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Catherine OConnell (b. April 11, 1851, d. October 23, 1948)
Catherine OConnell (daughter of Maurice OConnell and Mary Mahoney) was born April 11, 1851 in Ireland, and died October 23, 1948 in Madison, Wisconsin.She married John Purcell.
Notes for Catherine OConnell:
Death Certificate: Catherine OConnell Purcell
Place of Death: 2139 W. Town Ave. Madison, Wi
Date of Birth: April 11, 1851
Date of Death: October 23, 1948---97 years, 6 month, 12 days
Born in County Cork(?)
Mother: Mary Mahoney
Informant: Margaret Purcell
Burial : October 25, 1948, Oregon, Wisconsin
Cause of Death: Broncho-pneumonia, Myocardial degeneration
1930 census has Katherine living in Fitchburg, Wi with son Arthur who is listed as head of the household and a farmer. Others listed in the house are Margaret, sister of Arthur and daughter of Katherine, Margaret (Maggie) OConnell sister of Katherine and a tenant and farmer, Joseph Craft.
Children of Catherine OConnell and John Purcell are:
- John Francis Purcell, b. January 18, 1877, Madison, Wisconsin, d. January 12, 1882, Fitchburg, Wi.
- Arthur Purcell, b. September 25, 1887, d. June 1983, Stoughton (Dane) Wi.
- Margaret Purcell, b. February 11, 1883, d. April 1978, Madison, Wi.