Birth of John O'Hara: c 1830 Ireland
Birth of Margaret O'Hara: circa 1829 Ireland - died Brooklyn 1900.
1863 Draft Registration: Ward 12, Brooklyn,
John O'Hara, age 34, laborer married born Ireland,
- Thomas, c 1856
1900: 82 Dikeman street,
Thomas O'Harah 43 New York, blacksmith,
wife Bridget O'Harah 35 Ireland,
son John O'Harah 16 New York,
son James O'Harah 14 New York,
son William O'Harah 12 New York,
daughter Sarah O'Harah 8 New York,
daughter Ellen O'Harah 5 New York,
son Thomas O'Harah 3 New York,
son Lawrence O'Harah 1 New York
1905: 92 Dikeman street, O'Hara, Thomas 51, blacksmith, Bridget age 33 born Ireland,
John 21 blacksmith, James 19 blacksmith,
William 17 printer,
Mary 10, Thos Jr. 8, Robert 5, Margaret 2
- Elizabeth (Lizzie) circa 1858
unmarried age 44 in 1910
- Sarah circa 1860
- John circa 1862
- James circa 1866
age 46 unmarried in 1910
Had a saloon in 1900.
age 42 unmarried in 1910
- Phillip circa 1869
John Ohara 40, laborer,
Mary Ohara 41,
Thomas Ohara 14, works in boiler shop,
Lizzie Ohara 12,
Sarah Ohara 10,
John Ohara 8,
James Ohara 6,
Lawrence Ohara 3,
Philip Ohara 11/12
1875: Ward 12, ED 2, "86" Dikeman, frame, $6,000, John O Hara 45, day laborer, born Ireland,
wife Mary O Hara 46, born Ireland,
son Thos O Hara 20
daughter Lizzie O Hara 18
daughter Sarah O Hara 16
son John O Hara 10
son James O Hara 9
son Lawrence O Hara 8
son Philipp O Hara 6, children born New York.
1880 Census: Wolcott, John O'hara 48, laborer, Ireland,
Mary O'hara 50, Ireland,
Thomas O'hara 25, laborer,
Elisabeth O'hara 23, dressmaker,
Sarah O'hara 21,
John O'hara 18,
James O'hara 16,
Lawrence O'hara 14,
Phillip O'hara 10, children all born New York
Death of John O'Hara: Between 1880 and 1885
Probate: Did not find as of March 2013.
1885: Mary O'Hara 92 Dikeman widow - no others listed.
1888: O'Hara, Lawrence caulker, J. 92 Dikeman
Ward 12, ED 6, Dikeman Street,
O'Hara, May, age 60, Ireland,
John 28, conductor, Lizzie 35, seamstress,
Sarah 30 seamstress, Lawrence, 24, caulker,
Philip 22, longshoreman.
1894: Lawrence O'Hare was a reform Democrat. He was born in the 12th ward and
went to Public School No 27.
He was a caulker at Murphy's Ship Yard in the Erie Vasin before entering politics.
He lived with his mother at 88 Dikeman.
1894: Lawrence O'Hara was involved with the Visitation lyceum baseball team
1896: Lawrence O'Hara of 88 Dikeman, street, was
running for Assemblyman for the 10th district.
1897: Lawrence O'Hara won
a silver spoon at the Visitation Church Building association
fund raiser held at the Atheneum Assembly rooms at Atlantic ave
and Clintons street in April.
1897 Directory O'HARA, Mary, wid John, h 88 Dikeman (Brooklyn Genealogy)
1900: Death of "Margaret" O'Hara:
Mrs. Margaret O'Hara who had resided in Red Hook for more that 50 years, died
at her residence at 88 Dikeman street in June 1900 after a long illness. She was the mother
of nine children
including "Lawrence F. O'Hara" who was "well known in "political circles in the Twelfth Ward".
She apparently was a home body and had not been to Manhattan in over 40 years.
She was one of the oldest and most devout members of Visitation Church. Buried Holy Cross.
Probate: Did no find as of March 2013
1901: Lawrence O'Hare liquors 269 Van Brunt, home, 88
Dikeman street. Not listed 1902.
1900: Lawrence "O'Hare" had a saloon on the ground floor of 269 Van Brunt when two men were arrested for
coming out of the building at 2 o'clock in the morning in an intoxicated state. The arresting officer
went to O'Hare's house at 88 Dikeman street and roused him. The returned to 269 Van Brunt and found a
lead pipe valued at $150 "secreted" in the cellar.
1900: 12th Ward, 88 Dikeman street, Mary A O Hara 72 Ireland, immigrated 1849,
daughter Elizabeth O Hara 39 New York,
son John O Hara 36 New York, iron worker,
daughter Sarah O Hara 35 New York,
son Lawrence O Hara 33 New York, saloon keeper, three families in building.
1902: Lawrence O'Hara was on the reception committee of the the Holy Name Society
"progressive euchre* and reception" Visitation Church.
*A card game.
1910: 84 Dikeman, John O Hara 46, calker, dry dock,
Lawrence O Hara 42, deck hand, long shore,
Lizzie O Hara 44 - the relationships are not given.
1905: 88 , Dikeman Street, Elizabeth head 46, operator,
John brother age 42, laborer,
Lawrence brother 37, caulker
1915: 84 Dikeman,
Elizabeth O'Hara 58, house work,
John O'Hara 54, weigher,
Lawrence O'Hara 46, ship caulker
1920: 84 Dikeman, Larry O Hara 50y New York, ship caulker ship yard,
Elizabeth O Hara sister, 56y New York
John O Hara brother 54y New York, weigher, weighing company.
1940: Assembly district 3, 84 Dikeman street, O'Hara, Lawrence, head age 73 born New York, wood caulker ship repair.