Julia Healy

1854–1931 (Age 76)
County Cork, Ireland

The Life of Julia

Julia Healy was born in October 1854, in County Cork, Ireland as the daughter of Healy and Ellen Murphy. She married Josiah Crago in 1880. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1931, in Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Crago
Julia Healy
Marriage: 1880
Charles Crago
Mae Ellen Crago
James Crago
Edith J Crago
George Elmer Crago

Spouse and Children

    Josiah Crago





Parents and Siblings



    Ellen Murphy




World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 3

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

Southern Irish: reduced form of O’Healy, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÉilidhe ‘descendant of the claimant’, from éilidhe ‘claimant’, or of Gaelic Ó hÉalaighthe ‘descendant of Éaladhach’, a personal name probably from ealadhach ‘ingenious’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Julia A Crago in household of Charles Shanks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Julia Crags, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Julia Crags in household of Jos Crags, "United States Census, 1910"

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