Pierce Hanlon

Brief Life History of Pierce

When Pierce Hanlon was born on 13 March 1877, in Queensland, Australia, his father, Michael Hanlon, was 44 and his mother, Alice McQueeny, was 35. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Ann Jane Doyle. He died in 1950, in his hometown, at the age of 73, and was buried in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Pierce Hanlon
Ann Jane Doyle
William Leslie Hanlon
Eileen Mary Hanlon
Percy James Hanlon
Kathleen Ann Hanlon

Sources (2)

  • Pierce Hanlon, "Australia, Queensland Cemetery Records, 1802-1990"
  • Toowoomba Region Website

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Declan, Maeve.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAnluain ‘descendant of Anluan’, a personal name from the intensive prefix an- + luan ‘light, radiance’ or ‘warrior’. Occasionally Hanlon has been adopted for Hallinan .

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

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