Mary J. Brophy

about 1852–
Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Mary J.

Mary J. Brophy was born about 1852, in Massachusetts, United States as the daughter of Thomas Brophy and Catharine. She married William Monteith on 19 September 1866, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters.

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William Monteith
Mary J. Brophy
Marriage: 19 September 1866
Catherine Mary Monteith
Rachel Monteith
Annie Adeline Monteith

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World Events (8)

Age 11
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 11
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
Age 34
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bróithe ‘descendant of Bróth’, a personal name or byname of unknown origin. Also Anglicized as Broy.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (9)

  • Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001;
  • Mary in entry for Robert Francis Monteith and Maude Olin Appleton, "Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916"
  • Mary Brophy in entry for Robert Francis Monteith and Maude Olin Appleton, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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