Elizabeth Anna O'Connor (1889-1962)

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Elizabeth Anna "Liz" O'Connor Boyle
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Elizabeth O'Connor
Born: 7 Mar 1889 Pellston, Michigan
Died: 6 Oct 1962 Beaver Island, Michigan
Father: Patrick O'Connor
Mother: Anna Fawcett
Siblings: Joseph O'Connor
Elizabeth Anna O'Connor
Edward J. O'Connor
Sister Mary Alfred O'Connor
Henry Harry O'Connor
James O'Connor
Spouse: William J. Boyle
Married: 28 Jan 1914 St. James Island, Charlevoix, Michigan
Children: Edward Boyle
Patrick Boyle


Petoskey News-Review, Wednesday, October 10, 1962:

Services Held For Mrs. Boyle

Funeral services were held Monday at Holy Cross Church, Beaver Island, for Mrs. Elizabeth O'Conner Boyle, 73, who died Friday at her home on Beaver Island after an extended illness. Interment was in Holy Cross cemetery.

She was born at Pellston, March 7, 1889 and was raised by Sisters of Notre Dame at Holy Childhood Mission, Harbor Springs. Her husband, William Boyle preceded her in death in July, 1955.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Jack Gallagher of Manistee, Mrs. Willard Plachner of Charlevoix and Mrs. Clarence Palmer of Beaver Island; two sons, Edward Boyle of Manistee and Patrick Boyle of Fairport Harbor, Ohio; 25 grandchildren and three great grandchildren; four brothers, Edward O'Connor of Harbor Springs, Jim of Detroit, Joseph of Grand Rapids and Harry of New Jersey; a sister, Sister Mary Alfred, S. F. N. D. of Elmgrove, Wis.


  • Name Variant: O'Conner [Burial]
January 28, 1914 (Page 241, Record No. 8)
William J. Boyle, age 26, b. Michigan, occupation - Farmer
Elizabeth O'Connor, age 23, b. Michigan
William, St. James, Michigan
Elizabeth, Harbor Springs, Michigan
Patrick D. Boyle & Bridget Boyle
Patrick O'Connor & Annie Fawcett
Married at St. James, Mich.
by Edw. J. Jewell, Pastor Holy Cross Church
Peter Johnston & Bridget Boyle, both of St. James, Mich.
Boyle, Elizabeth O'Conner
Age: 73
Born: 3/7/1889
Died: 10/6/1962
Burial: 0/0/0000
Cemetery: Holy Cross, Beaver Island
Obituary:on file - PNR - 10/10/1962
  • Photo: By Erin Thompson