Looking for informaiton about brothers Francis and Cornelius Rorke who came to US about 1850 ; married sisters Katherine and Ellen Newman (from ireland); worked in NYCity as Boat captians?and eventually farmed out on Long Island- Patchogue and Riverhead area. Parents of brothers are James Rorke b. 1782-Ireland d. 3/29/1866 Patchogue, NY and Letitia Jelico? b. 1802-Ireland d. 3/18/1874-Patchogue. NY (ggggrandparents) Francis b.5/1815 d. 1886 Ireland married Katherine Newman b. 1833 d. 1918 -(all below buried Patchogue, NY) Children - Captain Frank (new Yrok City police force) 1860-1927 married Rose K.?(1876-1921) Neil 1863-1935 John J. 1866-1956 Loretta 1882-1956 grandchild? Katherine R.1906-1921 g grandchild? Mary Ellen 1870-1952
Cornelius Rorke b.1824 d. 1/12/1894 married Ellen Newman b. 1835 d. 8/11/1900(gggradnparedts) Children: Cornelius William Rorke b. 1864. d 10/8/1901 - Elizabeth Jamesmarried Katherine?no children Charles married margaret? and had 5 children -Anna, James, Thomas and twins Ellen and Charles Letitia - my ggrandmother- b. 10/27/1860 d. 1931, married William Linnen b. 8/20/1858, d. 1935 and had 12 children.
Would love to correspond with anyone with any info on any of these relatives??