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 James Kerrigan on 27 August 1871, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 15 May 1904, in New Castle, Delaware, United States, at the age of 55.
Some characteristic forenames: Irish Seamus, Siobhan.
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Náradhaigh ‘descendant of Náradhach’, a byname meaning ‘modest’.