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Mary Shea

b. 1821, d. 22 June 1904

Birth

Mary Shea was born in 1821 in Ireland.1,2

Parents

FatherDenis Shea (b. about 1797, d. 27 March 1858)
MotherMary Horgan (b. circa 1795, d. August 1855)

Family life

John Murphy and Mary Shea were married on 1 February 1836 in Keelnabrack.1,3

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

SonDaniel Murphy (b. 1 January 1837, d. before April 1850)
SonJohn Murphy+ (b. about 1840, d. 7 February 1929)
SonJames Murphy+ (b. November 1843, d. 23 July 1914)
DaughterHonora Murphy (b. 29 January 1847)
SonDaniel ("Donald") Murphy (b. April 1850)
DaughterMary Murphy (b. April 1853)
DaughterAbigail Murphy (b. 2 June 1856, d. 26 December 1897)
DaughterJohanna Murphy (b. 25 November 1858, d. 19 July 1900)

Migration

Mary Shea immigrated on 25 August 1853 to Sydney, NSW, Australia, at Sydney Quarantine Station. The family traveled aboard SS Talavera which left Southampton on 31 May 1853.1,4

Residence information

John Murphy and Mary Shea lived in Bathurst, NSW, about 1854.4

Death

Mary Shea died on 22 June 1904 at age ~83 in Bathurst.5

Citations

  1. [S389] Murphy family entry, Talavera, Pax list, 6 Sep 1853; in 4/4935 (Kingswood: Archives Office of NSW), 2465.
  2. [S1148] Death Certificate, Denis Shea, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, 2596/1858.
  3. [S1086] Marriage Certificate, John Murphy and Mary Shea, 1 Feb 1836, General Register Office, Ireland. Glenbeigh marriages.
  4. [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".
  5. [S1144] Murphy Shea Gravestone, Cemetery, Bathurst; James Fleming, 2018.
Last Edited24 October 2019