Marion Jane Dudley

14 October 1882–1955 (Age 72)
Murchison, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Marion Jane

When Marion Jane Dudley was born on 14 October 1882, in Murchison, Victoria, Australia, her father, Samuel Dudley, was 26 and her mother, Marion Matilda Hyham, was 22. She married Robert Sydney Buchan in 1910, in Victoria, Australia. She died in 1955, in Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Robert Sydney Buchan
Marion Jane Dudley
Marriage: 1910

Spouse and Children

Victoria, Australia

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Dudley


    Marion Matilda Hyham




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World Events (8)


Age 10

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Age 19

First Federal election.

Age 29

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.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: habitational name from Dudley in the West Midlands, named from the Old English personal name Dudda ( see Dodd ) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Irish (County Cork): English name adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Dubhdáleithe ‘descendant of Dubhdáleithe’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + ‘two’ + léithe ‘sides’.

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

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