Mary Dorey

7 May 1892–25 March 1953 (Age 60)
Catel,Guernsey,Channel Islands

The Life of Mary

When Mary Dorey was born on 7 May 1892, her father, Alfred Dorey, was 29 and her mother, Judith Le Tocq, was 26. She married Francis John Gavey on 11 November 1915. She lived in St. Mary de Castro, Bailiwick of Guernsey in 1901 and Catel, Bailiwick of Guernsey in 1911. She died on 25 March 1953, in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Francis John Gavey
Mary Dorey
Marriage: 11 November 1915

Spouse and Children

    Francis John Gavey



11 November 1915

Parents and Siblings

    Alfred Dorey


    Judith Le Tocq





    Alfred Dorey


    Alice Dorey



    William Dorey


+1 More Child

World Events (6)


Age 27

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.

Age 28

In the Government of Ireland Act 1920, Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated north east becoming Northern Ireland.

Age 34

De Valera founds the new Fianna Fail party.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): nickname for a goldsmith or someone with golden hair, from Old French doré ‘golden’ ( see Dore 3).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Mary Dorey in household of Alfred Dorey, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Mary Dorey in household of Alfred Dorey, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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