Adelaide E Dempsey (1858 - 1917)

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Adelaide E Dempsey
1858 - 1917
updated February 06, 2019
Adelaide E Dempsey was born around 1858. She died on February 2, 1917 in New York at 59 years of age.

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Adelaide Dempsey died on in Kings County, New York United States

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Adelaide E Dempsey died on February 2, 1917 in New York at 59 years of age. She was born around 1858. We have no information about Adelaide's family or relationships.
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In 1858, in the year that Adelaide E Dempsey was born, on May 11th, Minnesota became the 32nd U.S. state. It was previously the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory.

In 1867, she was just 9 years old when on August 7th through September 20th, the new nation of Canada held its first Federal election. John A. Macdonald's Conservatives won the election.

In 1870, by the time she was just 12 years old, on January 26th, the state of Virginia rejoined the Union. On February 23rd, Mississippi was readmitted to the Union. On March 30th, Texas was readmitted to the Union. And on July 15th, Georgia became the last Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union.

In 1905, Adelaide was 47 years old when the first movie theater opened in the United States in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was the first theater to show nothing but movies - silent films. Two men, John P. Harris and his brother-in-law Harry Davis, opened the Nickelodeon on Smithfield Street - charging 5 cents for admission. The first day, 450 people watched movies at the new theater - on the second day, more than 1500 people stood in line to get in.

In 1917, in the year of Adelaide E Dempsey's passing, on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

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Adele A Dempsey
around 1899 - Jun 24, 1902
Agnes Dempsey
around 1870 - Jun 26, 1899
Agnes Dempsey
around 1874 - Jan 31, 1895
Agnes Dempsey
around 1892 - Oct 30, 1909
Agnes Dempsey
around 1848 - Jan 8, 1920
Agnes Dempsey
around 1867 - Dec 29, 1924
Agnes Dempsey
around 1849 - Apr 1, 1936
Agnes A Dempsey
around 1911 - Oct 8, 1931
Agnes M Dempsey
around 1891 - Jul 2, 1894
Agnes M Dempsey
around 1884 - Sep 25, 1937
Agnes O Dempsey
around 1908  - Jul 5, 1908
Albert J Dempsey
around 1894 - Nov 28, 1925
Alexander Dempsey
around 1913 - Jul 17, 1914
Alexander Dempsey
around 1929 - Apr 30, 1930
Alexander A Dempsey
around 1867 - Jan 9, 1934
Alfred Dempsey
around 1912 - Nov 12, 1919
Alfred Dempsey
around 1877 - Mar 4, 1946
Alfred A Dempsey
around 1898 - Aug 27, 1904
Alice Dempsey
around 1808 - Feb 2, 1894
Alice Dempsey
around 1898  - Aug 3, 1898

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Adele A Dempsey
around 1899 - Jun 24, 1902
Agnes Dempsey
around 1870 - Jun 26, 1899
Agnes Dempsey
around 1874 - Jan 31, 1895
Agnes Dempsey
around 1892 - Oct 30, 1909
Agnes Dempsey
around 1848 - Jan 8, 1920
Agnes Dempsey
around 1867 - Dec 29, 1924
Agnes Dempsey
around 1849 - Apr 1, 1936
Agnes A Dempsey
around 1911 - Oct 8, 1931
Agnes M Dempsey
around 1891 - Jul 2, 1894
Agnes M Dempsey
around 1884 - Sep 25, 1937
Agnes O Dempsey
around 1908  - Jul 5, 1908
Albert J Dempsey
around 1894 - Nov 28, 1925
Alexander Dempsey
around 1913 - Jul 17, 1914
Alexander Dempsey
around 1929 - Apr 30, 1930
Alexander A Dempsey
around 1867 - Jan 9, 1934
Alfred Dempsey
around 1912 - Nov 12, 1919
Alfred Dempsey
around 1877 - Mar 4, 1946
Alfred A Dempsey
around 1898 - Aug 27, 1904
Alice Dempsey
around 1808 - Feb 2, 1894
Alice Dempsey
around 1898  - Aug 3, 1898
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