Bio: O'Hearn, William R. (1843 - 1917)

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Email:  stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: O'Hearn, Spaulding, Johnson, Streeter

----Sources: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, Death Records

W. R. O'HEARN, cashier of Jackson County Bank, Black River Falls, was born in Canada, Jan. 15, 1843. Came to Wisconsin with his parents, who settled in Dodge County in 1845, and moved from there to Jackson County in 1855, where he has remained ever since, first farming with his father and going to school, but received his principal education at Galesville University; after which he engaged in the lumber business, also as book-keeper for D. J. Spaulding where he remained until Jan. 2, 1877, when he commenced as cashier in the bank where he still remains. Is a member of order of A. F. & A. M., Black River Lodge, No. 74, Chapter, No. 41, and La Crosse Commandery, No. 9. Was married to Miss Flora Johnson, in 1869. She was born in North Adams, Mass., Nov. 24, 1846. Have two sons, Thomas and Harry.

1880 Federal Census, Albion, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 284

Wm. R. O'Hearn, American married male
occupation : Bank Cashier
spouse's birthplace : New York, United States
father's birthplace : Canada
mother's birthplace : Canada

Household Members
self Wm. R. O'Hearn F 38 (1843 Canada)
wife Flora O'Hearn F 35 New York, United States
son Thomas O'Hearn M 9 Wisconsin, United States
son Harry O'Hearn M 5 Wisconsin, United States
sister-in-law Mollie Johnson F 15 Massachusetts, United States
other Mattie Gilbertsn F 25 Norway
other John Mills M 21 Wisconsin, United States

1900 Federal Census, ED 44 Black River Falls city Ward 1-4, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 5, family 108

William R O'Hearn, white, married male
birth date: Jan 1843
years married: 31 (1869)

Household Member
head William R O'Hearn M 57 (Jan 1843 Canada)
wife Flora O'Hearn F 55 (Nov 1845 New York), 3 children-2 living, father b. NY, mother b. MA
daughter Florence O'Hearn F 16 (Jan 1884 Wisconsin)
aunt Hannah Streeter F 83 (Apr 1817 Massachusetts), single, both parents b. MA

Minnesota Death Records

William R. O'Hearn
gender: Male
burial place: Black River Falls, Wis.
death date: 06 Jul 1917
death place: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota
age: 74
birth date: 15 Jan 1842* (family record and bio says *1843)
birthplace: Canada
occupation: Banker
race: White
marital status: Married
father's name: Thomas O'Hearn
father's birthplace: Canada
mother's birthplace: Canada

 Flora O'Hearn (b. Nov 1845 New York)
event: Death
event date: 07 Oct 1928
event place: Hennepin, Minnesota

 

 


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