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Henry Clay "HC" O'Hara
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Birth: Feb. 17, 1841
Evansville
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 7, 1929
Partridge
Reno County
Kansas, USA

Henry Clay O'Hara son of John Joseph O'Hara and Elizabeth Ellen Sullivan married 24 February 1864 to Durilla Loretta Dilley daughter of Rev. Samuel Dilley and Belinda Axtell. Henry and Durilla had 10 children:
Levi Alvah,
Hugh Samuel,
Henry Pitt,
Asaph
Hammond,
Alice Elizabeth,
Ina Belinda,
Elsie Loretta,
Seth Payson,
Don Asa, and
Veazie Winthrop O'Hara all.

Henry Clay married secondly on November 25, 1909, to Mary Bertha Chapman.

From "Partridge Pioneers History of Early Partridge" compiled by Annabel White, 1968

HENRY C. O'HARA September 20, 1873, Henry O'Hara arrived in Reno County and located a homestead claim in the N.W. 1/4. S 24 Twp 26 Range 7. He built a dugout in which he lived for two years, then built a frame house. He broke sod, and in the spring of 1874 planted thirty acres of corn, which the grasshoppers destroyed. That fall he planted sixty acres of wheat and the grasshoppers ate the seed wheat in the ground. He lived here for seven years; and in the meantime, purchased the S 1/2, S 16, Twp. 24, R 7. He moved in the spring of 1880, building a good house of seven rooms. The railroad came through, so he sold 120 acres of his land for the town-site of Partridge; then he engaged in the real estate and insur­ance business. Ten children were born to Mr. and Mrs. O'Hara. He con­tributed much to the progress and up-building of Partridge. He was one of the organizers and he and his wife were charter members of the Congreg­ational Church in 1873. He helped build the first elevator and creamery.

Note: The above says South 1/2 section of section 16, but the town of Partridge is located in the Northeast quarter of section 16?

MISC.: Plotted, city of Partridge , KS

OCCUPATION: Homesteader, Farmer

Homesteaded, in Center Township, Reno County, Kansas, Northwest quarter of 26-24-7.

 
 
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 Spouses:
  Mary Bertha Chaphman O'Hara (1869 - 1948)
  Durilla Loretta Dilley O'Hara (1846 - 1908)*
 
 Children:
  Levi Alvah O'Hara (1865 - 1947)*
  Hugh Samuel O'Hara (1867 - 1946)*
  Henry Pitt O'Hara (1870 - 1943)*
  Asaph Hammond O'Hara (1873 - 1878)*
  Alice Elizabeth O'Hara Hemphill (1876 - 1967)*
  Elsie Loretta Lusk (1883 - 1923)*
  Veazie Winthrop O'Hara (1891 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Went by the name Henry Clay or HC
 
Burial:
Partridge Cemetery
Partridge
Reno County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Original Cem., Lot 113, Grave 2
GPS (lat/lon): 37.9627, -98.0864
 
Created by: Phillip H. Pitzer
Record added: Jan 11, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10303307
Henry Clay HC O'Hara
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Henry Clay HC O'Hara
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