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Richard John (Rit) O'Connor

Richard John (Rit) O'Connor

Male 1873 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Richard John (Rit) O'Connor  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 8 Sep 1873  Marmora, Hastings, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1881  Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1885  Norwalk Twp., Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Census Abt 1 Jan 1885  Norwalk Twp., Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Occupation Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Occupation Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Probate 1901  , Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Residence 1901  Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Residence 1924-1942  Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Residence 1950  Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I4945  Quigley Doyle Family Tree
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2016 

    Father John O'Connor
              b. 20 May 1826, Cloustag, Doneraile, Cork, Munster, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Apr 1901, Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship biological 
    Mother Mary Wolfe
              b. 29 Mar 1830, Marmora, Hastings, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Bef 1885  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship biological 
    Married Abt 1852  Marmora, Hastings, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [19, 20, 21, 22
    Children 9 children 
    Family ID F956  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annie Murphy
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1896  [23
    Children 
     1. Mary Angela Dewey
              d. Yes, date unknown  [Adopted]
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F1795  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Sep 1873 - Marmora, Hastings, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1881 - Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1885 - Norwalk Twp., Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1885 Iowa - Abt 1 Jan 1885 - Norwalk Twp., Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mayor - - Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - nightwatchman, packing firm - - Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - owner of a hardware business - - Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Postmaster - - Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 1901 - , Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1924-1942 - Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1950 - Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1583] 1885 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie Co., Norwalk Twp. - John O'Conner Family [3436], Iowa, Pottawattamie, (Digital images. Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2007), 3436., Norwalk Twp., dwelling 5, family 5, John O'Conner Family; (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 19, 2016).
      Name Richard O'Conner.

    2. [S2507] Council Bluffs Nonpareil, IA; Jun 6, 1950 - Obituary for Michael O'Connor [3438], Iowa. Council Bluffs., 3438., "Retired Neola Merchant Dies," Jun 6, 1950, p. 6; digital images, Genealogy Bank(genbank.com : accessed Feb 19, 2016).
      Name R.J. O'Connor.

    3. [S2509] Probate Records, IA, Pottawattamie Co. - Estate of John O'Connor; 1901 [3439], Iowa. Pottawattamie., (shuston, Huston Family Tree. Ancestry. ancestry.com : May 25, 2015.), 3439., Probate of the Estate of John O'Connor; 1901; (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 20, 2016).
      Name R.J. O'Connor.

    4. [S1423] Frontier Chronicle; Jul-Sep 1999 - The O'Connor Family of Neola [3440], 3440., Marsha Pilger ed., "The O'Connor Family of Neola," shustons, The Huston Family Tree, Ancestry, newsletter, 5-3 (Jul-Sep 1999): 8-9; jpg images (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 20, 2016).
      Name Richard John (Rit) O'Connor.

    5. [S1583] 1885 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie Co., Norwalk Twp. - John O'Conner Family [3436], Iowa, Pottawattamie, (Digital images. Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2007), 3436., Norwalk Twp., dwelling 5, family 5, John O'Conner Family; (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 19, 2016).
      Born in Canada; age 10.

    6. [S2509] Probate Records, IA, Pottawattamie Co. - Estate of John O'Connor; 1901 [3439], Iowa. Pottawattamie., (shuston, Huston Family Tree. Ancestry. ancestry.com : May 25, 2015.), 3439., Probate of the Estate of John O'Connor; 1901; (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 20, 2016).
      Age 26.

    7. [S1423] Frontier Chronicle; Jul-Sep 1999 - The O'Connor Family of Neola [3440], 3440., Marsha Pilger ed., "The O'Connor Family of Neola," shustons, The Huston Family Tree, Ancestry, newsletter, 5-3 (Jul-Sep 1999): 8-9; jpg images (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 20, 2016).
      Born Sep 8, 1873; Marmora, Hastings Co., Ontario, CAN.

    8. [S1423] Frontier Chronicle; Jul-Sep 1999 - The O'Connor Family of Neola [3440], 3440., Marsha Pilger ed., "The O'Connor Family of Neola," shustons, The Huston Family Tree, Ancestry, newsletter, 5-3 (Jul-Sep 1999): 8-9; jpg images (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 20, 2016).
      The family Immigrated to Neola, IA, in 1881.

    9. [S1583] 1885 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie Co., Norwalk Twp. - John O'Conner Family [3436], Iowa, Pottawattamie, (Digital images. Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2007), 3436., Norwalk Twp., dwelling 5, family 5, John O'Conner Family; (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 19, 2016).
      Residence Norwalk Twp. Pottawattamie Co., IA.

    10. [S1583] 1885 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie Co., Norwalk Twp. - John O'Conner Family [3436], Iowa, Pottawattamie, (Digital images. Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2007), 3436., Norwalk Twp., dwelling 5, family 5, John O'Conner Family; (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 19, 2016).
      Abt Jan 1, 1885.

