O'BRIEN, Thomas Francis

O'BRIEN, Thomas Francis

Male 1887 - 1957  (70 years)

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  • Name O'BRIEN, Thomas Francis  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Born 1 Aug 1887  Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Education 1904  Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Quincy High School class of 1904 
    Died 16 Nov 1957  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 10
    • Carney Hospital
    Obituary 17 Nov 1957  [10
    Daily Boston Globe 
    Buried 19 Nov 1957  Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • The Milton Cemetery
    Notes 
    • Thomas F. O'Brien, retired hardware dealer, was a native of Quincy and lived in Milton for 45 years.

      On May 9, 1916, Thomas F. O'Brien purchased the house and property at 37 Huntington Road, Milton, from William Golding of Franklin, MA.

      On June 1, 1916, Thomas F. O'Brien took out a mortgage on the house with the West Roxbury Co-operative Bank. He paid it off on May 22, 1922.

      On May 24, 1922, Thomas F. and Beatrice C. O'Brien sold the house and property at 37 Huntington Road, Milton, to Clarence L. and Eva M. Nichols of Quincy.

      In 1940, Thomas and Anna Beatrice were living at 24 Washington St, in East Milton, with their four unmarried children, who ranged in age from 23 to 14. [11]

    Father O'BRIEN, Michael F.,   b. Sep 1853, , , New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother LARKIN, Katherine F.,   b. Aug 1853, , , Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 

    Spouse CASHMAN, Anna Beatrice,   b. 13 Mar 1888, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1968, Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1915  Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Address:
    95 Crescent Street
    Quincy, MA 02169
    USA
    617.773.0120
    stmary.quincy@comcast.net
    http://www.stmaryquincy.org/ 
    • Rev. Andrew Joseph O'Brien (brother of the groom) officiated at the ceremony.

