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 John Lawrence “Bill” O'Connor

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John Lawrence “Bill” O'Connor

  • Birth 29 Dec 1902 Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 25 Feb 1980 Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Amherst, Lorain County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot Section F; Lot 169; Place 3
  • Memorial ID 100378875

1900 United States Federal Census

Name: Dennis O'Connor
[Dennis Oconnor]
Age: 34
Birth Date: Oct 1865
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1900: Lorain Ward 4, Lorain, Ohio
[Lorain]
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Mary A Oconnor
Marriage Year: 1890
Years Married: 10
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Occupation: View on Image
Household Members: Name Age
Dennis O'Connor 34
Mary A Oconnor 30
Henry Oconnor 6
Joseph B Oconnor 4
Charles T Oconnor 2
Agnes L Oconnor 5/12
William H Oconnor 38

John's older sister Margaret Alice was born on March 29, 1901.

Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1800-1962

Name: John L. O'Connor
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Place: Lorain, Lorain, Ohio
Birth Date: 29 Dec 1902
Father's Name: Dennis O'Connor
Mother's name: Mary Cecil
FHL Film Number: 1294335


1910 United States Federal Census

Name: John O'connor
[John O Connor]
[John Oconnor]
Age in 1910: 6
Birth Year: 1904
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1910: Lorain Ward 2, Lorain, Ohio
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Dennie O'connor
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's name: Mary O'connor
Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Dennie O'connor 45
Mary O'connor 43
Harry O'connor 16
Joseph O'connor 14
Frank O'connor 12
Agnes O'connor 10
Margaret O'connor 8
John O'connor 6
Elizabeth O'connor 4


1920 United States Federal Census

Name: John O'Connor
[John Oconnor]
Age: 16
Birth Year: abt 1904
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1920: Lorain Ward 3, Lorain, Ohio
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Denis O'Connor
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's name: Mary O'Connor
Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Denis O'Connor 54
Mary O'Connor 51
Harry O'Connor 26
Joseph O'Connor 24
Frank O'Connor 22
Margaret O'Connor 18
John O'Connor 16
Elizabeth O'Connor 14
Stephen O'Connor 24*
Cornelius O'Connor 21*
Rosetta O'Connor 19*
Stella O'Connor 17*

*Dennis' stepchildren

U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989

Name: John L O'Connor
Gender: M (Male)
Residence Year: 1937
Street Address: 212 13th
Residence Place: Lorain, Ohio
Occupation: Clerk
Spouse: Jennie O'Connor
Publication Title: Lorain, Ohio, City Directory, 1937


1940 United States Federal Census

Name: John L O'Connor
Age: 37
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1903
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Ohio
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Lorain, Lorain, Ohio
View Map
Street: Broadway
House Number: 1048
Inferred Residence in 1935: Lorain, Lorain, Ohio
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Sheet Number: 13A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 264
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
John L O'Connor 37
Jennie O'Connor 44
Jacqueline O'Connor 14
Esther M Murphy 40


U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989

Name: John L O'Connor
Gender: M (Male)
Residence Year: 1942
Residence Place: Lorain; Sheffield, Ohio
Occupation: Cigars
Spouse: Jennie O'Connor
Publication Title: Lorain, Ohio, City Directory, 1942


Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994

Name: John Lawrence O'Connor
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 28 Jan 1952
Event Place: Lorain, Ohio, United States
Event Place (Original):
Age: 49
Birth Year (Estimated): 1903
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Father's Name: Dennis O'Connor
Father's Titles and Terms:
Mother's Name: Mary Cecil
Mother's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Name: Virginia Lou Kelley
Spouse's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Age: 21
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1931
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Father's Name: Harry Greaver
Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Mother's Name: Sarah Mae Hess
Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms:
Reference ID:
GS Film number: 2251844
Digital Folder Number: 005262299
Image Number: 01997


U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989

Name: Bill O'Connor [John? There is no "Virginia O'Connor" listed in this same directory. T.N.]
Residence Year: 1953
Street Address: Lorain
Residence Place: Elyria, Ohio
Occupation: Bartender [at the "City Grill"]
Publication Title: Elyria, Ohio, City Directory, 1953

On the 25th of September (possibly October) in 1957, John was married to Pauline (Eutsey) Pepper in Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio - or perhaps it was Steubenville, Steuben County, Indiana. Twin girls were born to this couple the following year.

Ohio Divorce Index, 1962-1963, 1967-1971, 1973-2007

Name: John L Oconnor
Residence: Elyria, Lorain
Spouse's Name: Pauline P Oconnor
Spouse's Residence: Medina, Medina
Marriage Duration (Years): 05
Number of Minor Children: 2
Grounds for Divorce:
To Whom Decree Granted: Wife
County of Decree: Medina
Decree Date: 8 Sep 1962
Cerificate Number: 16617
Volume Number: 1261


Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, & 1958-2007

Name: John L Oconnor
Birth Date: 1903
Birth State: Ohio
Birth Country: United States
Gender: Male
Race: White
Residence City: Elyria
Residence County: Lorain
Residence State: Ohio
Residence Country: United States
Death Date: 25 Feb 1980
Hospital of Death: Elyria Memorial Hospital
City of Death: Elyria
County of Death: Lorain
Certificate: 011457
Age at Death: 77
Certifier: Physician
Autopsy: Yes, used for certification
Social Security Number: 297-01-1774
Marital Status: Married


Social Security Death Index

Name: John Oconnor
SSN: 297-01-1774
Last Residence: 44035 Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States of America
Born: 29 Dec 1902
Last Benefit: 44035 Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States of America
Died: Feb 1980
State (Year) SSN issued: Ohio (Before 1951)


Ohio Obituary Index, 1830s-2011, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center

Name: John O'Connor
[Bill O'Connor]
Birth Date: abt 1903
Age at Death: 77
Death Date: 25 Feb 1980
Newspaper: Lorain Journal, Lorain, Ohio
Newspaper Date: 26 Feb 1980
Newspaper Page: p. 14
Newspaper Repository: Lorain Public Library
Notes: COL 3
Library Link:

[Here is a link to the form for ordering the above obituary.]



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  • Created by: Tom Nelson
  • Added: 8 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100378875
  • Alan S. Kaufman
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Lawrence “Bill” O'Connor (29 Dec 1902–25 Feb 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100378875, citing Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst, Lorain County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Tom Nelson (contributor 47054245) .