Joseph A Shea

27 June 1903–20 April 1945 (Age 41)
Minooka, Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph A

When Joseph A Shea was born on 27 June 1903, in Minooka, Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Shea, was 31 and his mother, Catherine (Shea), was 31. He married Esther Catherine Kelly on 14 September 1937, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 20 April 1945, in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in St. Joseph, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Joseph A Shea
Esther Catherine Kelly
Marriage: 14 September 1937

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 September 1937Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
    1905 · The Movie Theater
    Age 2
    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. 
    Age 13
    "During a deadly heat wave, thousands of residents were at the seaside resorts of Jersey Shore. Between July 1 and July 2 of 1916, five different people were attacked by sharks, and four of them ultimately died. Scientific knowledge about sharks was limited at this time, so these tragic incidents started a wave of ""shark panic"" that was spread by telephone calls, letters, newspapers, and other media."

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Brigid, Dermot, Kieran, Aidan, Cian, Conor, Donal, James Patrick, Michael Patrick, Murphy, Paddy.Irish (Kerry): shortened form of O'Shea or McShea , Anglicized forms of Gaelic Ó Séaghdha ‘descendant of Séaghdha’ or Mac Séaghdha ‘son of Séaghdha’, a byname meaning ‘fine’ or ‘fortunate’.Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 佘, see She 1.

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

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