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Family Notice Friday: Death of Michael O’Connor

Today’s post involves my Great Grandfather Michael O’Connor.  Michael was the son of Patrick Connor/O'Connor and his wife Winifred nee Mooney.  Born in Bendigo, Victoria in 1864 he married Elizabeth Phoebe Walker at Cobar in 1891.  He died in Newcastle on the 3rd July 1935 and was buried at Sandgate Cemetery. Source:  Family Notices (1935, July 4). Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954), p. 11. Retrieved from Transcript: O'CONNOR.- The relatives and friends of Mrs. ELIZABETH PHOEBE O'CONNOR, Mr. and Mrs. D. O'CONNOR (Cardiff), Mr. and Mrs. J. DONNELLY, Mr. and Mrs. W.J. O'CONNOR (Lithgow), and FAMILIES, Mr. H. O'CONNOR, and Misses E. and M. O'CONNOR are kindly invited to attend the funeral of their dearly beloved Husband, Father, Father-in-law, and Grandfather, MICHAEL O'CONNOR (late of Cardiff and Broken Hill), to move from St. Kevin's Roman Catholic Church, Main-r