William Dingle

1892–1995 (Age 102)
Port Broughton, South Australia, Australia

The Life of William

When William Dingle was born on 2 May 1892, in Port Broughton, South Australia, Australia, his father, James Henry Dingle, was 37 and his mother, Mary Jane Tonkin, was 36. He married Ellen May Sparks on 15 October 1919, in South Australia, Australia. He died on 7 January 1995, in South Australia, Australia, at the age of 102, and was buried in South Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

William Dingle
1892–1995
Ellen May Sparks
1891–
Marriage: 15 October 1919

Spouse and Children

    Male1892–1995Male

    Ellen May Sparks

    Female1891–Female

MARRIAGE
15 October 1919
South Australia, Australia

Parents and Siblings

    James Henry Dingle

    Male1854–1937Male

    Mary Jane Tonkin

    Female1856–1941Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1901

Age 9

First Federal election.
1901

Age 9

The Australian flag flown for the first time.
1921

Age 29

Edith Cowan is elected to the Western Australia Parlaiment. She is the first woman parliamentarian in Australia.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone living in a small wooded dell or hollow, Middle English dingle (of uncertain origin). There is a district of Liverpool called Dingle.2 South German: nickname or status name for a smallholder, from Middle High German dingelīn ‘smallholding’.3 Americanized spelling of the old Prussian name Dingel or Dyngele, possibly from Germanic thing ‘legal assembly’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922

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