Mary Dole

about 1791–5 November 1864 (Age 73)
Littleton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Dole was born about 1791, in Littleton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Lemuel Dole, was 35 and her mother, Rebekah, was 31. She married Jonathan Gove on 15 July 1811. She died on 5 November 1864, in Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 73.

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Jonathan Gove
Mary Dole
Marriage: 15 July 1811

Spouse and Children

15 July 1811

Parents and Siblings



    Lemuel Dole


    Daniel Dole


    Rebecca Dole



    Benj'N Dole


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World Events (8)


Age 0

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · The Bill of Rights

Age 0

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.

Age 21

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English dole ‘portion of land’ (Old English dāl ‘share’, ‘portion’). The term could denote land within the common field, a boundary mark, or a unit of area; so the name may be of topographic origin or a status name.2 Irish: reduced and altered Anglicized form of McDowell . Compare McDole .3 French (Dolé): nickname for a troubled or anxious person, from Old French dolé, past participle of doler ‘to regret’ (Latin dolere ‘to hurt’).

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

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  • Mary Dole, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Mary Dole, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Mary Dole, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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