Felix O'Rourke

Birth Name Felix O'Rourke
Gender male
Age at Death more than 78 years, 3 months, 4 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth before March 20, 1872 Tullyframe Townland, Kilkeel Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland   1a
Event Note

Registrar's District: Kilkeel No. 2, County Down
Births
April 6, 1872
Tullyframe
Felix son of Thomas Rourke, a laborer of Tullyframe [Killowen scratched out] and Catharine Rourke, formerly Sloan. informant: Catherine -her mark O'Rourke, mother, of Tullyframe

[likely a late registration, so a late date, to avoid a fine for the late registration]

Baptism March 20, 1872 Kilkeel Catholic Parish, County Down, Ireland   1a
Event Note

Kilkeel Parish Registers
Baptisms

March 20, 1872
Felix of Thos Rourke and Cath Sloan
sponsors John Sloan and Mary Cunningham

 

Census March 31, 1901 Ballintur Townland, Killowen, Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland 1901 Thomas Rourke household 2a
Event Note

1901 Census of Ireland
31 March 1901
Residents of a house 16 in Ballintur (Killowen, Down)
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Rourke, Thomas, 60, Male, Head of Family, Roman Catholic, farmer, can read and write, married, born in Co. Down
Rourke, Catherine, 60, Female, Wife, Roman Catholic, housekeeper, cannot read, married, born in Co. Down
Rourke, Felix, 28, Male, Son, Roman Catholic, farmer's son, can read and write, not married, born in Co. Down
Rourke, Margaret, 65, Female, Sister, Roman Catholic, farmer's sister, can read only, not married, born in Co. Down

none spoke Irish. Thomas Rourke signed the return.

from the house and building return:
Stone walls, slate, iron or tile roof, 2 rooms, 2 windows, 2nd class dwelling. 4 in the family. head and landowner: Thomas Rourke.

from the out-offices and farm-steadings return:
out-offices: stable, cow house, fowl house and barn

Death June 25, 1950 Newry - Down, Newry Parish - Down, County Down, Ireland   3 4a
Event Note

O'Rourke Felix of Ballintur Killowen county Down farmer died 25 June 1950 at saint John of God Hospital Newry Probate Belfast 24 November to James O'Rourke farmer. Effects £792 10s.

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Thomas O'Rourkebefore October 19, 1831April 20, 1911
Mother Catherine Sloan1835October 8, 1911
    Brother     Male O'Rourke April 10, 1869
         Felix O'Rourke before March 20, 1872 June 25, 1950

Families

Family of Felix O'Rourke and Annie McVeigh

Married Wife Annie McVeigh ( b. August 31, 1877 d. 1975 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage September 2, 1902 St. Colman's, Kilkeel, Kilkeel Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland   5a
Event Note

Registrar's District: Kilkeel #2
St Colmans, Kilkeel
Marriages #207
September 2, 1902
Felix Rourke, 30, bachelor, a farmer of Ballintur, Killowen. father: Thomas Rourke
Annie McVeigh, 27, a spinster of Tullyframe, Kilkeel. father: Thomas McVeigh

  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Mary O'Rourke1903
Thomas O'Rourke19041992
John O'Rourke1907
Kathleen O'Rourke19081965
Peter O'Rourke1910January 17, 1911
James O'Rourke19111977
Rosaleen O'Rourke19132012
Annie O'RourkeOctober 12, 19181990

Source References

  1. Kilkeel Parish Registers
      • Page: March 20, 1872, Felix Rourke
  2. 1901 Census of Ireland
      • Page: house 16 in Ballintur (Killowen, Down)
  3. Magee correspondence, April 2016
  4. Public Record Office of Northern Ireland: Will Calendars, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
      • Page: Felix O'Rourke, d 25 June 1950, at Newry
  5. Irish Civil Registrations, images
      • Page: September 2, 1902, Kilkeel #2, Marriage #207, Rourke-McVeigh