Isabella Mary Ofarrell (1899 - 1946)

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Fitzroy, Australia

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Fitzroy, Australia

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Family

Father: Ofarrell James Ofarrell
Mother: Margaret Oshaughnessy Ofarrell

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Mary

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1899 - In the year that Isabella Mary Ofarrell was born, on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

1905 - Isabella was just 6 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.

1911 - Isabella was just 12 years old when Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

1917 - When she was 18 years old, "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

1946 - In the year of Isabella Mary Ofarrell's passing, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

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Isabella Mary Ofarrell passed away in 1946 in Fitzroy, Australia at 47 years old. There is no known cause of death for Isabella. She was born in 1899. She was born to Ofarrell James Ofarrell and Margaret Oshaughnessy Ofarrell, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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