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Owen Donohoe

Owen Donohoe

Owen Donohoe
Lowell, Massachusetts

Owen Donohoe (born in Lowell, MA in 1862) was the fourth son of James P. Donohoe (born in 1825 in County Clare, Ireland) and Alice Cassidy. Owen was one of eight sons born to James and Alice Donohoe: John E., Peter H., James P. Jr., Owen M., Joseph F., Charles J., Frank, and Edward. Owen Donohoe was a tavern owner and was later active in politics.

On May 5, 1885, Owen Donohoe married Catherine J. McSorley, daughter of Alexander and Jane McSorley, in Lowell. This photo is probably his wedding photo. Owen and Catherine had nine children together: Mary (b. 1887), Joseph (b. 1889), Alice (b. 1891), William (b. 1893), James (b. 1895), Edith (b. 1897), Helen (b. 1899), Charles (b. 1900), and Genevieve (b. 1903). Owen and Catherine were active in their church and community.

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According to "A Directory of Massachusetts Photographers 1839-1900", this photographer worked at this address 1888-90.


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