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Catherine GRADY (1836-1919)

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Catherine Smith (nee Grady)

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Jeremiah Smith

Catherine GRADY1,2 (known as 'Cate'), daughter of Martin GRADY (1798?-1858) and Mary KNIGHT (1815?-1853), was born on 21 June 1836 in Black Creek, NSW.3 She was baptised on 1 October 1837 at St Mary's Cathedral, College St in Sydney, NSW.4 She was a follower of the Catholic faith .5

Cate married Jeremiah SMITH on 25 February 1851 at "Arnprior" in Larbert, NSW. The Minister was Austin Garnett of Moruya, minister of the Catholic Church. Witnesses were Thomas Barrett of Residale and Mary Grady of 'Arnprior', Larbert (County of St.Vincent). Larbert is a small agricultural township, lying on the road from Goulburn to Braidwood, about 14 miles north of Braidwood. It is situated at the junction of Durran-Durran Creek with the Shoalhaven River.6,7

Jeremiah and Catherine had 12 children :

- Anne SMITH (b. 1 Jan 1852 "Arnprior", Larbert NSW; bap. 8 Feb 1852 "Arnprior", Larbert NSW; d. 10 Jul 1904 Wallace St, Braidwood NSW; bur. 12 Jul 1904 at Nelligen NSW). On 30 Jul 1870 she married Emanuel August SELLICK in St Andrew's Church of England, Braidwood NSW [ Reg 1927 / 1870 ]. They had 12 children.

.....[Emanuel A SELLICK : b. 23 Mar 1846 Colaton, Raleigh Devonshire, England; d. 6 Oct 1915 Lewisham Private Hospital, Petersham NSW; bur. 8 Oct 1915 Rookwood NSW, C of E Sect 5, Grave 2432.]

- Sophia T SMITH (b. 14 Sep 1854 Little River NSW; d. 28 Nov 1932 Marrickville NSW; bur. 29 Nov 1932 Methodist Rookwood). On 24 Aug 1870 she married Frederick George Thitchenor ANDERSON in Goulburn. They had 10 children.

.....[Frederick G T ANDERSON : b. 24 Sep 1846 2 Higher Street, Plymouth England; d. 5 Nov 1924 Emmaville NSW]

- Alexander SMITH (b. 12 Jan 1857 Little River NSW; d. 1 Sep 1932 Tamworth NSW). On 27 Oct 1887 he married Elizabeth Bentley GABB in Scots Church, Braidwood NSW. They had 8 children.

.....[Elizabeth B GABB : b. 12 Jan 1857 Little River NSW; d. 1 Sep 1932 Tamworth NSW]

- Mary Ann SMITH (b. 15 Dec 1856 Little River, Mongarlowe NSW; d. 9 Jul 1925 Milton NSW; bur. 10 Jul 1925 C of E Section B, Sandridge General Cemetery. Mollymook NSW). On 25 Dec 1874 she married William Leach TETLEY in Braidwood NSW. They had 7 children.

.....[William L TETLEY : b. 9 Jan 1850 Sydney NSW; Chr. 1850 St Phillips C of E, Sydney NSW; d. 25 Jul 1926 Mongarlowe; bur. 30 Jul 1926 C of E Section B, Sandridge Cemetery, Mollymook NSW]

- Jeremiah SMITH (b. 19 Feb 1862 Little River, Mongarlowe NSW; d. 28 Jun 1946 Hopetoun St, Bulli NSW; bur. 29 Jun 1946 C of E, Bulli NSW). On 3 Jan 1879 he married Nancy GARDINER in Ulladulla NSW. They had 11 children.

.....[Nancy GARDINER : b.1858 Ulladulla NSW; d. 4 Apr 1929 at Bulli NSW; bur. 5 Apr 1929 General Cemetery, Bulli NSW]

- Emma SMITH (b. 4 Jun 1864 Sapling Yard Litttle River, Mongarlowe NSW; d. 17 Feb 1948 Nelligen NSW; bur. 19 Feb 1948 CofE Cemetery, Nelligen NSW). On 13 Jun 1881 she married George HEYCOX in Milton NSW. [ 5905 / 1881 under the name HICOX ]. They had 14 children.

.....[George HEYCOX : b. 11 Nov 1857 at Ulladulla NSW; d. 3 Aug 1940 Hospital, Braidwood NSW; bur. 5 Aug 1940 C of E , Cemetery, Nelligen NSW]

- Elizabeth SMITH (b. 12 Jun 1866 Sapling Yard Creek NSW; d. 1957 Coburg Vic). c.1887 she married Robert Henry G M BUTTLER in Milton NSW. They had 11 children.

.....[Robert Henry Garland Michell BUTTLER (Engine Driver) : b. c.1864 Scotland; d. 1 Sep 1951 at Royal Melbourne Hospital Parkville Vic. from Bronchopneumonia (days) and Myocardial fibrosis (years) aged 87 years; bur. 4 Sep 1951 Williamsontown Cemetery]

- Charles E SMITH (b. 6 Feb 1869 Sapling Yard Creek NSW; d. 7 Sep 1927 Moruya NSW; Cause of Death : Heart Failure).

