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John Paul Obrien (1893)

John Paul Obrien
Born in Newtown Road, Waterford, County Waterford, Irelandmap
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Husband of — married 7 Oct 1914 in Kilkenny, Irelandmap
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Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 21 Sep 2017
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Ireland Native
John Obrien was born in Ireland.
This profile is part of the O'Brien Name Study.
John was a Roman Catholic

John was born in 1893 at 10pm, 2 hours after his twin sister Susan at Newtown Road, Waterford. Mary Grant from Manor Street (about 15 minutes walk) present at their birth. [1] He was the son of John Obrien (labourer) and Bridget Keane.

He was living with his parents and siblings at house 27 in Roche's Street (Waterford Urban No. 4, Waterford) in 1901[2]

He was living with the Cunningham family at 3 in Barrack Street (Cappoquin, Waterford) working as a general labourer in 1911[3]


  1. "Ireland Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 March 2018), BIRTHS entry for John Paul Brien; citing Waterford, Jul - Sep 1893, vol. 4, p. 621, General Registry, Custom House, Dublin; FHL microfilm 101,064.

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