Michael A Gormley

25 July 1887–May 1975 (Age 87)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Michael A

When Michael A Gormley was born on 25 July 1887, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, his father, John Gormley, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth O'Mara, was 28. He had at least 6 sons and 2 daughters with Thersa Flanagan. He lived in Ridgefield Park Township, Bergen, New Jersey, United States in 1920 and Queens, New York City, New York, United States in 1940. He died in May 1975, in Queens, New York, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Michael A Gormley
Thersa Flanagan
Edward Gormley Sr
Kathleen Gormley
William Gormley
James Driscoll Gormley
Victoria Gormley
John P Gormley
William J Gormley, Sr.
Robert Gormley

Spouse and Children


    Thersa Flanagan





    Kathleen Gormley


    James Driscoll Gormley


    Victoria Gormley


    John P Gormley


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 23

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gormghaile ‘descendant of Gormghal’, a personal name from gorm ‘noble’, ‘dark blue’ + gal ‘valor’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Michael A Gourley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Michael Gornley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Michel Q Gormley in household of John F Gormley, "New York State Census, 1905"

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