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Dorothy Pretoria Victoria (Lees) Geary (1900 - 1976)

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Dorothy Pretoria Victoria [uncertain] Geary formerly Lees aka Lucas
Born in New Zealandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1920 in New Zealandmap
Wife of — married 1936 in New Zealandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealandmap
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Dorothy was born about 1900. She is the daughter of Charles Lees and Pamela Smith. [1]

She married William Charles Lucas about 1920. [2]

She married again in 1936 to Eric Geary.[3]
New Zealand
Dorothy (Lees) Geary lived in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.

She died in 1976.[4] She is buried in Dunedin.[5]



  1. "Births, Deaths & Marriages Online", [digital index], New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs (, Birth Registration of Dorothy Pretoria Lees, child of Charles and Pamela Ann ; citing Birth Certificate 1900/10607 .
  2. "Births, Deaths & Marriages Online", [digital index], New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs (, Marriage Registration of William Charles Lucas and Dorothy Pretoria Lees ; citing Marriage Certificate 1920/12158 .
  3. NZBDM MARRIAGE:1936/4888 Dorothy Victoria Lucas m. Eric Watson Geary
  4. 1976/36879 Geary Dorothy Pretoria DOB: 25 March 1900
  5. Dunedin Cemetery records

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