Catherine O'Brien 1865

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Catherine and a sister sailed to the U.S. as young girls speaking only Gaelic. Later, their parents William and Catherine O'Brien joined them.

Catherine learned to read and write English while she cared for young children in a private home.

In June 1888, she married John W. Roche whose parents, John and Mary Daly Roche, had immigrated during the famine period with two older children. 

This writer has not found any immigration, birthdates, or locations, only that Catherine said that O'Briens came from County Clare.

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1865 (circa)  
Date of Death 1st Apr 1940  
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) John William Roche m. 28 Jun 1888 at St. John's Roman Catholic Church, Worcester, MA  
First Child First and only child David Edward Roche b. 25 May 1889 in Worcester, MA  

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