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Richard Doar
Mary Ann Shipley
(Cal 1835-1909/1909)
William Shipley Doar
Constance Walvin
William Doar


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William Doar

  • Born: 6 Jun 1886, Nottingham 2 3
  • Christened: 2 Nov 1887, Nottingham St Mark 4
  • Marriage: Lucy Cal 1911 1


In 1901 he was living at home and working as a Shop ?? Port. 2

Abt 1903-1910 he may have been a Private - Army. His 1917 US draft registration is hard to read but looks like it states that he had 7 years army experience in England. 5

On 6 Apr 1910 he arrived in Philadelphia from Liverpool on the SS Merion. He occupation is difficult to read (Card Muncher?), he is 23 and 10 months, can read and write and n-o-k given as W Doar, 2 Leeson St, Nottingham. His last residence is given as Derby. 6

In 1930 he was working as a Pattern Maker, Lace Factory and residing in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut with his wife and 3 daughters. His first daughter is Constance as for his mother. 7


William married Lucy Cal 1911.1 (Lucy was born Cal 1891 in England 8.)


1 Online Census and BMD,, 1930C US.

2 Online Census and BMD,, 1901C.

3 Online Census and BMD,, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. William Doar City: Not Stated County: Lake State: Illinois Birthplace: Nottinghamshire;England Birth Date: 06 Jun 1886 Race: Caucasian Roll: 1614032 DraftBoard: 2

Birth 6 June 1886 Nottingham England
Wife and 2 children.

4 Nottingham Family History Society (NFHS),, N-K 2/11/1887 William William Constance DOAR 6 William Sq Twisthand

5 Online Census and BMD,, Draft Registartion 1917 US.

6 Online Census and BMD,, passenger Lists.

7 Online Census and BMD,, 1930C US. Name: William Doar Age: 42 Estimated birth year: abt 1888 Birthplace: England Relation to head-of-house: Head Spouse's Name: Lucy Doar Race: White Home in 1930: Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut
Children Constance 1913, Dorothy 1916, Shirley 1929


8 Online Census and BMD,, 1930C USA.