Mary Jane Baird (or Beard) was married to Hugh Meaney by Reverend John Irvin on 29th June 1852 at Dromara Roman Catholic church . Rose Ann Beard from Muninabane townland was a witness to the wedding
According to her death certificate Mary Jane died on 18th April 1899 in the townland of Muninabane Dromora . Her death was registered by her son Hugh who is recorded as being present at the time of death. Mary Jane gave a statutory declaration on daughter Lizzie’s son Hugh’s birth registration in 1893 regarding the child’s father. She is given as next-of-kin on son James Meaney's attestation papers when he joined the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in 1886 suggesting that her husband Hugh was deceased at this time.
 Dromara Parochial (LDS Film No: 0926080)
 Photocopy of actual death registration.
 Photocopy of birth registration for Hugh Meaney
 Army Attestation Papers, WO 97/3453, The National Archives.
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