Mary McNally

Birth Name Mary McNally
Gender female
Age at Death about 70 years, 6 months, 28 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1876 England   1

This might be the index reference to Mary's birth. The record should at least give the father's name. If the baptism record is correct, then she was born about this time or later.

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915 about Mary McNalley
Name: Mary McNalley
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1876
Registration District: Stockton
Inferred County: Durham
Volume: 10a
Page: 69

Baptism February 11, 1877 Pontop, Durham, England   2

This is quite possibly an index reference to Mary's baptism record. You would have to request the record itself to see if there is any more information on it. The names are in Latin.

Maria Mcnally, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
Name: Maria Mcnally
Gender: Female
Christening Date: 11 Feb 1877
Christening Place: Pontop, Durham, England
Father's Name: Michaelis Mcnally
Mother's Name: Annae Connor Mcnally

Census April 3, 1881 Lanchester, Durham, England 1881 Michael McNally household 1

1881 Census of England (at
Civil Parish: Benfieldside
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Street Address: 50 Bottle Bank Blackhill
Registration District: Lanchester
Sub-registration District: Lanchester
ED, institution, or vessel: 2
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 4944
Folio: 53
Page Number: 21

Michael Mc Nally 45, iron works laborer
Ann Mc Nally 40
Francis Mc Nally 19, puddler
Charles Mc Nally 17, puddler
Michael Mc Nally 15, iron works laborer
James Mc Nalley 13, scholar
Owen Mc Nalley 10, scholar
Mary Mc Nalley 4, born in Durham Anfield Plain

All others born in Ireland

Census April 5, 1891 Lanchester, Durham, England 1891 Michael McNally household 3

1891 Census of England
Civil Parish: Benfieldside
Ecclesiastical parish: St Aidans
Town: Blackhill
County/Island: Durham
Country: England

Registration District: Lanchester
Sub-registration District: Consett
ED, institution, or vessel: 4
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 4089
Folio: 79
Page Number: 22


Mick McNalley 55
Ann McNalley 50
Francis McNalley 26
Micheal McNalley 22
Owen McNalley 18
Mary McNalley 13, born Durham
Charles Oconnor 41, boarder, born in Ireland
all others born in Ireland

Residence from 1901 to 1919 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 900 Payne, became 3333 Payne after 1906 4

City Directory Listings.
1901 O'Rourke Michael, saloon, 900 Payne av
1902 O'Rourke, Michael, saloon, 900 Payne
1903 O'Rourke, Michael J saloon, 900 Payne
1905 O'Rourke Michael J saloon 3333 (old 900) Payne av NE

Michael's wife died at 3335 Payne in 1946. So they were there until then.

Census April 15, 1910 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 1910 Michael J O'Rourke household 5

1910 Census, Ward 12, Cleveland, sheet 16B

owns the mortgaged home at 3335 Payne

Michael J O'Rourke, 32, married 1x for 11 years, born in Ireland, parents also, saloon, saloonist, arrived 1890, naturalized
Mary O'Rourke, 28, 2 children, 2 alive, born in England (Irish), parents also, arrived 1895
Ian O'Rourke, 6, born in Ohio
Alice O'Rourke, 3, born in Ohio


"United States Census, 1910," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 13 Nov 2013), Michael J O Rourke, Cleveland Ward 12, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing sheet , family 34, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375183.

Census April 1, 1930 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 1930 Mary O'Rourke household 6a

1930; Census Place: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio; Roll: 1768; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 0146 (at
owns the house at 3335 Payne

Mary O'Rourke 49, widowed, born in England, parents in Irish Free State, arrived 1900, naturalized, no occupation
Loretta O'Rourke 25, single, clerk, automobile
Alice O'Rourke 22, single, clerk, construction
Michael J O'Rourke 18, single, no occupation

Census April 1, 1940 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 1940 Mary O'Rourke household 7a

1940; Census Place: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio; Roll: T627_3213; Page: 61B; Enumeration District: 92-259. (at
owns the house at 3335 Payne

Mary O'Rourke, head, 57, widowed, born in England, not working
Loretta O'Rourke, daughter, 36, file clerk, loan exchange
Alice O'Rourke, daughter, 31, not working
Michael O'Rourke, son, 27, schedule clerk, bus company
all children single. all in same house in 1935

Death July 29, 1946 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   8

Name: O'Rourke, Mary
Date: Jul 31 1946
Source: Plain Dealer; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #062.
Notes: O'Rourke: Mary (nee McNally), beloved wife of Michael J., deceased; mother of Lauretta M. Alice V. and Michael J.; at her residence, 3335 Payne Ave., Monday, July 29. Friends may call at the Flynn-Froelk Co. Funeral Home, 13104 Euclid Ave. Funeral Friday, Aug. 2, Immaculate Conception Church 10 a. m.

Ohio Death Record
Mary A O'Rourke
Died Jul 29, 1946 at 3335 Payne
in this community: 46 yrs
born Feb 22, 1884 in England
Parents: Michael McNally and Ann Connors, both born in Ireland
Informant: Michael J O'Rourke
90 E 233rd St, Euclid
Burial Calvary, Aug 2, 1946
Cause of death: coronary occlusion due to diebetes and arteriosclerosis

"Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 14 Nov 2013), Michael Mcnally in entry for Mary A O' Rourke, 29 Jul 1946; citing , reference Certificate; FHL microfilm 2372812.

Note: I don't know how her name is listed on the index for this record. I found it while looking for her father, not for her.

Burial August 2, 1946 Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   9


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Michael McNallyabout 1835
Mother Ann Connorsabout 1840
    Brother     Francis McNally about 1860
    Brother     Charles McNally between April 1861 and April 1862 January 24, 1937
    Brother     Michael McNally
    Brother     James McNally
    Brother     Owen McNally
         Mary McNally about 1876 July 29, 1946


Family of Michael O'Rourke and Mary McNally

Married Husband Michael O'Rourke ( b. April 30, 1877 d. January 31, 1919 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage February 26, 1901      

Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Marriage Records and Indexes, 1810-1973
Marriage Date: 26 Feb 1901
Name: Michael O'Rourke
Residence: 24 Everett St
Occupation: fireman
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Ireland
Father's Name: Wm O'Rourke
Mother's Name: Margaret McVeigh

Spouse's Name: Mary McNally
Spouse's Age: 22
Born: England
Residence: 24 Everett St
Occupation: none
Spouse Father's Name: Michael McNally
Spouse Mother's Name: Annie Connors

Married by John F McInerny, a Catholic priest

Name Birth Date Death Date
William O'Rourke
Loretta M O'Rourkeabout 1904
Alice V O'RourkeJuly 26, 1906May 17, 1981
Michael J O'RourkeJuly 23, 1912October 4, 1979

Source References

  1. 1881 Census of England and Wales
  2. England Births and Christenings
  3. 1891 Census of England and Wales
  4. Cleveland City Directories
  5. 1910 United States Federal Census
  6. National Archives and Records Administration: 1930 United States Census
      • Page: Cleveland, ED 397, sheet 11B, line 56, family 12
  7. 1940 United States Census
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 08 Nov 2013), Joseph Salek, Ward 8, Cleveland City, Cleveland City, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 92-174, sheet 8B, family 233, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 3210.

  8. Cleveland Public Library: Cleveland News Index and Necrology File
  9. Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953