George Dooley

Brief Life History of George

When George Dooley was born about 1744, in Bedford, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Capt. Henry B. Dooley, was 35 and his mother, Virginia Martha Anderson, was 25. He had at least 2 sons and 6 daughters with Jenny Boyd. He lived in Northern District, Bedford, Virginia, United States in 1820 and Bedford, Virginia, United States in 1830. He died on 28 November 1831, in Bedford, Bedford, Virginia, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Bedford, Bedford, Virginia, United States.

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George Dooley
Jenny Boyd
Nancy Dooley
Aaron B Dooley
Jenny Dooley
Mary Dooley
Rachael Dooley
James Boyd Dooley
Margaret P Dooley
Patsy Dooley

Sources (8)

  • George Dooley, "United States Census, 1810"
  • George Dooley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • George in entry for Noah Sharp, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"

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Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhlaoich ‘descendant of Dubhlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ (see Duff ) + laoch ‘warrior, hero’.

English: possibly a variant of Duley , Dolley , and Olley .

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

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