Brigid Gately

17 August 1875–1955 (Age 79)
County Roscommon, Ireland

The Life of Brigid

When Brigid Gately was born on 17 August 1875, in County Roscommon, Ireland, her father, Michael Gately, was 25 and her mother, Eleanora Doyle, was 25. She died in 1955, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Michael Gately
1849–1886
Eleanora Doyle
1850–1886
Patrick J Gately
1871–1920
Mary Ann Gately
1872–1955
Catherine Gately
1874–
Brigid Gately
1875–1955
Martin Joseph Gately
1878–
Margaret Gately
1879–
Eleanor Gately
1881–1890
Lawrence Joseph Gately
1884–1965
Rose Gately
1886–

Parents and Siblings

    Michael Gately

    Male1849–1886Male

    Eleanora Doyle

    Female1850–1886Female

siblings

(9)

    Patrick J Gately

    Male1871–1920Male

    Female1872–1955Female

    Catherine Gately

    Female1874–Female

    Female1875–1955Female

    Martin Joseph Gately

    Male1878–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (4)

1919

Age 44

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.
1920

Age 45

In the Government of Ireland Act 1920, Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated north east becoming Northern Ireland.
1937

Age 62

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.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gatlaoich, ‘descendant of Gotlaoch’, a byname composed of the elements got ‘stammering’ + laoch ‘warrior’, ‘hero’.2 Variant spelling of the English surnames Gateley or Gatley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Brigid Gately, "Ireland Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958"
  • Brigid Gately, "Ireland Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958"
  • Brigida, "Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881"

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