Agnes Dempsey (1848 - 1920)

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Agnes Dempsey
1848 - 1920
updated February 06, 2019
Agnes Dempsey was born around 1848. She died on January 8, 1920 in New York at 72 years of age.

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Agnes Dempsey died on January 8, 1920 in New York at age 72. She was born around 1848. We have no information about Agnes's surviving family.
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In 1848, in the year that Agnes Dempsey was born, on January 31st, construction began on the Washington Monument in Washington D.C. - but the monument wasn't completed until 1888. A lack of money, the Civil War, and a dispute over who would manage the monument kept halting construction.

In 1858, she was only 10 years old when in July, the "Fifty-Niners" began the Pike's Peak Gold Rush. Lasting until about 1861, gold fever hit western Kansas Territory and southwestern Nebraska Territory.

In 1865, Agnes was 17 years old when on January 4th, the New York Stock Exchange - "The Big Board" - opened its first permanent headquarters. It was at 10-12 Broad, near Wall Street, in New York City.

In 1883, she was 35 years old when on June 16th, children at a children's variety show in Victoria Hall began rushing the stage area and lobby for promised prizes. In the stampede, 183 children of the 1100 present - most of them 3 to 4 years old - were crushed and asphyxiated.

In 1920, in the year of Agnes Dempsey's passing, speakeasies replaced saloons as the center of social activity. After the 18th Amendment was ratified and selling alcohol became illegal, saloons closed and speakeasies took their place. Speakeasies, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, were "so called because of the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors". There were a lot of them and they were very popular. And where saloons often prohibited women, they were encouraged at speakeasies because of the added profits.

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Agnes O Dempsey
around 1908  - Jul 5, 1908
Agnes M Dempsey
around 1884 - Sep 25, 1937
Agnes M Dempsey
around 1891 - Jul 2, 1894
Agnes A Dempsey
around 1911 - Oct 8, 1931
Agnes Dempsey
around 1849 - Apr 1, 1936
Agnes Dempsey
around 1867 - Dec 29, 1924

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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
Alice Dempsey
around 1859 - Apr 20, 1922
Alice Dempsey
around 1912 - Feb 18, 1925
Alice Dempsey
around 1854 - Jan 13, 1937
Alice Dempsey
around 1873 - Jan 22, 1944
Alma Dempsey
around 1901  - Oct 8, 1901

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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
Alice Dempsey
around 1859 - Apr 20, 1922
Alice Dempsey
around 1912 - Feb 18, 1925
Alice Dempsey
around 1854 - Jan 13, 1937
Alice Dempsey
around 1873 - Jan 22, 1944
Alma Dempsey
around 1901  - Oct 8, 1901
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