About Hanora "Nora" O'Leary
Miss Hanora "Nora" O'Leary
- Born: Monday 10th June 1895
- Age: 16 years
- Marital Status: Single.
- Last Residence: in Kingwilliamstown Ireland
- 3rd Class passenger
- First Embarked: Queenstown on Thursday 11th April 1912
- Ticket No. 330919 , £7 16s 7d
- Destination: New York City New York United States
- Rescued (boat 13)
- Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
- Died: Sunday 18th May 1975
Upon returning to Ireland for a visit a few years later, she married Thomas J. (Tim) Herlihy and then remained in Ireland where she raised her son and four daughters.
Miss Hanora (Nora) O'Leary, 16, was born in Glencollins, Kingwilliamstown, Co. Cork on June 10, 1895. She was the daughter of John O'Leary and Johanna Healy and had five brothers and two sisters. She was going to her sister Ms. Katie O’Leary at 137 W. 11th Street, New York City.
She boarded the Titanic at Queenstown (ticket number 330919, £7 16s 7d). She was travelling in a group from the Kingwilliamstown area led by Daniel Buckley, and consisting of Hannah Riordan, Bridget Bradley, Patrick Denis O'Connell, Patrick O'Connor, and Michael Linehan.
Nora was rescued, probably in lifeboat 13.
Nora became a domestic in New York City. Upon returning to Ireland for a visit a few years later, she married Thomas J. (Tim) Herlihy and then remained in Ireland where she raised her son and four daughters.She spent the remainder of her life in Ballydesmond where she died on 18 May 1975. She is buried in the parish churchyard just a few feet from fellow survivor, Daniel Buckley.
Sources Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55). Noel Ray (1999) List of Passengers who Boarded RMS Titanic at Queenstown, April 11, 1912. The Irish Titanic Historical Society
Contributors Cameron Bell, Northern Ireland Robert L. Bracken, USA Michael A. Findlay, USA Noel Ray, Ireland
Hanora "Nora" O'Leary's Timeline
June 10, 1895
May 18, 1975