Francis James Monyihan

20 April 1903–21 April 1985 (Age 82)
New York, United States

The Life of Francis James

When Francis James Monyihan was born on 20 April 1903, in New York, United States, his father, Francis James Moynihan, was 28 and his mother, Ida May Miller, was 26. He married Leona Campau on 10 December 1925, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and White Lake Township, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1985. He died on 21 April 1985, in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 82.

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Francis James Monyihan
Leona Campau
Marriage: 10 December 1925
William Lyons Moynihan
James Lyons Moynihan
Patrick Anthony Moynihan

Spouse and Children

10 December 1925
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States


    William Lyons Moynihan


    James Lyons Moynihan


    Patrick Anthony Moynihan


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · Belle Isle Aquarium

Age 1

The Belle Isle Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Belle Isle Park in Detroit. It opened on August 18, 1904, and was the oldest continually operating public aquarium in North America when it closed on April 3, 2005. The aquarium reopened to the public on August 18, 2012, and is now run entirely by volunteers

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muimhneacháin ‘descendant of Muimhneachán’, a diminutive of the byname Muimhneach ‘Munsterman’, i.e. someone belonging to the province of Munster. (In County Mayo this surname has sometimes been changed to Munster.)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank J Moynihan in household of Frank F Moynihan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Francis J Moynihan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Francis Moynihan, "United States Census, 1940"

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