O'Connor family from County Clare

Various Records from Abington MA
to Cook County IL

contributed by Beth

 

Randolph Vital Records:
Marriage
3 July 1856 Austin O'Connor of Abington, aged 25, b. Ireland f . Michael/ m not named
Susan Connell of Abington, aged 21 b. Ireland, f. austin/m. not named
by T.O'Sullivan, Catholic Priest.
Witnesses; Thomas and Susan Burke

Births Volume I 1850-1861 Town of Abington
Volume 2 1862-1891

20 Dec 1856 Mary Jane O'Connor to Austin and Susan resid: Plain St.
13 Mar 1858 Patrick O'Connor to Austin and Suan resid: Plain St.
20 Nov 1859 Nancy O'Connor to Austin and Susan resid: Plain St.
12 May 1861 Timothy Austin O'Connor to Austin and Susan Connell resid: not given.
Austin listed as a shoemaker in all four records.

In 1861James O'Connor died in Buffalo, N.Y. and was buried in Abington, Ma. He was a shoemaker, b. Ireland, married.
His parents were listed as Michael and Mary O'Connor. He was 27 yrs old and died of typhoid fever.

Michael O'Connor, age 27 yrs 5 mo. died Oct 9, 1854 of consumption. Parents listed as Michael and Mary O'Connor of Abington, Ma. He was married and a bootmaker, b Ireland.
Austin and his family apparently moved to Chicago about 1864 per their childrens births.

1860 census, Abington, Ma. pg 410
enum June 29, 1860
Austin O'Connor 30 shoemaker, b Ire
Susan 26, b. Ire
Mary 3, b Ma
Pat 2, b Ma
Nancy 6/12, b Ma
Pat O'Connor 20 shoemaker b Ire
Hugh O'Connor 25 shoemaker b Ire
Mary O'Connor 60 b Ire

1870 census: 6th Ward, Chicago, Il.(Bridgeport) Archer and Loomis)
Austin 46, boot and shoe maker, b. Ireland personal value, $200.00
Susan 36, housemaker,b Ireland
Mary age 13 b Ma
Patrick age 12 b Ma
Ann age 10 b Ma
Timothy age 9 b. Ma
Michael age 8 b Ma
Ellen age 6 b Ill
John J. age 2 b Ill

1880 Census, Chicago, Cook, Il.

Susan O'CONNOR Self W Female W 45 IRELAND Keeping House IREL IREL
Anny O'CONNOR Dau S Female W 19 MASS IREL IREL
Timothy O'CONNOR Son S Male W 18 MASS Laborer ... IREL
Michael O'CONNOR Son S Male W 16 MASS Laborer IREL IREL
Ellen O'CONNOR Dau S Female W 15 ILL IREL IREL
John O'CONNOR Son S Male W 11 ILL Laborer IREL IREL
Joseph O'CONNOR Son S Male W 9 ILL Laborer IREL IREL
Susan O'CONNOR Dau S Female W 7 ILL At School IREL IREL
William CLANCY Other S Male W 28 IRELAND Laborer IREL IREL
Thomas NEWS Other S Male W 28 NEW YORK Laborer N Y N Y
John WALSH Other S Male W 24 PENN Laborer IREL IREL

Chicago City Directories:
1867-68 Chicago City Directory:
O'Connor, Austin, shoemaker, h 86 Deering
1869:
O'Conner, Austin,shoemaker, r 627 Archer Ave.
1870-71:
O'Connor, Austin, shoemaker,Whitney Bros and Yundt, r 627 Archer Ave.
1872:
O'Connor, Austin, bootmaker, r 177 W. Harrison
1873:
O'Connor, Austin, shoemaker, r. 129 Deering
1874:
no listing
1875:
O'Connor, Susan, wid Austin, r 30 Broad
1876-77:
O'Connor, Susan, wid Austin, house 51 Broad
1878:
O'Connor, Susan,wid Austin, h. Broad nr Archer Av.

Austin (d April 14, 1875) was buried at Calvary Cemetery in Evanston, Il.
Cemetery record: Interred at Calvary Cemetery first-Apr.15,1875, re-interred Nov 14,1881. The body was moved to a new grave on the order of Susan O'Connor. He was originally buried in a plot belonging to John Julian. He died the same day and they were buried together. Relationship, if any, not known.

 

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