Mary's obituary in Flandreau, Moody County South Dakota.
MaryMrs. Lawrence O'Hearn, one of the early settlers, died at her residence in the eastern part of the city about nine o'clock Friday evening, Nov. 1, 1907. Mary Sheridan was born in the County of Monaghan, Ireland, June 22nd, 1838 (year is misprint), where she lived until the age of twenty when she came to this country and settled in Towanda, Pennsylvania, and was there united in marriage to Mr. Lawrence O'Hearn in the year 1865. From there they moved to Caledonia, Minn., during the year 1869, and came to Lone Rock, Moody county in 1878, resided there until about two years ago when they moved to Flandreau. Deceased was a sufferer from stomach trouble more or less for several years and passed away peacefully on an aforesaid evening. She was a devout Christian woman, being a life long member of the Catholic church, loved and respected by all who knew her. The funeral took place at 10 o'clock Monday morning from the home with services by Rev. Father Kielty, of New York. The funeral was one of the largest ever taking place in the county, many not being able to get inside the church. After the services the remains were laid at rest in the Catholic cemetery southeast of the city. Deceased leaves to mourn her loss, her husband and five children, one daughter, Mrs. A.H. Willard of this county, four sons, John of Watertown, SD, Frank of Luverne, Minn., Edward and Lawrence of Flandreau. Death Certificate #9032 Reg. No. 160 Filed Nov. 4, 1907 Informant: Ed O'Heran: Full name Mary O'Heran age 68 years Birthplace: Ireland, Name of Father: Sheridan, Birthplace of Father: Ireland, Maiden Name of Mother: Don't know Birthplace of Mother: Ireland Occupation: housewife Cause of Death: Heart failure, contributory: acute gastritis, Signed by A.S. Rider Nov. 2, 1907, Flandreau,SD.
|Date of Birth||1st Jun 1839||VIEW SOURCE|
|Date of Death||1st Nov 1907|
|Townland born||Monaghan, Ireland|
|Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname)||Mr. Lawrence O'Hearn|
|Place & Date of Marriage||in the year 1865|
|Number of Children||5|
|Names of Children||A.H. Willard, John, Frank, Minn., Edward and Lawrence|
|Father (First Name/s and Surname)||Sheridan|
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