Ellen Mc Cracken Feeney

5 October 1899–18 October 1985 (Age 86)
Belfast, Ireland

The Life of Ellen Mc Cracken

Ellen Mc Cracken Feeney was born on 5 October 1899, in Belfast, Ireland as the daughter of James Feeney and Sarah Mc Burney. She married John Fergus on 6 July 1939. She died on 18 October 1985, in her hometown, at the age of 86, and was buried in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Fergus
1898–1966
Ellen Mc Cracken Feeney
1899–1985
Marriage: 6 July 1939

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 July 1939

Parents and Siblings

    James Feeney

    Male1861–1929Male

    Sarah Mc Burney

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(5)

    Joseph Feeney

    Male1889–Male

    Esther Feeney

    Female1891–Female

    Thomas Pedlow Feeney

    Male1896–1916Male

    Female1899–1985Female

    Sarah Jane Feeney

    Female1901–1902Female

World Events (8)

1908

Age 9

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1919

Age 20

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.
1922

Age 23

Irish Civil War between the Free State army and IRA.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fiannaidhe ‘descendant of Fiannaidhe ’, a byname meaning ‘warrior’, ‘champion’ (from fian ‘army’). 2. shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fidhne ‘descendant of Fidhne ’, a personal name probably derived from fiodh ‘wood’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ellen McCracken Feeney in household of James Feeney, "Ireland Census, 1911"
  • Ellen M'Cracken Feeney, "Ireland Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958"
  • Web: Ireland, Census, 1901

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