Is your surname Rourke?

Research the Rourke family

John Rourke's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


John Rourke

Birthdate: (81)
Birthplace: Annagharvy, Kings, Offaly, Ireland
Death: May 25, 1881 (81)
Rawdon, Montcalm, Quebec, Canada
Place of Burial: Rawdon, Quebec, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Michael Rourke and Mary Rourke (Rorke)
Husband of Ann Rourke
Father of Joseph Rourke; James Rourke; Henry Charles Rourke; Michael Samuel Rourke; William Rourke and 3 others
Brother of Susan May; Mary (Maria) Neville; Lucinda Coulter; J. James Rourke; William Rourke and 2 others

Occupation: Farmer, Landowner
Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About John Rourke

NameJohn Rourke Birth1800, Annaharvey, Kings County(Offaly), Ireland19 Death25 May 1881, Rawdon, County Montcalm, Quebec20 Burial28 May 1881, Christ Church Cemetary, Rawdon, QC20 OccupationLandowner, Farmer ReligionProtestant FatherMichael Rourke (Rorke) (1760-1827) MotherMary Ferguson (1769-1844) Misc. Notes Emmigrated to Quebec from Dublin in May 25, 1826 after 5 weeks and 5 days (Apr. 17th). Captain William Morris of the brig Prince of Asturias with 74 settlers. Left May 26th on th “Chambly” to Montreal21 signature on petition Oct 1/1828 to Govenor of Lower Canada protesting patent fees22 lot 11, concession 8 -checked Montreal Gazette May-June 1881 for Obit, found none (May 24, 2011) -checked Montreal Gazette May 29, 1826, ship listed as arriving May 25th (Microfilm N-3702)23 -listed in the 1831 Lower Canada Census as a farmer family bible lists him born in 1797, all eveidence says 1800 Spouses 1Ann Eveleigh Birth1805, Ireland24 Death12 Jun 1872, Rawdon, County Montcalm, Quebec1 Burial13 Jun 1872, Christ Church Cemetary, Rawdon, QC1 OccupationFarmwife ReligionProtestant, United Church of England FatherJohn Eveleigh (1762-1847) MotherAnn ? (1774-) Marriage26 Nov 1829, Rawdon, County Montcalm, Quebec1 ChildrenWilliam (1830-1870)

John Jr. (1832-1866)
James (1833-1903)
Joseph (1834-1905)
Henry Warren (1836-1909)
Mary Ann (1838-1873)
Suzann (1840-)
Michael Samuel (1842-1903)
view all 12

John Rourke's Timeline

Annagharvy, Kings, Offaly, Ireland
October 25, 1834
Age 34
Rawdon, Matawinie Regional County Municipality, Québec, Canada
Age 34
Rawdon, Montcalm, Quebec, Canada
September 22, 1836
Age 36
Rawdon, Montcalm, Quebec, Canada
April 18, 1842
Age 42
Rawdon, Quebec, Canada
May 25, 1881
Age 81
Rawdon, Montcalm, Quebec, Canada