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Davenport Democrat and Leader
Davenport, Scott, Iowa
June 11, 1907

     Michael D. O'Brien, for over 50 years a resident of Davenport, died at 3:05 o'clock Monday afternoon at the family home, 1016 Ripley street, at the ripe old age of 85 years, 5 months and 27 days. Mr. O'Brien was born in County Clare, Ireland, Dec. 16, 1821 and in 1850 came to America and to Michigan, where he made his home for two years. He was married in Cincinnati when he was 31 years of age to Mary Rock. In 1854 he came to his city and has resided here ever since.
     Mr. O'Brien is survived by a brother, Terrence, and a sister Mrs. Margaret Mulvihill. The funeral will be held at St. Anthony's church at 9 o'clock Wednesday morning.

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