James Andrew Shaughnessy

Brief Life History of James Andrew

When James Andrew Shaughnessy was born on 1 November 1870, in St. Bridget Township, Marshall, Kansas, United States, his father, Michael Shaughnessy, was 46 and his mother, Mary Ellen Ryan, was 41. He married Anna Laura Brolyer on 28 April 1896, in Marshall, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Murray Township, Marshall, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Saint Bridget, Marshall, Kansas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 8 June 1966, in Axtell, Marshall, Kansas, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Axtell, Marshall, Kansas, United States.

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James Andrew Shaughnessy
1870–1966
Anna Laura Brolyer
1872–1955
Marriage: 28 April 1896
Lebert Francis Shaughnessy
1897–1979
Vincent Patrick Shaughnessy
1900–1949
Rose Gertrude Shaughnessy
1903–1995
Agatha Mary Shaughnessy
1905–1971
Anna Fern Shaughnessy
1909–1996
Charles Edward Shaughnessy
1911–2004

Sources (15)

  • James Shaughnessy, "United States 1950 Census"
  • James Shaughnessy, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • James A Shaughnessy, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brid, Egan, Paddy.

Irish: shortened form of O'Shaughnessy .

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

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