Theresa

1886–
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Theresa

Theresa was born about 1886, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Theresa
1886–
Albert William Enger
1885–1925

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World Events (3)

1886

Age 0

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 0

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1886 · The Haymarket Riot

Age 0

Protesting to lower the mandated work day to eight hours, a labor rally, near Haymarket Square in Chicago, turned into a riot after an individual threw a bomb at police. As a result, eight people were killed and many more injured. The Haymarket Riot is viewed as a labor movement setback in America.

Name Meaning

The origin of this female name is unsure. It could come from the name Tarasia or the male name Tarasius. Others derive the name Theresa from a Greek word meaning "to hunt." The name might also be derived from Therasia, an island near Crete, or from another island named Therasia first called Lipara and finally Hiera. A nickname is Tracy.

Sources (2)

  • Theresa Enger in entry for Albert W Enger, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Theresa Enger in entry for Albert W. Enger, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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