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Michael COMMINS (1847?-1891)

Michael COMMINS,1 son of Michael COMMINS (1806-1891) and Mary CONROY (1809-1891), was born in 1847 (approx.) in Clare, Ireland.2

he migrated from Burren, Clare to Sydney, NSW arriving on 28 June 1850. He travelled to Australia with his parents on the ship "Lloyds" which is estimated to have left about February 1850. The family settled in the Michelago district.3,4 The shipping documents indicate his place of origin as Cross Gleg, Co. Tyrone Ireland.5 Michael was a farmer .2 He married Margaret MCDONALD on 6 November 1884 in Queanbeyan, NSW.6,7

he died (aged 44) on 5 July 1891 in Googongs, NSW. The cause was drowning in floodwaters.2,8

 

COMMINS and CUMMINS are different spellings of the family name.

 

Margaret MCDONALD7 was the daughter of Coll MCDONALD (1831-1918) and Ellen CONNOLLY (1834-1919).

Citations

1{S0125}, Internet (WCP) COWDERY, Edwina : re COMMINS, Michael (0278) and CONROY, Mary (0279) and Descendants (The site has been removed from Rootsweb's World Connect Project). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
2{S0281}, Mailing List (Genforum) : General (Genforum : http://genforum.genealogy.com/). Cit. Date: 12 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Site : http://genforum.genealogy.com/macdonald/messages/230.html
3{S0224}, Shipping Records 1850 "Lloyds". Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
4{S0122}, Internet (First Families 2001) re COMMINS and CONROY (Submitted by Michael Commins : http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/10421/20041220/www.firstfamilies2001.net.au/firstfamily5040....). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
5{S0224}, Shipping Records 1850 "Lloyds". Cit. Date: 30 August 2011. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
6{S0065}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Marriages (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Marriages Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 6909 / 1884 (NB it is recorded as Michael Cammins in the BDM Index)
7{S0281}, Mailing List (Genforum) : General (Genforum : http://genforum.genealogy.com/). http://genforum.genealogy.com/macdonald/messages/230.html. Cit. Date: 12 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
8{S0066}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Deaths (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Deaths Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 12802 / 1891

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 Mar 2014