Connell Gildea

25 July 1886–21 March 1964 (Age 77)
Leskeraghan, County Donegal, Ireland

The Life of Connell

When Connell Gildea was born on 25 July 1886, his father, Edward Gildea, was 43 and his mother, Mary Boyle, was 38. He married Susan McNelis on 22 February 1911, in Ardara, County Donegal, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 21 March 1964, in Liskeeraghan, Ardara, County Donegal, Ireland, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Connell Gildea
1886–1964
Susan McNelis
1886–1947
Marriage: 22 February 1911
Mary Kate Gildea
1912–
Kate Gildea
1915–
Bridget Theresa Gildea
1918–
Edward Gildea
1921–1995

Spouse and Children

    Male1886–1964Male

    Susan McNelis

    Female1886–1947Female

MARRIAGE
22 February 1911
Ardara, County Donegal, Ireland
children

(4)

    Mary Kate Gildea

    Female1912–Female

    Kate Gildea

    Female1915–Female

    Bridget Theresa Gildea

    Female1918–Female

    Edward Gildea

    Male1921–1995Male

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Gildea

    Male1843–1913Male

    Mary Boyle

    Female1848–1917Female

siblings

(11)

    John Gildea

    Male1867–1924Male

    James Gildea

    Male1870–Male

    Mary Anne Gildea

    Female1872–Female

    Anne Gildea

    Female1874–Female

    Bridget Gildea

    Female1877–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1919

Age 33

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.
1920

Age 34

In the Government of Ireland Act 1920, Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated north east becoming Northern Ireland.
1937

Age 51

New elections. The voters return de Valera and also approve a new constitution which abolishes the Irish Free State and proclaims Eire (Gaelic for Ireland) as a sovereign, independent, democratic state.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Dhé ‘son of the servant of God’, from Dia ‘God’. The name originated with a monastic family in Donegal in the 11th century.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Con Gildea in household of Edward Gildea, "Ireland Census, 1911"

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