Eileen Downey

1900–27 September 1969 (Age 69)
Ferryville, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Eileen

When Eileen Downey was born in 1900, in Ferryville, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Isaac William Downey, was 46 and her mother, Julia Anne Kennefick, was 37. She lived in Freeman, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States for about 15 years. She died on 27 September 1969, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 69.

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Isaac William Downey
Julia Anne Kennefick
Marjorie Ellen Downey
Kathryn Downey
George Bernard Downey
Eileen Downey
Dennis Norbert Downey

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 0
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment
Age 7
The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 19
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dúnadhaigh ‘descendant of Dúnadhach’, a personal name meaning ‘fortress-holder’ (from dún ‘fortress, fortified hill’).Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maol Dhomhnaigh, or of Mac Giolla Dhomnaigh (see Maloney ).Scottish: habitational name from the Scottish barony of Downie or Duny in the parish of Monikie in Angus (on Tayside), named from Gaelic dùn ‘hill’ + the locative suffix -ach.

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

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Sources (5)

  • Johnson in household of Wm Downey, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Eileen A Downey in household of William M Downey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eileen Downey in entry for Dennis Norbert Downey, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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