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O'BRIEN Joseph Aloysius
Birth:          10 Jun 1858 Manchester, England
Death:          26 Dec 1929 Lansdowne, Pa.
Cause of Death: chronic nephritis
Burial:         30 Dec 1929 Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Pa.

Notes
1861 UK census in Barton upon Irwell 
1870 census in Camden, N.J.
1880 census in Philadelphia, Pa. insurance clerk
1900 census in Philadelphia, Pa. 780 N 26th St. parents b England,
arrive 1869, naturalized, insurance agent, 1 servant
1910 census in Philadelphia, Pa. marine insurance adjuster
1920 census in Yeadon, Pa. next door to son Francis, widower, manager
marine insur co, with him is sister-in-law Mary Lynch, at 416 Lansdowne
Ave, Yeadon, Pa.
passport application 26 Aug 1921
Kim's Fam Tree on ancestry.com
per Pat Cordner (nicurn233@surfglobal.net) Joseph was a pioneer in
marine insurance business in Phila, dealt with Lloyds of London and
became quite wealthy. Passport applications indicate he crossed the
Atlantic frequently. The Lansdowne Ave house is gone. Frederick J.
Riley, whom I show as a boarder, married Marie and they live in
Joseph's house. Joseph and Marie were musically talented. Joseph left
his money to his son Arthur, to care for his siblings, but he chose not
to do that.
Joseph A O'Brien was president of Transportation Mutual Insurance co,
226 Walnut St, Phila. He was 2d vice president and treasurer of
American Shipbuilders and Shipowners Mutual Ins Co, 226 Walnut St.,
Phila. He was assocated with Charles E Mather.
Bio of Joseph A O'Brien in Who's Who in Phialdelphia (1920) confirms
parentage as Gerrard son of Gerrard Joseph and Anne (Wainhouse)
O'Brien, b Manchester, 1858, educated in England and US, md Sarah
Lynch, ch Florence 2888, Marie 1890, Francis Roland 1891, Arthur Joseph
1897, gen mgr Mather & Co, vice pres and treas Transportation Mutual
Ins Co, vice pres and treas American Ship Owners Mutual Ins Co, Roman
Catholic, Republican, recreations, music, golf, motoring, clubs,
Lansdowne Country, Down Town, Lansdowne Republican, Knights of
Columbus, Lansdowne Union Athletic Assn, resid 416 S Lansdowne Ave,
Lansdowne, office 226 Walnut St, Phila
findagrave (have photo)
Death cert (in file) has father's name as Jerad, live 416 S Lansdowne Ave, Yeadon, 
retired insurance broker, informant Rowland O'Brien' 

Parents
O'BRIEN Gerrard Joseph (1829 - 4 Jul 1881)
WAINHOUSE Anne Margaret (10 Sep 1828 - 29 Dec 1906)

Siblings
O'BRIEN Joseph Aloysius (10 Jun 1858 - 26 Dec 1929)
O'BRIEN Mary Frances (3 Dec 1860 - 24 Apr 1949)
O'BRIEN Gerrard Joseph (1862 - 1865)
O'BRIEN Teresa F. (1864 - )
O'BRIEN ----- (EST 1865 - BEF 1900)
O'BRIEN Agnes Gertrude (7 Oct 1867 - 27 Jan 1905)
O'BRIEN Elizabeth A. (11 Feb 1870 - 26 Jul 1947)

Marriage To LYNCH Sarah L. (11 Mar 1865 - 12 Oct 1918) m. 1881 Notes Parents LYNCH James () CONNELLY Hannah () Children by LYNCH Sarah L. 11 Mar 1865 - 12 Oct 1918
O'BRIEN Florence D. (20 Jan 1888 - Nov 1976) O'BRIEN Marie Elizabeth (Jun 1889 - 7 Aug 1963) O'BRIEN Francis Roland (13 Nov 1892 - 29 Jul 1933) O'BRIEN Arthur Joseph (7 Dec 1897 - 2 Jun 1959)
Marriage To LYNCH Mary Ellen (19 Aug 1875 - ) m. 29 Apr 1921 St. Philomena, Lansdowne, Pa. Notes Parents LYNCH James () CONNELLY Hannah ()
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