Irish Clans – The O’Brien Clan Of Torrance
In dedication to
all the heroic men in this tribe,
that have so bravely served
the call of their country. –
Down through the ages, the O’Briens have
always accepted the challenge, to fight
for freedom and liberty.-
I will always be grateful for being
a descendent of all the courageous
Irish warriors of the O’Brien Clan.
We are descendants of Michael & Mary O’Brien from the line of Brian Roe O’Brien, S.1277 ancestor of the Mac I-brien of Ara.- Of late Kilcor Castle, Castlelyons, co. Cork
Michael and Mary homesteaded in French Creek, Allamakee, co. Iowa in 1854 – ( are you a relative ?? ) Peter R. O’Brien
The O’Brien Clan and friends gathered for the first ever O’Brien Clan Foundation fundraising event, on February 20, 2007, at a Mardi Gras themed banquet held in honor of Sir Conor, “The O’Brien” Prince of Thomond. and Chief of the Name, who flew in from County Clare, Ireland to join the distinguished guests in the Bayview Ballroom of the famed Portofino Hotel and Yacht Club. Peter and Margaret O’Brien of the O’Brien Clan of Torrance joined James O’Neill O’Brien, President of the South Bay Chapter of the O’Brien Clan as hosts and hostess of the gala and raffle that raised thousands of dollars for the O’Brien Clan Foundation.
The attendees pictured above with the Brian Boru Millenium Banner included from left to right: Kory Khaledi, Cathy Khaledi, Peter R. O’Brien, Kilian Tracy, Heather O’Brien, Erma Jean Tracy, Charlene O’Brien, James O’Neill O’Brien, April O’Brien, Wendy O’Brien, Sir Conor “The O’Brien”, Margaret O’Brien, Ray O’Brien, Kelly O’Brien, Michael McMahon, Miriam Seehausen, Scott Seehausen.