Martin J Costello

21 April 1897–29 January 1955 (Age 57)
Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Martin J

When Martin J Costello was born on 21 April 1897, in Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Martin Costello, was 33 and his mother, Mary Brown, was 33. He died on 29 January 1955, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Martin Costello
Mary Brown
Thomas Costello
Stanley Costello
John Costello
Patrick Joseph Costello
James V Costello
Charles F Costello
Mary Costello
Martin J Costello
Elizabeth Francis Costello
Richard F Costello

Parents and Siblings

    Martin Costello


    Mary Brown




    Thomas Costello


    Stanley Costello


    John Costello



    James V Costello


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Age 3

Historically known as the Chicago Drainage Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is a canal system that connects the Chicago River to the Des Plaines River. It reverses the direction of the Chicago River, which now flows out of Lake Michigan rather than into it. It is one of two canals that helps navigation to ships traveling between the Great Lakes Waterway and the Mississippi River system.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 16

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Oisdealbhaigh ‘son of Oisdealbhach’, a personal name composed of the elements os ‘deer’, ‘fawn’ + dealbhach ‘in the form of’, ‘resembling’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martin J Costello Jr. in household of Martin Costello, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martin J Cortello in household of Martin J Cortello, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martin Costello in household of Martin Costello, "United States Census, 1910"

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