Alice Sands

Birth Name Alice Sands
Gender female
Age at Death unknown


Called Alice O'Brien of Chicago, Ill. in her brother John's death notice Nov 29, 1947, Plain Dealer. Was in Cleveland, abt 9300 Miles Ave, in 1910, married 5 yrs. Arrived in 1903. Censuses consistently say she arrived 1902 or 1903. Was in Chicago in 1920 and 1930.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1880 County Down, Ireland   1a
Census March 31, 1901 Ballincurry Townland, Killowen, Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland 1901 Susan Sands household 1a

1901 Census of Ballinacurry, Kilbroney, Co Down, Ireland
house 18 in Ballinacurry (Killowen, Down)

Sands Susan 66 Female Head of Family
Sands Thomas 37 Male Son
Sands Alice 21 Female Daughter
Sands Susan 19 Female Daughter
White Ellen 11 Female Grand Daughter
White Mary 5 Female Grand Daughter

all were Roman Catholic

Stone, brick or concrete walls; slate, iron, or tile roof, 2 windows on the front. A second class dwelling. Five rooms, occupied by one family; six people in family. Eight other farm buildings on the property.

Immigration June 6, 1902 New York, New York, United States   2a

Arriving in New York 6 Jun 1902, on the Germanic which left Liverpool 28 May, Alice Sands, 22, female, single, a servant, Irish nationality, last residence: Killowen, destination: brother James Sands, 9 Burke St, Cleveland


Alice (Sands) O'Brien was alive when her sister Susan died in 1959. Alice may have died in January 1969. There is a record in the SSDI for an Alice O'Brien, born 1880, who died in Chicago in that month.


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Daniel Sandsbetween 1831 and 1832April 2, 1900
Mother Susan SloanMay 12, 1835after 1911
    Sister     Mary Sands 1860 after 1929
    Brother     Thomas Sands about 1863
    Brother     James Sands October 15, 1865 March 11, 1938
    Brother     Henry Sands October 18, 1867 July 29, 1916
    Brother     Patrick Sands December 17, 1869
    Brother     John Sands March 7, 1874 November 28, 1947
    Brother     Francis Sands January 17, 1876 June 12, 1941
         Alice Sands about 1880
    Sister     Susan Sands October 7, 1881 September 28, 1959


Family of Patrick O'Brien and Alice Sands

Married Husband Patrick O'Brien ( b. d. ... )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage October 12, 1905 Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States    

Source References

  1. 1901 Census of Ireland
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  2. Ellis Island Passenger Record
      • Page: SS Alaska, May 23, 1892