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4. “1901 Census for Keppel, Grey County.”
5. “Charles and Evelyn Rourke Family Bible.”
6. “Surname Collection #2,” Aug 12/2013, Newspaper clippings, Bruce and Grey Ontario Genealogical Society.
7. “Rourke Family Bible,” Carl and Millie Rourke, letters.
8. “Marriage record 1801-1928 Ontario.”
9. Up to Rawdon (based on 1852 Census of Long Pointe), Daniel Parkinson, Lulu.com, p. 660.
10. “1901 Census of Canada.”
11. “Ontario Births 1869-1911,” 1905, MS929_172.
12. All information collected by Gloria Saville at Rourke Reunion in July 1983.
13. “Rourke Family Bible.”
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16. “British Columbia Death Registrations 1872-1986,” familysearch.org.
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22. “National Archives of Canada,” 1828, c2535 pages 54, 54512, 54513, microfilm.
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27. “Tara Leader,” Feb 5, 1903, microfilm , Bruce County Archives.
28. “Tombstone ,” Canadian Headstones.com.
29. “1871 Lennox and Addington Census.”
30. “Marriage cert.”
31. “1861 Census of Canada Montcalm, Canada East.”
32. “Obit.”
33. “death record Ontario Deaths 1869-1936.”
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35. “Death Record,” Nov 30/1922, County Bruce, 008225.
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37. “Canada Census Mortality Schedules, 1871,” familysearch.org.
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39. “Wisconsin Marriages 1836-1930,” 2014, familysearch.org.
40. Sheila Brown, “Brown Family Tree,” Ancestry.com.
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42. “1851 census lists as 37.”
43. 1901 UK Census.
44. “Tunisian Steamer Ticket,” 1904, Liverpool, England.
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47. “Canada Births and Baptisms 1661-1959.”
48. “Lethbridge Herald.”
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50. “Saskatoon Star Phoenix,” oct 23/2010.
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53. “Owen Sound Sun Times,” Obituary, Jan 2005.
54. Battlefords Newspaper Obit, online obit, Apr 27/2011.
55. Nidjatal Stefans Stefannsonar History, 1992, Sigurlaug Jona Sigurdardottir.
56. “U.S., Select Births and Christenings, 1867-1931.”
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58. Karl Peter Alund, www.solidinfo.se/websok.aspx?, Dec. 10/2013.
59. “1911 Census,” Oct 3/11, automated geneology, Oct 3/11.
60. Ancestry.com Private family tree, “tobbejonsson,” June 11/2014.
61. “ Saskatchewan, Canada, Residents Index (SRI), 1800-2012.”
62. “1911 Canada Census Humbolt, SK,” page 7, microfilm, June 8/2011.
63. “Aunt Dolores Halldorson,” June 2011, Jerry Rourke.
64. “Iceland, Baptisms, 1730-1905,” familysearch.org.
65. “Tombstone.”
66. “Saskatchewan Probate Estate files 1887-1931,” 1922, Wynyard, familysearch.org.
67. “1921 Canada Census.”
68. from Wendy Miller
69. “Iceland, Marriages, 1770-1920,” 2014, familysearch.org.
70. “Obit.”
71. Wendy Miller, ancestry.com, June 8/2011.
72. “Edmonton Journal,” Nov 17/2010, obits.
73. “The Star Phoenix,” Newspaper, Saskatoon, SK, Sept. 28/2009, obituary.
74. “Rourke Family Letters- Letter 6 ,” Apr 6/1831, msrourkefamilytree.
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76. “FR Swift Family Tree,” May 20/2014, ancestry.com family tree public trees.
77. “Alexander Gale register La Prairie Presbyterian Church,” 1826, Up to Rawdon p. 293.
78. “Christ Church Register,” Aug 15/2013, Christ Church office, Book.
80. “Odlum Records by Parish from Church of Ireland Records RCB Library Copied Dec 2012-Mar 2013-Roman Catholic from  http://www.Irishgenealogy.ie ,” Feb 25/16, http://www.thestewartsinireland.ie/category/various-records/.
81. “Odlum Family History,” Feb /2010.
82. “A Registry of Christening Weddings and Burials in the Parish of Geashill,” August 1977, Blair Rourke, REG 1.
83. “Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Register 1828-1910.”
84. Dianne Brewer, “Macdonald-Willis-Brewer Family Tree,” http://person.ancestry.co.uk/tree/10681936/person/-14653314/story, Jan 21/2016.
85. Craig Family history, Marlene Ward, Oct 31/2016, interview with Barb St Louis.
86. photo of tombstone taken June 3/2011
87. From Prairie Sod to Golden Grains, 334.
88. “1851 Canada Census.”
89. Daniel Parkinson, Up To Rawdon.
90. “Tombstone.”
91. “Canada, Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959.”
