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
1864–1912
Mary Brown
1863–1936
Thomas Costello
1880–
Stanley Costello
1882–
John Costello
1883–
Patrick Joseph Costello
1886–1948
James V Costello
1888–
Charles F Costello
1892–1942
Mary Costello
1894–1935
Martin J Costello
1897–1955
Elizabeth Francis Costello
1899–1958
Richard F Costello
1903–1947

Parents and Siblings

    Martin Costello

    Male1864–1912Male

    Mary Brown

    Female1863–1936Female

siblings

(10)

    Thomas Costello

    Male1880–Male

    Stanley Costello

    Male1882–Male

    John Costello

    Male1883–Male

    Male1886–1948Male

    James V Costello

    Male1888–Male

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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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