MS 17 Connors and O’Neill Family Papers
Table of Contents
- San Diego History Center Document Collection
- Connors family
- O’Neill family
- Connors and O’Neill Family Papers
- MS 17
- Date [inclusive]
- 0.25 Linear feet (1 box)
- This collection contains family papers of the Connors and O’Neill families, who were active in Old Town San Diego in the mid-1800s to early 1900s.
Connors and O’Neill Family Papers, MS 17, San Diego History Center Document Archives, San Diego, CA.
Biographical / Historical Notes
The Connors and O’Neill families, related through marriage, were active in Old Town in the mid-1800s to early 1900s. Patrick O’Neill owned and operated the American Hotel in Old Town and served as postmaster there. Paul Connors served as a police officer and court bailiff in San Diego. The O’Neills are also related to the Machado family through the marriage of Patrick O’Neill and Lorenza Machado.
Scope and Content
This collection contains family papers of the Connors and O’Neill families, and some documents related to the Machado house in Old Town. Materials include correspondence, receipts, certificates, invitations, affidavits, and court decrees. Also included are vital records and biographical information.
This collection is arranged alphabetically by name of individual family member.
San Diego History Center Document Collection December 28, 2016
1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA, 92101
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.
Collection processed by Samantha Mills on December 28, 2016.
Photos of Casa de Machado, the O’Neill home, Sarah O’Neill, and San Diego Stadium.
The Gopher newspaper containing article mentioning Paul Connors (now in newspaper collection, NEWS GOP).
Controlled Access Headings
- Machado family
- Old Town (San Diego, Calif.)
- San Diego (Calif.)
- Connors, James
- Connors, Paul
- O’Neill, Lorenza
- O’Neill, Michael
- O’Neill, Patrick
- O’Neill, Sarah
|Connors, James, 1856
Certificate of appointment to military service.
|Connors, Paul, 1910-1919
Correspondence; mortgage; appointment as Clerk of the City Juvenile Court; membership certificate for International Association of Identification.
|O’Neill, Lorenza, 1887-1904
A petition to the State of California regarding real estate; a power of attorney; and a statement of death.
|O’Neill, Michael, 1865-1895 and undated
A certificate (in Spanish); letter announcing intention to go to California; transcript of obituaries of Michael and Patrick O’Neill.
|O’Neill, Patrick, 1866-1900
Correspondence; certificates of military service; application for increase of pension; receipts; death notice and memorial card.
|O’Neill, Patrick: Memorandum Book, 1870-1893
List of birthdays and other family news, correspondence received, copies of legal documents.
|O’Neill, Sarah, 1913-1958 and undated
Poem about baby brother; correspondence; legal documents; real estate documents; vital records.
|Miscellanea, 1860-1947 and undated
Copies of newspaper articles; memorials and obituaries; correspondence; vital records; calling cards; documents regarding Casa de Machado.
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