Francis Tigue

10 January 1899–16 January 1971 (Age 72)
Avoca, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Francis

When Francis Tigue was born on 10 January 1899, in Avoca, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Thomas E Tigue, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Davis, was 17. He married Sophie Costa on 11 February 1924, in Old Forge, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. In 1948, at the age of 49, his occupation is listed as mailman. He died on 16 January 1971, in Old Forge, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery, Avoca, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Tigue
Sophie Costa
Marriage: 11 February 1924
Mary Louise Tigue

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 February 1924Old Forge, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 1
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1905 · The Movie Theater
    Age 6
    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 19
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Mayo): variant of Tighe .

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Francis Tigue, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Frances Tegue, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Frances Tigue in household of Thomas Tigue, "United States Census, 1920"

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