Katherine D Finn

Female1 October 1895–9 October 1985

Brief Life History of Katherine D

Katherine D Finn was born on 1 October 1895, in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States. She married Francis William Ryel about 1912. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Hamilton Township, Mercer, New Jersey, United States in 1930. She died on 9 October 1985, in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Francis William Ryel
Katherine D Finn
Marriage: about 1912
Raymond Joseph Ryel
Dorothy Catherine Ryel

Sources (3)

  • Catherine Ryel in household of Harry J Anglum, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Catherine Ryel, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Catherine Ryel in household of Franas Ryel, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1912
  • Children (2)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 1

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.


    Age 8

    The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 24

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Aidan, Bridie, Brigid, Declan, Dierdra, Eoin, Keelin, Maeve, Niall, Seamus.

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Finn ‘descendant of Fionn’, a byname meaning ‘white’ or ‘fair-haired’; it is often found Anglicized as White . This name is borne by several families in the west of Ireland.

    English and Scottish: from the Middle English personal name Fin(n) (Old Norse Finnr, Fin, originally ‘Finn’), used both as a byname and as a short form of various compound names with this first element.

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

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