When Maria Fahey was born on 1 August 1851, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, Michael Fahey Sr, was 37 and her mother, Mary Stanton, was 29. She lived in Richfield, Washington, Wisconsin, United States in 1860. She died on 25 August 1877, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 26.
Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Donal, Eamon, Conor, Kieran, Liam, Padraic, Siobhan.
Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fathaidh or Ó Fathaigh ‘descendant of Fathadh’, a personal name derived from fothadh ‘base, foundation’. This name is sometimes Anglicized as Green(e) as a result of erroneous association with faithche ‘lawn’.