Edward Lawrence Conners

14 September 1881–30 November 1954 (Age 73)
Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Edward Lawrence

When Edward Lawrence Conners was born on 14 September 1881, in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States, his father, Coleman Conners, was 46 and his mother, Catherine O'Brien, was 36. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Catherine A McDermott. He lived in Mercer, New Jersey, United States in 1905. He died on 30 November 1954, in Hamilton Township, Mercer, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Hamilton Township, Mercer, New Jersey, United States.

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Edward Lawrence Conners
Catherine A McDermott
Alice Conners
Helen A Conners
Edward L Connors Jr

Spouse and Children



    Alice Conners


    Helen A Conners


    Edward L Connors Jr


Parents and Siblings

    Coleman Conners


    Catherine O'Brien




    Jeremiah Francis Connors



    Thomas Francis Connors


    William Conners



+5 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.

Age 13

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 20

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Connors .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ewd Connors, "New Jersey State Census, 1905"
  • Edward L Conners, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward Conners, "United States Census, 1920"

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