Honora Bridget Dempsey

Female19 March 1896–30 May 1943

Brief Life History of Honora Bridget

When Honora Bridget Dempsey was born on 19 March 1896, in Verona, Boone, Kentucky, United States, her father, Mike Dempsey, was 43 and her mother, Catherine Mary, was 39. She lived in Walton, Boone, Kentucky, United States in 1900. She died on 30 May 1943, at the age of 47, and was buried in Nazareth, Nelson, Kentucky, United States.

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Mike Dempsey
Catherine Mary
Jerry J Dempsey
Honora Bridget Dempsey

Sources (2)

  • Hanorah B Dempsey in household of Mike Dempsey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nora B Dempsey in household of Mike Dempsey, "United States Census, 1910"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.

1900 · Governor Shot

Age 4

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 13

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Díomasaigh ‘descendant of Díomasach’, a byname meaning ‘proud, haughty’, from díomas ‘pride’. The name was occasionally Anglicized as Proudman (see Proud ). Compare McGimsey .

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

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