Minnie Rose Pierce

1878–27 January 1963 (Age 85)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Minnie Rose

When Minnie Rose Pierce was born in 1878, in Illinois, United States, her father, Daniel Haywardy Pierce, was 35 and her mother, Fannie Keehan Holmes, was 28. She had at least 1 son with Barney C Mchugh. She lived in Wilmington, Will, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 27 January 1963, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85.

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Barney C Mchugh
Minnie Rose Pierce
Bernard Mchugh

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    Bernard Mchugh


Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Haywardy Pierce


    Fannie Keehan Holmes




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 7

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 23

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 English, Welsh, and Irish: from the personal name Piers, the usual Norman vernacular form of Peter . In Wales this represents a patronymic ap Piers. In Ireland it represents a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Piarais ‘son of Piaras’, a Gaelicized form of Piers.2 Americanized form of some similar-sounding Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie P Mc Hugh in household of Byron B Burton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Minnie Mchugh, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Minnie Mchugh in household of Barney C Mchugh, "United States Census, 1920"

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