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Sarah MURRAY (1877-1911)

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Michael James Shannon 1873-1952

Sarah MURRAY was born in 1877 in Mount Rouse, Victoria, Australia. Her parents were listed as Patrick Murray (a boundary rider) and Mary Lewis. Noted that her fathers christian name changed around from James to Patrick on each index listing. (Andrew Black advised he believed Patrick was his middle name).1 She married Michael James SHANNON on 6 July 1895 when he was 22 and she was 18 at the Court House, Hay, NSW . Sarah's father, James Murray provided written consent for the marriage as she was under age.2 She died of pneumonia on 26 July 1911 at the District Hospital, Deniiquin, NSW .3 She was buried on 28 July 1911 at the Catho;ic Section, Deniliquin Cemetery, NSW in Deniliquin, NSW, Australia.

 

Michael James SHANNON was the son of William SHANNON (1844-1923) and Mary KENNEALY-SHAW (1846-1903). He and Sarah MURRAY had the following children:

 

Elsie SHANNON (1895-1931)

Lucy SHANNON (1896-1897)

Annie May SHANNON (1898-1977)

John James Murray SHANNON (1899-1943) (known as 'Jack')

William Patrick SHANNON (1901-1964)

Michael James SHANNON (1903-1964)

Catherine M SHANNON ( -1904)

Albert (Bert) SHANNON (1908- )

Margaret Florence SHANNON (1907-1956)

Source Citations

1{S 373} Vic BDM, "Victorian - Birth Records". Assessment: Primary evidence.
Record on Victorian BDM 17540/1877
Repository: Vic BDM Records.
2{S 421}, "NSW - Marriage Records". Assessment: Primary evidence.
Marriage record on NSW BDM 1895/005065. Copy in Chris Horgan's filing Cabinet. Courtesy of Andrew Black
Repository: NSW BDM Records.
3{S 420}, "NSW - Death Records". Assessment: Primary evidence.
Record on NSW BDM 1911/009849. Copy of DC in Chris Horgan's filing cabinet courtesy of Andrew Black.
Repository: NSW BDM Records.
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