Mary Ellen Sullivan

27 December 1872–7 February 1967 (Age 94)
Mukwa, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Sullivan was born on 27 December 1872, in Mukwa, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Michael Sullivan, was 28 and her mother, Margaret Flanagan, was 26. She married Jeremiah Michael Egan on 16 October 1893, in Lebanon, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Wisconsin, United States in 1967. She died on 7 February 1967, in Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Omro, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Michael Egan
Mary Ellen Sullivan
Marriage: 16 October 1893
Elizabeth Marie Egan
Edward James Egan
Garrett James Egan
Owen Michael Egan
Margaret Agnes Egan
Alice Catherine Egan
Ellen Margaret Egan
Bernard Egan
Bernice Elizabeth Egan
Gerald Jeremiah Egan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 October 1893Lebanon, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 3
    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.
    1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire
    Age 11
    A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 26
    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.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 86937;2007: 165559; 2010: 220990)Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Donal, James Patrick, Michael Patrick, Aileen, Brigid, Paddy, Siobhan, John Patrick, Kevin Patrick, Parnell.Irish (Cork and Kerry): shortened form of O'Sullivan .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Mary Sullivan in entry for Owen Eagan, "Wisconsin Births and Christenings, 1826-1926"
    • Mary Ellen Egan in household of Jeremiah Egan, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Sullivan, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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