Sarah Farrell Flannery (1875 - 1956)

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Birth

in St Clair, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania United States

Death

on in St Clair, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania United States

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St Clair, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania United States

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Husband: William Francis Flannery
Children with William: Kathryn Veronica (Flannery) Heckman

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Maiden name

Farrell

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Ethnicity

irish

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us

Religion

catholic

Gender

Female

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1875 - In the year that Sarah Farrell Flannery was born, on May 17th, Aristides was the first horse to win the Kentucky Derby. It was the first year of the "The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports" - begun by Col. Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr., the grandson of William Clark, the explorer.

1904 - Sarah was 29 years old when the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

1926 - Sarah was 51 years old when on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

1953 - At the age of 78 years old, Sarah was alive when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

1956 - In the year of Sarah Farrell Flannery's passing, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

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Sarah Farrell Flannery, mother to 1 child, died on September 16, 1956 in St Clair, Pennsylvania at 80 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Sarah. She was born on December 24, 1875 in St Clair, Pennsylvania. She married William Francis Flannery. and they gave birth to Kathryn Veronica (Flannery) Heckman.

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