Doris (Lindsay) Laurin

Doris May (Lindsay) Laurin (1906 - 1942)

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Mrs. Doris May Laurin formerly Lindsay
Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States of Americamap
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Wife of — married in Robinson Chapel Boston
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Died in Littleton Hospital, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States of Americamap
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Doris was born on November 17, 1906, in Wakefield, Massachusetts to Harry Smith Lindsay and May Sullivan [1][2][3].

In 1910, Doris (4) lived at 255 Vernon Street, in Wakefield with her parents Harry (24) and May (23)[4].

In 1920, Doris (13) lived at 133 Grove Street in Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts with her parents and her younger sister Lois Elaine Lindsay (2)[5].

In 1926, Doris was a freshman at Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts[6].

In 1930, Doris (23) lived at 133 Marlboro Street in Chelsea with her parents and sister[7].

On December 9, 1933 Doris and Sven Albert Laurin announced their marriage intentions[8][9].

In 1936, Dorothy and Sven lived in Keene, New Hampshire[10].

In 1940, Doris (33) was living on Main Street, in Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire with her husband Sven (37) and their daughter Elise Anne Laurin (2)[11].

On December 1, 1942 Doris (35) gave birth to Lois Elaine Laurin [12].

December 12, 1942 Doris May Lindsay (36) passed away at Littleton Hospital, in Grafton, New Hampshire[13]

Doris May Lindsay received her B.S. degree in the School of Education from Boston University, June 15. She attended Lincoln School in Wakefield for seven years. She graduated from Shirtleff Junior High in Chelsea in 1922 and was class speaker. In 1925 Doris graduated from Chelsea Senior High School, with honors and then attended Boston University, School of Education in Social Service from 1925-1929. During the summers of '25, '26, '27, and '28 Doris May Lindsay attended sessions at Simmons College.

Doris May Lindsay also attended the Ocean Park School of Methods in Maine as a delegate from the Chelsea First Baptist Church.

While at college, Miss Lindsay was president of the French Club and chairman of the program committee of the elementary club. During her high school and college life, she was an assistant at the Chelsea Public Library for seven years and was active in religious and social work. Doris served as superintendent of the Junior Dept. of the First Baptist Church, Chelsea and was a former member of the senior choir, director of vacation schools at Wells River and Newbury, V.T. and Framingham, Mass.

Doris May Lindsay became the chaplain and librarian at the Women's Reformatory at Framingham, Mass. ... She passed away in 1942, at the age of 36. [14]

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  14. Entered by Keith Cook, Monday, December 30, 2013.


Newspaper articles saved from my Aunt Elise (daughter of Doris May Lindsay);jsessionid=v4irzfsdz8ii?start=74511&howmany=10



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On 14 Nov 2015 Keith Cook wrote:

News Clipping - "Entertain on Tenth Birthday;

Miss Doris Lindsay entertained a party of her playmates at her home on Bryant Street, yesterday afternoon, the occasion being her tenth birthday anniversary. On the arrival of the party, they marched into the dining room, which was prettily decorated in yellow and green, and a dainty luncheon was served.

Various games were played, and the prize was captured by Edith Thomas. Those participating were Louise Comee, Eilleen Malloy, Elizabeth Achorn, Edith Smith, Edith Thomas, Eleanor Gleason, Priscilla Abbott, Marion Laughlin, Valjene and Katherine Vandeveer, Misses Esther, Bertha, Ruth Lindsay and Florence Butler.

Miss Doris was the recipient of many dainty gifts.

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On 28 Nov 2018 at 17:11 GMT Keith Cook wrote:

Doris May Lindsay Laurin was my natural Grandmother

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