John Tighe

18 January 1927–2 November 2014 (Age 87)
County Dublin, Ireland

The Life of John

When John Tighe was born on 18 January 1927, in County Dublin, Ireland, his father, Robert Tighe, was 44 and his mother, Margaret Thorogood, was 44. He married Ellen Malone in August 1949, in County Dublin, Ireland. He died on 2 November 2014, in his hometown, at the age of 87, and was buried in Mount Jerome, County Dublin, Ireland.

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Family Time Line

John Tighe
1927–2014
Ellen Malone
1927–2012
Marriage: August 1949

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
August 1949
County Dublin, Ireland

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Tighe

    Male1882–1929Male

    Margaret Thorogood

    Female1883–Female

siblings

(7)

    Annie Tighe

    Female1905–Female

    Michael Tighe

    Male1907–Male

    Margrett Tighe

    Female1909–Female

    Robert Tighe

    Male1910–Male

    Josephine Tighe

    Female1912–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1937

Age 10

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.
1939

Age 12

Ireland remains neutral during the WWII.
1951

Age 24

IRA campaign in Northern Ireland.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Taidhg ‘descendant of Tadhg’, a byname meaning ‘bard’, ‘poet’, ‘philosopher’. 2. In Ulster it is sometimes an Anglicization of Mac Taidhg, which is more commonly Anglicized as McCaig .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • John Francis Tighe, "Ireland Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958"
  • Birth Registration

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