William Direen

31 October 1845–
Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland

The Life of William

When William Direen was born on 31 October 1845, in Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland, his father, John Dareen, was 34 and his mother, Ellen Walsh, was 30.

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Family Time Line

John Dareen
1811–
Ellen Walsh
1815–
Judy Dareen
1837–
Bridget Dareen
1840–
William Direen
1845–

Parents and Siblings

    John Dareen

    Male1811–Male

    Ellen Walsh

    Female1815–Female

siblings

(3)

    Judy Dareen

    Female1837–Female

    Bridget Dareen

    Female1840–Female

    William Direen

    Male1845–Male

World Events (3)

1919

Age 74

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.
1920

Age 75

In the Government of Ireland Act 1920, Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated north east becoming Northern Ireland.
1922

Age 77

Irish Civil War between the Free State army and IRA.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinnín ‘descendant of Duinnín’, a byname from a diminutive of donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’.

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

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