John Edward Culhane

3 September 1873–
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of John Edward

When John Edward Culhane was born on 3 September 1873, in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Edward Culhane, was 29 and his mother, Margaret Stafford, was 26.

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Edward Culhane
Margaret Stafford
Mary Lucinda Culhane
Thomas Melvin Culhane
John Edward Culhane
Margaret S. Culhan

Parents and Siblings


    Margaret Stafford




World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 3

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cathláin ‘descendant of Cathalán’, a diminutive of the personal name Cathal meaning ‘mighty in battle’.

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

Sources (2)

  • John Edward Culhane, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • John Edward Culhane, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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