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Anne O'Donnell (abt. 1870)

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Anne (Annie) O'Donnell
Born about in Wisconsin, United Statesmap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Biography

Childhood
Anna O'Donnell was born February 13th 1870 in Wisconsin, according to Iowa Old Age source. She is the daughter of Dominick O'Donnell and Maria Carey, [1] Irish immigrants who initially lived in New York and Canada, [2] then moved to Wisconsin. [3]

About 1875 Anne's family moved on to Iowa. [2]

Anne's known brothers and sisters have profiles with links (above).

  • John Chet O'Donnell, b 1851
  • Catherine "Kate" O'Donnell, b 1854
  • Margaret Agnes O'Donnell, b 1855
  • Mary O'Donnell, b 1858
  • Julia Marie O'Donnell, b 1862
  • Ellen Marie O'Donnell, b 1866
  • Annie O'Donnell b 1868
  • George Francis "Frank" O'Donnell, b 1872.

Work & Family
Anna taught music in Iowa, and stayed geographically close to her parents. [4] [5]

In the year 1900 the O'Donnell family is dispersed :

  • Anna's father passed away the year before. [6]
  • Eldest sister Kate has remained in the family's home town of Sheldon, Iowa with her husband and children. Her mother, Mary (Carey) O'Donnell is a member of the household.
  • Eldest brother John and his family have moved to Deadwood City, South Dakota.
  • Younger brother George is also a resident of Deadwood City.
  • Anne's sister Margaret has settled in Jones County, Iowa with her husband and children.
  • Her sister Julia is in Minnesota with her husband and children.
  • Her sister Ellen has moved to Illinois with husband and children.
  • Anna and her sister Mary are rooming together in Iowa.
1900 census, Floyd Township, O'Brien County, Iowa.
Not far from the O'Donnell family home, the Hirtmeyer family has two boarders, Mary and Annie O'Donnell, both born in Wisconsin. There is a discrepancy of a few years with the birth dates. But parent's birthplace (Ireland) is a match. Annie is cited as music teacher. Her sister Mary is a dressmaker. [4]

In 1905 and 1910, Annie is still teaching music. She and Mary are looking after their aging mother.

1905 census, Sheldon, O'Brien County, Iowa.
Annie O'Donnell, single, is 30 years old, born in Wisconsin, and a music teacher. Her parents were born in Ireland. [7] She is at home with her mother, Mary O'Donnell, 71 years old, born in Ireland, resident of Iowa for the last 29 years. [8]
1910 census, Sheldon, O'Brien County, Iowa. [5]
Mary O'Donnell, Head, Widowed, 76, born in Ireland; Immigration year: 1849.
Mary M O'Donnell, Daughter, 49, No occupation; born in Wisconsin.
Anna A O'Donnell, Daughter, 37, Music teacher; born in Wisconsin;

Sources

  1. "Iowa, Old Age Tax Assistance Records, 1934-1958," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLYN-BB88 : 12 September 2019), Anna O'Donnell, ; citing Pension, Iowa, United States, multiple county Recorders, Auditors, and County Clerk Offices, Iowa; FHL microfilm 007897368.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDL4-GXQ : 12 August 2017), Annie O Donnel in entry for Dominick O Donnel, 1880; citing enumeration district ED 160, sheet 289B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d), roll 0358; FHL microfilm 1,254,358.
  3. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNS8-V4V : 12 June 2019), Ann Odonnell in entry for Mary Odonnell, 1870.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9L3-8F4 : accessed 14 August 2019), Annie Odonnell in household of Herman Hirtmeyer, Floyd Township (excl. Sheldon city), O'Brien, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 81, sheet 4B, family 58, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,451.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MGMY-D37 : accessed 14 August 2019), Mary O'Donnell, Sheldon, O'Brien, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 88, sheet 17A, family 351, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 416; FHL microfilm 1,374,429.
  6. Find A Grave memorial, number 83906916, citing Dominick O'Donnell.
  7. "Iowa State Census, 1905," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2S84-6PN : 16 March 2018), Annie O Donnell, O'Brien, Iowa, United States; citing card #139, State Historical Department, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,430,558.
  8. "Iowa State Census, 1905," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2S84-6PT : 16 March 2018), Mary O Donnell, O'Brien, Iowa, United States; citing card #138, State Historical Department, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,430,558.


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