Catharine Regina Corcoran

Female12 January 1895–22 March 1965

Brief Life History of Catharine Regina

When Catharine Regina Corcoran was born on 12 January 1895, in Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Thomas Bartholomew Corcoran, was 28 and her mother, Mary Josephine Farrelly, was 28. She married Walter Joseph Carroll Sr. on 14 July 1915, in Delaware, Delaware, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 22 March 1965, in Parkside, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Media, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Joseph Carroll Sr.
1893–1978
Catharine Regina Corcoran
1895–1965
Marriage: 14 July 1915
Walter Joseph Carroll Jr
1916–2003
Thomas Bartholomew Carroll Sr
1918–1992
Marie Regina Carroll
1921–2014
Richard Cornelius Carroll
1923–2003
Catharine Carroll
1929–2019

Sources (11)

  • Catherine C Carroll, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Katherine Corcoran, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Cath R Corcoran, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 July 1915Delaware, Delaware, Ohio, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    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.

    1905 · The Movie Theater

    Age 10

    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 21

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brigid, Caitlin, Dermot, Eamon, John Patrick, Kieran, Liam, Sinead.

    Irish and Manx: shortened Anglicized form of either Ó Corcráin ‘descendant of Corcrán’, or Mac Corcráin ‘son of Corcrán’, a diminutive of the personal name Corcra, derived from corcair ‘purple’.

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

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