Mary Kidney

1863–12 May 1928 (Age 65)
United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Kidney was born in 1863, in United States, her father, Dennis Kidney, was 33 and her mother, Johanna Cronin, was 33. She lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1880. She died on 12 May 1928, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States.

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Dennis Kidney
Johanna Cronin
Mary Kidney
John Kidney
Patrick Kidney

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World Events (8)


Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 0

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 18

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Irish: from a mistranslation of Gaelic Ó Dubháin ‘descendant of Dubhán’, a byname from a diminutive of dubh ‘black’ ( see Devine ). This was confused with the Gaelic word dubhán ‘kidney’, which is in fact a derivative of dubh ‘black’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mary Kidney in household of Dennis Kidney, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Mahoney, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"

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