Oct. 20, 1878 Dougherty Cerro Gordo County Iowa, USA
May 13, 1939 Osage Mitchell County Iowa, USA
Theodore (aka Henry or "Ted") O'Brien 1878-1939
#1 "TED" O'BRIEN, OSAGE BARBER, SUCCUMBS IN HOME AFTER DINNER
"Ted" O'Brien died Thursday noon at his home, of heart disease. He had eaten dinner and gone over to the lounge to lie down when he died. He had been in poor health the past two weeks. He had been a resident of Osage the past 35 years and was a barber.
Surviving are his widow and a daughter, Norma Jean, and several brothers and sisters.
Mason City Globe Gazette, Friday May 12, 1939
#2 CONDUCT RITEDS OF OSAGE MAN THEODORE O'BRIEN, 60 DIES SUDDENLY FROM HEART DISEASE
Osage – Funeral services were held at 1:30 Saturday afternoon at the Champion Funeral Home in charge of the Rev. T. P. Solem of the Osage Lutheran church for Theodore O'Brien, 60, who died suddenly at his home Thursday noon following a two weeks illness of heart disease.
Born near Forest City, he was married 30 years ago to Sadie Landberg and they had one daughter, Norma Jean. They have lived here all their married life.
Surviving beside the widow and daughter are nine brothers and sisters. Burial was in the Osage Cemetery. Mason City Globe Gazette, Saturday May 13, 1939
#3 WWI Draft Registration: September 12, 1918 Henry O'Brien 39 living in Osage; Self-employed Barber in Osage; born October 20, 1878; married, nearest relative, wife Sadie S.O. O'Brien.
#4 It is not known whether Theodore was his middle name or his actual first name. In the Osage cemetery he is listed as Henry, same as his WWI draft registration. In the 1925 Iowa Census, he is listed as Henry and his parents as Henry O'Brien and Bridget McLaughlin. Sadie, his wife list parents of Loth Landberg and Johanna Myerson. In the 1900 Census in Dougherty, Iowa he is boarding with the McLaughlin family and is listed as Henry there too.