Joseph J Conway

11 September 1897–October 1986 (Age 89)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Joseph J

Joseph J Conway was born on 11 September 1897, in Pennsylvania, United States. He married Elsie M Noblet on 29 August 1922, in Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in October 1986, in Norristown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 89.

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Joseph J Conway
Elsie M Noblet
Marriage: 29 August 1922
Joseph J Conway

Spouse and Children


    Elsie M Noblet


29 August 1922
Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States


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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 8

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of various Gaelic names, such as Mac Conmidhe ( see McNamee ); Ó Connmhaigh or Mac Connmhaigh (‘descendant (or son) of Connmhach’, a personal name derived from connmach ‘headsmashing’), also Anglicized as Conoo; and Ó Conbhuide (‘descendant of Cú Bhuidhe’, a personal name composed of the elements ‘hound’ + buidhe ‘yellow’).2 Welsh: habitational name from Conwy (formerly Conway), a fortified town on the coast of North Wales, itself named for the river on which it stands.3 Scottish: habitational name from Conway in the parish of Beauly, recorded c.1215 as Coneway and in 1291 as Convathe. It probably gets its name from Gaelic coinmheadh ‘billet’, ‘free quarters’, being so named as the district in which the local lord's household troops were billeted.

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

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  • Joseph J Conway in entry for Joseph J Or Jack Conway Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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