On Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 9:27:22 AM UTC+8, Margaret Corrie wrote:
I am searching for information of and any contact with others doing this Line..John Fitzgerald was son of Honora Barry and Michael Fitzgerald of Rostellan Co Cork Ireland..He and his wife Mary nee Doyle daughter of Boarded the Vessel Magistrate in
1838 to arrive in Australia July 1838..A daughter Ellen was Born in 1839 in a small Village named Spring Creek, Prospect NSW now known as Blacktown..Mary Doyle (Daughter of Francis Doyle and Mary Murphy Baptised AGHADA 1817) is said to have died in 1842,
John her widower then married in 1844 to a Mary Murphy aged 20yrs who had arrived to Australia onboard the vessel Queen Victoria in 1841 aged 16yrs daughter of Bridget Ryan and Michael Murphy of Tuam Co Galway..I would appreciate any information or
assistance in Tracing Family Links..
As it turns Out, Ellen in the yr 1863 married one Edward Costello son of an Irish Convict who arrived in Australia aboard the ship "Asia" in the yr 1825 to do a 7yr sentence for Sheep stealing in Tuam, Co Galway..it was that same year a Daughter was born
unto them and named Mary Ann after Ellen's Mother and Grandmother..5 weeks passed and Edward would with his Brothers and other men mount their Horses to search for a Rogue Mare on the Mountains in a Cooma area NSW, on sighting the mare Edward would take
chase and for some reason his horse did not understand a command and when turned into a tree where Edward would strike his head and die instantly..Two years would Pass and in 1865 Ellen would again wed, William Sheehan son of an Irish former convict
Farmer, Vardy/Fardy Sheehan of Tipperary and Wife Bridget McDonald of County Roscommon Ireland..Both being former Convicts..Fardy or Vardy was wed Previously in August 8th in the yr 1817 St Johns C/E Parramatta NSW to Mary Comb of Co Cork Ireland who
died suddenly in 1839..
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