Edward Andrew McGurrin

11 August 1873–25 January 1946 (Age 72)
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of Edward Andrew

When Edward Andrew McGurrin was born on 11 August 1873, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, his father, Manis McGurrin, was 61 and his mother, Ellen Malone, was 44. He married Catherine Laura Trumbo on 28 June 1898, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 January 1946, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, San Mateo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Andrew McGurrin
Catherine Laura Trumbo
Marriage: 28 June 1898
Howard Francis McGurrin
Edward Isaac McGurrin
Mary Catherine McGurrin

Spouse and Children

28 June 1898
Kentucky, United States



    Edward Isaac McGurrin


    Mary Catherine McGurrin


Parents and Siblings

    Manis McGurrin


    Ellen Malone




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1887 · Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery

Age 14

Established in 1887 by the Archdiocese of San Francisco which operates three cemeteries. The 1919 Spanish Influenza Epidemic filled several sections of Holy Cross. Approximately 40,000 of the completely removed San Francisco’s Calvary Cemetery remains were moved here over a span of many years. There is an estimated 40,000. Most all of the burial locations at Holy Cross are computerized at this time.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Corraidhín, a patronymic from a personal name derived from corradh ‘spear’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Mcgurrin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward Mcgurrin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edward Mcgurrin, "United States Census, 1910"

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