Elizabeth “Bessie” O'Rourke

Birth Name Elizabeth “Bessie” O'Rourke
Gender female
Age at Death about 72 years, 2 months, 28 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about October 30, 1851 Ireland   1a
Baptism October 30, 1851 Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland   2a
General

Kilbroney Parish Registers, Baptisms
October 30, 1851
Eliza [daughter] of Michael Rourke and Alice Cunningham. sponsors: James and Ellen Feran.

Residence February 9, 1888 Ballineddan Townland, Killowen, Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland   3a
Event Note

was of Ballineddan when she was the informant on her father's death record.

Immigration 1889     4a
Census 1900 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   5a
General

This is probably Bessie O'Rourke in 1900:
1900 Census, Ward 19, Cleveland
ED 87, Page 8A
at 162 Bolton Ave [became E. 89th St. SE]

Bessie O'Rourke, 50, born Oct 1849, Ireland, maid, arrived 1889

"United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MMZV-NLQ : accessed 18 Nov 2013), Bessie O'Rourke in household of Peter J Deinier, ED 87 Precinct H Cleveland City Ward 19, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing sheet 8A, family 155, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241255.

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This might be Bessie also:
1910 Census Ward 10, Cleveland, Sheet 10A
at 1609 East 22nd St

Elizabeth O'Rourke, 45, born in Ireland, no immigration year, servant

"United States Census, 1910," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MLZR-RMY : accessed 18 Nov 2013), Elizabeth O Rourke in household of Margaret Gallagher, Cleveland Ward 10, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing sheet , family 201, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375182.

Census 1910 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   4a
Event Note

This is probably Bessie O'Rourke in 1900:
1900 Census, Ward 19, Cleveland
ED 87, Page 8A
at 162 Bolton Ave [became E. 89th St. SE]

Bessie O'Rourke, 50, born Oct 1849, Ireland, maid, arrived 1889

Census January 1, 1920 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 1452 E 90th, Charles McNally household 1a
General

1920 Census Ward 21, Cleveland, ED 420, Sheet 3b Household 56

at 1452 E 90th NE

Chas Mc Nally, 65 born Ireland, arrived 1887, laborer steel mill
Margaret Mc Nally, 60, born Ireland, arrived 1885,
Francis Mc Nally, 30, born Ohio, bookkeeper wire mill
Margaret Mc Nally, 22, born Ohio, monographer
Bessie O Rourke, Sister-in-law, 70, single, born Ireland, arrived 1895, servant, private family

"United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MD1J-6CR : accessed 14 Nov 2013), Chas Mc Nally, Cleveland Ward 21, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing sheet , family 56, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821370.

Residence 1924 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 1352 E 90th St 6a
Event Note

Her residence was 1352 E 90th St when she died at the Little Sisters of the Poor home

Death January 27, 1924 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   6a
General

Death Record
Bessie O'Rourke
date of death: Jan 27, 1924
place: Little Sisters of the Poor
Residence: 1352 E 90th St, Cleveland
Born: Oct 31, 1851, in Ireland
single, retired
Parents: Michael O'Rourke and Alice Cunnie, both born in Ireland
Informant: W.J. McNally, nephew, 1290 E 89th
Burial: Calvary, Jan 30, 1924

[Note: indexed at familysearch as Gessie Rourke]

 

"Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X8Y9-C4V : accessed 18 Nov 2013), Gessie Rourke, 27 Jan 1924; citing Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, reference fn 1631; FHL microfilm 1992399.

Burial January 30, 1924 Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   6a

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Michael Rourkeabout August 27, 1815February 9, 1888
Mother Alice Cunninghamabout 1814November 29, 1888
    Brother     Francis O'Rourke August 4, 1843 May 7, 1924
    Brother     John Rourke about December 1844
    Sister     Mary Rourke about November 1845 July 1, 1870
    Brother     William O'Rourke about September 1847 August 6, 1889
    Sister     Ann O'Rourke about October 1849 November 23, 1910
         Elizabeth “Bessie” O'Rourke about October 30, 1851 January 27, 1924
    Sister     Margaret O'Rourke about 1862 April 27, 1927

Source References

  1. National Archives and Records Administration: 1920 United States Census
      • Page: Ward 15, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, Series T625, Roll 1367, Page 97, ED 293, Sheet 3A
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDRT-24B : accessed 20 February 2018), Margaret Cushing, Cleveland Ward 15, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing ED 293, sheet 3A, line 16, family 36, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1367; FHL microfilm 1,821,367.

  2. Kilbroney Catholic Parish Registers
      • Page: Elizabeth Rourke, October 30, 1851
  3. Irish Civil Registration Records, Deaths
      • Page: February 9, 1888, Kilkeel, RD: Rostrevor
  4. 1910 United States Federal Census
      • Page: Cleveland Ward 19, ED 87, precinct H sheet 8A, family 155
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MMZV-NLQ : accessed 18 Nov 2013), Bessie O'Rourke in household of Peter J Deinier, ED 87 Precinct H Cleveland City Ward 19, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing sheet 8A, family 155, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241255.

  5. 1900 United States Federal Census
      • Page: Ward 19, Cleveland, ED 87, Page 8A
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MMZV-NLQ : accessed 18 Nov 2013), Bessie O'Rourke in household of Peter J Deinier, ED 87 Precinct H Cleveland City Ward 19, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing sheet 8A, family 155, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241255.

  6. Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953
      • Page: 27 Jan 1924, Cleveland
      • Citation:

        indexed as "Gessie" O'Rourke at familysearch

      • Citation:

        "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X8Y9-C4V : accessed 18 Nov 2013), Gessie Rourke, 27 Jan 1924; citing Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, reference fn 1631; FHL microfilm 1992399.