Alice Sheehan

Female3 October 1910–April 1986

Brief Life History of Alice

When Alice Sheehan was born on 3 October 1910, in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, George Maurice Sheehan, was 23 and her mother, Alice Gearin, was 21. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with William J Owens. She lived in Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1935 and Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1940. She died in April 1986, in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 75.

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William J Owens
Alice Sheehan
William G Owens
Marlyn Owens
Donald Owens

Sources (5)

  • Alice W Sheehan in household of George M Sheehan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alice Sheehan, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Mrs William Owens in entry for William J Sheehan, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.


Age 21

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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Aileen, Rourke, Ciaran, Kiera, Kieran, Siobhan, Brigid, Donal, Eamonn, Ethna, Finbarr.

Irish (Cork): shortened form of O'Sheehan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Síodhacháin ‘descendant of Síodhachán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of síodhach ‘peaceful’, the same word as sítheach. Compare Sheehy .

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

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