Mary Hoey

about 1828–3 January 1898 (Age 70)

The Life of Mary

Mary Hoey was born about 1828, in Ireland. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Martin Flynn. She lived in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1880. She died on 3 January 1898, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 70.

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Martin Flynn
Mary Hoey
John Flynn
Julia Flynn

Spouse and Children



    John Flynn



World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 11

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 22

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEochaidh ‘descendant of Eochaidh’, a variant of Eachaidh ( see Haughey ).2 Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Hoøy from Old Norse hór ‘high’ + ey ‘island’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Flynn in household of Martin Flynn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Hoey in entry for Julia Clements, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1963"
  • Mary Flynn in the 1880 United States Federal Census

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