Margaret Bridget Connell

15 June 1904–24 December 1996 (Age 92)
Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States

The Life of Margaret Bridget

When Margaret Bridget Connell was born on 15 June 1904, in Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States, her father, John Patrick Connell Sr., was 34 and her mother, Ella Kane, was 31. She married Harold Ray Hodgson on 30 July 1927, in Cook, Illinois, United States. She lived in New Boston, Mercer, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Norwood Park Township, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 24 December 1996, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States.

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Harold Ray Hodgson
Margaret Bridget Connell
Marriage: 30 July 1927

Spouse and Children

30 July 1927
Cook, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Patrick Connell Sr.





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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 6

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McConnell or O'Connell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Cornwell in household of John Cornwell, Sr, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margaret Hodgson in household of Harold R Hodgson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bridget M Connell in household of John Connell, "United States Census, 1910"

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