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Second Generation

Family of John Francis O'BRIEN (1) & Clarka Ann GRANT

2. Patrick Henry O'BRIEN. Born in 1878 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 80, Patrick Henry died in 1958. Buried in 1958 in Friendship Cemetery, Milan Arsenal, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880. Resided in District 1, Gibson County, Tennessee in 1910.

Patrick Henry married Cordelia BROWNING. Born in 1877. At the age of 52, Cordelia died in 1929. Buried in 1929 in Friendship Cemetery, Milan Arsenal, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Gibson County, Tennessee in 1910.

They had the following children:
5 i. Orien (1904-)
6 ii. Vivian
7 iii. Myrta Mai (1909-1985)
8 iv. Faye (1912-1995)

3. Robert Emerson O'BRIEN. Born on 1 Sep 1879 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 82, Robert Emerson died on 6 Aug 1962. Buried in Aug 1962 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880. Alias/AKA: "Rob".

On 20 Jan 1907 when Robert Emerson was 27, he first married Flossie Parlee POTEETE, daughter of W.A. POTEETE & Mary ?. Born on 16 Dec 1880. At the age of 39, Flossie Parlee died on 28 Feb 1920. Buried in Feb 1920 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
9 i. Willie Mae (1914-)
10 ii. Shelly Austin (1909-1977)
11 iii. Robert Hilton (1919-1982)

On 27 Dec 1928 when Robert Emerson was 49, he second married M. Frances ROSS, daughter of John Abner ROSS (1864-1955) & Martha Semantha KEE (1862-1928), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 5 Mar 1892 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 91, M. Frances died in Sardis, Henderson County, Tennessee on 11 Jul 1983. Buried in 1983 in Corinth Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Fannie".

Corinth Cemetery is located on Doe Creek in the southwestern corner of Decatur County, Tennessee, off the Liberty Road north of State Highway 69. The cemetery is indicated on the U.S.G.S. Thurman quadrangle (1972).

"Fannie" had no children by either marriage.

4. Thomas Austin O'BRIEN. Born in 1884 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 43, Thomas Austin died in 1927. Buried in 1927 in Independence Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Tom".

Thomas Austin married Martha Jane GURLEY, daughter of Thomas Wesley GURLEY Senior (1841-1898) & Chrissie Ann TUBBS (1857-1952). Born in 1893. At the age of 32, Martha Jane died in 1925. Buried in 1925 in Independence Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
12 i. Johnnie Curtis (1913-1991)
ii. Hassie Marie. Born on 18 Sep 1915.

Hassie Marie married Robert E. Lee HENDERSON.

iii. Infant. Born on 9 May 1925. Infant died on 9 May 1925. Buried in May 1925 in Independence Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

13 iv. Mildred Laverne

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