Raphael Augustine Corcoran

10 February 1897–15 August 1974 (Age 77)
Woodhull Township, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Raphael Augustine

When Raphael Augustine Corcoran was born on 10 February 1897, in Woodhull Township, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States, his father, John Henry Corcoran, was 51 and his mother, Emily Mary Hutton, was 40. He died on 15 August 1974, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Corcoran
Emily Mary Hutton
Earl Bernard Corcoran
Marie J Corcoran
John Henry Corcoran
Ethel Elizabeth Agnes Corcoran
Frances E Corcoran
Thomas William Corcoran
Raphael Augustine Corcoran

Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Corcoran


    Emily Mary Hutton




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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · Belle Isle Aquarium

Age 7

The Belle Isle Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Belle Isle Park in Detroit. It opened on August 18, 1904, and was the oldest continually operating public aquarium in North America when it closed on April 3, 2005. The aquarium reopened to the public on August 18, 2012, and is now run entirely by volunteers
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 21

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corcráin ‘descendant of Corcrán’, a diminutive of the personal name Corcra ( see Corkery ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rapheal A Corcoran in household of John H Corcoran, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rapael A Corcoran in household of John H Corcoran, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Raphael Corcoran in household of Flora Martin, "United States Census, 1920"

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