Theresa

1898–
Hungary

The Life of Theresa

Theresa was born in 1898, in Hungary. She lived in North Braddock, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920.

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Family Time Line

Theresa
1898–
Louis Fashing
1893–1941

Spouse & Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 0

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.
1914

Age 16

WWI. Hungary fights on the losing side and the monarchy collapses.
1929

Age 31

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

The origin of this female name is unsure. It could come from the name Tarasia or the male name Tarasius. Others derive the name Theresa from a Greek word meaning "to hunt." The name might also be derived from Therasia, an island near Crete, or from another island named Therasia first called Lipara and finally Hiera. A nickname is Tracy.

Sources (1)

  • Theresa Fashing in household of Louis Fashing, "United States Census, 1920"

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