Re: Ellen O'Rourke Pierce, B. Ire 1829/30, lived RI
Some additions and corrections.
Ellen O' Rourke's mother and that of her brother Hugh was Jane O'Rourke who probably died during the famine. Their little sister Mary (Tracy) was born in Ire abt 1846. Father, Hugh O'Rourke, B. in Ire. 1805. D. in Pawtucket, RI. HE m. an "Ellen" as did his son Hugh. The O'Rourke's possibly came from Limerick. Were members of St. Mary's Church, Pawtucket where Ellen O'Rourke was m. to Jos. Pierce in 1854.