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William "Billy" Dolan

William "Billy" Dolan

Male 1874 - 1960  (~ 85 years)

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  • Name William Dolan 
    Nickname Billy 
    Born Aug 1874  Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 30 Aug 1874  Aghyaran Townland, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Mar 1960  Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Aghyaran Townland, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1895  Simon and Related Families | All Dolans from Killeter Townland
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2017 

    Father William John "Willie John" Dolan,   b. Abt 1839, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1922, Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Mother Sarah Carlin,   b. Abt 1835, Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1931, Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 96 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1870  Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F601  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine "Cassie" Duffy,   b. 23 May 1889, Seegronan Townland, Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1967, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1911  Aghyaran Townland, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Catherine "Katie" Dolan,   d. 2016
     2. Sarah Dolan
    +3. Teresa Dolan
     4. Francis Dolan,   b. 12 Nov 1911, Seegronan Townland, Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1912, Speerholme Townland, Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +5. William John Dolan,   b. 20 Feb 1913, Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1945, Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    +6. Frank Dolan,   b. 4 Apr 1915, Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1994, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +7. Edward Dolan,   b. 25 May 1917, Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1995, Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +8. Charles Dolan,   b. 22 Nov 1918, Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1989, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +9. James Dolan,   b. 30 Nov 1920, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1983, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     10. Denis Dolan,   b. 1922, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1991, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     11. Mary Ellen Dolan,   b. Abt 1923, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 2001  (Age ~ 78 years)
     12. Daniel Dolan,   b. 2 Aug 1924, Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1924, Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F602  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Aug 1874 - Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 30 Aug 1874 - Aghyaran Townland, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jun 1911 - Aghyaran Townland, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Aghyaran Townland, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Dolan, William | Duffy, Catherine
    Dolan, William | Duffy, Catherine
    Billy Dolan and his wife, Catherine Duffy. Photo and identification provided by Marietta Dolan.

    Documents
    Dolan, William (1874-1960)
    Dolan, William (1874-1960)
    Full page of Irish Civil Register of Births containing birth record for William (Billy) Dolan.
    Dolan, William (1874-1960)
    Dolan, William (1874-1960)
    Detail of Civil Registration of Birth for William (Billy) Dolan.
    Dolan, William John (1839-1922) | Carlin, Sarah - 1901 Census of Ireland
    Dolan, William John (1839-1922) | Carlin, Sarah - 1901 Census of Ireland
    William and Sarah Dolan - 1901 Census of Ireland. Detail record for family.
    Dolan, William John (1839-1922) | Carlin, Sarah - 1911 Census of Ireland
    Dolan, William John (1839-1922) | Carlin, Sarah - 1911 Census of Ireland
    William and Sarah Dolan - 1911 Census of Ireland. Detail record of family.
    Dolan, William (1874-1960) | Duffy, Catherine
    Dolan, William (1874-1960) | Duffy, Catherine
    Abstract of 1911 Irish Civil Registration record of marriage of William Dolan and Cassie Duffy.
    Dolan, William (1874-1960) | Duffy, Catherine - Marriage Record
    Dolan, William (1874-1960) | Duffy, Catherine - Marriage Record
    Full Irish Civil Register entry for marriage of William Dolan and Cassie Duffy.
    Dolan, Francis and others | Dolan Family Land Records - Killeter Townland - 1828-1929
    Dolan, Francis and others | Dolan Family Land Records - Killeter Townland - 1828-1929
    Summary and analysis of Land Records for Killeter Townland -- in the 1828 Tithe Applotment Survey, 1859 Griffith's Valuation and in subsequent Valuation Revision Books through 1929 -- of lands leased by James and Francis Dolan and their descendants. The chain of custody of leaseholds in this Townland, when compared to Civil Registration Records of deaths and Census Records for 1901 and 1911, provide important evidence of birth and marriage relationships within this family.

