Fredrick J McHale

Brief Life History of Fredrick J

When Fredrick J McHale was born on 13 May 1897, in Sanderson, Baker, Florida, United States, his father, William Coleman "Coley" McHale, was 27 and his mother, Effie G. Register, was 18. He married Ethel Thompson on 23 September 1924, in Duval, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States for about 5 years and Thomasville, Thomas, Georgia, United States in 1975. He died on 22 December 1986, in Thomas, Georgia, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States.

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Fredrick J McHale
1897–1986
Ethel Thompson
1903–1971
Marriage: 23 September 1924
Robert L McHale
1927–1975

Sources (16)

  • Fred J McHale, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • Fred J McHale, "Florida, County Marriages, 1830-1957"
  • Fredrick J Mchale, "Georgia Death Index, 1933-1998"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

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.

1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.

1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Brigid, Kieran, Liam, Padraic.

Irish (Mayo):

Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Céile or more often Mac Chéile, a patronymic from the byname Céile ‘companion, client’. This was the surname of a Mayo family, tenants of church lands. Originally, the final -e would have been pronounced.

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

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