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Group portrait from the wedding of Catherine (Kate) Bertha O'Brien and Thomas Aloysius Mulligan. From left are Dennis Bradley, page boy; Jan Mulligan (aunt of Tom Mulligan and who later married Ben O'Brien); Benjamin Charles O'Brien, the bride's brother; Kate O'Brien, bride; Thomas Mulligan, groom; Bonnie Julian, flowergirl; Eddie Long, groomsman; Josie O'Brien, bridesmaid.
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Benjamin Charles O'Brien married Frances Mary Mulligan in 1931. Ben was the only son of Catherine & Michael O'Brien born in 1898 he died in a car accident in 1949. They had 2 children, Michael Benjamin O'Brien & Terence Patrick O'Brien the unknown man is Benjamin Charles O'Brien

- Kath Woodley

Posted on 20-06-2019 05:26:16

Catherine(Kate) Bertha O'Brien, 4th daughter of Catherine & Michael O'Brien was a schoolteacher at Ihia Rd School Opunake. she married Thomas Aloysius Mullighan in 1925. They had no children but bought up the youngest 2 of her sister Ellen's children when Ellen died - Margaret(Molly) and Johanna (Joan). Unknown man Benjamin Charles O'Brien - Kate's brother.

- Kath Woodley

Posted on 20-06-2019 05:32:31