Robert Francis Donahue

15 April 1874–6 December 1954 (Age 80)
United States

The Life of Robert Francis

When Robert Francis Donahue was born on 15 April 1874, in United States, his father, Robert Donahue, was 38 and his mother, Johanna Shea, was 32. He married Honora Anna Sullivan about 1897, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Center Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 6 December 1954, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Francis Donahue
1874–1954
Honora Anna Sullivan
1880–1941
Marriage: about 1897
Mary Alice Donahue
1898–1986
Robert Francis Donahue Jr
1900–1971
Gertrude Anna Donahue
1902–1999
Thomas Sexton Donahue Sr
1904–1939
Catherine Elizabeth Donahue
1907–1969
Josephine Agnes Donahue
1908–1964
Eugene Michael Donahue
1909–1910
John Donahue
1910–1912
Joseph James Donahue
1913–1978
Henry Aloyisius Donahue
1914–1980
Eileen Julia Donahue
1916–1917
Magdalena Francis Donahue
1916–1917
Leo Frederick Donahue
1917–1994
Francis Edward Donahue
1919–1976
Lawrence Paul Donahue
1921–1976

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1897
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States
children

(15)

    Female1898–1986Female

    Robert Francis Donahue Jr

    Male1900–1971Male

    Gertrude Anna Donahue

    Female1902–1999Female

    Thomas Sexton Donahue Sr

    Male1904–1939Male

    Catherine Elizabeth Donahue

    Female1907–1969Female

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Donahue

    Male1835–1920Male

    Johanna Shea

    Female1842–1912Female

siblings

(4)

    Josephine Agnes Donahue

    Female1868–1904Female

    Male1874–1954Male

    Elizabeth C Donahue

    Female1878–1911Female

    Female1878–1958Female

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced 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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Robert Donahue, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert F Donahue, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Donohoe in household of Robert Donohoe, "United States Census, 1900"

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