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Annie was the youngest child of John O'Rourke and Mary Morris of Fermanagh, Ireland. She was born in Derrylea, Linaskea, County Fermanagh on 15 October 1867. Her birth was registered by Mary Jane Corry who was present at birth. Her baptism is recorded in the Galloon register on 26 October 1867, her sponsors were Phil Gunn and Margaret McManus. Her siblings were Ellen O'Rourke, Mary O'Rourke, Catherine O'Rourke, John O'Rourke and Francis Morris O'Rourke who were all born in Ireland but I am not sure where. Sisters Ellen and Mary O'Rourke emigrated to New Zealand on 4 December 1875 as Assisted Immigrants. They were followed by their sister Catherine O'Rourke and a cousin Rose Morris on 12 November 1876 on the Wiltshire. The remaining family, parents John and Mary, siblings John, Francis and Annie emigrated in 1879.
|Date of Birth
15th Oct 1867
|Date of Death
13th Oct 1905
|Father (First Name/s and Surname)
|John O'Rourke. According to his death certificate (1897, New Zealand) he was born about 1812 in Fermanagh, Ireland. His father was Thomas O'Rourke and his mother Ellen Guddin.
|Mother (First Name/s and Maiden)
|Mary Morris. I think Mary was born about 1817 in Northern Ireland. She died in New Zealand in 1910.
|Names of Siblings
|Ellen O'Rourke birth abt 1852, Mary O'Rourke abt 1856, Catherine O'Rourke abt 1859, John O'Rourke abt 1860 and Francis Morris O'Rourke abt 1864. I am unsure where Annie's siblings were born but suspect it was in Fermanagh.
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