Theresa

1887–
Bohemia, Islip, Suffolk, New York, United States

The Life of Theresa

Theresa was born on 28 November 1887, in Bohemia, Islip, Suffolk, New York, United States.

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Theresa
1887–
Orvell Halstead
1884–

Spouse & Children

World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 30

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

The origin of this female name is unsure. It could come from the name Tarasia or the male name Tarasius. Others derive the name Theresa from a Greek word meaning "to hunt." The name might also be derived from Therasia, an island near Crete, or from another island named Therasia first called Lipara and finally Hiera. A nickname is Tracy.

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