Catherine E Hennessey

5 October 1891–4 July 1950 (Age 58)
Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Catherine E

Catherine E Hennessey was born on 5 October 1891, in Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of Michael Hennessey and Mary Hede. She married Michael Martin Dwyer on 7 August 1917. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 4 July 1950, in Ashland, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Michael Martin Dwyer
1888–1970
Catherine E Hennessey
1891–1950
Marriage: 7 August 1917
Catherine Dwyer
1918–
John Dwyer
1920–
Marie Teresa Dwyer
1921–2009
Mrs. Helen Dwyer
1922–
Michael Dwyer Jr.
1926–
Grace Dwyer
1924–1939
Anne Dwyer
1931–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 August 1917
children

(7)

    Catherine Dwyer

    Female1918–Female

    John Dwyer

    Male1920–Male

    Female1921–2009Female

    Mrs. Helen Dwyer

    Female1922–Female

    Grace Dwyer

    Female1924–1939Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Michael Hennessey

    MaleMale

    Mary Hede

    Female1863–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 14

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 16

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Hennessy .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Catherine E Dwyer in household of Michael M Dwyer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Catherine Hennesay in entry for Joseph J Cray and Helen Dwyer, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Lucy Miller in entry for Michael M Dwyer and Catharine E Hennessey, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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