Mary Ann ROONEY, daughter of John J ROONEY and Sarah Margaret TRACY.
Born 22 Jan 1877 Sauk Centre, Stearns Co, MN, died 10 Aug 1933 Warm Springs, Deer Lodge, Montana, 56 years
Mary Ann's parents, John Rooney and Sarah Tracy, were double first cousins: Both their parents were siblings.
Mamie is the daughter of John J Rooney and Sarah Margaret Tracey. She is a sister to Johnny, Thomas, Mosie, Ella Elizabeth, Frances M, Catherine and Edmund A Rooney. Their father died in 1894 in Minnesota and brothers Johnny and Mosie died that year as well.
Mamie married John Walter O'Brien. They are the parents of John D, Helen F, George H, Irene, Ida, Charles, Julia, Raymond and Margaret. Mamie worked as a dressmaker.
Her mother was in care here in 1910 and died in 1911. Her brother, Edmund, was in care here from Dec 1924 until his death in 1931, so they were here at the same time. He, too, is buried here.
Mamie was admitted 6 yr 10 mo 14 days before her death of a strangulated ventral hernia.
Married 12 Jul 1897 Lewistown, Fergus Co, Montana (36 years married) to:
John Walter O'BRIEN
Born 12 Jan 1865 Calis, Maine, died 20 Dec 1950 Portland, Multnomah Co, OR, 85 years
!B:Milltown or Calis ??
!Jharris M lic.24,Catholic church;vit.D.J.Meagher,ElenorRooney
!1905:B record of Charles states John's age as 44
CEN:1920 US-MT;NA 1886
!His funeral notice;"late of Great Falls,MT"
1. John Douglas O'BRIEN
Born 17 sep 1898 Utica, Judith Basin, Montana, died 7 May 1977 Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, 78 years, buried 9 May 1977 Cypress, Orange, California, USA
!Jean H B:at ranch home
!Apr 1916,joined army,Mex-Am War with Gen.Douglas McArthur
!M:abt age 18;divorced;mother didn't believe in divorce,so hewas estranged from family;his first wife died in 1920s;hetravelled around;finally settled down in 40s and remarried;butleft family;separated;divorced
2. Helen Frances O'BRIEN
Born 26 May 1900 Lewistown, Fergus Co, Montana, died 30 Jun 1981 Clarkston, Asotin, Washington, USA, 81 years, buried 3 Jul 1981
!Jean H;Her obit,Lewiston TRIBUNE,2 Jul;Gertrude L
!1970:Retired licensed practical nurse
!D:Tri-State Memorial Hosp. D:age 81;infirmities of age
3. George Herbert O'BRIEN
Born 5 Jul 1901 Lewistown, Fergus Co, Montana, died ± 1975 California, USA, approximately 74 years
!Jean H;Gertrude L
4. Ida Annette O'BRIEN
Born 19 Dec 1902 Hobson, Judith Basin, Montana, USA, died 8 Jan 1959 Olympia, Thurston, Washington, 56 years, buried 8 Jan 1959
!Jean H;Her d.cert.;Gertrude L
!Was a nurse Served in WW II
!D:St.Peter Hosp. D:age 56;post-op pneumonia due toatelectasis;18 hrs each BUR:Willamate National
5. Irene Maud O'BRIEN
Born 26 Dec 1904 Hobson, Judith Basin, Montana, USA, died 9 Apr 1994 Shelton, Mason, Washington, 89 years
!Gertrude L;Jean H Known as Maud
!Was a nurse
6. Charles Walter O'BRIEN
Born 29 Jun 1905 Hobson, Judith Basin, Montana, USA, died 7 Apr 1988 Portland, Multnomah Co, OR, 82 years
!Gertrude L 1921,22,24 school census records;attested byCo.Supt.Pearl Phillips,1 Jul 1958
!D Cert:D:Providence Medical Center;BUR:Portland MemorialMausoleum D:age 82;6 yr lung cancer
7. Julia Agnes O'BRIEN
Born 10 Jan 1906 Montana, died between 1984 and 1985 California, USA, 78 or 79 years
!Was a nurse
8. Raymond Paul O'BRIEN
Born 18 Jan 1909 Montana, died Jan 1996 Shelton, Mason, Washington, 86 or 87 years
!JeanH;Helen's obit;Gertrude L
!JeanH:Lost his hand as a child. 1981,LIV:Shelton,WA
9. Margaret Winifred O'BRIEN
Born 7 Feb 1916 Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana, USA, died 2 Jul 1994 Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, 78 years, buried 16 Jul 1994 Mountains, San Bernadino, San Bernadino, California
!Charlott FGS;Jean H
!Div:Olsen bef 1938;Butler 1993
D:cremated;ashes scatterd in mountains