      Alternate date from Catherine Regina O'Brien's pedigree chart: 20 Oct 1915. [12]
    029 1915 OBrien Cashman marriage article
    029 1915 OBrien Cashman marriage article
    OBRIEN-CASHMAN-Miss Beatrice Cashman of East Milton, daughter of Mrs. Mary and the late John Cashman, a former resident of Quincy, and Thomas F. O’Brien of Crescent street, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael F. O’Brien, were married at St. Mary’s church this morning with a nuptial mass. The celebrant was Rev. Dr. Andrew J. O’Brien, professor of dogmatic theology at St.John’s seminary at Brockton and brother of the groom. Seated within the chancel were visiting clergy who are friends of the contracting parties, including Rev. Frank Walsh of Reading, a relative, and Rev. Thomas R. McCoy and Rev. J. Mooney of St. Mary’s parish. Miss Helen Cashman, sister of the bride was bridesmaid and Joseph Dasha, cousin of the bridegroom, was the best man. A reception followed the ceremony at the home of the bride on Adams street, East Milton. Assisting them in receiving were Mrs.Cashman and Mr. and Mrs. O’Brien. The decorations at the house consisting of autumnal foliage, cut flowers, palms and potted plants, transformed it into a palace of beauty. The ushers at the reception and at the church were George Reinhalter, Joseph R. McGilvray, George A. Sullivan, Paul Foley, and Frederick Spenes. Miss Alice Foley was soloist at the mass and also rendered several solos during the reception. There were about 100 guests present. There is perhaps no more popular couple in the city than the bride and groom. Both were graduated from Quincy High school in the class of 1904 and took an active part in class affairs. Mrs. Cashman then went to Radcliffe College. Mr. O’Brien is now serving his third term as president of the St. Mary’s C.T.A. and M.R. society and is a member of the Ave Maria council, Knights of Columbus. He is connected with the Boston Glue Co,. of Boston. Mr. and Mrs. O’Brien were the recipients of many valuable presents. There wedding trip will be started this evening. On their return they will live at 12 Grafton street, East Milton. [Article credit: Collection of Catherine O'Brien Cronin (1917-2005)]
    029 1915 OBrien Cashman wedding announcement
    029 1915 OBrien Cashman wedding announcement
    O'BRIEN-CASHMAN. East Milton Girl is Married Today in St Mary's Church, Quincy., - from Boston Evening Globe on Thursday, October 21, 1915.
    Children 
    +1. O'BRIEN, Catherine Regina,   b. 23 Aug 1916,   d. 10 May 2005, Lexington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +2. O'BRIEN, Andrew Joseph,   b. 1917, Milton, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1965, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    +3. O'BRIEN, Patricia Ann,   b. 18 Jul 1922, Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 2011, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +4. O'BRIEN, Eileen Frances,   b. 1 Jul 1925, Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 2008, Norwood, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Aug 1887 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Quincy High School class of 1904 - 1904 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Address:
    95 Crescent Street
    Quincy, MA 02169
    USA
    617.773.0120
    stmary.quincy@comcast.net
    http://www.stmaryquincy.org/ - 21 Oct 1915 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - O’BRIEN, Andrew Joseph - 1917 - Milton, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - O’BRIEN, Patricia Ann - 18 Jul 1922 - Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - O’BRIEN, Eileen Frances - 1 Jul 1925 - Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Nov 1957 - Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Nov 1957 - Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    029 1950s Thomas Francis OBrien headshot
    029 1950s Thomas Francis OBrien headshot
    Detail of Thomas Francis O'Brien taken from O'Brien family photo. [Photo credit: Claire Curran Balquist]
    029 1950s OBrien Family
    029 1950s OBrien Family
    Bottom row, L to R: Thomas Francis O'Brien, Ann Beatrice Cashman O'Brien, Catherine Regina O'Brien Cronin.    Top row, L to R: Eileen O'Brien Curran, Andrew J. O'Brien, Patricia O'Brien Gallagher. [Photo credit: Claire Curran Balquist]
    029 2012 24 Washington St East Milton
    029 2012 24 Washington St East Milton
    Photo of house at 24 Washington Street in East Milton, Massachusetts. This was the home of the O'Brien Family from at least1930  to 1968. Thomas Francis O'Brien lived here until his death in 1957 and Anna Beatrice continued living here until her death in 1968. This house is located at the corner of Washington Street and Brackett, just two houses away from the spot where Hannah Falvey lived from 1913 until her death on April 27, 1934. It is approximately two blocks away from the home of John Joseph Cashman, brother of Anna Beatrice, at 32 Belcher Circle.

    Headstones
    029 2011 Thomas and Anna Beatrice OBrien headstone
    029 2011 Thomas and Anna Beatrice OBrien headstone
    Thomas O'Brien (1887-1957) and Beatrice Cashman O'Brien (1888-1968) headstone in Milton Cemetery.
    MILTON CEMETERY ENTRY, Milton, Norfolk, Mass
    MILTON CEMETERY ENTRY, Milton, Norfolk, Mass
    029 2011 Thomas and Beatrice OBrien headstone
    029 2011 Thomas and Beatrice OBrien headstone
    This stone, located in The Milton Cemeter, Milton, MA, marks the graves of Thomas O'Brien (1887-1957) and Beatrice Cashman O'Brien (1888-1968). Beatrice is a daughter of John Cashman. [Photo credit: Donna Goldstein]

    Business
    029 1937 OBrien Hardware ad Milton Record Oct 9
    029 1937 OBrien Hardware ad Milton Record Oct 9
    This ad appeared in The Milton Record on October 9, 1937.

