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Jeremiah O'BRIEN

Burial Location:Kookynie  (details...)
Occupation: Labourer
Place of Death: Kookynie
Date of Death: 12 March 1910
Date of Burial:13 March 1910
Age:79 years
Cause of Death:Cystitis, Retention of Urine
OGM Ref#: 1964


The deceased had suffered for 6 days before succumbing to his final condition. He had lived in New South Wales for 43 years before arriving in Western Australia. The first application for old age pensions in the Kookynie district, was made by Jeremiah O'Brien and his wife, which was duly recommended by Warden Gibbons. These folks were verging on 80 years of age. They landed in New South Wales in 1860 and resided in Australia and New Zealand ever since. Mary lived until 31 May 1919 when she died in Kalgoorlie (Death Registration 90/1919, East Coolgardie).

Parents:Catherine (nee RYAN) and Timothy O'BRIEN (Labourer)
Spouse:Mary Anne HOUGH (nee CASEY) (Listed in NSW BDM as HEALY)
Marriage Details:Circa 1858, Raymond Terrace, New South Wales; Marriage Registration 23/1858, Sydney
Children:Mary b.1861; Patrick b.1863; Timothy George b.1865; Dennis b.1867; Cornelius b.1868; Catherine Jane b.1871; Jeremiah Edward b.1873; 2 males, 1 female deceased
Birth Details:1831, Cashel, Ireland
Death Certificate:4/1910, North Coolgardie
Comments:Raymond Terrace is on the east bank of the Hunter River in New South Wales.