St. Clair Co. Marriage: 20 Jan 1867 John O'Connor, 25, Burchville(residence) Mary Ann Phenix, 20 Margaret & Loretta Atkin, both of Clyde(witnesses); William Atkin, Jr., Justice of the Peace
1870 MI Sanilac Worth Twp. Post Office LexingtonAug. 12 Series: M593Roll: 703Page: 191 O'Connor, John 37 Farmer Ireland O'Connor, MaryCanadacan't read age O'Connor, Catherine 6 MI O'Connor, Thomas 3 MI O'Connor, John 6 months
John O'Connor (above) died December 11, 1873. His son John O'Connor died April 15, 1871.
Mary Ann (Phenix) is obviously not the mother of Catherine age 6.
Questions: 1.Was John O'Connor (sometimes spelled O'Conner) previously married?
2.Was Mary Ann Phenix previously married?
3.What happened to Catherine?
4.What happened to Thomas?
There was another daughter born after the above census in 1872:Ida O'Connor.
After John's death in 1873 his wife Mary Ann married Oscar Amy in Calhoun Co. in 1874.Ida is listed as Step-Daughter to Oscar in 1880 census.