CHARLES O'CONOR (1804-1884), American lawyer, was born in the city of New York on the 22nd of January 1804, and was the son of Thomas O'Conor (1770-18J5), who in 1801 emigrated from Roscommon county, Ireland, to New York, where he devoted himself chiefly to journalism.
By Roscommon, S.E.
Serves counties Roscommon and Mayo.
In 1797 the town was strongly fortified on the Roscommon side, the works covering 15 acres and containing two magazines, an ordnance store, an armoury with 15,000 stands of arms and barracks for 1500 men.
The north and north-west portions of the lower peninsula - including the counties of Roscommon and Missaukee, parts of Wexford and Ogemaw, and those to the north and northwest of these - are occupied by a rolling plateau which attains an elevation at its highest point, north of its centre, of upwards of 1100 ft.
Roscommon, and nearest living representative of the Castle Hyde family of co.
These breeds are all English, except the Border Leicester, Cheviot and Scotch Black-face, which belong to Scotland; the Welsh Mountain, which belongs to Wales; and the Roscommon, which is Irish.
The Roscommon - the one breed of modern sheep native to Ireland - is indebted for its good qualities largely to the use of Leicester blood.
The river Suck, an affluent of the Shannon, divides it into two parts, of which the eastern was in county Roscommon until 1898.