James Kessey, circa 1941

James Kessey

(1858 - 1944)

Detailed biography

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Personal details

Birth

     James was born on 18 June 1858 in Burnt Flat near Bathurst, AustraliaG.1,2,3,4,5 He was the son of John Kessey and Mary Ann Hanrahan.3,4,5,6 He was usually called Jim.

Family surname

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Death

     He died at age 86 on 14 August 1944 in District Hospital, Bourke, AustraliaG.3 His body was interred on 15 August 1944 in the Roman Catholic portion of the cemetery, Bourke, AustraliaG.3

Family life

Marriage

     He married Mary Jane Press on 22 April 1890 in Rockley, AustraliaG. They were married at St Patrick's Catholic Church, Rockley.7,8,6 James was divorced from Mary Jane Press on 14 August 1915 in AustraliaG. They remarried each other a few years later.8 He married Mary Jane Press on 23 January 1923 in Dubbo, AustraliaG. The marriage was carried out according to the rites of the Church of England even though both were Catholic.2

Children of James Kessey and Mary Jane Press

Life event details

Census, occupation and residence information

Witnessed events

Resources

Citations

  1. [S84] Birth Certificate for James Kessey, 4602/1858, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 30 June 1858.
  2. [S314] Marriage Certificate for James Kessey and Mary Jane Kessey (Press), Number 1923/003952, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 23 Jan 1923.
  3. [S42] Death Certificate for James Kessey, 328/1944, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 15 August 1944.
  4. [S199] Death Certificate for John Kessey, 002534/1902, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 26 Mar 1902.
  5. [S209] Death Certificate for Mary Ann Kessey, 010401/1907, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 19 Aug 1907.
  6. [S212] Research Report, Hanrahan-Hogan Descendants Chart, unknown author, Fleming Family History Archive held by Jim Fleming.
  7. [S226] Birth Certificate for Halvar Roy Kessey, 17192/1905, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 6 May 1905.
  8. [S149] Marriage Certificate for James Kessey and Mary Jane Press, Number 4634, Volume 1890, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 22 April 1890.
  9. [S148] Deed for the transfer of land, Kessey to Moran, 2 May 1889, Land Titles Office of NSW, No. 868 Book 423 CP.
  10. [S205] MC for Halvar Roy Kessey and Ena Ruby Murphy, Number 019996, Volume 1928, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 29 Oct 1928.

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James Kessey's descendants
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Thomas Casey's descendants
Daniel Press's descendants
William Baker's descendants