92. Mary Lou Armstrong, July 5/15.
93. “Obit.”
94. “Canada, Soldiers of the First World War 1914-1918,” ancestry.ca.
95. Spondin and Area History Book Society-Jean James, Prairie Rose Country 75 years of history 1906-1981, Jean James, page 332, 333.
96. “Ontario Canada Births 1869-1913,” Aug 29/2012, MS933.
97. “Obit.”
98. “Ontario Marriages 1801-1928, 1933-34,” Ancestry.com.
99. correct spelling from Joe Clark, step grandson.
100. “1900 United States Federal Census,” 1900, T623_363 page 8a.
101. “Michigan Births 1867-1902,” familysearch.org.
102. “James Rourke photocopy.”
103. “Rourke Bible from William Rourke and Margaret Gray,” Odlum Transcriptions.
104. “12th Census of the United States,” June 4/1900, July 25/2012.
105. “Bruce County Death Record,” 1917, Park Head, Ontario, 88 years, 8 months, 20 days.
106. “Illinois Marriages 1815-1935,” Aug 29/2013, 2148569, film.
107. Heather Guit, “Retta Amey info,” Jan 15/16, pguit@execulink.com.
108. “All Ontario marriages 1801-1928.”
109. “Obit.”
110. “1940 US Census,” July 25/2012.
111. Stan Rourke, 2012.
112. “from Betty Rourke, daughter August 13/2011.”
113. “U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current,” 2016.
114. “Michigan Death Index 1971-1996,” familysearch.org.
115. “Michigan Marriage Records 1867-1952.”
116. “U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014.”
117. “Obit.”
118. “Michigan Deaths 1921-1952,” familysearch.org.
119. “1911 Canada Census.”
120. “ U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014.”
121. “US Death Index.”
122. “Boarder crossings from Canada to US 1895-1954,” Aug. 22/2012, Ancestry.com, scanned microfilm online, www.Ancestry.com.
123. “1911 Canada Toronto West census.”
124. “Toronto Star,” Oct 26/39.
125. “Toronto Star,” Sept 16/2003.
126. “Find a grave.”
127. “Rourke Surname List-Microfiche,” Aug. 11/2012, Microfiche/printout, Grey Roots Museum.
128. “Michigan, Detroit Manifests of Arrivals at the Port of Detroit, 1906-1954,” mar 11/2015, family search.org.
129. “Birth Notice-Rourke Surnames list.”
131. “Kalamazoo County, Michigan, Riverside Cemetery Index, 1800-2012,” ancestry.com.
132. “Michigan Marriages 1868-1925,” May 15/2014, familysearch.org.
133. gschoolcraft3882694, “Lucie Rebecca Lyn Rourke,” www.familysearch.org, dec 10/2012.
134. “ Florida Death Index, 1877-1998.”
135. Dr. HC Burleigh, “Amey Brothers of Ernestown,” 1976.
136. “Ontario Deaths,1869-1937.”
138. Dr HC Burleigh, “The Amey Brothers of Ernestown,” page 4, 5, 1976.
139. Kenneth E Hasbrouck, Records of the Dutch Reformed Church of Fishkill, Dutchess County 1731-1850, 1959, 346 pages.
140. from minutes in Rourke Reunion book.
141. “Brantford Expositer,” Obituary, July 3/2001.
142. “Fort Frances Times Obit,” Sept 6/2008.
143. “Montreal Gazette,” Dec. 27/2005.
144. “Christ Church Records Rawdon.”
145. “Minnesota, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990,” Sept 1/14, familysearch.org.
146. JoAnn Neville Nelson, “Aug/2014,” John Neville and Mary Klos.
147. “1910 US Federal Census.”
148. “1900 US Federal Census.”
149. “Manitoba Death Index 1881-1941.”
150. based on information gathered from 1822-47 Anglican records and 1825 and 31 censuses of John listed the “senior” of the household, the assumption is that he headed the household and the others listed were his children.
151. based on burial records from St Thomas Anglican Church found by Linda Wright.
152. Linda Wright, Apr 11/11.
153. “Daniel Parkinson email.”
154. “1901 Derby Township Census,” CD ROM, BGOGS.
155. From Prairie Sod to Golden Grain 1904-1974, history of Ernfold Community, 331-336, 86, 118, 52.
156. From Prairie Sod to Golden Sand, Enfold history, 333.
158. “Ontario Marriages 1869-1927.”
159. “1930 US Federal Census.”
160. “1871 Census of Canada.”
161. The Spirit Lives On-Osnabrock, ND, Osnabrock Historical Committee , Associated Printers 1987, page 209, 347-352, page 408,409.
162. “1851 Census.”
164. microfilm ms932_86
166. “Find a grave.”
167. Hermanson/daggett family tree , “ancestry.com,” john hermanson.
168. “Florida, Deaths, 1877-1939.”