    Directories
    019 1914 to 1932 Milton Resident directory
    019 1914 to 1932 Milton Resident directory
    HISTORY and DIRECTORY of MILTON, for the year 1914, on page46, lists Annie Cashman, bds 652 Adams, lists Helen Cashman as a teacher in Cambridge, bds 652 Adams, and lists Mrs. John Cashman as 652 Adams. For the Year 1916, on page 46, lists Annie Beatrice Cashman, bds 652 Adams, lists Helen Cashman as a teacher in Cambridge, bds 652 Adams, lists Mrs. John Cashman as 652 Adams, and lists John J. Cashman as a contractor, 32 Belcher circle. For the year 1917, on page 47, lists Annie Beatrice Cashman, as bds 652 Adams, lists Mrs. John Cashman, as 652 Adams, and lists John J. Cashman as contractor, 32 Belcher circle. For the Year 1919, on page 48, lists Helen Cashman as a lawyer 185 Devonshire, bds 652 Adams and lists John J. Cashman as a contractor, 32 Belcher circle. For the Year 1921, on page 51, lists Helen Cashman as a lawyer, bds 652 Adams and lists John J. Cashman as a contractor, 32 Belcher circle. For the year 1932, on page 70, lists John J. Cashman's reidence as 32 Belcher circle. For the year 1932, on page 211, lists  Thomas F. O'Brien as treas. O'Brien Hardware Co. 534 Adams, residence 24 Washington.

    Land Records
    029 1922 OBrien Nichols deed Milton 37 Huntington
    029 1922 OBrien Nichols deed Milton 37 Huntington
    On May 24, 1922, Thomas F. and Beatrice C. O'Brien sold the house and property at 37 Huntington Road, Milton, to Clarence L. and Eva M. Nichols of Quincy. [Source credit: Norfolk County Registry of Deeds, book 1517, page 504-505]

    Miltary & Draft
    029 1917 Thomas Francis OBrien WWI draft reg
    029 1917 Thomas Francis OBrien WWI draft reg
    Thomas Francis OBrien, 37 Huntington Road, Milton, MA Birth date:  1 Aug 1887 Birth place:  Massachusetts,United States of America Residence date:   Residence place:  Canton, Norfolk, Massachusetts; [Source citation: Registration Location: Norfolk County, Massachusetts; Roll: ; Draft Board: .]
    029 1942 Thomas Francis OBrien WWII draft reg p1
    029 1942 Thomas Francis OBrien WWII draft reg p1
    Thomas Francis OBrien, Birth date:  1 Aug 1887  Birth place:  Quincy, Massachusetts  Residence date:    Residence place:  Norfolk, Massachusetts [Source citation: Roll: ; Local board: Norfolk , Massachusetts.]

