Dorothy Agnes Boles

9 March 1909–19 September 1989 (Age 80)
Saint Catharines, Grantham, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Dorothy Agnes

When Dorothy Agnes Boles was born on 9 March 1909, in Saint Catharines, Grantham, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada, her father, Robert Pringle Boles, was 29 and her mother, Florence Elizabeth Stull, was 28. She married George Roland Ripley on 4 August 1928, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She lived in Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died on 19 September 1989, in Belleville, Hastings, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 80.

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George Roland Ripley
Dorothy Agnes Boles
Marriage: 4 August 1928

Spouse and Children

4 August 1928
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings


    Florence Elizabeth Stull




World Events (6)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 25

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 34

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 46

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; possibly an altered spelling of English Bowles , a variant of Bowell or Bowler , or of German Bolz or Bohls .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorthy Agnes Boles, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Dorthy Agnes Boles, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Dorothy A Boles in household of Robt P Boles, "Canada Census, 1911"

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