John Rourke Jr

Birth Name John Rourke Jr
Gender male
Age at Death about 79 years, 1 month, 17 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1790     1
Event Note

estimate based on his age at death

Death February 18, 1869 Kilfeaghan Townland, Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland   1
Event Note

"I was able to look up the record online from John Rourke died Feb. 18, 1869 in Kilfeagan at age 79. He is listed as a widower. Present at his death was James Rourke. Cause of death is given as senile decay, one year certified. (Whatever that means). The only thing is he died in Kilfeagan, not Ballintur."

Burial February 19, 1869 Knockshee, Kilbroney Catholic Parish, County Down, Ireland   2
Event Note

Transcribed burial records, Kilbroney Parish
Date name place
19.2.1869 John Rorke Crockshee


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Rourke
         John Rourke Jr about 1790 February 18, 1869


    Family of John Rourke Jr and Mary Flanagan
Married Wife Mary Flanagan
Name Birth Date Death Date
Thomas Rourkeabout August 1816October 22, 1890
Owen RourkeOctober 18191873
Richard Rourke1821
Eleanor Rourke1823January 25, 1887
Sarah Rourke1824
James Rourkeabout 1825June 10, 1905
Bridget Rourkeabout April 11, 1826about June 1858
John Rourke1829
Francis Rourke1831
Francis Rourke1833
Mary Rourke1834about November 1863
Michael Rourke1836


A Rootsweb post in 1999 from L.J. Cutshaw, a descendant, said that John Rourke was the father of James who married Mary Hughes. No source given.
From: <>
Subject: County Down O'Rourkes
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 1999 12:06:39 EDT


  1. Rourke
    1. John Rourke Jr
      1. Mary Flanagan
        1. Thomas Rourke
        2. Owen Rourke
        3. Richard Rourke
        4. Eleanor Rourke
        5. Sarah Rourke
        6. James Rourke
        7. Bridget Rourke
        8. John Rourke
        9. Francis Rourke
        10. Francis Rourke
        11. Mary Rourke
        12. Michael Rourke

Source References

  1. email, Lois O'Rourke, June 2016
  2. Kilbroney Catholic Parish Registers

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