Doling History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The original Gaelic form of Doling was O Dunlaing.

Early Origins of the Doling family

The surname Doling was first found in Leix (Irish: Laois) formerly known as Queen's County, located in central Ireland, in Leinster Province, where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

Important Dates for the Doling family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Doling research. Another 83 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1172, 1544, 1628, 1846, 1898, 1785 and 1852 are included under the topic Early Doling History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Doling Spelling Variations

Irish names were rarely spelled consistently in the Middle Ages. Spelling variations of the name Doling dating from that time include Dowling, O'Dowling, Doolan, Doolin, Dooling, Dowlin and many more.

Early Notables of the Doling family (pre 1700)

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Doling Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Doling migration to the United States

To escape the religious and political discrimination they experienced primarily at the hands of the English, thousands of Irish left their homeland in the 19th century. These migrants typically settled in communities throughout the East Coast of North America, but also joined the wagon trains moving out to the Midwest. Ironically, when the American War of Independence began, many Irish settlers took the side of England, and at the war's conclusion moved north to Canada. These United Empire Loyalists, were granted land along the St. Lawrence River and the Niagara Peninsula. Other Irish immigrants settled in Newfoundland, the Ottawa Valley, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. The greatest influx of Irish immigrants, however, came to North America during the Great Potato Famine of the late 1840s. Thousands left Ireland at this time for North America and Australia. Many of those numbers, however, did not live through the long sea passage. These Irish settlers to North America were immediately put to work building railroads, coal mines, bridges, and canals. Irish settlers made an inestimable contribution to the building of the New World. Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the Irish name Doling or a variant listed above, including:

Doling Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Patrick Doling, who arrived in Maryland in 1678 [1]
  • Philip Doling, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1685 [1]
  • Philip Doling, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1685

Contemporary Notables of the name Doling (post 1700)

    Historic Events for the Doling family

    RMS Titanic
    • Mrs. Ada Julia Doling, (née Bone), aged 34, English Second Class passenger from Southampton, Hampshire who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking [2]
    • Miss Elsie Doling, aged 19, English Second Class passenger from Southampton, Hampshire who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking [2]

    Citations

    1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
    2. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html
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