OBRIAN Family

First Generation

1. Thomas L1 Obrian was born in New Jersey April 1869.

He married Mary L unknown 1891. Mary was born in Ireland May 1874. In the 1900 census Trenton, Mercer Co NJ page 53B, Thomas (age 31) is recorded with his wife Mary (age 26), daughter Katherine (age 5), daughter Frances (age 4) and daughter Helen (age 1). They have been married for 8 years and have had 4 children with 3 living at the time of the census. Thomas is a barber born in New Jersey.

In the 1910 census Trenton, Mercer Co NJ page 13, Thomas (age 41) is recorded with his wife Mary (age 37), daughter Katherine (age 14), daughter Frances (age 14) daughter Helen (age 12), daughter Mary (age 9), son Thomas (age 5), and son David (age 3). They have been married for 18 years and have had 7 children with 6 living at the time of the census. Thomas is a barber born in New Jersey. Helen came to this country in 1888.

In the 1920 census Trenton, Mercer Co NJ page 138, Thomas (age 50) is recorded with his wife Mary (age 47), daughter Catherine (age 25), daughter Mary (age 18), son Thomas (age 14), son David (age 12), son-in-law Alphonse (age 20), and daughter Helen (age 21). In the 1930 census Falls Twp, Bucks Co PA page 118, Thomas (age 60) is recorded with his wife Mary (age 57), grandson Thomas Godown (age 8) and granddaughter Mary Godown (age 4). Thomas is a house painter born in New Jersey.

Thomas L Obrian and Mary L unknown had the following children:

child 2 i. Katherine2 Obrian was born in New Jersey June 1894.

child 3 ii. Francis Obrian was born in New Jersey April 1896.

child 4 iii. Helen F O'Brian was born in New Jersey December 1898. Helen died 1985 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 86 years of age. buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Clinton Twp, Hunterdon County, NJ She married Alphonse Hill Godown in New Jersey, 1918.

Alphonse was born Trenton, Mercer Co, NJ December 9, 1900. Alphonse(3879) was the son of Clinton Barbour Godown and Emily L Chidister. Alphonse died October 1942 at 41 years of age. buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Clinton Twp, Hunterdon County, NJ

(See Alphonse Hill Godown for the continuation of this line.)

child 5 iv. Mary Obrian was born in Mercer Co, NJ 1900.

child 6 v. Thomas Obrian was born in Mercer Co, NJ 1904.

child 7 vi. David Obrian was born in Mercer Co, NJ April 28, 1907. David died August 1983 Trenton, Mercer Co, NJ, at 76 years of age.

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