John James Reilly

24 February 1931–8 April 2002 (Age 71)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of John James

When John James Reilly was born on 24 February 1931, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Patrick Joseph Reilly, was 39 and his mother, Catherine Ann Moran, was 28. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Margaret Kelly. He died on 8 April 2002, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 71.

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John James Reilly
Margaret Kelly
Margaret Mary Reilly
John P Reilly

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    Kathleen Ann Reilly


World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1933 · A Century of Progress World's Fair

Age 2

The city of Chicago was presented another chance to host a World's Fair. It was to commemorate the 100 years of the City's existence. 

Age 19

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Reilly , an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Raghailligh ‘descendant of Raghailleach’, Old Irish Roghallach, of unexplained origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John James Reilly in household of Patrick Reilly, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John J Reilly, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • John James Rielly, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"

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