Martin O'Brien

March 1870–

The Life Summary of Martin

When Martin O'Brien was born in March 1870, in Ireland, his father, Thomas O'Brien, was 31 and his mother, Annie Welch, was 27. He married Mary Anne Quinn on 25 January 1891, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1910.

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Martin O'Brien
Mary Anne Quinn
Marriage: 25 January 1891
Mary A OBrien
Catherine OBrien

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park
Age 2
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act
Age 2
A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 31
President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Irish: O, descendant, and Brien, from Britain, meaning grandson of a Briton

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Sources (13)

  • Martin O'Brien, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martin in entry for Kate O'Brien, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Martin O'Brien in entry for Kate O'Brien, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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