(About 1815-Before 1854)
O'ROURKE, Patrick 1
Patrick was a coal miner, according to his son, John's marriage certificate in 1864. He may have moved from Ireland, possibly County Fermanagh, to Lanarkshire, Scotland around 1851. His last son was born about 1851 in Ireland.
Patrick married Mary BURNS, daughter of John BURNS and Mary BURNS. (Mary BURNS was born about 1819 in County Fermanagh, Ireland and died 25 August 1866 at 8.00 am in Fells Land, Dundyvan, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland.). The cause of her death was diarrhoea over 4 days.
1 e-mails, http://www.geocities.com/plainsbhoy/index.html.
2 GRO Scotland, marriage certificate RDS Old Monkland Mid 1870 No 4-son James.
3 LDS, IGI.
4 GRO Scotland, Marriage 625/1 No 62 Mossend Bothwell parish 1872.
5 GRO Scotland, Marriage 651/1 No 61 Airdrie 1864.
6 (http://ifhf.rootsireland.ie), Coatbridge 1908.
various, emails 2003.