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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Shirley Casimer Shaw
Evelyn Ellen Rafferty

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Parents and Siblings

    Edward Francis RAFFERTY





    Mary Rafferty


    Peter Francis Rafferty


    William Edward Rafferty




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World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 6

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

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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