Edward Francis DORGAN

16 June 1902–1985 (Age 82)
Williamstown, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Edward Francis

When Edward Francis DORGAN was born on 16 June 1902, in Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, his father, Daniel David DORGAN, was 41 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Batty, was 37. He married Margaret May CRISFIELD in 1922, in Victoria, Australia. He died in 1985, in Footscray, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 83, and was buried in Maribyrnong, Victoria, Australia.

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Edward Francis DORGAN
Margaret May CRISFIELD
Marriage: 1922

Spouse and Children

Victoria, Australia

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel David DORGAN


    Mary Elizabeth Batty




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World Events (7)


Age 9

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Age 12

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 37

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. reduced Anglicized form of the rare Munster name Ó Dorcháin ‘descendant of Dorchán’, a byname representing a diminutive of Gaelic dorcha ‘black’, ‘gloomy’. 2. variant of Dargan .

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

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