    Headstones
    Dolan, Frank (1915-1994) | Family
    Dolan, Frank (1915-1994) | Family
    Tombstone of Frank Dolan, Catherine Duffy, Kathleen Dolan, and others in St. Patrick's RC Church graveyard, Aghyaran, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

  • Notes 
    • BIRTH:
      Month and year of birth is likely August 1874, given the date of baptism in the Register of Baptisms from St. Patrick's RC Church Aghyaran (Termonamongan Parish) in the National Library of Ireland. Named as William Dolan and parents identified as William Dolin and Sarah Carlin. Place of birth given as Killeter. It would appear the the below civil registration record used a later and inaccurate date of birth (which is sometimes seen in Irish civil records, particuarly for this family).
      Full date of birth of 7 September 1874 and location of Killeter given in index entry for William Dolin in "Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881" database on www.familysearch.org. Parents named as William Dolin and Sarah Carlin.
      Examination of the source record for the above entry in "Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881" confirms the birth date of 7 September 1874, the identity of parents, and gives the locality of birth as Killeter, Castlederg, County Tyrone, Ireland. Entry found in Ireland Register of Births, 1874, volume 12-1, page 31, entry no. 90. FHL Microfilm No. 255908.
      Year of birth would be 1878-1879, according to age (22 years) in 1901 Census of Ireland, County Tyrone, Killeter. Place of birth given as County Tyrone. On the web at http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/reels/nai001181417/. Enumerated as William Dolan with parents William and Sarah Dolan.
      Year of birth would be 1880-1881, according to age (30 years) in 1911 Census of Ireland, County Tyrone, Killeter. On the web at http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Tyrone/ Killeter/Killeter/853522. Enumerated with parents William and Serah Dolan.

      NAME: Known as "Billy," according to family history information provided by Marietta Dolan, a great-grandaughter.

      CHRISTENING:
      Full date for baptism of William Dolan given as 30 August 1874 in the Register of Baptisms for Termonamongan Parish, on microfilm in the National Library of Ireland. Witnesses were William Dolin and Peggy McGuire Kelly. The record may be viewed here: http://registers.nli.ie/registers/vtls000632974#page/49/mode/1up

      MARRIAGE:
      Wife named as Catherine Duffy in Irish civil birth record of children. The birth record for Edward Dolan has a note that her first name was "E. (Cassie)".
      Marriage record for a marriage between William Dolan and Cassie Duffy in the Castlederg Registration District of County Tyrone is in the Irish Civil Registration Indexes for the April-June Quarter, 1911, volume 2, page 32.
      Full date of 16 June 1911 given in Irish Civil Marriage Record available for purchase from ifhf.rootsireland.ie and in the possession of Robert M. Simon. Groom named as William Dolan, farmer, of Killeter, age over 21, son of William Dolan. Bride named as Cassie Duffy, no occupation, of Segronan, age over 21, daughter of Francis Duffy. Witnesses were Daniel McSorley and Mary Duffy. Record notes that marriage was performed in the "Agheyarran RC Ch. Parish of Termonamongan."

      OCCUPATION:
      Farm servant (1901 Census of Ireland)
      Farm laborer (1911 Census of Ireland)
      Labourer (1913, 1915 and 1917 civil birth records of his children)

      LAND RECORDS:
      In 1917, William Dolan, Jr. built a house on the land leased by his father (William Dolan, Sr.) in Lot #10B in Killeter Townland. In 1928, the lease held by William Dolan (Sr.) to Lot #10B was transferred to Charles Dolan.
      See separate file on Francis Dolan Family Land Records - Killeter Townland - 1859-1929 for summary and analysis of land leases held by the Dolan family in Killeter Townland.

      DEATH:
      Full date of death given on tombstone in St. Patrick's RC Church, Aghyaran, as shown in the photograph at http://www.irishgraveyards.ie/graveyard_images/Aghyaran/aghnaPA190040.JPG.
      Confirmed by date in Northern Ireland Civil Registration death index for William Dolan, Registration Number D/1960/38/1010/11/379.


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