Patricia Mary O'Brien

F, b. 1911

Thomas O'Brien

M, b. circa 1870
  • Thomas O'Brien was born circa 1870.
  • Thomas O'Brien married Elizabeth Gemmell in 1895 in Queensland.

Child of Thomas O'Brien and Elizabeth Gemmell

Vincent Joseph O'Brien

M, b. 23 August 1914

Irene O'Bryan

F, b. 1880, d. 1969

Child of Irene O'Bryan and Douglas Holmes MacDiarmid

Edgar Lorhrisch O'Callaghan

M, b. 9 December 1907, d. 3 January 1987
  • Edgar Lorhrisch O'Callaghan was born on 9 December 1907 in Beenleigh, Queensland.
  • At the age of 32 years, Edgar Lorhrisch O'Callaghan married Lorna Gladys McLean, daughter of Abraham Kinghorn McLean and Louisa Ann Ethel Hooper, on 9 December 1939 in Queensland.
  • Edgar Lorhrisch O'Callaghan died on 3 January 1987 in Queensland at age 79.

Elizabeth O'Connoll

F, b. circa 1850, d. 14 October 1937

Children of Elizabeth O'Connoll and Denis Michael Leane

Bridget O'Connor

F, b. circa 1895

Bridget Margaret (Margaret) O'Connor

F, b. 3 April 1897, d. 23 May 1966
  • Bridget Margaret (Margaret) O'Connor was born on 3 April 1897 in Mountain Camp, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Cornelius O'Connor and Mary Wilson.
  • Marg took up nursing and was the Matron of the Crow's Nest hospital in the 1920's. She founded her own hospital in the 1930's before taking up Bush Nursing in the outback.
  • Bridget Margaret (Margaret) O'Connor appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Mother's Hospital, Toowoomba.
  • Catherine and Bridget was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Mary O'Connor and John (Jack) Loughran, son of John Loughran and Mary McIntyre, on 6 May 1925 in Queensland; Jack was a grazier from Googa Googa.
  • Bridget Margaret (Margaret) O'Connor appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1928 living at Milton. She was a nurse.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1932 and 1937 living at Hume Street South, Toowoomba. She was a nurse.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1954 living at Paddington. She was a nurse.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1963 living at Enoggera. She was a nurse.
  • Bridget Margaret (Margaret) O'Connor died on 23 May 1966 in Queensland at age 69.
  • She was buried in Emu Creek Cemetery.

Catherine O'Connor

F, b. circa 1860
  • Catherine O'Connor was born circa 1860.
  • Catherine O'Connor married Thomas Alexander Emery in 1891 in Queensland.

Child of Catherine O'Connor and Thomas Alexander Emery

Catherine (Kit) O'Connor

F, b. 28 March 1900, d. 14 December 1969
  • Catherine (Kit) O'Connor was born on 28 March 1900 in Mountain Camp, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Cornelius O'Connor and Mary Wilson.
  • Kit became a school teacher, but then changed to nursing. She was an army nurse during WWII. She then was Matron of various hospitals the last being Matron of the Old People's home at Rockhampton.
  • Catherine and Bridget was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Mary O'Connor and John (Jack) Loughran, son of John Loughran and Mary McIntyre, on 6 May 1925 in Queensland; Jack was a grazier from Googa Googa.
  • Catherine (Kit) O'Connor enlisted in the Australian Army on 16 September 1941 in Brisbane. She was living at Brisbane at the time she enlisted and gave her next of kin as her brother John. She was discharged on 16 Jan 1945 with the rank of Lieutenant in the Australian Army Nursing Service A M F.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1963 living at Eventide Home, Rockhampton. She was the matron.
  • Catherine (Kit) O'Connor died on 14 December 1969 in Queensland at age 69.
  • She was buried in Emu Creek Cemetery.

