Mary Ann O'gara (1856 - 1896)

Mary Ann O'gara
1856 - 1896
updated February 20, 2020
Mary Ann O'gara was born on April 3, 1856 in Harrison, New Jersey. She died in 1896 in Strong City, Kansas at 39 years old.

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Mary Ann O'gara
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Mary Ann O'Gara (Thomas)
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Strong City, Chase County, Kansas United States 66869
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Mary O'gara was born on in Harrison, Glouster County, New Jersey United States
Mary O'gara died in in Strong City, Chase County, Kansas United States 66869
Mary O'gara was born on in Harrison, Glouster County, New Jersey United States
Mary O'gara died in in Strong City, Chase County, Kansas United States 66869
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This photo was taken in the mid 1890's as a tin type. I'm in possession of this and three other tin types of her sons, John, Maurice and Robert as handed down to me from Mary's youngest child, Rose May (O'Gara) Carey, my maternal Grandmother who raised me and had been orphaned in 1896 at the age of 8.
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Mary Ann O'gara passed away in 1896 in Strong City, Kansas at 39 years of age. She was born on April 3, 1856 in Harrison, New Jersey. There is no information about Mary's immediate family.
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In 1856, in the year that Mary Ann O'gara was born, on March 31st, The Treaty of Paris was signed by the Russian Empire and the allied forces of the Ottoman Empire, the British Empire, the French Empire, and the Kingdom of Sardinia. The Treaty ended the Crimean War which had begun almost 3 years earlier.

In 1864, when she was only 8 years old, on October 5th, a cyclone killed 70,000 people in Calcutta, India. Calcutta is in a "very high damage risk" cyclone zone, although this was an especially powerful one.

In 1875, when she was 19 years old, on February 21st, Jeanne Calment was born in southern France. Her father was a shipbuilder and her mother was from a family of millers. She died August 4th, 1997 of natural causes - the world's oldest documented person to have ever lived - at the age of 122 years and 164 days.

In 1886, when she was 30 years old, on October 28th, President Grover Cleveland officially dedicated the Statue of Liberty. A gift from France, the base for the statue had been built using donations from the American public. The unplanned but enthusiastic celebration after the dedication led to the first ticker tape parade.

In 1896, in the year of Mary Ann O'gara's passing, on May 18th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of Plessy v. Ferguson. By a vote of 7 to 1, the Court upheld state racial segregation laws, introducing the idea of "separate but equal" facilities for races.

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