Rita M O'Rourke

Birth Name Rita M O'Rourke
Gender female
Age at Death 47 years, 3 months, 18 days

Narrative

The Cleveland Necrology File online had this for Rita O'Rourke Kollin, original source: Cleveland Press:

Notes: Kollin. Rita M. Kollin, beloved wife of Mitchell C., mother of Michael, daughter of William and the late Ann, sister of Ellen Guarnieri, John McCracken of Florida, William O'Rourke, Ann, Telzrow, Theresa O'Rourke and Lucy, Hamilton and Betsy Sackerson and the late Mary Murphy, late residence, 4022 Monticello Blvd. The family will receive friends Monday 3-5 And 7-10 P. M. at the New Mahon-Murphy Funeral Home, 13201 Euclid Ave. (ample parking in rear). Funeral Mass Tuesday 10 A. M. at St. Margaret Mary Church

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Burial   Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   1
Birth June 28, 1918 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   1
General

but her SSDI information says she was born June 29, 1918.

Census January 1, 1920 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 8005 Finney 2a
General

1920 Census 15th Ward of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Series T625, Roll 1367, Page 15A, E. D. 296.
[At 8005 Finney [the census says 8605, but the next house is 8001. The 1922 City Directory has them at 8005 Finney.]

[Indexed as "Williams Owarke" at ancestry.com and familysearch.org]

O'Rourke, William, 45, arrived 1899, nat 1905, pourer in a steel mill
-----------, Anna, 46
----------, Ellen, 14
-----------, Mary, 12
--------, William, 11
-----------, Anna, 9
----------, Tresa, 7
-----------, Lucy, 5 10/12
----------, Bessy, 4 5/12
-----------, Reta, 8/12
All birth locations were correct.

"United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MDRY-CY2 : accessed 28 Oct 2013), Williams Owarke, Cleveland Ward 15, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing sheet , family 267, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821367.

Census April 1, 1930 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 9340 Harvard 2a
General

1930 Federal Census, Ohio, Cuyahoga Co., 15th Ward of Cleveland.
Series T626, Roll 1770 Enum. Dist 18-292, Sheet 3A.
Renting at 9340 Harvard, for $50/month.

O'Rourke, William 56, mechanic, railway, born in Northern Ireland to parents born in Northern Ireland, arrived in 1900, naturalized
-----, Anna 57, born in Ohio to parents born in Northern Ireland
-----, Ellen 24, Stenographer, office
-----, Mary 23, Stenographer, cemetery office
-----, William 21, Timekeeper, punching (?), plant
-----, Ann 19, Stenographer, barrel mfg.
-----, Theresa 17
-----, Lucy 16
-----, Betty 14
-----, Rita 11

Note: 1930 was the first US Census after the partition of Ireland and therefore the first to distinguish between the Irish Free State and Northern Ireland for places of birth.

"United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X43D-XCB : accessed 28 Oct 2013), William Orourke, Cleveland (Districts 251-500), Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0292, sheet , family 8, NARA microfilm publication

Residence April 1, 1930 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 9340 Harvard 2a
General

9540 Harvard

Residence 1935 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 12916 Beechwood Ave 3a
General

12916 Beechwood Ave

Census April 1, 1940 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 12916 Beechwood 3a
General

1940; Census Place: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio; Roll: T627_3218; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 92-398.
at 12916 Beechwood Ave, ward 15

O'Rourke, William, head, 66, married, 5yrs of schooling, birthplace: Northern Ireland, naturalized, street car maintenance, street railroad, worked 52 weeks in 1939, 40 hours previous week, made $1568 in 1939
Ann, wife, 67, married, 8yrs of schooling, engaged in housework
Mary, daughter, 33, bookkeeper, cemetery office, worked 52 weeks in 1939, 40 hours the previous week, made $1260 in 1939
Theresa, daughter, 27, nurse, private nursing, worked 26 weeks in 1939, 56 hours the previous week, made $1040 in 1939
Lucy, daughter, 26, bookkeeper, truck mfg., worked 52 weeks in 1939, 40 hours the previous week, made $1300 in 1939
Betsy, daughter, 24, secretary, cemetery office, worked 52 weeks in 1939, 40 hours the previous week, made $1200 in 1939
Rita, daughter, 21, clerk-general, commercial bank, worked 52 weeks in 1939, 40 hours the previous week, made $960 in 1939

all but William were born in Ohio
all but Ann were working.
all in household were at the same address in 1935
all daughters had 4 years of high school
all daughters were single.

"United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KW56-Q5S : accessed 06 Sep 2013), Ann O'Rourke in entry for William O'Rourke, 1940.

Occupation April 1, 1940   clerk-general, commercial bank 3a
Census (Wife) April 7, 1950 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 4135 East 108th 4a
Event Note

1950 Census Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, ED 92-559
April 7, 1950
at 4135 East 108th

Mitchell Kollin, 31, born in Ohio, fireman city fire department
Rita M Kollin, 31, born in Ohio, bookkeeper, bank

Death October 16, 1965     1

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father William O'RourkeJanuary 23, 1874February 20, 1967
Mother Ann E RodgersMarch 3, 1873October 28, 1950
    Sister     Ellen M. O'Rourke November 16, 1905 August 1, 1999
    Sister     Mary C. O'Rourke March 25, 1907 January 18, 1962
    Brother     William P. O'Rourke October 5, 1908 February 1, 1997
    Sister     Ann O'Rourke September 22, 1910 June 21, 1999
    Sister     Theresa H O'Rourke January 5, 1913 March 28, 2002
    Sister     Lucy Collette O'Rourke March 28, 1914 June 9, 1985
    Sister     Elizabeth J O'Rourke September 11, 1915 May 8, 2008
         Rita M O'Rourke June 28, 1918 October 16, 1965

Families

Family of Mitchell Cyril Kollin and Rita M O'Rourke

Married Husband Mitchell Cyril Kollin ( b. November 9, 1918 d. August 1, 1995 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage March 18, 1944 Garfield Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   5a 1
General

Married at St Timothy's, Garfield Hts, Ohio.

Source References

  1. family information
  2. National Archives and Records Administration: 1930 United States Census
      • Page: Cleveland, ED 397, sheet 11B, line 56, family 12
  3. 1940 United States Census
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KW57-VC3 : 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.

  4. 1950 United States Census
      • Page: Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, ED 92-559
      • Citation:

        https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/204500625:62308?_phsrc=tFw91&_phstart=successSource&gsfn=mitchell&gsln=kollin&ml_rpos=1&queryId=cf2b74275a57a543b4febaeb414d039c

  5. Cuyahoga County Marriage Index
      • Confidence: Very High