Bridget Kielty

Birth Name Bridget Kielty
Gender female
Age at Death unknown


Event Date Place Description Sources

His age at death said he was born in 1851
His 1901 and 1911 censuses said he was born in 1852

Death       1a
Event Note

Either of these could be Bridget (Kielty) Rourke's burial record, if it was recorded at all. The first one could also be her mother in law, Bridget (Cunningham) Rourke.

Kilbroney Church Records, Deaths
July 12, 1856
Bridget Rorke
no other information

Kilbroney Church Records, Deaths
June 15, 1858
Bridget Roark, age 31, buried in Crockshee

She is less likely to be the Bridget Rorke, age 49, who died July 22, 1876, and was buried in Ballincurry. If she were, she probably would have had children later than 1855.


    Family of Francis Rourke and Bridget Kielty
Married Husband Francis Rourke
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage July 19, 1846 Kilbroney Catholic Parish, County Down, Ireland   1b
Event Note

Kilbroney Church Records, Marriages
July 19, 1846
Francis Rorke was married to Bridget Kielty in presence of John Cunningham, John Chronicle


There may have been a daughter Mary in this family. Two of their daughter Betty Ann McNally's daughters had a sponsor named Mary Rourke at their baptism:
Margaret, bap Dec 24, 1870
Ann, bap Feb 20, 1881


Name Birth Date Death Date
Sarah Rourkeabout August 1847June 14, 1900
Elizabeth Ann “Betty Ann” O'Rourkeabout April 1849February 18, 1929
Henry Rourkeabout February 1852April 6, 1887
James O'Rourkeabout February 1854March 4, 1917
Catherine Rourkeabout September 1855


    1. Bridget Kielty
      1. Francis Rourke
        1. Sarah Rourke
        2. Elizabeth Ann “Betty Ann” O'Rourke
        3. Henry Rourke
        4. James O'Rourke
        5. Catherine Rourke

Source References

  1. Kilbroney Catholic Parish Registers
      • Page: July 12, 1856, Burials
      • Page: July 19, 1846, Marriages, Rorke-Kielty

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