Arthur R Hennessey

Brief Life History of Arthur R

When Arthur R Hennessey was born in 1897, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, John Richard Hennessey, was 33 and his mother, Ellen Anna Murphy, was 33. He married Natalie C Axt on 27 December 1923, in Washington, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hudson, St. Croix, Wisconsin, United States in 1910 and North Hudson, St. Croix, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years. He died on 8 May 1959, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Hudson, St. Croix, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur R Hennessey
1897–1959
Natalie C Axt
1905–1976
Marriage: 27 December 1923
Richard Dennis Hennessey
1924–
George Timothy Hennessey
1926–2002
George Hennessey
1927–
Patricia Ann Hennessey
1929–
Karan Hennessey
1939–

Sources (13)

  • Arthur Hennessey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arthur R Hennessey, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"
  • Arthur Richard Hennessey, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

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.

1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Brigid, Niamh, Thomas Patrick.

Irish: variant of Hennessy .

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

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