O'Connor, Maurice

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O'Connor, Maurice

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Maurice O'Connor, son of John O'Connor and Rebecca Hogan, was born in 1844 in the parish of Tignish, Prince Edward Island. Moving to Maine, Maurice served in the American Civil War from 1861-1865, after which he returned to PEI. He married Mary Ann Burke (1844-1922) on 26 November 1867 and they settled on a farm at Kildare Cape. They had eight children: Rebecca Elizabeth(1869-?); George Brighton (1872-1961); Charles Arthur (1874-?); Mary Ann (1876-?); Martina (1880-?); Cecelia (1885-?); Robert E. (1888-?); and Harriet (1889-?).

Charles was a blacksmith and George, who went by "Brighton" was a farmer. Robert eventually moved to St. Pauls Minnesota, Harriet and Mary Ann to New Bideford, Massachusetts, Charles to Lynn, Massachusetts, and Martina to Brooklyn, New York. Maurice O'Connor died in Alberton on 25 January 1929.


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21 June 2001. Copied from PEIAIN 10 February 2015.





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