James Osborn Mooney

Brief Life History 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 34. He married Minnie Mabel Andrews on 4 December 1902, in La Cygne, Linn, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 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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James Osborn Mooney
Minnie Mabel Andrews
Marriage: 4 December 1902
Frances Ida Mooney
Alva Eugene Mooney
Donald T Mooney
George Hinkle Mooney
Ardis Avis Irene Mooney
Charles Noel Mooney
Howard Kenneth Mooney

Sources (13)

  • J A Mooney, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • James A Mooney, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • James Ausborn Mooney, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

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

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

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.

1898 · War with the Spanish

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 ‘wealthy, precious’. Meaney is a variant development of the same name.

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

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