- Frederick Archibald SMITH (b. 14 Oct 1871 Gundagai NSW; d. 5 Apr 1918 Danesbank, Milton NSW; bur. Mar 1930 Rookwood Pres. Grave Ref 6E/20/1425). On 24 Jul 1905 he married Elizabeth LATTA in Moruya NSW. They had 14 children.

.....[Elizabeth LATTA : 14 Oct 1871 Gundagai NS; d. 5 Apr 1918 Danesbank, Milton NSW; bur. 6 Apr 1918 Sandridge Cemtetery, C of E, Mollymook NSW]

- George SMITH (b. 13 Sep 1873 Little River NSW; d. 4 May 1875 Braidwood the BDM District; bur. Charley near Braidwood; Cause of Death :Effects of Whooping Cough & Measles).

- William Thomas SMITH (b.1876 Braidwood the BDM District; d.18 May 1954 Murwillumbah NSW; bur. 1954 C of E, Murwillumbah General Cemetery). On 23 Jul 1900 he married Sophia Jane CONSTABLE Dignams Creek, Cobargo NSW. They had 9 children.

.....[Sophia J CONSTABLE : b. 22 Oct 1878 "Kyah" Broulee NSW; d. 17 Feb 1954 Brisbane Mental Hosptal, Googna Qld; bur 19 Feb 1954 C of E General Cemetery, Murwillumbah NSW]

- Amos Anthony Blane SMITH (b. 10 Feb 1880 Milton, NSW; bap. 12 Oct 1880 St Peters & St Pauls, Milton NSW). On 8 Jan 1908 he married Mary Ann Palmer IRELAND in Tamworth NSW. They had 5 children.

.....[Mary A P IRELAND : b. 1877 McLean NSW; d. 2 Nov 1922 RPA Hospital, Camperdown NSW].8,9

Cate died (aged 82) on 1 January 1919 at Main St in Milton, NSW.10 She was buried on 2 January 1919 in the Sandridge General Cemetery, Church of England section in Mollymook, NSW.4

Citations

1{S0268} Researcher : METCALFE, Kerrie re GRADY & MCNAMARA, Book Extract : "Our Grady Connection" - Pages 26 - 48 (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~metlew/ml/_nameindex.html). Custom Id: SUB007. Page 27. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Site : http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~metlew/ml/ind908.html
2{S0328}, Internet (Monaro Pioneers) : General. http://www.monaropioneers.com/akers-t-temp.htm. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
3{S0268} Researcher : METCALFE, Kerrie re GRADY & MCNAMARA, Book Extract : "Our Grady Connection" - Pages 26 - 48 (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~metlew/ml/_nameindex.html). Custom Id: SUB007. Pages 27, 36, 42. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Black Creek was later known as Bendoura
4{S0268} Researcher : METCALFE, Kerrie re GRADY & MCNAMARA, Book Extract : "Our Grady Connection" - Pages 26 - 48 (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~metlew/ml/_nameindex.html). Custom Id: SUB007. Page 27. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
5{S0268} Researcher : METCALFE, Kerrie re GRADY & MCNAMARA, Book Extract : "Our Grady Connection" - Pages 26 - 48 (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~metlew/ml/_nameindex.html). Custom Id: SUB007. Pages 42. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. 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.
Text From Source: "Names in Index : William SMITH; Cathrine GREADY
District VN which equates to Broulee, Moruya"
Registration no : V1851495 97 / 1851
7{S0268} Researcher : METCALFE, Kerrie re GRADY & MCNAMARA, Book Extract : "Our Grady Connection" - Pages 26 - 48 (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~metlew/ml/_nameindex.html). Custom Id: SUB007. Pages 27, 36, 38. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Site : http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~metlew/ml/ind25.html
8{S0268} Researcher : METCALFE, Kerrie re GRADY & MCNAMARA, Book Extract : "Our Grady Connection" - Pages 26 - 48 (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~metlew/ml/_nameindex.html). Custom Id: SUB007. Pages 36, 37. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Site : http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~metlew/ml/ind25.html
Some information about Elizabeth Smith's husband Robert Henry G M BUTTLER is doubtful
9{S0301}, Researcher : PITTY (nee BUTTLER), Bronwyn re GRADY. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Robert is a bit of a mystery man and to my knowledge the family , my part of it , does not have a lot of information. He was born in Scotland about 1864. I think that they lived in Edinburgh.When the family emigrated here we are not sure. His father, not sure of the name yet, emigrated first , then mother, Robert and sister from Leith. The sister later married and went to America. The father returned to Scotland, ships passed each other on the way. I assume that they landed in Sydney. Who and where the mother is I am not yet sure.
I think that they married in New South Wales and then moved to Victoria.
Yes they had a large family but Lizzie left Robert at some stage.
I have attached a photo of Robert Henry in later life and a copy of his death certificate. I believe that a few details have got confused with his son Amoss John, my grandfather. Amoss died in Benalla but not Robert Henry."
10{S0268} Researcher : METCALFE, Kerrie re GRADY & MCNAMARA, Book Extract : "Our Grady Connection" - Pages 26 - 48 (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~metlew/ml/_nameindex.html). Custom Id: SUB007. Pages 27, 36. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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