Edward A McCarthy

MaleApril 1861–20 April 1944

Brief Life History of Edward A

Edward A McCarthy was born in April 1861, in New York, United States. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Ellen Agnes Collins. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1910. He died on 20 April 1944, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 83.

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Edward A McCarthy
Ellen Agnes Collins
Joseph E McCarthy
Florence E McCarthy
Irene Mary McCarthy
Frederick Louis Mccarthy
William Harold McCarthy

Sources (15)

  • Edward A Mccarthy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edward A Mccarty, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Edward A Mccarthy, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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Children (5)

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 8

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.


Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Donal, Liam, Cormac, Niall, Aileen, Brigid, Conor, Declan, Dermod, Dermot, Finbar.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cárthaigh ‘son of Cárthach’, a personal name meaning ‘loving’. This was the name of a ruling family in Munster. In Ireland major branches were distinguished by the following epithets: mór ‘great’ in Kerry, riabhach ‘brindled’ in Carbery, west Cork.

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

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