169. “1842 Lower Canada Census-Grenville,” Feb 24/16.
170. “Dublin Observer May 17, 1834,” Feb 24/16, 273.
171. “Samuel O” Rourke-The Art of Pugilism 1812 or 1837,” Jan 26/2016.
172. based on death at 81 years, 2 months and 26 days.
173. based on death at 79 years
174. “Daniel Parkinson research,” Dec 8/2001, db.parkinson@sympatico.ca.
175. based on 1851 census
176. Newmarket, “Vol 3B , p 347,” http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/information.pl?r=100...amp;d=bmd_1450731078, Jan 14/16.
177. “Lennox and Addington Ont. Archives,” 1864, marriage record, Microfilm 248 reel 10 Vol.32.
178. “Ontario County Marriage registers 1858-1869,” Oct 8/13.
179. Karen Vaness, “ancestry.com,” Jan 23/2016.
180. “US Border crossings Canada to US 1895-1956,” Dec 26/2012.
181. “United States Social Security Index,” 2012, family search.org.
182. “New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962.”
183. “New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962".”
185. “Tombstone ,” Canadian Headstones.com, 75 years old insribed.
186. Larry Turner, Ernestown Rural Spaces, Urban Places, 85.
187. 1901 UK Census 8 yrs old or 10 yrs old??
188. “Soham Parish Records,” ref #10368.
189. 1901 UK England Census (75 years old).
190. unknown, “Odlum Family History,” pdf, Feb 9/2010.
191. “Marriage Bonds, Pointe aux Trembles,” Microfilm H1131 #2434.
192. based on information from Linda Wright and Marian Sargent
Mary Ann was on the 1900 Census on Muskegon County.
193. “1816 petition.”
194. “email Brenda Odlum Dailey,” Mar 12/2001, afdailey@earthlink.net.
195. “1891 census.”
196. “tombstone at Ernestown.”
197. “1861 Rawdon Census.”
198. from decendant Linda Wright, baptismal and death records in her possession.
199. “1861 Garafraxa Census.”
200. Rosquist Family Tree, ancestry.com.
201. Daniel Morrison, - --A History of Pickford Area Pioneer Families, 1973.
202. Marian Sargeant, “Decendants of Catherine Eveleigh and Joseph S Cosens,” Mar 24/2013, Rourke Research folder.
203. “Michigan Deaths and burials 1867-1995.”
204. from son Thomas Arthur, Sept 20/2011.
205. Thomas (Norman) Rourke, Feb. 28/12.
206. “obit from ontario.”
207. “Family History Library,” 1886, microfilm MS932_54.
208. “1880 US Census,” family search.org.
209. “Canada Passenger Lists 1881-1922,” June 12/14, familysearch.org.
210. “Heimskringla,” Winnipeg In Icelandic, Feb 1/33.
211. “Web: Manitoba, Marriage Index, 1879-1931.”
212. “Homestead records in Alberta,” June 13/14, 70.313/2454, https://archive.org/index/php.
213. Saskatchewan Cemetaries Project, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cansacem/kandahar_obits.html, Mar. 18/2012.
214. Aug 9/2002, posted on my guestbook.
215. “England Births and Christenings 1538-1975.”
216. “ in the U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.”
217. “Canada, Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959.”
218. Heather Gregory, Nov 10/11.
219. “U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014.”
220. “Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.”
221. Langdon 1888-1988 Centennial book.
222. “1911 Chertsey Census.”
223. “1920 US Federal Census.”
224. “United States Social Security Death Index,” familysearch.org.
225. “ U.S., Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, 1847-2015.”
226. “New York Passenger lists 1820-1957.”
227. “Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925.”
228. “Michigan, Births, 1867-1902.”
229. “Hermanson Family tree,” Ancestry public tree.com.
230. Mount Royal Cemetary Search.
231. “1881 Canada Census.”
232. John H Binford, History of Hancock County, Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement by the ., 533.
233. “1930 US Census.”
234. “1920 US Census.”
235. “1900 US census.”
236. “Ken Rusk,” Aug 10/15, Jerry Rourke, Etobicoke, ON.
237. “Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956,” familysearch.org.
238. “Minnesota Deaths and burials 1835-1990,” familysearch.org.
239. “1906 Canada Census,” familysearch.org.
240. “1916 Canada Census,” familysearch.org.
241. “California, San Joaquin, County Public Library Obituary Index, 1850-1991,” familysearch.org.
242. “Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934,” familysearch.org.
243. “Iowa, Marriages, 1809-1992,” familysearch.org.
244. “Tara Leader,” death notice, Mar 12/1903.
245. “1831 census.”
246. Alberta Family HIstories Society, http://www.afhs.ab.ca.
247. “Iceland, Select Marriages, 1770-1920.”
248. “Iceland, Select Baptisms, 1730-1905.”