Joan Sullivan

11 August 1929–16 May 2003 (Age 73)
Belmont, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Joan

When Joan Sullivan was born on 11 August 1929, in Belmont, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Edward Sullivan, was 39 and her mother, Theresa Irene Henesy, was 26. She lived in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1930 and Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1940. She died on 16 May 2003, at the age of 73.

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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 3

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 20

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Sullivan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Súileabháin ‘descendant of Súileabhán’, a personal name composed of the elements súil ‘eye’ + dubh ‘black’, ‘dark’ + the diminutive suffix -án.

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

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  • Joan Sullivan in household of Edward J Sullivan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joan Sullivan in household of Edward J Sullivan, "United States Census, 1930"

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