William O'Brien1

#11094, (say 1795 - )
RelationshipGreat-grandfather of Estelle Rose Roche


Margaret Taylor b. s 1797
Child 1.Catherine O'Brien+1,7 (1830 - 1918)
William O'Brien was also known as O'Brian (variant, dau.'s death cert.)1 
Birth*say 1795He was born say 1795 at Kilfinane Par., Co. Limerick, IrelandG.2 
Marriage*7 February 1815He married Margaret Taylor on 7 February 1815 at Bruff, Co. Limerick, IrelandG.2,1,3
between 1838 and 1847He and Margaret Taylor migrated to New YorkG from Ireland between 1838 and 1847.4,5,6 
ChartsAncestors of Estelle Roche


  1. [S53] New York City Death Certificate, Reg. No. 1434; Catherine Hennessey, wid., d. 18 Mar 1918, Beach 128th St., Queens, NY, myocardial insufficiency; age 88, b. Ireland, date unobtainable, in U.S. 70 yrs., in NY 4 mos.; father William O'Brian, mother Margaret Taylor, both b. Ireland; bur. Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, New York City Municipal Archives, Dept. of Records, New York, New York. Hereinafter cited as New York City Death Certificate.
  2. [S1507] Bruff, Grange and Gilnogra Parish Registers 1808 – 1882, microfilm (National Library of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland), Marriages 27 Jan 1808 to 08 Jul 1827, p. 37, img. 147, marr. 365. [in Latin] William O'Brien of Kilfinane and Margaret Taylor of this parish, marr. 7 Feb 1815 [by Andrew Ryan, Pastor, from img. 128]; witnesses Patrick O'Donnell and Edmund Kenefic, online http://registers.nli.ie
  3. [S1030] RootsIreland Irish Genealogy Records Databases, online rootsireland.ie, Church marriage record, 07 Feb 1815, Bruff parish, Co. Limerick; William O'Brien of Kilfinane and Margaret Taylor, both Roman Catholic; witnesses Patrick O'Donnell and Edmond Kenefick.
  4. [S15] St. Louis unknown newspaper, St. Louis, Missouri.
  5. [S62] St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Missouri.
  6. [S520] VWH, Catherine's obituary states that she was eight years old when she came to the U. S. with her parents (i.e., ca. 1838); in the 1900 census, it is given that she was in the U. S. for fifty-three years.
  7. [S2842] St. Patrick's Church (St. Louis) Records, online \, Marr. rec. of Patrick Henesy [sic], son of John (ditto) and Mary Beckham, and Catharine O'Brien, dau. of William (ditto) and Margaret Taylor, 1854, q.v. Hereinafter cited as St. Patrick's Church (St. Louis) Records.