Descendants of James O'Brian
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Our goal is to research the pioneers that came into the Walla Walla Valley Area, as a starter for those doing their family genealogy; we are not related.
November 3, 2010
Generation No. 1
1. James1 O'Brian was born 1850 in Mexico, and died 04 Feb 1924 in OR.
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1870 US Census Texas > Shackelford > Fort Griffin > 5
O'Brien, James 21 MW Soldier Mexico Parents Foreign Born
July 25, 1870 or 1871 by Mentz Miller, Sheriff?
Co.C-11th Infantry. They are 25 more men found on the desert plains part of this company assigned April 2, 1871, and it is assumed they were inumerated elsewhere.
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Fort Griffin, Shackelford, Texas; Roll: M593_1604; Page: 125A; Image: 260; Family History Library Film: 553103.
1880 US Census Oregon > Multnomah > Portland > District 96 > 23
Line 11 - J. Ward Lodging House
Obrian, Jas. WM 32 Roomer S Brick Layer Health Good Ire Ire Ire
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Portland, Multnomah, Oregon; Roll: 1083; Family History Film: 1255083; Page: 272C; Enumeration District: 96; Image: 0127.
1900 US Census Washington > Walla Walla > Clyde > District 82 > 8 (15 June 1900, Benjamin F. Simmions, Enumerator.
Obryan, James Cook WM Aug 1847 52 S Mexico Ireland Ireland Can Read, Write, speak English
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Clyde, Walla Walla, Washington; Roll: T623_1752; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 82.
1910 United States Federal Census Washington > Walla Walla > Eureka > District 234 > 1
A K Cleff 50 Head MW M1-8yrs VA VA VA Farmer/Gen.Farm Own Free/Farm
Laura A Cleff 32 Wife FW M1-8yrs MO IN MO None
Harold Cleff 5 Son MW S WA VA MO None
Helen Cleff 1 Dau FW S WA VA MO None
Josephine Herman 18 Servant FW S WA IL CA Servant/Private Family
James O Brien 62 Hired Man S Mexico Ireland Ireland Emig1849 Farm Laborer/Working Out
J W Jones 43 Hired Man MW S OH OH OH Farm Laborer/Working Out
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Eureka, Walla Walla, Washington; Roll: T624_1672; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 234; Image: 1294.
1920 United States Federal Census Oregon > Umatilla > Precinct 12 > District 150 > 5
Line 1 Farm
James O Brien 71 Head Own Farm MW S Mexico IA Ireland farmer/Fruit Farm
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Precinct 12, Umatilla, Oregon; Roll: T625_1504; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 150; Image: 739.
More About James O'Brian:
Date born 2: Abt. 1981
Burial: 06 Feb 1924, IOOF Cemetery L-2, Milton-Freewater, Umatilla, OR1
Census 1: 1870, Texas > Shackelford > Fort Griffin > 5
Census 2: 1880, Oregon > Multnomah > Portland > District 96 > 23
Census 3: 1900, Washington > Walla Walla > Clyde > District 82 > 8
Census 4: 1910, Washington > Walla Walla > Eureka > District 234 > 1
Census 5: 1920, Oregon > Umatilla > Precinct 12 > District 150 > 5
Military service: 21 Oct 1863, Chicago, IL2,3,4
1. IOOF Cemetery, Milton-Freewater,Umatilla County, OR, Cemeteries: Milton-Freewater IOOF Cemetery, Umatilla County Inscriptions and Tombstones Photos Surnames N..O O'Brien James Co A 17 Ill Cav age 74 L-2 .
2. American Civil War Soldiers, about James O'Brien Name: James O'Brien Residence: Chicago, Illinois Enlistment Date: 21 Oct 1863 Side Served: Union State Served: Illinois Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 21 October 1863. Enlisted in Company A, 17th Cavalry Regiment Illinois on 22 Jan 1864. Discharged from Company A, 17th Cavalry Regiment Illinois on 15 Dec 1865. Sources: 7 .
3. U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles about James O'Brien Name: James O'Brien Residence: Chicago, Illinois Enlistment Date: 21 Oct 1863 Rank at enlistment: Private State Served: Illinois Survived the War?: Yes Service Record: Enlisted in Company A, Illinois 17th Cavalry Regiment on 22 Jan 1864. Mustered out on 15 Dec 1865. Sources: Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men .
4. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865, U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 about James O'Brian Name: James O'Brian Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: Illinois Regiment Name: 17 Illinois Cavalry Regiment Name Expanded: 17th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry Company: A Rank In: Private Rank In Expanded: Private Rank Out: Private Rank Out Expanded: Private Alternate Name: James S. or James/O'Brien Film Number: M539 roll 67 .