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Tom O'Connor's Page For Mass. and RI, USA and PEI, Canada

Updated May 4, 2006


As of Septembe 2003 I have about 7000 names on my Family Tree Maker file for the Surnames: AHEARN aka HERON, DALTON, FARRELL, KINCH, MCCARTHY, MacDONALD, O'CONNOR (3 lines) and WHELAN. All from Prince Edward Island, some there as early as 1750. Also: O'CONNOR, CRAWFORD, FLAHERTY and MCAFFERTY from Massachusetts and Rhode Island from about 1850. And SCHULTZ, SCHMIDT AND STEINER from Lubienka, Zbaraz, Ukraine about 1890.

I would appreciate any information about any of these SURNAMES.

Tom O'Connor

Thomas O'Connor
302Linden Ponds Way
Apt 105
Hingham, MA 02043-3765
United States
781-353-6920
tpoc_99@yahoo.com

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  • O'Connor Family Portait (20 KB)
    Family Portrait taken December 1999 for inclusion in a parish publication about the families, people and organizations of Sacred Heart Parish of Braintree/Weymouth, Massachusetts. Clockwise; "Pat" Patricia Jean, "Beth" Mary Elizabeth, "Mardy" Margaret Mary Langner, "Peg" Margaret Arlene (nee Schultz) and "Tom" Thomas P. O'Connor.
  • Chicago O'Connor Relatives ??? (31 KB)
    Timothy O’Connor Guesses [Born about 1822 in Cork or Kerry Ireland, died ca 1864 in Worcester, MA Known Info; Wife Jane Crawford Scotch Presbytarian became Catholic on wedding day died 6/30/1892 in Pawtucket, RI; Children: Mary,b. March 10 1851 dau of Timothy and Jane born in Worcester.Mass. [Died in Pawtucket, RI] John b. July 25 1855 son of Timothy and Jane bpt St John's July 27 1855 in Worcester, Mass. John son of Timothy Connors and Jane Crawford Sponsors Patrick Quist[Quirk?] and Joanna Healey, Died Feb 13, 1897 in Pawtucket RI. Jeremiah b.January 16, 1857 born in Worcester, Mass. Died June 9, 1927 in New Bedford Timothy b. August 17, 1860 in Worcester, Mass. Died June 14, 1861 in Worcester August 19, 1960 baptised at St John’s. Sponsors Dennis Doyle and Ellen Griffin. There were many contemporanious (O')Connor families in Worcester and probably some were cousins or siblings of Timothy, but in thirty years of trying I have never been able to find any. Family lore has it that the picture, linked above as; Chicago O'Connor Relatives ??? was taken about 1915 at "The Pier" at Narragansett, RI and included a group of cousins visiting from Chicago. Rosetta O'Connor is sitting in the back row and Jane Casey both sitting and in white and both grandaughters of Timothy O'Connor and Jane Crawford. I, (Tom O'Connor) would love to hear from other O'Connor descendants who might see any family resemblance.
 

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  • The Life of Catherine Mackie (25 KB)
    This is a eight page story of the life of, Catherine Mackie O'Connor written by her daughter, Eleanor O'Connor before she (Eleanor) died in May 2001. Eleanor's niece, Mary Catherine (Lawry) O'Connell finished typing the draft later
  • Eight Family Stories by Tom O’Connor (393 KB)
    Eight Family Stories by Thomas P. O’Connor; About the following SURNAMES of interest: (O’)CONNOR, CRAWFORD Worcester, MA[1850], FLAHERTY, MCCAFFREY Pawtucket, RI[1870] , O’CONNOR Cascumpec, Prince Edward Island, (PEI) Canada [1826], MACKIE/MACKEY, Tryon, PEI [1840], WHELAN, Kildare PEI [1830], AHEARN, HERON, HEARN, Malpeque, PEI [1780] , DALTON, MCCARTHY, Tignish, PEI [1830] & KINCH Cascumpec, PEI [1826], of my wife; Margaret (Schultz) O’Connor FARRELL, LANNIGAN, O’CONNOR, MURPHY, [1821] Sturgeon, PEI SCHULTZ, STEINER and SCHMIDT of Lubianka, Vyschchi, (Wyzsze) Raion Zbarazh, Oblast Ternopil, Galicia, Ukraine.
  • Tom O'C in the army WWII (57 KB)
    The story of my three years from March 1943 to March 46 in Basic Training in the Armored Forces - the tanks, 7 months in the ASTP at Muskingum College then infantry in the 102nd Div in Texas; Sept 1945 to Normandy, Belgium and Holland to the front in the Siegfried line to the Elbe and occupation forces.
 

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