Ellen Dennehy

9 January 1902–January 1986 (Age 83)
Diocese of Kerry, Munster, Ireland

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Dennehy was born on 9 January 1902, in Diocese of Kerry, Munster, Ireland, her father, Jeremiah Dennehy, was 46 and her mother, Mary Cullinane, was 26. She died in January 1986, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Dennehy
1855–1930
Mary Cullinane
1875–
Ellen Dennehy
1902–1986
Michael Dennehy
1904–
Thomas Dennehy
1912–
Hanora Dennehy
1913–1962

Parents and Siblings

    Jeremiah Dennehy

    Male1855–1930Male

    Mary Cullinane

    Female1875–Female

siblings

(4)

    Female1902–1986Female

    Michael Dennehy

    Male1904–Male

    Thomas Dennehy

    Male1912–Male

    Hanora Dennehy

    Female1913–1962Female

World Events (7)

1919

Age 17

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

Age 18

In the Government of Ireland Act 1920, Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated north east becoming Northern Ireland.
1926

Age 24

De Valera founds the new Fianna Fail party.

Name Meaning

Irish (Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duineachdha ‘descendant of Duineachaidh’, a personal name meaning ‘humane’.

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

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