Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Daniel Augustine O'BRIENAge: 82 years18821965

Name
Daniel Augustine O'BRIEN
Given names
Daniel Augustine
Surname
O'BRIEN
Birth February 1, 1882 48 38
Citation details: 18264/1882 O'BRIEN DANIEL JAMES BRIDGET WINGHAM
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 302
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 931
Birth of a daughter
#1
Eileen Frances “Lila” O'BRIEN

Birth of a sisterElizabeth O'BRIEN
January 21, 1884 (Age 23 months)
Citation details: 21520/1884 O'BRIEN ELIZABETH JAMES BRIDGET WINGHAM
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 302
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 931
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn BARRY
about 1885 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: 10662/1885 BARRY JOHN MICHAEL CATHERINE TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1156
Marriage of a siblingJohn Robert O'BRIENEllen Hannah HOLDERView this family
November 3, 1890 (Age 8 years)
Citation details: 7073/1890 O'BRIEN JOHN HOLDER ELLEN TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 302
Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register has the marriage month as December.
Marriage of a siblingDavid Francis O'BRIENAlice Maud SWANView this family
October 31, 1900 (Age 18 years)
Citation details: 9493/1900 O'BRIEN DAVID SWAN ALICE PORT MACQUARIE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 931
Marriage of a siblingPeter Thomas O'BRIENSarah DURNINGView this family
about 1901 (Age 18 years)
Citation details: 3000/1901 O'BRIEN PETER T DURNING SARAH SYDNEY
Marriage of a siblingJacob Andrew O'BRIENElizabeth Josephine “Lizzie” CLUNEView this family
about May 1905 (Age 23 years)
Citation details: 5025/1905 O'BRIEN JACOB CLUNE ELIZABETH RANDWICK
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 756 and 931
Marriage of a siblingHugh STILESElizabeth O'BRIENView this family
February 7, 1910 (Age 28 years)
Citation details: 2929/1910 STYLES HUGH O'BRIEN ELIZABETH TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 302
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 931
MarriageMary MONAGHANView this family
about 1911 (Age 28 years)
Citation details: 1911 C245 Mary Monaghan Daniel Agustine O'Brien
Death of a brotherPeter Thomas O'BRIEN
about 1914 (Age 31 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 302
Citation details: 9842/1914 O'BRIEN PETER JAMES BRIDGET SYDNEY
Occupation
Labour agent and Inspector of Factories and Shops
1919 (Age 36 years)
Employer: Queensland Government
Text:

O'Brien Daniel Augustine Labour Agent and Inspector of Factories and Shops in Bundaberg

Death of a motherBridget BARRY
August 26, 1924 (Age 42 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 302
Citation details: 15826/1924 O'BRIEN BRIDGET JOHN ELIZA TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 931 and 1156
Death of a fatherJames O'BRIEN
April 10, 1925 (Age 43 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 302
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 931
Citation details: 8086/1925 OBRIEN JAMES 91 YEARS (CUNDLETOWN) TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Newspaper - Sydney - 1869 - 1931
Citation details: Thursday 16 April 1925, page 10
Death of a brotherJohn Robert O'BRIEN
March 18, 1934 (Age 52 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 302
Citation details: 3407/1934 O'BRIEN JOHN JAMES BRIDGET TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
O'Brien - John Robert and Ellen Hannah
O'Brien - John Robert and Ellen Hannah

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Occupation
Author of "The Thrilling Adventures of Stephen Kelly on Land and Sea"
1934 (Age 51 years)

Note: Bibliographic information:
Marriage of a childEdwin Cecil ROBSONEileen Frances “Lila” O'BRIENView this family
about 1936 (Age 53 years)
Citation details: 1936 B24734 Eileen Frances O'Brien Edwin Cecil Robson
Death of a brotherJacob Andrew O'BRIEN
about 1938 (Age 55 years)
Citation details: 1938 C3793 Jacob Andrew O'Brien James Bridget Barry
Occupation
Author of "A Review: Fifty-five Years of Unparalleled Progress"
1940 (Age 57 years)
Note: Bibliographic information:
Self-published Book
Author of: "Carnarvon Pictorial"
1942 (Age 59 years)
Note: Record of Carnarvon Range Expeditions 1937, 1938, 1940.
Occupation
Author of: Chasing Satan: Humorous Sketches (incorporating "Off to the Farm" and Other Episodes)"
1944 (Age 61 years)

Employer: Gillies
Note: Bibliographic information:
Death of a brotherMartin O'BRIEN
about 1946 (Age 63 years)
Citation details: 21723/1946 O'BRIEN MARTIN JAMES BRIDGET ROZELLE
Occupation
Author of: "The Carnarvon Ranges"
1947 (Age 64 years)
Employer: State Government Insurance Office of Queensland and Royal Geographical Society of Australasia (Queensland)
Note: Bibliographic information:
Death of a brotherJoseph O'BRIEN
about 1948 (Age 65 years)
Citation details: 23944/1948 O'BRIEN JOSEPH JAMES BRIDGET RANDWICK
Community Interest
Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia (Queensland)
1956 (Age 73 years)
Citation details: 9 October 2014
Text:

In part:

"Attached is the page from "I circle the earth" a small book he wrote about his "adventure" flying around the world on behalf of the Qld Royal Geographic Society in 1956 (he was the Secretary)."

