Catherine Francis Ireland

Brief Life History of Catherine Francis

When Catherine Francis Ireland was born on 21 February 1911, in North Dakota, United States, her father, Roy LeVan Ireland, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Heley, was 23. She married Hilary Harold Wilson on 6 January 1937, in Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States. She lived in Lien Township, Roberts, South Dakota, United States in 1920 and Grand Forks, Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 March 1985, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 74.

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Charles William Henry Hartman
Catherine Francis Ireland
Marriage: May 1971

Sources (6)

  • Katy Wilson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Catherine Ireland Hartman, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • Katie in entry for Edith Grace Ireland Peterson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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Name Meaning

English and Scottish: ethnic name denoting someone from Ireland, from Middle English Irland, Irlond, Erlond (Old English Īraland). The country gets its name from the genitive case of Old English Īras ‘Irishmen’ + land ‘land’. The stem Īr- is taken from the Celtic name for Ireland, Èriu, earlier Everiu. The Latin name was (H)ibernia. The surname is especially common in Liverpool, England, which has a large Irish population. Compare Irish .

Americanized form of Erland .

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

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