Catherine Hannigan

28 April 1907–20 October 1985 (Age 78)
Ringsend, County Dublin, Ireland

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Hannigan was born on 28 April 1907, in Ringsend, County Dublin, Ireland, her father, Christopher Hannigan, was 21 and her mother, Anne Donovan, was 17. She married Michael O'Sullivan on 28 November 1936, in Ringsend, County Dublin, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 20 October 1985, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Michael O'Sullivan
Catherine Hannigan
Marriage: 28 November 1936
Sean O'Sullivan

Spouse and Children

28 November 1936
Ringsend, County Dublin, Ireland


Parents and Siblings





    Sylvester Hannigan


    Thomas Hannigan


    Elizabeth Hannigan


+6 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 12

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

Age 13

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

Age 30

New elections. The voters return de Valera and also approve a new constitution which abolishes the Irish Free State and proclaims Eire (Gaelic for Ireland) as a sovereign, independent, democratic state.

Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAnnagáin ‘descendant of Annagán’, a pet form of the personal name Annach ( see Hanna ).

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

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