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Hugh O'Rorke
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Birth: 1827
County Longford, Ireland
Death: Mar. 13, 1872
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

Hugh O'Rorke was born in County Longford, Ireland in 1827. He arrived in Brooklyn prior to 1850. He manufactured fireworks and was actively involved in Brooklyn politics. He was elected a 7th Ward Alderman and later Tax Collector. He was appointed buyer for the Brooklyn Board of Education. He married Bridget Fitzgerald about 1855. They had three children: Margaret, Katie Elizabeth and Mary A. Hugh died 13 Mar 1872 and was buried 15 Mar 1872 in Holy Cross Cemetery, Broolyn at age 44. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Bridget Fitzgerald O'Rorke (1836 - 1901)
 
 Children:
  Margaret O'Rorke (1856 - 1857)*
  Katie Elizabeth O'Rorke Sommer (1859 - 1940)*
  Mary A. O'Rorke (1863 - 1882)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Plots-Range 26-#43
 
Created by: Irene
Record added: Jul 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93986532
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