Martha Connor

19 February 1836–7 October 1857 (Age 21)
Moira, County Down, Ireland

The Life of Martha

When Martha Connor was born on 19 February 1836, in Moira, County Down, Ireland, her father, Robert Connor, was 68 and her mother, Jane McKee, was 42. She died on 7 October 1857, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Connor
1768–1851
Jane McKee
1793–1871
James Connor
1817–1890
Margaret Connor
1818–1896
Jane Connor
1820–1853
Ruth Connor
1820–1854
Rebecca Connor
1822–1848
Robert Connor
1826–1852
Alexander Connor
1828–1854
Susanna C. Connor
1830–1916
Eliza " Elizabeth" Connor
1833–1863
Martha Connor
1836–1857

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World Events (3)

1839

Age 3

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.
1845

Age 9

The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.
1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O'Connor , which is an Anglicization of Gaelic Ó Conchobhair ‘descendant of Conchobhar’.

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

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