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Brooklyn, NY O'Rourke: William (b 1864 Ireland) & Margaret (b 1867 Ireland)
Posted by: deanna nelson (ID *****9590) Date: March 14, 2012 at 13:40:49
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To the best of my father in law's memory...

William O'Rourke was born April 1864 in Ireland. Possibly from Belgrade. Census records show he immigrated to US around 1864 or 1866. He lived in Brooklyn, NY with listed occupation as a carpenter. He married Margaret who was born in October 1867 in Ireland. Possibly from Killarney.Possible maiden name is Kelly. She immigrated to US in 1886 according to census records.
Children:
Thomas b. Sept 1889
Mary b. May 1894
Willaim b. April 1896
Frank b. Jan 1897
John b. abt 1900
Edward b. abt 1902
Catherine b. abt 1905
Elizabeth b. abt 1906

Thomas O'Rourke married Charlotte Fox (b. abt 1895 in Ireland). Missing information on Charlotte's immigration.
Children:
William b. abt 1917
John b. abt 1925
Thomas b. abt 1927
Edward b. abt 1928
Gene
Alice
Grace
Michael
More names and dates unknown. Verbal record of 11 kids total from Thomas and Charlotte.

Charlotte Fox died Sept 27, 1954 in Brooklyn, NY. Her parents, according to my father in law, are Michael Fox and Grace O'Reilly.

Any information that helps put this tree together is appreciated!
Deanna
deannaknelson@aim.com


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