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Daniel O'Connor, acct. 4553

Additional Information on Daniel O'Connor:

The O'Connor brothers ran the "Kerry Block' on Washington St.;  laborers > grocery > liquor retailer; all had middle initial D. and went by O'Connor [only time Connor was David in tb and 1855]

Daniel 4553--1857 NYC dir: O'Connor, Daniel, grocer, 10 Washington

                      1879 NYC dir: O'Connor, Daniel D., liquor, 10 Wash'n

                      1884 & 1886 NYC dir: O'Connor, Daniel D., liquor, 10 Wash'n

                      1886 NYC dir: O'Connor, Daniel P. [son],liquor, 10 Wash'n.

article 'Fractious First Warders' col 6--'The Shanahans Versus The O'Connors' [Daniel-directed riot in 1876]

Appears that Daniel had 3 wives: his wife, Elizabeth, from tb prob d. bet 1854-1855; wife in 1860, Margaret, d. 1867 of cholera; 3rd wife, Elizabeth d. 1873

Daniel D's son, Bryan, ran an employment agency at 10 Washington, the family residence (1901)

Bryan D. 1703--prob. d. bet 1853-1855 (alive when John opened his acct but didn't find Bryan in census); Bryan's wife, Ellen Moynahan, d. Jul 26, 1871

                      Son, John, d. Nov 1896

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Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Thursday, August 15, 1867

Metropolitan Board of Health list of deaths from cholera in New York:

Marg’t O’Connor, age 40, 10 Washington st, Aug 8, 1867

New York Herald, Tuesday, January 7, 1873, p 9 col 2

O’CONNOR—After a short illness, on Sunday, January 5, ELIZABETH O’CONNOR, native of Castle Island, county Kerry, Ireland, wife of Daniel D. O’Connor, aged 23 years.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from her late residence, No. 10 Washington street, this (Tuesday) afternoon, at one o’clock.

New York World, Wednesday, December 1, 1886, p 5 col 5

O’CONNOR—On Tuesday, Nov. 30, MAGGIE, beloved daughter of Daniel D. O’Connor, aged 24 years.  Funeral from her late residence, No. 10 Washington st., on Thursday, Dec 2, at 2 P. M.

The Daily Standard Union, Brooklyn, Friday, July 12, 1912, p 2 col 1

O’CONNOR—Suddenly, on July 10, at his residence, 44 Willow place, Brooklyn, Bernard F. O’Connor, Jr., son of the late Bernard and grandson of the late Daniel D. O’Connor, of the First Ward, Manhattan.  He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Michael Cusack; his sister, Margaret, and brother, Thomas.  Funeral from above address, Sunday, July 14, at 2 P. M.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend.  Interment in Calvary Cemetery.