Agnes E Gaffney

18 August 1914–25 January 2009 (Age 94)
Williamstown, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Agnes E

When Agnes E Gaffney was born on 18 August 1914, in Williamstown, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Edward John Gaffney, was 22 and her mother, Margaret Catherine Flynn, was 17. She married John C Lebo in 1942. She died on 25 January 2009, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Williams Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John C Lebo
Agnes E Gaffney
Marriage: 1942

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of, York, Pennsylvania

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    Margaret Catherine Flynn




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.

Age 3

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gamhna ‘descendant of Gamhain’, a byname meaning ‘calf’. On occasion the English surname Caulfield was adopted as equivalent.2 Possibly an altered spelling of Swiss German Gaf(f)ner, a topographic name for a cottage dweller, from dialect Gafene ‘large basket’, ‘Alpine (dairy) hut’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Agnes Gaffney in household of Thomas Flynn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • E York Agnes E Lebo York, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Agnes E Gaffney, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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