Margaret Frances O'Connor

1892–1983 (Age 91)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Margaret Frances

When Margaret Frances O'Connor was born on 30 October 1892, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Luke J. O'Connor, was 34 and her mother, Ella S Welch, was 34. She married Coleman James Adley on 6 November 1910, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1910. In 1921, at the age of 28, her occupation is listed as teamster at time of his marriage to margaret francis (o'connor) adley, a widow. in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 29 December 1983, in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Margaret Frances O'Connor
Coleman James Adley
Marriage: 6 November 1910
Charles Edward Adley
Rita Mary Adley
Walter Francis Adley

Spouse & Children

6 November 1910
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Luke J. O'Connor


  • Ella S Welch




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

O, descendant ; Connor, from conn, of heroes, cubar, fond of. Grandson of Connor; descendant of those fond of heroes

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Story Highlight

Dorchester Heights, family neighborhood and historic scene of the Revolutionary War.

Photo taken about 1947 with Margaret Frances O'Connor Adley Cullinane and daughter Rita Mary Adley DeYoung. The site is Dorchester Heights, the memorial behind them. The photo was taken by Rita's h …

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret T Adley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margaret O Connor in household of Luke J O Connor, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margaret Cullinan, "United States Census, 1940"

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