Maria Gannon

Female3 April 1868–

Brief Life History of Maria

Maria Gannon was born on 3 April 1868, in County Roscommon, Ireland as the daughter of Bernard Gannon and Maria Fallon. She married Martin Kelley in 1887, in Ireland. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Martin Kelley
1865–
Maria Gannon
1868–
Marriage: 1887
Mary Ann Kelley
1889–1948
Jane Kelly
1891–1956
Sarah Kelley
1892–1952
Jennie Kelley
1896–

Sources (8)

  • Maria Gannon, "Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881"
  • Maria Gannon in entry for Jane Kelly, "New Hampshire Death Certificates, 1938-1959"
  • Maria Gannon, "Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1887Ireland
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (5)

    1919

    Age 51

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

    1920

    Age 52

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

    1937

    Age 69

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Brigid, Donal, Liam, Niall, Padraic, Ronan.

    Irish (Connacht): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhionnáin, a patronymic from the personal name Fionnán. This name, from a diminutive of fionn ‘white, fair’, was borne by several early Irish saints.

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

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