Thomas Ofarrell (1868 - 1946)

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Fitzroy, Australia

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Fitzroy, Australia

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Family

Father: Ofarrell Patrick Ofarrell
Mother: Mary Morrissey Ofarrell

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1868 - In the year that Thomas Ofarrell was born, on August 13th, an estimated 8.5 to 9 earthquake struck southern Peru. It had a category "extreme" effect and caused over 25,000 deaths. The resulting tsunami affected areas as far away as Hawaii and New Zealand.

1870 - By the time he was only 2 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.

1876 - When he was merely 8 years old, on June 4th, the Transcontinental Express - an express train - arrived in San Francisco, using the 7 year old transcontinental railroad line. It took 83 hours and 39 minutes from New York City - about 3.5 days - to cross the country.

1881 - At the age of just 13 years old, Thomas was alive when on February 19th, Kansas became the first state to prohibit all alcohol - the prohibition lasted statewide until 1948.

1946 - In the year of Thomas Ofarrell's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Thomas Ofarrell died in 1946 in Fitzroy, Australia at 78 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. He was born in 1868. He was born to Ofarrell Patrick Ofarrell and Mary Morrissey Ofarrell, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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