James Rourke

Birth Name James Rourke
Gender male
Age at Death about 80 years, 5 months, 9 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1825     1a
Event Note

year of birth based on age at death. may fit into family better between Thomas (b 1816) and Richard (b 1821). Is not on the Kilbroney Parish baptism records

Property from 1870 to 1905 Ballintur Townland, Killowen, Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland tenant on parcels 1A, 1C,1Da in Ballintur 2
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tenant on parcels 1A, 1C,1Da in Ballintur

Census March 31, 1901 Ballintur Townland, Killowen, Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland 1901 James Rourke household 1a
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1901 Census of Ireland
Residents of a house 18 in Ballintur (Killowen, Down)
Surname Forename Age Sex Relation to head Religion
Rourke James 75 Male Head of Family, widower, farmer
Rourke Francis 33 Male Son, married, farmer
Rourke Sarah 30 Female Daughter in Law, married, housekeeper
Rourke James 6 Male Grand Son
Rourke Mary 5 Female Grand Daughter
Rourke Francis 3 Male Grand Son
Rourke John 1 Male Grand Son
All were Roman Catholic. All were born in County Down. None spoke Irish. All adults could read and write English.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Down/Killowen/Ballintur/1236800/

Death June 10, 1905 Ballintur Townland, Killowen, Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland   3a
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Superintendent Registrar's District: Kilkeel, Registrar's District: Rostrevor, Union of Kilkeel, County of Down
June 10, 1905
in Ballintur, Killowen
James Rourke, widower, age 80, a farmer, cause: senile debility, no medical attendant, informant: Francis Rourke, son, of Ballintur, present at death

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father John Rourke Jrabout 1790February 18, 1869
Mother Mary Flanagan1794August 1861
    Brother     Thomas Rourke about August 1816 October 22, 1890
    Brother     Owen Rourke October 1819 1873
    Brother     Richard Rourke 1821
    Sister     Eleanor Rourke 1823 January 25, 1887
    Sister     Sarah Rourke 1824
         James Rourke about 1825 June 10, 1905
    Sister     Bridget Rourke about April 11, 1826 about June 1858
    Brother     John Rourke 1829
    Brother     Francis Rourke 1831
    Brother     Francis Rourke 1833
    Sister     Mary Rourke 1834 about November 1863
    Brother     Michael Rourke 1836

Families

    Family of James Rourke and Mary Hughes
Married Wife Mary Hughes
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage August 2, 1859 Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland   4a
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witnesses were Patrick Sloan and Ann Magee

  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Francis Rourke1864
John O'Rourkeabout February 1861February 5, 1935
James RourkeNovember 7, 1864between 1901 and 1907
Thomas RourkeJune 5, 1866
Francis O'RourkeJune 7, 1868April 24, 1918

Narrative

In 1870, James took over occupation of parcels 1A, 1C, and 1Da in Ballintur from a John Rourke. The land might have been passed from father to son. Or James might have got it from soneone else.

 

Pedigree

  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
        1. Mary Hughes
          1. John O'Rourke
          2. Francis Rourke
          3. James Rourke
          4. Thomas Rourke
          5. Francis O'Rourke
      7. Bridget Rourke
      8. John Rourke
      9. Francis Rourke
      10. Francis Rourke
      11. Mary Rourke
      12. Michael Rourke

Source References

  1. 1901 Census of Ireland
      • Citation:

        http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Down/Greencastle/Cranfield/1235855/

      • Citation:

        http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Down/Killowen/Kilfeaghan/1236841/

  2. Valuation Revision Books
  3. Irish Civil Registration Records, Deaths
      • Page: Superintendent Registrar's District: Kilkeel, Registrar's District: Rostrevor, Union of Kilkeel, County of Down, June 10, 1905, Rourke
  4. Kilbroney Catholic Parish Registers
      • Page: James O'Rourke and Mary Hughes, Feb 8, 1859

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