John Knight O'Driscoll

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John Knight O'Driscoll

Birthplace: Humans Dorp, South Africa
Death: October 20, 1923 (77)
Kamas, Summit, UT, United States
Place of Burial: Kamas, Summit, UT, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James O'Driscoll and Rachel O'Driscoll
Husband of Sarah Ellen O'Driscoll
Father of Rachel Woolstenhulme; Ellen Davies; Susie Wilde; Isaac O'Driscoll; Jesse P O'Driscoll and 3 others

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About John Knight O'Driscoll

Son of James O'Driscoll and Rachel Knight. Came to America under the name John Stephen Smith with his uncle Henry Smith and aunt Martha Knight Smith.

Park Record November 30, 1917 Chums for Fifty Years

The Deseret Evening News of last Sunday had the pictures of Mr. and Mrs. John O'Driscoll, prominent people of Kamas, this county, who recently celebrated the anniversary of their fiftieth wedding day. In speaking of the affair, the News correspondent said: "Mr. and Mrs. John O'Driscoll of this place passed their golden wedding anniversary Nov. 16. Mr. O'Driscoll was born at Humans Dorp, South Africa, 72 years ago. He was baptized there in 1865 and came to Utah the same year. In 1866 he served in the Blackhawk war in Sanpete county. In 1867 ne married Sarah Ellen Neibaur, who was born in Salt Lake City. They have had 12 children of whom four sons and four daughters are living. They are: John O'Driscoll, of Leeton: Isaac O'Driscoll of Kamas; Jesse P. O'Driscoll of Provo; Mrs. Rachel Wolstenhulme of Driggs, Idaho; Mrs. Ellen Davis of Marion; Mrs. Gladys O'Driscoll of Kamas. Mr. and Mrs. O'Driscoll have 32 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. They moved to Kamas in 1869 and have resided there ever since.

Park Record October 26, 1923 Francis News

Mr. John O'Driscoll who died recently at Kamas spent most of his life in our vicinity. Mr. O'Driscoll was well known and has a host of friends here who extend sympathy to the bereaved family.

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John Knight O'Driscoll's Timeline

December 23, 1845
Humans Dorp, South Africa
Age 19
January 3, 1869
Age 23
Salt Lake, Salt Lake, UT, United States
April 6, 1870
Age 24
Marion, Summit, UT, United States
May 13, 1880
Age 34
Kamas, Summit, UT, United States
October 20, 1923
Age 77
Kamas, Summit, UT, United States