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Mary Shea

b. 1821, d. 22 June 1904

Birth

Mary Shea was born in 1821 in Ireland.1

Parents

FatherDennis Shea (b. about 1797, d. after 1853)
MotherMary Horgan (b. circa 1795)

Family life

John Murphy and Mary Shea were married on 14 May 1842 in Cork.1,2

Children with John Murphy (b. 1819, d. 31 July 1894)

SonJohn Murphy+ (b. about 1840, d. 1929)
SonJames Murphy+ (b. about 1845, d. 23 July 1914)
DaughterHonora Murphy (b. about 1847)
SonDonald Murphy (b. about 1850)
DaughterMary Murphy (b. April 1853)

Migration

Mary Shea immigrated on 25 August 1853 to Sydney, NSW, Australia, at Sydney Quarantine Station. Talavera1,3

Residence information

John Murphy and Mary Shea lived in Bathurst, NSW, about 1854.3

Death

Mary Shea died on 22 June 1904 at age ~83 in Bathurst.

Citations

  1. [S389] Murphy family entry, Talavera, Pax list, 6 Sep 1853; in 4/4935 (Kingswood: Archives Office of NSW), 2465.
  2. [S1086] Marriage Certificate, Andrew Ballantyne and Isobel Young, General Register Office, Ireland. 14 May 1842.
  3. [S476] Edited, "James Murphy, Esquire," in Australian Men of Mark, Vol. 2, Series 2. (Sydney: Charles F Maxwell, 1889), p 320. Hereinafter cited as "James Murphy".
Last Edited30 June 2019