William O'BRIEN (1850?-bef1908)

1 William O'BRIEN (1850?-bef1908) [406].

Born 1850 (est), County Cork, Ireland. Died bef 28 Feb 1908, Cork City, Ireland.1

Sp. Hanora (O'BRIEN) (1850-aft1886) [1261].

1.1 William O'BRIEN (1863- ) [409].

Born 1863.

Gaye Shortland remembers (2008): Bill's son or grandson Michael O'Brien who wrote pantomimes for the Opera House and had 2 daughters both artists one of whom, Eileen, I met 15 ? years ago when Maryam won an art prize up at Arbutus Lodge.

1.2 Margaret O'BRIEN ( - ) [411].

Sheila Shortland remembers: Aunty Mag lived in Dunbar Street and used to hang out the window calling to herself and Willy as they passed to their great embarrassment as THEY were so respectable.

Sp. Con NEENAN ( - ) [719].

1.2.1 John NEENAN2 (1898- ) [1262].

Born 1898.

1.2.2 William NEENAN2 (1899- ) [1263].

Born 1899.

1.2.3 Cornelius NEENAN2 (1901- ) [1264].

Born 1901.

1.2.4 Mary NEENAN2 (1903- ) [1265].

Born 1903.

1.3 Jack O'BRIEN ( - ) [408].

Sp. (O'Brien) ( - ) [1266].

1.3.1 Michael O'BRIEN ( - ) [414].

1.4 Kate O'BRIEN ( - ) [413].

Mrs Barry in Ballincollig by L&N Dutch style houses.

Sp. Unknown BARRY ( - ) [1268].

1.4.1 Patrick BARRY ( - ) [721].

1.4.2 Kit BARRY ( - ) [722].

1.5 Cornelius O'BRIEN1 (1885-1969) [81].

Born 1885, Cork, Ireland. Marr Mary-Ellen FITZPATRICK 28 Feb 1908, St Finbarr's South Parish, Cork City, Ireland.3 Died 24 Jun 1969, Cork City, Ireland.4

We have yet to find Cornelius's birth record.

Con's people may be from Glanworth, north Cork. His mother was possibly named Geary, and he had an aunt Hannah Geary.

He kept his country ways all his life. For example he kept birds, ferrets and dogs. He won many medals for Hurling. He had one glass eye.

Sp. Mary-Ellen FITZPATRICK (1885-1965) [80], dau. of John FITZPATRICK (1861?-bef1923) [117] and Ellen CONDON (1865?-1924?) [116].

1.5.1 Hanora O'BRIEN (1908- ) [129].

Born 16 Jun 1908, Cork City, Ireland. Died Cork City, Ireland.

She remained in the family home after her marriage and cared for her mother and father.

Sp. Gerald NOLAN ( - ) [206].

1.5.2 William O'BRIEN (1910?- ) [154].

Born 1910 (est), Cork City, Ireland. Marr Mary Ellen AHER Q2 1938, Cork City, Ireland. Died Dublin, Ireland.

Was employed in Dublin by the Irish Press newspaper, and lived in Dublin for all his adult life.

As a graphics designer in advertising he was the inventor of the "Lyons Tea Minstrels".

Sp. Mary Ellen AHER (1909- ) [208].

1.5.3 Ellen O'BRIEN5 (1913-1980) [128].

Born 27 Mar 1913, Cork City, Ireland.6 Died 2 May 1980, Cork City, Ireland. Cause: a heart attack. Died at Sean Nolan's funeral.

Sp. Sean O'BRIEN (1908-1981) [371].

1.5.4 John Christopher O'BRIEN (1915?-2002) [156].

Born 1915 (est), Cork City, Ireland. Died 2002, Carrigaline, Co Cork. Carrigaline, Co Cork.

Fought with the Irish Brigade on the side of General Franco in the Spanish Civil War 1936 - 1939.

Lived for many years in Toronto, Canada.

Sp. Nellie O'SULLIVAN ( -2000) [192].

1.5.5 Cornelius O'BRIEN (1919?- ) [155].

Born 1919 (est), Cork City, Ireland. Died.

Played trombone professionally for many years.

Sp. Catherine ROE ( -2014) [201].

1.5.6 Julia Christina O'BRIEN (1921-2013) [27].

Born 21 Dec 1921, Cork City, Ireland. Marr Richard Francis SHORTLAND Q3 1945, Cork City, Ireland.7 Died 18 Mar 2013, Cork City, Ireland. Buried 23 Mar 2013, St Josephs Cemetery, Cork, Ireland.

Sp. Richard Francis SHORTLAND (1914-1979) [24], son of John Charles SHORTLAND (1884-1932) [11] and Ellen BARRETT (1884-1964) [22].

Achieved Bachelor of Commerce Degree in later years with distinction in law.

1.5.7 Elizabeth O'BRIEN (1924?-2012) [157].

Born 1924 (est), Cork City, Ireland. Marr James O'CALLAGHAN Cork City, Ireland. Died 3 Oct 2012, Cork City, Ireland.

Sp. James O'CALLAGHAN ( -2004) [194].

1.5.8 Ann O'BRIEN (1926?-1926?) [781].

Born 1926 (est), Cork City, Ireland. Died 1926 (est), Cork City, Ireland.

1.6 Hanora O'BRIEN8 (1886?- ) [410].

Born 1886 (cal).9

Mrs Fahy.

Sp. Unknown FAHY ( - ) [1267].

1.6.1 Mary FAHY ( - ) [724].

1.6.2 Nora FAHY ( - ) [725].

1.6.3 Bill FAHY ( - ) [726].

1.6.4 Michael FAHY ( - ) [727].

Sources

1"Marriage Cert - Con O'Brien and Mary-Ellen Fitzpatrick 1908".
2"1911 Census - Cork - Douglas - Con and Mgt Neenan".
3"Marriage Cert - Con O'Brien and Mary-Ellen Fitzpatrick 1908". Cit. Date: 28 February 2008. Assessment: Primary evidence.
4"Death Cert 1969 - Cornelius O'Brien". Cit. Date: 13 March 2008. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: Died, 1969 24 June in St Finbarrs Hospital, Cork, Cornelius O'Brien, widower, 86, retired joiner, 60 Fr Matthew Rd, Turners Cross, of Cerebral Thrombosis and Senile Decay, certified., after 12 days in hospital.
5"Birth Cert 1913 - Ellen (Nellie) O'Brien".
6Ibid. Cit. Date: 25 March 2008. Assessment: Primary evidence.
7"Ireland, Civil Registration Marriages Index, 1845-1958". Irl, Cork, Q3 1945, 5, 157. Cit. Date: 5 May 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
8"Marriage Cert - Con O'Brien and Mary-Ellen Fitzpatrick 1908". Text From Source: Witness: Norah O'Brien
9"Census 1911 Cork City, Ireland Cork No5 Urban, St Nicholas Parish" (Cork No5 Urban, St Nicholas Parish).
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Source: Census 1911 Cork City, Ireland Cork No5 Urban, St Nicholas Parish, 1911 - Census, Cork, 31 Stephen St, Hanorah O'Brien, 24