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Website of the Fleming, Jolliffe, Kessey and Murphy families of New South Wales - and their forebears

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Jane Kessey

b. 1859, d. 26 January 1942

Family Surname

For more information about the Kessey surname click here.


Jane Kessey was born in 1859.1,2


FatherThomas Cassey (b. 23 March 1794, d. 22 July 1882)
MotherJudith Grady (b. 1815, d. 1 February 1883)

Family life

Dennis McNamara and Jane Kessey were married on 7 July 1879 in Bathurst.3,4

Child with Unknown Smith

SonHerbert John Smith, McNamara (b. 13 November 1875)

Children with Dennis McNamara (b. 1855)

DaughterEthel May McNamara (b. 1880, d. 1881)
DaughterMaude M McNamara (b. 1884)
DaughterJane McNamara (b. 1887)
SonDennis Kessey McNamara (b. 1890)
DaughterAileen McNamara (b. 1892)
SonJohn T W McNamara (b. 1900)


Jane Kessey died on 26 January 1942 at age ~83 at 126 New Canterbury Road in Petersham. She died at home.2


  1. [S403] "Kessey family facts", circa 1991, Gardiner (303 Birdwood Terrace, Toowong Qld 4006), to James Fleming (Sydney); Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  2. [S856] Deaths, Sydney Morning Herald, 28 Jan 1942, p16.
  3. [S519] Jacki Boyce, e-mail message from to Jim Fleming, 8/1/2004 - 26/2/2004. Hereinafter cited as "E: Jacki Boyce 2004 0226".
  4. [S611] NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to NSW Marriages, (Registry of BDM), 1377/1892.
Last Edited26 October 2019