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
Ellen Mc Cracken Feeney
Marriage: 6 July 1939

Spouse and Children

6 July 1939

Parents and Siblings

    James Feeney


    Sarah Mc Burney




    Joseph Feeney


    Esther Feeney


    Thomas Pedlow Feeney



    Sarah Jane Feeney


World Events (8)


Age 9

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 20

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

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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