James Osborn Mooney

17 June 1875–26 January 1963 (Age 87)
Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, United States

The Life of James Osborn

When James Osborn Mooney was born on 17 June 1875, in Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, United States, his father, Henderson Mooney, was 47 and his mother, Eliza Mary Edwards, was 37. He married Minnie Mabel Andrews on 4 December 1902, in La Cygne, Linn, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Lincoln Township, Linn, Kansas, United States in 1915 and Scott Township, Linn, Kansas, United States in 1920. He died on 26 January 1963, in Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Osborn Mooney
Minnie Mabel Andrews
Marriage: 4 December 1902
Frances I. Mooney
Alva Mooney
Donald T Mooney
George Hinkle Mooney
Ardis Avis Irene Mooney
Charles Noel Mooney

Spouse and Children


    Minnie Mabel Andrews


4 December 1902
La Cygne, Linn, Kansas, United States


    Frances I. Mooney


    Alva Mooney


    Donald T Mooney




+1 More Child

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 2

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maonaigh, ‘descendant of Maonach’, a personal name derived from maoineach ‘rich’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • J A Mooney, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • James A Mooney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James A Mooney, "United States Census, 1910"

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