Mary Ellen Marron

13 July 1903–22 December 1985 (Age 82)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Marron was born on 13 July 1903, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Patrick Joseph Marren Jr, was 28 and her mother, Anna Teresa Marren, was 24. She died on 22 December 1985, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82.

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Patrick Joseph Marren Jr
Anna Teresa Marren
Mary Ellen Marron
Anna Teresa Marron
John Joseph Marron
Veronica Marron
Daniel Patrick Marron

Parents and Siblings





    John Joseph Marron


    Veronica Marron


    Daniel Patrick Marron


World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 2

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.
1925 · The Goodman Theatre

Age 22

The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mearáin ‘descendant of Mearán’, a personal name from a diminutive of mear ‘lively’. This is a Monaghan name. Compare Merry .2 Spanish (Marrón): derivative of French marron ‘chestnut’, which now means ‘brown’.3 French: diminutive of Marre, a nickname from Old French marre ‘ram’ (Occitan Marro ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Marron in household of Patrick Marron, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Marron in household of Patrick J Marron, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary C Marron in entry for Patrick Joseph Marron, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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