James Rourke

Birth Name James Rourke
Gender male
Age at Death about 78 years

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Sources Notes
Birth about 1779     1a
Death 1857      
Burial February 15, 1857 Killowen, Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland   1b

Families

    Family of James Rourke and Ann “Nancy” Colgan
Married Wife Ann “Nancy” Colgan
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Sources Notes
Marriage about 1821      
General

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.

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

Narrative

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.)

Pedigree

    1. James Rourke
      1. Ann “Nancy” Colgan
        1. Margaret Rourke
        2. Edward Rourke
        3. John Rourke

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, May 15, 1857

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