James Rourke

Birth Name James Rourke
Gender male
Age at Death about 79 years


There is a James Rourke of Ballintur listed as paying tithes in 1834 in Kilbroney. (Listing was on http://www.caora.net/find.php., but no longer.)


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1779     1a
Death 1858 Ballintur Townland, Killowen, Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland    
Burial February 15, 1858 Killowen, Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland   1b
Event Note

Kilbroney Parish Register, burials
February 15, 1858 James Rourke, Ballintur, aged 78


Family of James Rourke and Ann “Nancy” Colgan

Married Wife Ann “Nancy” Colgan ( b. d. ... )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage about 1821      

Their marriage is not recorded on the Kilbroney Church Records transcription that I have, but three children's births are. Were they married in Kilkeel? Those records don't start until 1838 and are said to be unreadable until 1845.

Name Birth Date Death Date
Margaret Rourke1822
Edward Rourkeabout 1824April 4, 1894
John Rourkeabout January 19, 1827January 21, 1913

Source References

  1. Kilbroney Catholic Parish Registers
      • Page: James Roark burial, Feb 15, 1857
      • General:

        Based on age at death on a likely burial record.

      • Page: James Roark of Ballintur, Feb 15, 1858