Nora Marie Ryan

Female16 October 1908–19 November 1999

Brief Life History of Nora Marie

When Nora Marie Ryan was born on 16 October 1908, in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Cornelius Ryan, was 51 and her mother, Honora Kirby, was 40. She married John Patrick McCarthy on 5 January 1931, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 19 November 1999, in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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John Patrick McCarthy
Nora Marie Ryan
Marriage: 5 January 1931
John A McCarthy

Sources (6)

  • Marie C McCarthy in household of John P McCarthy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marie Mccarthy, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • MARIE in entry for John P Mccarthy Sr, "Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1931Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 1

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

    Age 18

    During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.


    Age 24

    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, John Patrick, Dermot, Liam, Paddy, Donovan, Eamon, Eamonn, Kieran, Parnell, Aileen, Brennan.

    Irish: shortened form of O'Ryan , an Anglicized form of Ó Riaghain (modern Irish Ó Riain) ‘descendant of Riaghan’, a personal name probably based on the word ‘king’. Ryan is one of the commonest surnames in Ireland, though there has been considerable confusion with Regan .

    Irish: shortened from Mulryan (Ó Maoilriaghain).

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

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