914–Male

    Merle G Dorman

    Male1915–1981Male

    Male1916–1998Male

Parents and Siblings

    John Russell Dorman Sr

    Male1859–1939Male

    Electa Ann Forsyth

    Female1857–1934Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 3

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 19

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old English personal name Dēormann, composed of Old English dēor ( see Dear ) + mann ‘man’. This surname became established in Ireland in the 17th century; sometimes it is found as a variant of Dornan .2 German (Dormann): occupational name for a doorkeeper or gatekeeper or topographic name for someone who lived by the gate of a town or city. Compare Dorer , Dorwart .3 Hungarian (Dormán): from the old secular personal name Dormán.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Dorman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John R Dorman Jr., "United States Census, 1910"
  • John R Doronan in household of John C Doronan, "United States Census, 1900"

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