Edward Joseph Flynn

22 September 1891–18 August 1953 (Age 61)
Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Edward Joseph

When Edward Joseph Flynn was born on 22 September 1891, in Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States, his father, Henry T Flynn, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Mallon, was 36. He married Helen M Jones on 15 June 1927, in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States in 1936 and lived in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States for about 35 years. He died on 18 August 1953, in Dublin, Ireland, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Edward Joseph Flynn
Helen M Jones
Marriage: 15 June 1927
Edward P Flynn
Richard M Flynn
Shiela Flynn

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 June 1927The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 5
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 7
    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.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 17
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Connor, Declan, Kieran, Aidan, Brigid, Cathal, Dermot, Donal, Eamon, John Patrick, Kiernan.Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Floinn ‘descendant of Flann’, a byname meaning ‘red(dish), ruddy’. There were families of this name in various parts of Ireland. This name has also been Anglicized as Lindsay .English: from Middle English Flin, representing the Old Norse male personal name Fleinn.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Edward J Flynn in household of Henry T Flynn, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Edward J Flynn, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"
    • Edward Flynn in household of Henry T Flynn, "New York State Census, 1905"

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