Ellen Shea

12 June 1884–
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Shea was born on 12 June 1884, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Patrick Shea, was 38 and her mother, Hanna Donovan, was 36. She married John L. Gesser in 1911, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert New
Ellen Shea
1884–
Mary New
1906–
Robert New jr

Spouse and Children

    Robert New

    MaleMale

    Female1884–Female

children

(2)

    Mary New

    Female1906–Female

    Robert New jr

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Male1871–1921Male

    Catherine E Shea

    Female1873–1946Female

    Michael Shea

    Male1874–1924Male

    Female1876–1891Female

    Female1878–Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 21

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. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 32

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Shea , Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Séaghdha‘descendant of Séaghdha’, a byname meaning ‘fine’ or ‘fortunate’.

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

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