Evelyn Ellen Rafferty

30 November 1912–19 July 1994 (Age 81)
Avoca, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Evelyn Ellen

When Evelyn Ellen Rafferty was born on 30 November 1912, in Avoca, Victoria, Australia, her father, Edward Francis RAFFERTY, was 42 and her mother, Hannah CROFT, was 27. She died on 19 July 1994, in Gladstone, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Shirley Casimer Shaw
–1979
Evelyn Ellen Rafferty
1912–1994

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Francis RAFFERTY

    Male1870–1935Male

    Female1885–1962Female

siblings

(9)

    Mary Rafferty

    Female1902–1998Female

    Peter Francis Rafferty

    Male1903–1965Male

    William Edward Rafferty

    Male1908–1979Male

    Male1910–1992Male

    Female1912–1994Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1914

Age 2

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.
1918

Age 6

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.
1939

Age 27

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

Irish (especially Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Rabhartaigh or Ó Robhartaigh (often found as Ó Raithbheartaigh) ‘descendant of Rabhartach or Robhartach’, a personal name meaning ‘flood tide’, hence ‘abundance’, ‘prosperity’.

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

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