Margaret Mary Cusack

20 May 1895–24 June 1985 (Age 90)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Margaret Mary

When Margaret Mary Cusack was born on 20 May 1895, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, George S Cusack, was 24 and her mother, Marguerite L Kane, was 23. She married James Joseph Oliver on 29 October 1913, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 24 June 1985, in Palos Heights, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Worth, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Joseph Oliver
Margaret Mary Cusack
Marriage: 29 October 1913
Bernetta Oliver
Dorothy Oliver

Spouse and Children

29 October 1913
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


    Bernetta Oliver


    Dorothy Oliver


Parents and Siblings

    George S Cusack





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.
1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 2

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Cussac in Guienne, France, named with the Romano-Gallic personal name Cūcius or Cussius + the locative suffix -acum. The surname died out in England, but is common in Ireland, where it was imported at the time of the Anglo-Norman invasion in the 12th century. It has been Gaelicized as de Cíosóg.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marguerite Cusack in household of George Cusack, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margaret Oliver in household of James Oliver, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marguerite Oliver in household of Margaret Cusack, "United States Census, 1920"

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