Ellen Larkin

1899–7 March 1990 (Age 91)
Ballinasloe, County Galway, Ireland

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Larkin was born in 1899, in Ballinasloe, County Galway, Ireland, her father, Mathew Larkin, was 46 and her mother, Mary Cormican, was 40. She died on 7 March 1990, in Clontuskert, Ballinasloe, County Mayo, Ireland, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Mathew Larkin
1853–1935
Mary Cormican
1859–1915
Peter Larkin
1882–1932
Bernard Larkin
1884–1965
Martin Larkin
1886–1937
Mary Anne Larkin
1888–1988
John Larkin
1890–1975
Mathew Larkin
1893–
Michael Larkin
1896–1960
Ellen Larkin
1899–1990
Patrick Larkin
1900–1998

Parents and Siblings

    Mathew Larkin

    Male1853–1935Male

    Mary Cormican

    Female1859–1915Female

siblings

(9)

    Peter Larkin

    Male1882–1932Male

    Bernard Larkin

    Male1884–1965Male

    Martin Larkin

    Male1886–1937Male

    Female1888–1988Female

    John Larkin

    Male1890–1975Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1919

Age 20

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.
1920

Age 21

In the Government of Ireland Act 1920, Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated north east becoming Northern Ireland.
1926

Age 27

De Valera founds the new Fianna Fail party.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a medieval personal name, a pet form of Lawrence , formed with the addition of the Middle English suffix -kin (of Low German origin).2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Lorcáin ‘descendant of Lorcán’, a personal name from a diminutive of lorc ‘fierce’, ‘cruel’, which was sometimes used as an equivalent to Lawrence.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Ellie Larkin in household of Mathew Larkin, "Ireland Census, 1911"

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