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Marion DORIAN  1858 - 1932   PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Marion DORIAN  1858 - 1932

aka M. Dorian
nationality
occupation
birth 17 Dec 1858, Washington, D.C.
baptism
death 17 July 1932, Washington DC (1424 Meridian Place, Northwest)
burial
marriage married to:
Louise/Lulu SILVERS

b. <1859>, New York
d. 6 Sept 1933, Bethesda, MD

children
  • Grace Marion

    b. 22 July 1882, Washington DC
    d. 4 June 1907, Kensington, London, ENGLAND

  • Haviland

    b. 16 Feb 1885, Findlay, Ohio
    d. 7 Oct 1918, New York

  • Otis Crosby

    b. 25/28 May 1887, Washington DC - d.


PARENTS

father Thomas Haviland DORIAN (1860) stonecutter

b. 29 Oct 1829, New York
d. 16 Mar 1874, ..........

mother Annie/Ann Swinbourne ROBINSON

b. 19 Jan 1833, .....
d. 2 Sept 1899, .......

children
  • George

    b. 1852, ........
    d. 02/03/1855, New York City

  • Thomas

    b. 20 June 1854, .................

  • William

    b. ....... 1856, .................. - probably died at young age)

  • Marion

    b. 17 Dec 1858, Washington DC
    d. 17 July 1932, Washington DC

  • Annie
  • Eva
  • John H.
  • Francis
  • Eliza H.

LIFE


1860 CENSUS (16 June 1860, Washington DC):
Thos H. DORIAN (31y)
Annie DORIAN (28y)
- Thos (6y)
- Marion (1y)



1870 CENSUS:



1880 CENSUS (4 June 1880, Washington DC):
Ann S. DORIAN (46y) dressmaker
- Marion (21y) (1y in 1860) clerk in law office
- Annie (19y)
- Eva (14y)
- John H. (12y)
- Francis (10y)
- Eliza H. (7y)




Lulu DORIAN
+ Haviland DORIAN
SS "MAJESTIC"
13 April 1904 Liverpool (Paris & London)
21 April 1904 NY



Marion DORIAN (45y; married) Columbia Phonograph Co.
SS "KAISER WILHELM II"
27 July 1904, Southampton
2 Aug 1904, New York
last residence: Paris/London
final destination: Washington



Edward D. EASTON (48y) lawyer
final destination: Arcola, NJ
+ Mortimer EASTON (16y)
+ Florence EASTON (14y)
+ Marion DORIAN (45y) Columbia Phonograph
last residence: Paris & London
final destination: Washington
+ Thomas Wood (= Hood) MACDONALD (45y) manager
+ Victor H. EMERSON (38y) expert
final destination: Newark
SS "KAISER WILHELM II"
dep.: 27 July 1904, Southampton
arr.: 1 Aug 1904, New York



Marion DORIAN (50y) single
SS "ADRIATIC"
dep: 16 Dec 1908, Southampton
arr: 26 Dec 1908, New York


1880 CENSUS:
............ Clerk in Law Office
Spent 10 years in Europe


remark: not found in 1911 CENSUS.



1910 CENSUS (19/20 Apr 1910, Manhattan, New York, NY):
Marion DORIAN (51y) traveling auditor Phonograph Co.
Lulu DORIAN (51y)
Haviland DORIAN (25y; b. Ohio) salesman phonographs



1920 CENSUS (8 Jan 1920, Manhattan, New York, NY):
Marion DORIAN (61y) Auditor in Office
Louise DORIAN (62y)


Treasurer of the Columbia Phonograph Co.
Retired ca 1920


1930 CENSUS (10 May 1930, Wheaton, Montgomery, MD):
Otis C. DORIAN (43y; <1887>, Washington DC) proprietor radio store
Annie Ethel Dorian (42y; b. <1888>, ...., ENGLAND)
- Otis S. DORIAN (20y; <1910>, PA) salesman radio store
- Dorothy G. DORIAN (18y; b. <1912>, American City) stenographer radio store
- Allen L. DORIAN (9y; b. <1921>, American city)



WW I Draft Registration Cards 1917-1918 (3 June 1918)
Otis Crosby DORIAN
b. 28 May 1887, Washington DC
General Manager Pathé Phonograph Co. in Toronto, CANADA
* 119(?) Seventh Ave., New York City
* 149 Evelyn Ave., Toronto, CANADA



Otis DORIAN
+ Ethel (= Anne) DORIAN
SS "ROTTERDAM" (cruise)
dep 18 Aug 1934, New York
arr 31 Aug 1934, New York
res.: 7101 Hampden Lane, Bethesda, MD



Otis C. DORIAN
+ Anne DORIAN
SS "CITY OF HAMBURG"
dep 2 June 1936, Southampton
arr 12 June 1936, Baltimore
7101 Hampden Lane, Bethesda, MD


Passport Applications
1899
1901


NOTES


COMPANIES & LABELS



PHOTOS

From left to right: John, Frank and Marion



THANK YOU


Pete Williams