Margaret O'BRIEN

Margaret O'BRIEN

Female 1825 - 1905  (79 years)

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  • Name Margaret O'BRIEN  [1, 2
    Born 12 May 1825  Doon, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Also Known As Bridget 
    Birth 10 May 1826  Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Immigration 12 Jun 1849  Arrived in Boston Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1860  Living with husband in Chester, Dodge Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1870  Living with husband in Chester, Dodge Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1880  Living with husband in Chester, Dodge Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1900  Living in Waupun, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1900  [8
    Landlord 
    Died 11 Jan 1905  Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Cause: breast cancer 
    Buried Calvary Cemetery, Waupun, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Obituary ("Descendants of George Rowles")
      "Mrs. Margaret Rowells was a daughter of Brian and Bridget O'Brien of County Limerick, Ireland and was born May 12, 1826. She was married April 16, 1849 to Luke Rowells and came to America in the same year and located in the town of Easton, Washington Co., NY. Here Mr. and Mrs. Rowells followed farming until 1854 when they moved to this state and settled on a farm of 181 acres in the town of Chester. Ten children were born to them. Mr. Rowells died several years ago and only the following children survive: Richard Rowells, Hugo, IT (Indian territory?), Mrs. W. Lancaster, London, Ontario, Canada, Mrs. Michael Donovan, Norton Kansas, Mrs. Dennis Donovan, Misses Jennie and Mary Rowells of this city.
      "Mrs. Rowell's long illness was relieved by death on Wednesday, Jan 11, 1905. The funeral was held Friday (Jan 13 at 10 o'clock am at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Father Allen officiating with interment in the R.C. cemetery." (Waupun newspaper abot Jan 15, 1905). She died aged 80 years (79 years, 7 months, 29 days) [2]
    Person ID I41710  Main Tree
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2013 

    Father Brian O'BRIEN 
    Mother Bridget MERRIGAN 
    Family ID F17967  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Luke ROWLES,   b. 10 May 1815, County Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1884, Chester, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1849  [2
    Children 
     1. George Benjamin ROWELLS,   b. 01 Sep 1850, Easton, Washington County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1896, Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)  [Natural]
     2. Maggie J. ROWELLS,   b. 16 Jul 1859, Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1941, London, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [Natural]
     3. Helen ROWELLS,   b. 01 Jan 1870, Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1870, Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Natural]
     4. Jennie A. ROWELLS,   b. 01 Apr 1861, Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1933, Waupun, Fond Du Lac County,Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Natural]
     5. Richard Edward ROWELLS,   b. 09 Jan 1867, Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1944  (Age 77 years)  [Natural]
     6. Ellen Bridget ROWELLS,   b. 27 Feb 1855, Chester, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Apr 1939, Waupun, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [Birth]
     7. John G. ROWELLS,   b. 25 Mar 1853, Easton, Washington County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1905  (Age < 51 years)  [Natural]
     8. Sarah ROWELLS,   b. 13 Feb 1852, Schuylerville, Saratoga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1939, Norton, Norton County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [Natural]
     9. Mary Edith ROWELLS,   b. 12 Feb 1863, Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1927, Waupun, Fond Du Lac County,Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [Natural]
     10. Dennis A. ROWELLS,   b. 29 Jan 1865, Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1899, San Antonio, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)  [Natural]
     11. Luke W. ROWELLS,   b. 24 Oct 1857, Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1903, Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F17946  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 May 1825 - Doon, Limerick, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 10 May 1826 - Limerick, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 12 Jun 1849 - Arrived in Boston Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Living with husband in Chester, Dodge Co., Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Living with husband in Chester, Dodge Co., Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Living with husband in Chester, Dodge Co., Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Living in Waupun, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Calvary Cemetery, Waupun, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Margaret O'Brien Rowles
    Margaret O'Brien Rowles

  • Sources 
    1. [S02604] Marriage Certificate for Denis Donovan and Ellen Roles.

    2. [S00024] "Descendants of George Rowles" by Ann Moloney Lamb.

    3. [S02109] Death Certificate for Margaret O'Brien Rowells.

    4. [S01788] Ancestry.com: Immigration - Boston Passenger Lists, 1820-1943.

    5. [S00279] 1860 Census Chester, Dodge County, Wisconsin.

    6. [S00427] 1870 Census Chester, Dodge County, Wisconsin.

    7. [S00600] 1880 Census Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin.

    8. [S00983] 1900 Census Waupun, Fond Du Lac County, Wisconsin.