May Donahue

FemaleSeptember 1881–

Brief Life History of May

May Donahue was born in September 1881, in Indiana, United States. She lived in Polk Township, Washington, Indiana, United States in 1900.

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  • May Donahue in household of Daniel Donahue, "United States Census, 1900"

World Events (3)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1886

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 25

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Aidan, Siobhan, Aileen, Conan, Fidelma, John Patrick, Kieran, Parnell.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Donnchadha ‘descendant of Donnchadh’, a personal name (sometimes Anglicized as Duncan in Scotland), composed of the elements donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + cath ‘battle’.

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

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