Joseph O'Rourke  (I1793)
Joseph O'Rourke

Joseph O'Roark

Show Details Source: Obituary , Rosa O'Roark- Lexington Leader, April 6, 1926
Citation Details: March 12, 1914, Page 6

Source: Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000


Gender: Male Male

Birth: 1884 Kentucky
Death: before 1930

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Birth 1884 Father68-69Mother40-41 Kentucky

Source: Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000

Show Details Source: U. S. Census ,1910,Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, Ward 21, E.D. 937
Citation Details: Sheet 3a, line 21

Marriage about 1906 (Age 20-22) (unknown) Lettie -
Death before 1930 (Age 44-46)

Source: Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000

Last Change 26 February 2006


Obituary: Mrs. Rosa O'Roark, aged 71 years, widow of Michael O'Roark, died at athe home of her niece, Mrs. D.P. Foley, on Park Avenue, yesterday afternoon at 3:45 o'clock. Mrs. O'Roark is survived by six children, fours sons and two daughters. The sons are John O'Roark, Monroe, Mich.; Thomas O'Roark, Alton, Ill., Joseph O'Roark, Chicago; Matthew O'Roark, Gas City, Ind. The daughters are Mrs. Kate Monaghan, Chicago, and Mrs. T.S. Clark, Maysville.--Lexington Leader, 3/12/1914,p. 6)

U. S. Census ,1910,Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, Ward 21, E.D. 937, Sheet 3a, line 21, Living as roomer, age 26, in household of William Lynch, along with wife Lettie, age 23. Occupation is paster with paper house. Note: William Lynch's wife Annie is Joseph's sister, Annie O'rourke. A few households away is his mother Rose and brother Thomas.

U.S.Census, 1930, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, Dist. 1573, Ward 42, E..D.16-1573, Sheet 1A, Grand [Ave.?], 531,3,7: O'Rourke, Lettie, head, wife, F, W,, 43, Wid., married at 19, b. Indiana, Father b. Ohio, Mother b. Maryland, Occupateion Hotel maid; Ruth, daughter, F, W, 15, b. Illinois, no occupation; Matthew, son, age 20, b. Illinois; occupation Changer (??), grocery.

DEATH: Must have died before 1930 (when Lettie is listed in census as a widow)but after 1915, when daughter Ruth was born.

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