Adeline Margaret Affonso

24 July 1926–26 October 2002 (Age 76)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Adeline Margaret

When Adeline Margaret Affonso was born on 24 July 1926, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Arthur James Affonso, was 26 and her mother, Catherine Cahill, was 20. She married Glen Quinton Doherty on 21 December 1954, in Cornwells Heights, Bensalem Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Upper Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died on 26 October 2002, in Darby MM, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Gloucester, New Jersey, United States.

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Glen Quinton Doherty
Adeline Margaret Affonso
Marriage: 21 December 1954

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21 December 1954
Cornwells Heights, Bensalem Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 7

"New Jersey was severely impacted by the Great Depression. In response to the economic woes of the country, President Franklin D Roosevelt issued a series of programs and regulations referred to as the ""New Deal"". One-tenth of the New Jersey population was already using New Deal programs by 1933."
1947 · New Jersey State Constitution (Current Version)

Age 21

The New Jersey state government was reorganized through a new update to the state constitution. One of the most notable changes was that voting rights were restored to females and non-white citizens. Other adjustments included: Governors could serve four years (instead of three), and the state legislature would include a 40-member senate and 80-member General Assembly.

Name Meaning

Spanish and southern Italian: from the personal name Alfonso, the name of a number of Spanish and Portuguese kings. It derives from the Visigothic personal name Adelfonsus, composed of the elements hathu ‘war’ + funs ‘ready’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Adeline Affonsa in household of Arthur Affonsa, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Adeline Affonso in household of Arthur Affonso, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Adeline M Affonso, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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