    11. [S1423] Frontier Chronicle; Jul-Sep 1999 - The O'Connor Family of Neola [3440], 3440., Marsha Pilger ed., "The O'Connor Family of Neola," shustons, The Huston Family Tree, Ancestry, newsletter, 5-3 (Jul-Sep 1999): 8-9; jpg images (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 20, 2016).
      Served for 2 yrs as Mayor of Neola, IA.

    12. [S1423] Frontier Chronicle; Jul-Sep 1999 - The O'Connor Family of Neola [3440], 3440., Marsha Pilger ed., "The O'Connor Family of Neola," shustons, The Huston Family Tree, Ancestry, newsletter, 5-3 (Jul-Sep 1999): 8-9; jpg images (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 20, 2016).
      Occupation nightwatchman for a packing firm in Council Bluffs, IA.

    13. [S1423] Frontier Chronicle; Jul-Sep 1999 - The O'Connor Family of Neola [3440], 3440., Marsha Pilger ed., "The O'Connor Family of Neola," shustons, The Huston Family Tree, Ancestry, newsletter, 5-3 (Jul-Sep 1999): 8-9; jpg images (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 20, 2016).
      Had a hardware business [in Neola, IA ?].

    14. [S1423] Frontier Chronicle; Jul-Sep 1999 - The O'Connor Family of Neola [3440], 3440., Marsha Pilger ed., "The O'Connor Family of Neola," shustons, The Huston Family Tree, Ancestry, newsletter, 5-3 (Jul-Sep 1999): 8-9; jpg images (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 20, 2016).
      Served for 9 yrs as the Postmaster of Neola, IA.

    15. [S2509] Probate Records, IA, Pottawattamie Co. - Estate of John O'Connor; 1901 [3439], Iowa. Pottawattamie., (shuston, Huston Family Tree. Ancestry. ancestry.com : May 25, 2015.), 3439., Probate of the Estate of John O'Connor; 1901; (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 20, 2016).

      Bequests in will:
      Son, R.J. OConnor (Executor) - Property in Pottawattamie Co., IA
      Dau., Mary Kenealy - $800
      Son, John O'Connor - $1000
      Dau., Ellen Lynch - $500
      Son, M. O'Connor - $700
      Son, W.E. O'Connor - $1000
      Dau., Eliza Kenney - $500
      Grandson, John Dewey - $400
      Son, Simon O'Connor - Property in Woodbury Co., IA.

    16. [S2509] Probate Records, IA, Pottawattamie Co. - Estate of John O'Connor; 1901 [3439], Iowa. Pottawattamie., (shuston, Huston Family Tree. Ancestry. ancestry.com : May 25, 2015.), 3439., Probate of the Estate of John O'Connor; 1901; (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 20, 2016).
      Residence Neola, Pottawattamie Co., IA.

    17. [S1423] Frontier Chronicle; Jul-Sep 1999 - The O'Connor Family of Neola [3440], 3440., Marsha Pilger ed., "The O'Connor Family of Neola," shustons, The Huston Family Tree, Ancestry, newsletter, 5-3 (Jul-Sep 1999): 8-9; jpg images (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 20, 2016).
      In 1924, moved to Omaha, NE; 18 yrs.

    18. [S2507] Council Bluffs Nonpareil, IA; Jun 6, 1950 - Obituary for Michael O'Connor [3438], Iowa. Council Bluffs., 3438., "Retired Neola Merchant Dies," Jun 6, 1950, p. 6; digital images, Genealogy Bank(genbank.com : accessed Feb 19, 2016).
      Residence Neola, IA.

    19. [S1327] 1925 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie Co., Neola - Daniel Doyle & Michael O'Conner Families [1152], Iowa, Pottawattamie, (Digital images. Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2007), 1152., Neola, dwelling 60, line 105-112, Michael O'Conner Family; (ancestry.com), 6 Jun 2014.
      Married in Marmory, Canada.

    20. [S1582] 1871 Canada Census, Ontario, Marmora - John Conners Family [3435], Canada. Ontario., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2009), 3435., district Hastings North, sub-district Marmora, p. 16-17, dwelling 50, family 50, John Conners Family; (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 19, 2016).

    21. [S1583] 1885 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie Co., Norwalk Twp. - John O'Conner Family [3436], Iowa, Pottawattamie, (Digital images. Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2007), 3436., Norwalk Twp., dwelling 5, family 5, John O'Conner Family; (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 19, 2016).
      Husband is a widower.

    22. [S1423] Frontier Chronicle; Jul-Sep 1999 - The O'Connor Family of Neola [3440], 3440., Marsha Pilger ed., "The O'Connor Family of Neola," shustons, The Huston Family Tree, Ancestry, newsletter, 5-3 (Jul-Sep 1999): 8-9; jpg images (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 20, 2016).
      Married abt 1852 in Hastings Co., Ontario, CAN.

    23. [S1423] Frontier Chronicle; Jul-Sep 1999 - The O'Connor Family of Neola [3440], 3440., Marsha Pilger ed., "The O'Connor Family of Neola," shustons, The Huston Family Tree, Ancestry, newsletter, 5-3 (Jul-Sep 1999): 8-9; jpg images (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 20, 2016).
      Married in 1896.