Mary Donovan

7 December 1904–9 April 1969 (Age 64)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Donovan was born on 7 December 1904, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, William Augustine Donovan, was 28 and her mother, Mary E. Williams, was 29. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Charles Kenney. She died on 9 April 1969, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Charles Kenney
1910–1972
Mary Donovan
1904–1969
Edward B. Keyes
1924–1999
Robert Keyes
1926–1986
Gertrude Keyes
1927–2013

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Edward Donovan

    Male1898–1900Male

    Male1900–1956Male

    Margert Donovan

    Female1901–Female

    Mary Donovan

    Female1903–1903Female

    Female1904–1969Female

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Irish (originally of County Limerick, later of Counties Cork and Kilkenny): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Donndubháin ‘descendant of Donndubhán’, a personal name composed of the elements donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + dubh ‘black’ + the diminutive suffix -án.

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

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Sources (3)

  • M Dorothy Donovan in household of William A Donovan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorothy M Donovan in household of William A Donovan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Dorothy Donovan, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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