    News
    029 1915 OBrien Cashman marriage article
    029 1915 OBrien Cashman marriage article
    OBRIEN-CASHMAN-Miss Beatrice Cashman of East Milton, daughter of Mrs. Mary and the late John Cashman, a former resident of Quincy, and Thomas F. O’Brien of Crescent street, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael F. O’Brien, were married at St. Mary’s church this morning with a nuptial mass. The celebrant was Rev. Dr. Andrew J. O’Brien, professor of dogmatic theology at St.John’s seminary at Brockton and brother of the groom. Seated within the chancel were visiting clergy who are friends of the contracting parties, including Rev. Frank Walsh of Reading, a relative, and Rev. Thomas R. McCoy and Rev. J. Mooney of St. Mary’s parish. Miss Helen Cashman, sister of the bride was bridesmaid and Joseph Dasha, cousin of the bridegroom, was the best man. A reception followed the ceremony at the home of the bride on Adams street, East Milton. Assisting them in receiving were Mrs.Cashman and Mr. and Mrs. O’Brien. The decorations at the house consisting of autumnal foliage, cut flowers, palms and potted plants, transformed it into a palace of beauty. The ushers at the reception and at the church were George Reinhalter, Joseph R. McGilvray, George A. Sullivan, Paul Foley, and Frederick Spenes. Miss Alice Foley was soloist at the mass and also rendered several solos during the reception. There were about 100 guests present. There is perhaps no more popular couple in the city than the bride and groom. Both were graduated from Quincy High school in the class of 1904 and took an active part in class affairs. Mrs. Cashman then went to Radcliffe College. Mr. O’Brien is now serving his third term as president of the St. Mary’s C.T.A. and M.R. society and is a member of the Ave Maria council, Knights of Columbus. He is connected with the Boston Glue Co,. of Boston. Mr. and Mrs. O’Brien were the recipients of many valuable presents. There wedding trip will be started this evening. On their return they will live at 12 Grafton street, East Milton. [Article credit: Collection of Catherine O'Brien Cronin (1917-2005)]
    029 1915 OBrien Cashman wedding
    029 1915 OBrien Cashman wedding
    Milton Record -- O'Brien-Cashman- Miss Anna Beatrice Cashman, daughter of Mrs. John Cashman of 642 Adams street, East Milton, was united in marriage to Thomas F. O'Brien, son of Mr. and Mrs. M.F. O'Brien of West Quincy, Thursday morning. The ceremony took place at 10 o'clock in St. Mary's church, West Quincy, and the officiating clergyman were Rev.Dr. Andrew J. O'Brien of St. John's Seminary in Brighton, brother of the bridegroom, and Rev. James J. Mooney, assistant pastor of St. Mary's. The bride, whose gown was of white brocaded satin and who carried a bouquet of lilies of the valley, attended by her sister, Miss Helen Cashman. The best man was Joseph Dasha of Quincy. Following the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served at the home of the bride's mother, after which Mr. and Mrs. O'Brien left on a trip. They will reside at 12 Grafton avenue, East Milton.
    029 1915 OBrien Cashman wedding announcement
    029 1915 OBrien Cashman wedding announcement
    O'BRIEN-CASHMAN. East Milton Girl is Married Today in St Mary's Church, Quincy., - from Boston Evening Globe on Thursday, October 21, 1915.
    029 1915c OBrien Cashman engagement article
    029 1915c OBrien Cashman engagement article
    "MISS CASHMAN IS ENGAGED" -- newspaper clipping announcing the engagement of Miss Beatrice Cashman of East Milton to Mr. Thomas F. O'Brien of West Quincy. [Source credit: collection of Martha Reardon Bewick]

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.), Year: 1940; Census Place: Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts; R oll: T627_1628; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 11-140. (Reliability: 3).
      029 1940 US Census Thomas F OBrien household
      029 1940 US Census Thomas F OBrien household
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T627_1628; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 11-140. 24 Washington Street


    2. [S68] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.), Year: 1930; Census Place: Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts; R oll: 935; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 68; Image: 318.0. (Reliability: 3).
      029 1930 US Census Thomas F OBrien household
      029 1930 US Census Thomas F OBrien household
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: 935; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 68; Image: 318.0. 24 Washington Street


    3. [S198] U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 on Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.), Roll: ; Local board: Norfolk , Massachusetts. (Reliability: 3).
      029 1942 Thomas Francis OBrien WWII draft reg p1
      029 1942 Thomas Francis OBrien WWII draft reg p1
      Thomas Francis OBrien, Birth date:  1 Aug 1887  Birth place:  Quincy, Massachusetts  Residence date:    Residence place:  Norfolk, Massachusetts [Source citation: Roll: ; Local board: Norfolk , Massachusetts.]
      029 1942 Thomas Francis OBrien WWII draft reg p2
      029 1942 Thomas Francis OBrien WWII draft reg p2


    4. [S108] U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 on Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.), Registration Location: Norfolk County, Massachusetts; Roll : ; Draft Board: . (Reliability: 3).
      029 1917 Thomas Francis OBrien WWI draft reg
      029 1917 Thomas Francis OBrien WWI draft reg
      Thomas Francis OBrien, 37 Huntington Road, Milton, MA Birth date:  1 Aug 1887 Birth place:  Massachusetts,United States of America Residence date:   Residence place:  Canton, Norfolk, Massachusetts; [Source citation: Registration Location: Norfolk County, Massachusetts; Roll: ; Draft Board: .]


