Thomas Alexander Doney

1900–1971 (Age 71)
South Australia, Australia

The Life Summary of Thomas Alexander

When Thomas Alexander Doney was born in 1900, in South Australia, Australia, his father, Archibald Foley Doney, was 67 and his mother, Alice Emily Bowen, was 26. He married Doris Rose Denham in 1929, in Perth, Western Australia, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in 1971, in Western Australia, Australia, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Alexander Doney
1900–1971
Doris Rose Denham
1903–1996
Marriage: 1929
Ronald Thomas Doney
1934–2003

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1929Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (7)

    1901
    Age 1
    First Federal election.
    1901
    Age 1
    The Australian flag flown for the first time.
    1921
    Age 21
    Edith Cowan is elected to the Western Australia Parlaiment. She is the first woman parliamentarian in Australia.

    Name Meaning

    English (Cornwall): of uncertain origin. There is a Richard Donowe recorded in 1451-64 as a tenant in Manuels, Saint Columb Minor, whose surname appears to be a pet form of an unidentified personal name with the Cornish hypocoristic suffix -ow. Formally this might have become Doney but Donowe itself seems not to have survived, unless it was altered to Downey . However, there is no evidence to suggest any connection of this west Cornwall surname with Doney in central and east Cornwall (Bodmin and Quethiock). Alternatively, perhaps it is a variant of the Devon name Downey , and with the main vowel shortened and lowered, but evidence for this is lacking.Americanized form of French Canadian Daunais or Donais .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Downey

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