Anna Neary

Female1849–15 May 1904

Brief Life History 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 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.

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James Kerrigan
Anna Neary
Marriage: 27 August 1871
Anna Theresa Kerrigan
James Kerrigan
William Kerrigan

Sources (15)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Honor Neary - Church record: birth-name: Honor Neary
  • Annie Neary Diamond, "Delaware Death Records, 1855-1961"
  • Annie Neary Diamond in entry for Diamond, "Delaware Vital Record Index Cards, 1680-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 August 1871Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    about 1855 · Prohibition Law

    Age NaN

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Seamus, Siobhan.

    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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