Cornelius O'Connor

M, b. 1841, d. 5 August 1922

Cornelius O'Connor (1841-1922) & his wife Mary Wilson (1865-1936). Pioneers of the Emu Creek District
  • Cornelius O'Connor was born in 1841 in Meelin, County York, Ireland. He was the son of Timothy O'Connor and Ellen O'Connor.
  • He and Patrick Lenehan, his cousin, immigrated to Queensland in 1864. He would have been 23 years old. Con and Patrick were cousins and travelled on the ship Queen of the South.
    They worked in the Ipswich area until 1875 when Con found work on Emu Creek Station as a stockman and fencer. Patrick remained at Rosewood.
    When work was scarce at Emu Creek Station Con would join the shearing circuit, sometimes walking between properties when the feed was scarce for the horse. On his visits to Jondaryan Homestead Station he would always bring a packet of lollies for little Jimmy Fenton who still remembered this kindness when he was well into his ninties.
  • Cornelius O'Connor selected land on 21 February 1881 in Emu Creek. The land adjoined Emu Creek Station Homestead. He built a slab hut with a dirt floor and shingle roof.
  • At the age of 46 years, Cornelius O'Connor married Mary Wilson on 9 February 1887 in Queensland. They lived in Con's slab hut. Two children, Mary and John, were born at Emu Creek before Con and Mary moved to "Mountain Camp", a property a few miles up Emu Creek. In May 1891, Peter McKilllop, the owner of Emu Creek Station exchanged his block, now known as "Mountain Camp", for the O'Connors block at Emu Creek. A hand written agreement was drawn up by Flower and Hart, solicitors, Brisbane. The document included legal details for the removal of the slab house to "Mountain Camp" in 1892. The land a Emu Creek was eventually settled by Orlando, then Egbert Maddern.
    The O'Connor family lived in a slab barn while their house was being removed and re-erected. Both the house and the barn, built with morticed joints and wooden dowels were still standing in 1991. The shingle roofs had been replaced by corrigated iron.
    "Mountain Camp", home of Cornelius and Mary O'Connor at Emu Creek
  • The family carried out dairying and cheese making. In the middle of the 1890's a travelling dairy came to the district to teach the art of cheese making. Mary attended soon was selling cheese to locals and also sent some to Brisbane. The children often carried a heavy cheeses with them on the walk to Djuan school, about four miles away. Mary was awarded First Prize for the Best Farmers Cheese at the Crow's Nest Show in 1904. The family continued to be competitors and exhibitors at the show for many years.
    Certificate won by the O'Connor family for their cheese making at the Crow's Nest show in 1904
  • Cornelius O'Connor and Mary Wilson had four more children ., Ellen, Cornelius, Bridget and Catherine, all born at "Mountain Camp". The family lived in the slab hut until a home was built in 1907.
  • Cornelius O'Connor and Mary Wilson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. Con was a farmer.
  • Cornelius O'Connor died on 5 August 1922 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 6 August 1922 in Emu Creek Cemetery.

Children of Cornelius O'Connor and Mary Wilson

Cornelius (Con) O'Connor

M, b. 6 March 1931, d. 14 November 2004
  • Cornelius (Con) O'Connor was born on 6 March 1931 in Toowoomba.
  • He was the son of John Wilson O'Connor and Kathleen Collins.
  • At the age of 25 years, Cornelius (Con) O'Connor married Carmel Mary Donohoe in 1957.
  • Cornelius (Con) O'Connor appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at Mountain Camp. Con was farmer and most likely lived with their parents John and Kathleen and his brothers Pat and Maurice.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1963 and 1968 living at Mountain Camp. Con was a farmer and Carmel carried out home duties.
  • Cornelius (Con) O'Connor died on 14 November 2004 in Queensland at age 73.
  • He was buried on 19 November 2004 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Cornelius Patrick O'Connor