    5. [S83] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.), Year: 1920; Census Place: Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts; R oll: T625_722; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 206; Image : Line: 16. (Reliability: 3).
      029 1920 US Census Thomas F OBrien household
      029 1920 US Census Thomas F OBrien household
      37 Huntington Road, Milton, MA


    6. [S278] U.S. Find A Grave Index, 1778-Current on Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.).

    7. [S4] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.), Year: 1900; Census Place: Quincy Ward 4, Norfolk, Massachus etts; Roll: T623_671; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 1064 ; FHL microfilm: 1240671. (Reliability: 3).
      047 1900 US Census Michael F OBrien household p2
      047 1900 US Census Michael F OBrien household p2
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Quincy Ward 4, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T623_671; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 1064; FHL microfilm: 1240671.


    8. [S66] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.), Year: 1910; Census Place: Quincy Ward 4, Norfolk, Massachus etts; Roll: T624_609; Page: 18B; Enumeration District: 1145 ; Image: 1135; FHL microfilm: 1374622. (Reliability: 3).
      047 1910 US Census Michael OBrien household
      047 1910 US Census Michael OBrien household
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Quincy Ward 4, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_609; Page: 18B; Enumeration District: 1145; Image: 1135; FHL microfilm: 1374622.


    9. [S18] Massachusetts, Norfolk Co., Quincy - The Golden Rod, Quincy High School, (Location: Quincy, MA;), Vol. 24., No. 6, May 1915,  page 14. ALUMNI NOTES. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S57] Massachusetts, Suffolk Co., Boston - The Boston Globe on ProQuest, Massachusetts. Boston., (Name: Globe Newspaper Company, Inc.; Location: Boston, Mass.;), Daily Boston Globe (1928-1960) [Boston, Mass] 17 Nov 1957 : 51. (Reliability: 3).
      029 1957 Thomas F OBrien death notice DBG
      029 1957 Thomas F OBrien death notice DBG
      029 1957 Thomas F OBrien death notice DBG detail
      029 1957 Thomas F OBrien death notice DBG detail


    11. [S187] Massachusetts, Norfolk Co., Registry of Deeds Records Database, Bk-Pg:1517-504; Recorded: 05-25-1922 @ 9:00:00am  Inst #: 9 202 (Reliability: 3).
      029 1922 OBrien Nichols deed Milton 37 Huntington
      029 1922 OBrien Nichols deed Milton 37 Huntington
      On May 24, 1922, Thomas F. and Beatrice C. O'Brien sold the house and property at 37 Huntington Road, Milton, to Clarence L. and Eva M. Nichols of Quincy. [Source credit: Norfolk County Registry of Deeds, book 1517, page 504-505]


    12. [S19] Massachusetts, Norfolk Co., Milton - The Milton Record, 23 Oct 1915 (Reliability: 3).
      029 1915 OBrien Cashman wedding
      029 1915 OBrien Cashman wedding
      Milton Record -- O'Brien-Cashman- Miss Anna Beatrice Cashman, daughter of Mrs. John Cashman of 642 Adams street, East Milton, was united in marriage to Thomas F. O'Brien, son of Mr. and Mrs. M.F. O'Brien of West Quincy, Thursday morning. The ceremony took place at 10 o'clock in St. Mary's church, West Quincy, and the officiating clergyman were Rev.Dr. Andrew J. O'Brien of St. John's Seminary in Brighton, brother of the bridegroom, and Rev. James J. Mooney, assistant pastor of St. Mary's. The bride, whose gown was of white brocaded satin and who carried a bouquet of lilies of the valley, attended by her sister, Miss Helen Cashman. The best man was Joseph Dasha of Quincy. Following the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served at the home of the bride's mother, after which Mr. and Mrs. O'Brien left on a trip. They will reside at 12 Grafton avenue, East Milton.