Doris Mary Geary

3 January 1909–June 2007 (Age 98)
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Doris Mary

When Doris Mary Geary was born on 3 January 1909, in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Harry Thomas Geary, was 29 and her mother, Alice Louise Hepworth, was 30. She married James Alphonso Hagan in 1932, in Luton, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in June 2007, in Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

James Alphonso Hagan
Doris Mary Geary
Marriage: 1932
Esther Mary Hagan

Spouse and Children

Luton, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    Harry Thomas Geary


    Alice Louise Hepworth





    Ellen Jane Geary


    Kathleen Mona Geary


World Events (8)


Age 5

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 5

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 30

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gadhra ‘descendant of Gadhra’ ( see O’Gara ). See also McGeary .2 English: from a personal name derived from Germanic gēr, gār ‘spear’, a short form of any of various compound names with this as a first element ( see, for example Garrett ).3 English: nickname for a wayward or capricious person, from Middle English ge(a)ry ‘fickle’, ‘changeable’, ‘passionate’ (a derivative of gere ‘fit of passion’, apparently a Scandinavian borrowing).

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

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