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Thomas O'Flaherty
Birth: 1805, Ireland
Death: 1855
Missouri, USA

Born in Ireland, O'Flaherty arrived in St. Louis in 1825, where he started a boat store, a wholesale grocery & a commission house. In 1844 he married Eliza Faris, member of an old Creole family. They were the parents of writer Kate Chopin. O'Flaherty was one of the founders of the Missouri Pacific Railroad. In November 1855, the railroad opened the St. Louis-Jefferson City part of its route. O'Flaherty was on the inaugural train. When the train came to the Gasconade River, the bridge collapsed & O'Flaherty was one of the 29 killed. (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Eliza Faris O'Flaherty (1828 - 1885)*
 
 Children:
  Kate Chopin (1851 - 1904)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 3
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Jan 28, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6133776
Thomas O'Flaherty
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
Thomas O'Flaherty
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
Thomas O'Flaherty
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Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
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::GOD Bless you and all which do and/or the ones which come here to pay respects or view too!!
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Jan. 20, 2015

-Anonymous
 Added: May. 6, 2014
May you rest in peace.
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 Added: Mar. 16, 2014
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