Anna Helena Byrnes

13 June 1881–28 December 1964 (Age 83)
New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Anna Helena

When Anna Helena Byrnes was born on 13 June 1881, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, her father, Thomas James "TJ" Byrnes Sr, was 27 and her mother, Ellen O'Connor, was 32. She died on 28 December 1964, in Monroe, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Thomas James "TJ" Byrnes Sr
Ellen O'Connor
Anna Helena Byrnes
William Patrick "Rick" Byrnes
Catherine May "Katie" Byrnes
Richard Byrnes
Thomas James Byrnes Jr
Edward Byrnes
Ellen " Nellie" Byrnes
Mary Ann " Mamie" Byrnes
Marguerite Byrnes

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas James "TJ" Byrnes Sr


    Ellen O'Connor





    William Patrick "Rick" Byrnes



    Richard Byrnes


    Thomas James Byrnes Jr


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 6

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 22

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Byrne , formed with the addition of English patronymic -s.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Annie Byrnes in household of Thomas Byrnes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sister Mary Thomas, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Anna Byrnes, "Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Birth Records, 1819-1906"

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