William Dolan

Male2 December 1903–22 June 1927

Brief Life History of William

When William Dolan was born on 2 December 1903, in Ossining, Ossining Town, Westchester, New York, United States, his father, Francis "Frank" Joseph Dolan, was 23 and his mother, Caroline Merchant, was 18. He lived in Kiryas Pupa Cemetery, Ossining Town, Westchester, New York, United States in 1905 and Bedford, Bedford, Westchester, New York, United States in 1920. He died on 22 June 1927, in Mount Kisco, Mount Kisco Town, Westchester, New York, United States, at the age of 23.

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Family Time Line

Francis "Frank" Joseph Dolan
Caroline Merchant
William Dolan
Joseph Martin Dolan Sr
Francis Patrick Dolan
Elizabeth C. Dolan

Sources (3)

  • William Dolan in household of Frank Dolan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William F Dolan in household of Thomas Meridith, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • William Dolan in household of Francis Dolan, "United States Census, 1910"

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Siblings (4)

World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 3

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 7

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, James Patrick, Aisling, Brennan, Bridgid, Cormac, Donovan, Dymphna, Eamon, John Patrick, Kevin Patrick, Liam.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhláin ‘descendant of Dubhshlán’, a personal name from dubh ‘black’ + slán ‘challenge’.

In some cases also an American shortened form of Slovenian Dolanc or Dolanec: vernacular variants of a habitational name for someone from any of numerous villages named Dol ‘small valley’.

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

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