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Francis Obrien (1904)

Francis (Frank) Obrien
Born in County Waterford, Irelandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 29 Jul 1933 in Waterford, Irelandmap
Father of [private son (1930s - unknown)], , , [private daughter (1930s - unknown)], [private son (1930s - unknown)], , , [private son (1940s - unknown)], [private daughter (1940s - unknown)], [private son (1940s - unknown)], [private son (1940s - unknown)], [private daughter (1940s - unknown)], [private son (1940s - unknown)], [private daughter (1940s - unknown)], , [private daughter (1940s - unknown)], [private daughter (1950s - unknown)], [private son (1950s - unknown)], [private daughter (1950s - unknown)], [private daughter (1950s - unknown)] and [private son (1950s - unknown)]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 21 Sep 2017
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Ireland Native
Frank Obrien was born in Ireland.


This profile is part of the O'Brien Name Study.

Francis was born in 1904. He was the son of John Obrien and Bridget Keane. He was living with his parents and siblings at House 7 in Sargents Court (Waterford Urban No. 1, Waterford), Ireland in 1911[1]

He married Catherine Sheehan in 1933 and he was working as a labourer.[2]


  1. "Ireland Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch ( : 27 December 2018), Francis Obrien in entry for John Obrien, 1911; citing Ireland, Census, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin.
  2. "Ireland Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), MARRIAGES entry for Francis O'Brien; citing Waterford, Jul - Sep 1933, vol. 4, p. 328, General Registry, Custom House, Dublin; FHL microfilm 101,577.

Research Notes

I have been told he and his wife had about 16 children, some of which were twins. Unfortunately there is no evidence to prove this information.

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