O'Connor Faley (No.9) family genealogy

Of America

Arms: Same as "O'Connor Faley" (No. 8).

127. BRIAN: son of Patrick O'Connor Faley, who was living in 1691, and who is No. 126 on the (No. 8) "O'Connor Faley" pedigree.

128. John: his son; had a brother named Christopher. This John had two sons, namely:—1. Christopher; 2. Nicholas, of whom presently.

This Christopher was born circa 1759; went to India in 1783; returned to Ireland, and emigrated to America; he was living in Philadelphia in 1798; was twice married: first to . . . . . ; secondly to Ann Maria, daughter of Archibald, and sister of the late Judge Randall. Christopher died 27th April, 1820; most of his descendants returned to France; his male line became extinct by the death of his son Arthur Emmett O'Connor, s.p., in 1880.

129. Nicholas: the second son of John; born 1785; was educated in France; emigrated to America and was living in Philadelphia, where, in 1809, he married Sarah, granddaughter of General Ross; he d. 28th Jan., 1822.

130. John-Christopher, of New York City: son of Nicholas; b. 9th March, 1811; m. 24th Dec., 1838, Elizabeth, dau. of Captain Richard and Harriet (Miles) Hepburn; living in 1883.

131 John-Christopher O'Connor, of New York City, Alderman, living in 1886: eldest son of John-Christopher; b. 20th Aug., 1847; m. 15th Nov. ,1881, Maria-Jephson,[1] dau. of Colonel Henry A. V. Post, of New York City, by his wife Maria Farquhar Taylor, dau. of George Elliott Taylor, of the Taylors of Pennington, England.


[1] Jephson: For the lineage of this family, see Burke's Peerage, title "Norreys;" and for the lineage of the Taylors of Pennington, England, see Burke's Landed Gentry, and History of the Commoners.