Occupation
Author of: "I Circle the Earth"
1958 (Age 75 years)
Employer: W.R. Smith & Paterson Pty.
Citation details: 9 October 2014
Note: Bibliographic information:
Note: In an email of 9 October 2014 Juanita Custance wrote:
Death of a brotherDavid Francis O'BRIEN
January 24, 1960 (Age 77 years)
Citation details: 4860/1960 O'BRIEN DAVID JAMES BRIDGET NEWCASTLE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 931
Death of a wifeMary MONAGHAN
about 1961 (Age 78 years)
Citation details: 1961 B42962 Mary O'Brien John Patrick Monaghan Mary Jane Moore
MarriageMerle DUCKERView this family
1962 (Age 79 years)

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 931
Death of a daughterEileen Frances “Lila” O'BRIEN
about 1965 (on the date of death)
Citation details: 1965 C3372 Eileen Frances Robson Daniel Augustine O'Brien Mary Monaghan
Event
Biography

Publication: Led by The University of Queensland, AustLit is a non-profit, research-driven collaboration between a network of researchers from Australian universities and the National Library of Australia. The University of Queensland has been the lead university since 2002, following UNSW at ADFA's (now called UNSW Canberra) lead status in the project's first years (2000-2001).
Note: Known as a veteran explorer and historian, Daniel O'Brien has written non-fiction books about his expeditions and adventures in Carnarvons [1939] and I Circle the Earth, 1958. He also wrote The Thrilling Adventures of Stephen Kelly on Land and Sea in 1934. M. A. Hamlyn-Harris (q.v.) dedicated her book of poems Carnarvon Journey (1946) 'in tribute to D. A. O.Brien, F.R.G.S.A., leader of expeditions to the great Carnarvon Ranges, Queensland.'
Death about 1965 (Age 82 years)
Citation details: 1965 B77337 Daniel Augustine O'Brien James O'Brien Bridget Barry
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 931
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: April 30, 1864Cundletown, , New South Wales, Australia
20 months
elder brother
Joseph O'BRIEN
Birth: about 1865 31 21Redbank, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1948Randwick, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder sister
Mary O'BRIEN
Birth: about 1867 33 23Redbank, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1879Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
4 years
elder brother
David Francis O'BRIEN
Birth: about 1876 42 32Redbank, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 24, 1960Newcastle, , New South Wales, Australia
18 months
elder brother
Peter Thomas O'BRIEN
Birth: June 25, 1877 43 34Redbank, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1914Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder brother
Martin O'BRIEN
Birth: February 13, 1880 46 36Redbank, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1946Rozelle, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
himself
2 years
younger sister
Elizabeth O'BRIEN
Birth: January 21, 1884 50 40Redbank, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1973Ryde, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with Mary MONAGHAN - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1911Queensland, Australia
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
son
Private
daughter
Family with Merle DUCKER - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: 1962

BirthO - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 18264/1882 O'BRIEN DANIEL JAMES BRIDGET WINGHAM
BirthPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 302
BirthPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 931
MarriageMarriages Registered in Queensland
Citation details: 1911 C245 Mary Monaghan Daniel Agustine O'Brien
OccupationState Library of Queensland
Text:

O'Brien Daniel Augustine Labour Agent and Inspector of Factories and Shops in Bundaberg

Community InterestEmails - Juanita Custance
Citation details: 9 October 2014
Text:

In part:

"Attached is the page from "I circle the earth" a small book he wrote about his "adventure" flying around the world on behalf of the Qld Royal Geographic Society in 1956 (he was the Secretary)."

OccupationEmails - Juanita Custance
Citation details: 9 October 2014
MarriagePre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 931
EventWeb Site - Austlit
Publication: Led by The University of Queensland, AustLit is a non-profit, research-driven collaboration between a network of researchers from Australian universities and the National Library of Australia. The University of Queensland has been the lead university since 2002, following UNSW at ADFA's (now called UNSW Canberra) lead status in the project's first years (2000-2001).
DeathDeaths Registered in Queensland
Citation details: 1965 B77337 Daniel Augustine O'Brien James O'Brien Bridget Barry
DeathPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 931
NoteEmails - Juanita Custance
Citation details: 9 October 2014