Bridget Gertrude Sullivan

25 August 1863–17 January 1955 (Age 91)
Templenoe, County Cork, Ireland

The Life of Bridget Gertrude

Bridget Gertrude Sullivan was born on 25 August 1863, in Templenoe, County Cork, Ireland. She had at least 1 son with Daniel J Donovan. She died on 17 January 1955, at the age of 91.

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World Events (4)

1919

Age 56

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.
1920

Age 57

In the Government of Ireland Act 1920, Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated north east becoming Northern Ireland.
1937

Age 74

New elections. The voters return de Valera and also approve a new constitution which abolishes the Irish Free State and proclaims Eire (Gaelic for Ireland) as a sovereign, independent, democratic state.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Sullivan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Súileabháin ‘descendant of Súileabhán’, a personal name composed of the elements súil ‘eye’ + dubh ‘black’, ‘dark’ + the diminutive suffix -án.

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

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