Anna Neary

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

The Life Summary 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, 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

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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 (9)

  • Annie Neary in entry for Anna Theresa Kirby, "Delaware Vital Records, 1650-1974"
  • 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"

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