Mary Gorman

1861–1951 (Age 91)
Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Ireland

The Life of Mary

When Mary Gorman was born in 1861, in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Ireland, her father, Richard Gorman, was 48 and her mother, Mrs Sarah Gorman, was 42. She died on 16 December 1951, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Richard Gorman
1813–1899
Mrs Sarah Gorman
1819–1907
Samuel Gorman
1852–1900
Mary Gorman
1861–1951
Sarah Jane Gorman
1865–1902

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Gorman

    Male1813–1899Male

    Mrs Sarah Gorman

    Female1819–1907Female

siblings

(3)

    Samuel Gorman

    Male1852–1900Male

    Female1861–1951Female

    Sarah Jane Gorman

    Female1865–1902Female

World Events (4)

1919

Age 58

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.
1920

Age 59

In the Government of Ireland Act 1920, Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated north east becoming Northern Ireland.
1937

Age 76

New elections. The voters return de Valera and also approve a new constitution which abolishes the Irish Free State and proclaims Eire (Gaelic for Ireland) as a sovereign, independent, democratic state.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gormáin and Ó Gormáin ‘son (or descendant) of Gormán’, a personal name from a diminutive of gorm ‘dark blue’, ‘noble’. Compare O’Gorman .2 English: from the Middle English personal name Gormund, Old English Gārmund, composed of the elements gār ‘spear’ + mund ‘protection’.3 English: topographic name for someone who lived by or on a triangular patch of land ( see Gore ).

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

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