Margaret Mary Hennessy

19 September 1906–21 July 2007 (Age 100)
Berthold, Ward, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Margaret Mary

When Margaret Mary Hennessy was born on 19 September 1906, in Berthold, Ward, North Dakota, United States, her father, John M. Hennessy, was 43 and her mother, Thresa A Dressen, was 39. She married Alfred John Eardley on 29 January 1938, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Mandan Township, Ward, North Dakota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 July 2007, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred John Eardley
Margaret Mary Hennessy
Marriage: 29 January 1938
Dorothy Eardley
David John Eardley

Spouse and Children

29 January 1938
Seattle, King, Washington, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John M. Hennessy


    Thresa A Dressen




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1907 · Pike's Market

Age 1

Pike’s Market is one of the oldest still working farmer’s markets in the US. It is located in Seattle’s central business district, just north of Belltown , and southwest of central waterfront and Elliott Bay. One of the attractions there is the gum wall. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 29

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Hennessy, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAonghusa ‘descendant of Aonghus’ ( see Angus , and compare McGinnis ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Hennessy in household of John Hennessy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margette Hennesy in household of John Hennesy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • 1930 United States Federal Census

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