Thomas James Rooney

5 December 1905–25 October 1971 (Age 65)
Ballymacelligott, County Kerry, Ireland

The Life of Thomas James

When Thomas James Rooney was born on 5 December 1905, in Ballymacelligott, County Kerry, Ireland, his father, James Rooney, was 26 and his mother, Reedy, was 35. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Mrs Margaret Ruth Beazer. He died on 25 October 1971, in Feilding, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Thomas James Rooney
1905–1971
Mrs Margaret Ruth Beazer
1907–1982
Mary Margaret Rooney
1936–1938
James Frederick Rooney
1939–1939
Micheal Patrick Roy Rooney
1941–2011

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Mary Margaret Rooney

    Female1936–1938Female

    James Frederick Rooney

    Male1939–1939Male

    Male1941–2011Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1879–1955Male

    Reedy

    Female1870–1945Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1905–1971Male

    Eileen Rooney

    Female1907–1990Female

    Jack Rooney

    Male1910–1980Male

    Margaret Rooney

    Female1910–2005Female

World Events (8)

1907

Age 2

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

Age 2

The Dominion of New Zealand was brought about when New Zealand proclaimed itself a political independent government inside the British Empire. The Dominion of New Zealand allowed the British Government to shape its foreign policy, and it followed Britain into the First World War. Full independence was granted in 1931 and adopted by the New Zealand Parliament in 1947. 
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 18

The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 

Name Meaning

Irish:1. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruanaidh ‘descendant of Ruanadh’, a byname meaning ‘champion’. 2. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruadháin ( see Ruane ).

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

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  • Thomas James Rooney, "BillionGraves Index"

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