M, b. 3 March 1895, d. 8 November 1960

Ellen O'Connor

F, b. 6 December 1892, d. 1978

Florence May O'Connor

F, b. 1907, d. 1 December 1985

John Wilson O'Connor

M, b. 23 September 1889, d. 10 November 1969
  • John Wilson O'Connor was born on 23 September 1889 in Emu Creek, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Cornelius O'Connor and Mary Wilson.
  • Around 1922 John established an Illawarra Milking Shorthorn Stud and dairying was continued on the property until 1974. The family bred and showed their own horses and also showed Hereford cattle when the "Mountain Camp" Poll Hereford Stud was founded in 1951.
  • John Wilson O'Connor gave the bride away at the wedding of Mary O'Connor and John (Jack) Loughran on 6 May 1925 in Queensland; Jack was a grazier from Googa Googa.
  • John Wilson O'Connor appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Mountain Camp. He was a farmer.
  • At the age of 40 years, 7 months and 24 days, John Wilson O'Connor married Kathleen Collins, daughter of Maurice Collins and Johanna Leahy, on 17 May 1930 in Queensland. He and Kathleen lived at "Mountain Camp", taking over his parents property.
  • John Wilson O'Connor was listed as the next of kin of Catherine (Kit) O'Connor when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 16 September 1941 in Brisbane. She was living at Brisbane at the time she enlisted and gave her next of kin as her brother John. She was discharged on 16 Jan 1945 with the rank of Lieutenant in the Australian Army Nursing Service A M F.
  • John Wilson O'Connor appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1968 living at Mountain Camp. John was a farmer and Kathleen carried out home duties. Their three sons also farmed in the area or on the same property.
  • John Wilson O'Connor died on 10 November 1969 in Queensland at age 80.
  • He was buried in Emu Creek Cemetery.

Children of John Wilson O'Connor and Kathleen Collins

Margaret Ann O'Connor

F, b. circa 1890

Child of Margaret Ann O'Connor and Thomas Patrick McQuillan

Mary O'Connor

F, b. 20 November 1887, d. 7 February 1971
  • Mary O'Connor was born on 20 November 1887 in Emu Creek, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Cornelius O'Connor and Mary Wilson.
  • At the age of 37 years, 5 months and 16 days, Mary O'Connor married John (Jack) Loughran, son of John Loughran and Mary McIntyre, on 6 May 1925 in Queensland. Jack was a grazier from Googa Googa.
  • Mary O'Connor and John (Jack) Loughran appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1937 living at Googa Googa. Jack was a grazier.
  • On 3 November 1940,her husband, John (Jack) Loughran died in Queensland.
  • Mary O'Connor appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1949 living at Googa Googa. She carried out home duties.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1958 and 1968 living at Ashgrove.
  • Mary O'Connor died on 7 February 1971 in Queensland at age 83.
  • She was buried in Bryden (Deep Creek) Cemetery.
    Grave of Mary Loughlan (nee O'Connor) - Bryden Cemetery. Photo- Copyright 2006. http://chapelhill.homeip.net

Maurice John O'Connor

M, b. 18 July 1934, d. 26 March 2009
  • Maurice John O'Connor was born on 18 July 1934.
  • He was the son of John Wilson O'Connor and Kathleen Collins.
  • Maurice John O'Connor and Patrick David O'Connor appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1958 and 1972 living at Mountain Camp. Maurice and Pat were a farmers, most likely living with his parents John and Kathleen and their brother Con.
  • Maurice John O'Connor died on 26 March 2009 in Crow's Nest at age 74.
  • He was buried in Emu Creek Cemetery.

Patrick David O'Connor

M, b. 26 October 1932, d. 9 October 2015
  • Patrick David O'Connor was born on 26 October 1932.
  • He was the son of John Wilson O'Connor and Kathleen Collins.
  • Patrick David O'Connor and Maurice John O'Connor appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1958 and 1972 living at Mountain Camp. Maurice and Pat were a farmers, most likely living with his parents John and Kathleen and their brother Con.
  • Patrick David O'Connor died on 9 October 2015 at age 82.
  • He was buried on 15 October 2015 in Emu Creek Cemetery following a service at St Matthew's Catholic Church, Crow's Nest.

Rose Anne O'Connor

F, b. 1859, d. 21 April 1941
  • Rose Anne O'Connor was born in 1859. She was the daughter of Joseph O'Connor and Roseann Carlton.
  • Rose Anne O'Connor married Michael Joseph Bradshaw circa 1880.
  • Rose Anne O'Connor and Michael Joseph Bradshaw appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Gomoran. Michael was a farmer. They lived at Cooby Creek. Their daughters Mary Agnes and Magdalene lived at Muniganeen.
  • On 22 February 1930,her husband, Michael Joseph Bradshaw died in Queensland.
  • Rose Anne O'Connor died on 21 April 1941 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 23 April 1941 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. RC2-009-0027.

