Anna Neary

1849–15 May 1904 (Age 55)
County Kilkenny, Ireland

The Life of Anna

When Anna Neary was born in 1849, in County Kilkenny, Ireland, her father, John Neary, was 30 and her mother, Catherine Shortall, was 26. She married Hugh Diamond on 2 March 1886, in Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 15 May 1904, in New Castle, Delaware, United States, at the age of 55.

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Hugh Diamond
Anna Neary
Marriage: 2 March 1886

Spouse and Children

    Hugh Diamond



2 March 1886
Delaware, United States




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World Events (8)

1855 · Prohibition Law

Age 6

Delaware enacted a statewide prohibition law in 1855.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Náradhaigh ‘descendant of Náradhach’, a byname meaning ‘modest’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Annie Neary in entry for Diamond, "Delaware State Birth Records, 1861-1922"
  • Annie Neary in entry for Ann Theresa Kirby, "Delaware Death Records, 1855-1961"
  • Annie Neary Diamond, "Delaware Death Records, 1855-1961"

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