Mary Katherine Bermingham

Female4 November 1851–

Brief Life History of Mary Katherine

When Mary Katherine Bermingham was born on 4 November 1851, in Dublin, Ireland, her father, Patrick Twiss Bermingham, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Catherine Rutledge, was 19. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1856 and lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1880. She died in New York City, New York, United States.

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Patrick Twiss Bermingham
Elizabeth Catherine Rutledge
Mary Katherine Bermingham
Edward John Bermingham
Jane Elizabeth Bermingham
Florence Bermingham
Charles Lloyd Bermingham
Twiss Albert Bermingham
Edith Frances Bermingham
Ne Bermingham
Evelyn Bermingham

Sources (3)

  • Kate Bermingham nella famiglia per T Bermingham, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Civil birth record, Ireland 1864-1958
  • Mary Katherine Bermingham, “Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868”

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World Events (8)


Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 12

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 31

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Liam, Sinead.

Irish (of English origin): variant of Birmingham . This form of the surname is found mainly in Ireland.

History: The Bermingham family take their surname from lands held at what is now a great city in the West Midlands of England, but it was brought to Ireland as early as the 12th century. The Norman baron Robert de Bermyngeham was a follower of Strongbow (see Clare ); his name is found on a number of Irish charters between 1175 and 1179. The family was also known as Mac Fheorais (see Corish ) in Ireland, named for Piers (Gaelic Feoras) de Bermyngeham, the father of Robert.

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

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