Joseph Henry McVeigh

Brief Life History of Joseph Henry

When Joseph Henry McVeigh was born on 5 September 1896, in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States, his father, John Freeman McVeigh, was 33 and his mother, Margaret Gertrude Beach, was 21. He married Nina Irene Brandt on 6 October 1920, in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 2 Waveland, Bent, Colorado, United States in 1940 and Election Precinct 62 Sterling, Jackson, Oregon, United States in 1950. He died on 5 October 1979, in Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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Joseph Henry McVeigh
Nina Irene Brandt
Marriage: 6 October 1920
Margaret McVeigh
Lois Elaine McVeigh
Joseph Henry McVeigh

Sources (18)

  • Joseph McVeigh, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph Henry McVeigh - Individual or family possessions: birth: about 1896; Colorado, United States
  • Joe Mc Veigh, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1898 · Oregon Historical Society

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Grainne, Seamus.

Irish: variant of McVey .

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

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