Mataline Olive "Mattie" Barry

6 June 1897–31 October 1998 (Age 101)
Richland Center, Richland, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Mataline Olive "Mattie"

When Mataline Olive "Mattie" Barry was born on 6 June 1897, in Richland Center, Richland, Wisconsin, United States, her father, George William Barry, was 25 and her mother, Bertha Mable Ewing, was 23. She married Carl Thomas Gunnill on 25 October 1917, in Richland, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 31 October 1998, in Richland, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 101, and was buried in Richland Center Cemetery, Richland Center, Richland, Wisconsin, United States.

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Carl Thomas Gunnill
Mataline Olive "Mattie" Barry
Marriage: 25 October 1917
Carl "Jack" Gunnill

Spouse and Children

25 October 1917
Richland, Wisconsin, United States


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 10

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Age 30

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Beargha ‘descendant of Beargh’, a byname meaning ‘plunderer’.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Báire ‘descendant of Báire’, a short form of either of two Gaelic personal names, Bairrfhionn or Fionnbharr.3 English, of Welsh origin: patronymic from Harry , the medieval English vernacular form of Henry , preceded by Welsh ap ‘son of’. Compare Parry .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Matahine A Gunnill, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mattie Gunnell in household of Jack Gunnell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mataline A Gunnill, "United States Census, 1930"

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