Merel E Dolan

November 1893–18 January 1928 (Age 34)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Merel E

When Merel E Dolan was born in November 1893, in Iowa, United States, his father, William J Dolan, was 36 and his mother, Mary Lacy, was 33. He married Margaret A Milner about 1912. He lived in Mosalem Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1900. He died on 18 January 1928, in New Mexico, United States, at the age of 34.

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Merel E Dolan
Margaret A Milner
Marriage: about 1912

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    Margaret A Milner


about 1912

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 10

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhshláin , Ó Dubhlainn , or Ó Dúnlaing ( see Doolin ). 2. Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dobhailéin ( see Devlin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Merel E Dolan in household of William J Dolan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Merele E Dolan, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Merle Dolan, "New Mexico Deaths, 1889-1945"

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