Children of Rose Anne O'Connor and Michael Joseph Bradshaw

Thelma O'Connor

F, b. 1906

Catherine Josephine O'Donnell

F, b. 1885, d. 19 February 1969
  • Catherine Josephine O'Donnell was born in 1885 in Queensland. She was the daughter of George O'Donnell and Margaret Kearney.
  • At the age of 30 years, Catherine Josephine O'Donnell married Patrick Louis Mann in 1915 in Queensland. They appear to have lived somewhere in the Charleville district before coming to the Crow's Nest area.
  • On 3 November 1936,her husband, Patrick Louis Mann died in Queensland.
  • Catherine Josephine O'Donnell and Edward Fitzgerald Mann appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. Catherine was a dairy farmer and Edward a farm labourer. Margaret Eileen carried out home duties.
  • Catherine Josephine O'Donnell died on 19 February 1969 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 20 February 1969 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. RC9-003-0042 - She is buried with her daughter Margaret Eileen.

Children of Catherine Josephine O'Donnell and Patrick Louis Mann

Catherine O'Donohue

F, b. circa 1860, d. 1955
  • Catherine O'Donohue was born circa 1860. She was the daughter of Thomas O'Dohonue and Ann Fitzpatrick.
  • Catherine O'Donohue married Thomas Keating, son of Michael Keating and Bridget Keating, in 1883 in Queensland.
  • Catherine O'Donohue and Thomas Keating appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Cabarlah. Thomas was a ganger. Their daughter Bridget carried out home duties.
  • Catherine O'Donohue died in 1955 in Queensland.

Children of Catherine O'Donohue and Thomas Keating

Annie O'Grady

F, b. circa 1888, d. 11 July 1958
  • Annie O'Grady was born circa 1888 in New South Wales. She married Hadji ATTA.
  • She was the daughter of James O'Grady and Elizabeth Cotington.
  • Annie O'Grady died on 11 July 1958 in Broken Hill.

Catherine O'Grady

F, b. circa 1875, d. 19 March 1967
  • Catherine O'Grady also went by the name of Kate.
  • She was born circa 1875. She married Martin J Gleeson 1893(Wilcannia District - most likely Warra Murtie). She married Albert J Date in 1920 in Bourke.
  • She was the daughter of James O'Grady and Elizabeth Cotington.
  • Catherine O'Grady died on 19 March 1967 in New South Wales.

Cornelius O'Grady

M, b. 22 December 1872
  • Cornelius O'Grady was born on 22 December 1872 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of James O'Grady and Elizabeth Cotington.
  • At the age of 20 years, 6 months and 5 days, Cornelius O'Grady married Rebecca Bulman on 27 June 1893 in New South Wales. They had 6 sons between 1895 and 1907 in the Wilcannia District.

Ellen O'Grady

F, b. circa 1885, d. 11 August 1946
  • Ellen O'Grady was born circa 1885 in Innes Owen, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of James O'Grady and Elizabeth Cotington.
  • Ellen O'Grady married John Wyse on 15 November 1905 in New South Wales.
  • In 1929,her husband, John Wyse died in Queensland.
  • Ellen O'Grady died on 11 August 1946 in Queensland.

Children of Ellen O'Grady and John Wyse

Hanorah O'Grady

F, b. circa 1883, d. 22 June 1962
  • Hanorah O'Grady was born circa 1883 in Gidgulalambone, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of James O'Grady and Elizabeth Cotington.
  • Hanorah O'Grady married John Manson on 27 July 1903 in New South Wales.
  • Hanorah O'Grady died on 22 June 1962 in New South Wales.

James O'Grady

M, b. 27 February 1845, d. 19 September 1902
  • James O'Grady was also known as James Grady.
  • He was born on 27 February 1845 in New South Wales. He was the son of James & Hanorah.
  • At the age of 24 years, 8 months and 15 days, James O'Grady married Elizabeth Cotington on 11 November 1869 in Lambing Flat, New South Wales. James' surname was spelt Grady.
  • Between 1893 and 1895 James O'Grady was the licencee of the Warra Murtie Hotel. A John Ryan held the licence in 1898 (was this the same John Ryan who married Rose O'Grady ?), Henry McDonald in 1899 and then James O'Grady again in 1900.
  • James O'Grady died on 19 September 1902 in Warra Murtie, New South Wales, at age 57.
  • He was buried in Warra Murtie Cemetery.

Children of James O'Grady and Elizabeth Cotington