b. 1821, d. 22 June 1904
Mary Shea was born in 1821 in Ireland.1,2
She witnessed the birth of James Murphy
on 3 June 1865 in Campbells River, NSW, Australia.3,4
and Mary Shea were married on 1 February 1836 in Keelnabrack.1,5
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 1853.1,6 John Murphy
and she lived in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia, about 1854.6
Mary Shea witnessed the death of Mary Murphy
on 12 December 1867 in Campbells River, NSW, Australia.7
He witnessed 's burial on 13 December 1867 in Campbells River, NSW, Australia.7
He witnessed 's burial on 20 December 1867 in Campbells River, NSW, Australia.8
Mary Shea died on 22 June 1904 at age ~83 in Bathurst.9
There is a memorial to Mary Shea at Bathurst Cemetery in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia. Follow this link
for information and images of her memorial.
- [S389] Murphy family entry, Talavera, Passenger list, 6 Sep 1853; in 4/4935 (Kingswood: Archives Office of NSW), 2465.
- [S1148] Death Certificate, Denis Shea, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, 2596/1858.
- [S431] Birth Certificate, James Murphy, Vol 1865 No 5526, (30 Jun 1865), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Sydney.
- [S434] Birth Certificate Vol 1868 No 06313, Mary Murphy, (21 Dec 1868), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
- [S1086] Marriage Certificate, John Murphy and Mary Shea, 1 Feb 1836, General Register Office, Ireland. Glenbeigh marriages.
- [S476] Edited, "James Murphy, Esquire," in Australian Men of Mark, Vol. 2, Series 2. (Sydney: Charles F Maxwell, 1889.)
- [S432] Death Certificate, Mary Murphy, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1867 No 4129.
- [S433] Death Certificate, Abbey Elizabeth Murphy, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1867 No 4130.
- [S1144] Murphy Shea Gravestone, Cemetery, Bathurst; James Fleming, 2018.
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