Johanna O'Rourke

Birth Name Johanna O'Rourke
Gender female
Age at Death 22 years, 2 months, 10 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth November 18, 1888 Ballineddan Townland, Killowen, Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland   1a
Event Note

Assuming the birth name Jane became Johanna later on, this is her birth information.

Superintendent Registrar's District: Kilkeel
Registrar's District: Rostrevor
County: Down
Ballineddan, November 18, 1888
Jane [daughter of] William Rourke, a blacksmith of Ballineddan and Margaret Rourke, formerly McVeigh. Informant William Rourke, of Ballineddan, father.

Census March 31, 1901 Dunnaval Townland, Kilkeel Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland 1901 John McVeigh household 2a

1901 Census of Ireland
Residents of a house 22 in Dunnaval (Mourne, Down)

Mc Veigh, John, 88, head, widower, Farmer
O Roarke, Johanna, 10, grand daughter, scholar, single
O Roarke, Christina, 16, grand daughter, farmers Gr. Daughter, single
Doyle, James, 26, grand son, labour, single

All were Roman Catholic. All were born in Co. Down. None spoke Irish. All but John McVeigh could read and write. He could do neither.

Note spaces in surnames. I think that affected how they were indexed.

Death January 28, 1911 Killowen, Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland   3a

Superintendent Registrar's District: Kilkeel
Registrar's District: Rostrevor
County: Down
January 28, 1911
Johana O'Rourke, age 21, spinster, daughter of a blacksmith, of diphtheria, 1 month 7 days, and heart failure, 28 days. informant: Mary O'Rourke, sister, of Killowen, present at death.


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father William O'Rourkeabout September 1847August 6, 1889
Mother Margaret Rose McVeighabout 1858November 9, 1930
    Brother     Michael O'Rourke April 30, 1877 January 31, 1919
    Brother     John O'Rourke October 17, 1878 June 5, 1947
    Sister     Mary Ann O'Rourke April 25, 1880 October 27, 1972
    Brother     Francis O'Rourke January 14, 1882 November 10, 1960
    Sister     Christina O'Rourke December 22, 1883 January 1970
    Brother     James O'Rourke July 6, 1885 after November 1960
    Sister     Margaret O'Rourke February 14, 1887
         Johanna O'Rourke November 18, 1888 January 28, 1911

Source References

  1. Irish Civil Registration Records, Births
      • Page: November 18, 1888, Kilkeel, RD: Rostrevor
  2. 1901 Census of Ireland
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  3. Irish Civil Registration Records, Deaths
      • Page: January 28, 1911, Kilkeel, RD: Rostrevor