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

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Mary Shea

b. 1821, d. 22 June 1904

Birth

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

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.1,5

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)

Residence information

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

Death

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

Memorial

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.

Citations

  1. [S389] Murphy family entry, Talavera, Passenger 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. [S431] Birth Certificate, James Murphy, Vol 1865 No 5526, (30 Jun 1865), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Sydney.
  4. [S434] Birth Certificate Vol 1868 No 06313, Mary Murphy, (21 Dec 1868), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  5. [S1086] Marriage Certificate, John Murphy and Mary Shea, 1 Feb 1836, General Register Office, Ireland. Glenbeigh marriages.
  6. [S476] Edited, "James Murphy, Esquire," in Australian Men of Mark, Vol. 2, Series 2. (Sydney: Charles F Maxwell, 1889.)
  7. [S432] Death Certificate, Mary Murphy, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1867 No 4129.
  8. [S433] Death Certificate, Abbey Elizabeth Murphy, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1867 No 4130.
  9. [S1144] Murphy Shea Gravestone, Cemetery, Bathurst; James Fleming, 2018.
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ContextCh forebears
Ch Kessey forebears
Pedigree Murphy
Last Edited28 June 2022