Edward Farrell Healea

September 1874–1963 (Age 88)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Edward Farrell

When Edward Farrell Healea was born in September 1874, in Illinois, United States, his father, George G. Healea, was 24 and his mother, Frances Ann Farrell, was 27. He married Lucy Abner on 13 February 1898, in McLean, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in West Township, McLean, Illinois, United States for about 20 years and Empire, McLean, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died in 1963, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Le Roy, McLean, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Farrell Healea
Lucy Abner
Marriage: 13 February 1898
Donna Fay Healea
LaVerne Healea
Paul Eugene Healea
Alice Healea
Edmund W Healea
Thomas F Healea

Spouse and Children

13 February 1898
McLean, Illinois, United States


    Donna Fay Healea





    Paul Eugene Healea



+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George G. Healea


    Frances Ann Farrell




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

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.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 3

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Healey near Manchester, named with Old English hēah ‘high’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. There are various other places in northern England, for example in Northumberland and Yorkshire, with the same name and etymology, and they may also have contributed to the surname.2 Variant of Irish Healy .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Healea, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edward E Healea, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward F Healea, "United States Census, 1930"

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