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Kevin James MCNAMARA (1912-1990)

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Kevin James McNamara

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Kevin McNamara at Upper Mangrove Creek

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Marie Josephine Andrews

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Marie Josephine McNamara (nee Andrews) at Upper Mangrove Creek

Kevin James MCNAMARA,1 son of Thomas Patrick MCNAMARA (1872-1945) and Ellen Agnes GRADY (1883-1958), was born on 22 December 1912 in Michelago, NSW.2,3,4 his interests included music. He played the piano and also composed songs. A number of his compositions were commercially recorded by his brother, Tim McNamara.5 Kevin married Marie Josephine ANDREWS in 1952 at the BDM District in Bankstown, NSW.6

he died (aged 77) on 8 March 1990 in a place still to be located. A death notice was published in the Sydney Morning Herald on 9 March 1990.7 He was buried in March 1990 in Woronora cemetery in Sutherland, NSW.8

 

Marie Josephine ANDREWS9 was the daughter of David ANDREWS (1891-1965) and Clara Catherine CROSLAND (1891-1967). She and Kevin James MCNAMARA had the following children:

 

Kevin Gregory MCNAMARA

Noeline Mary MCNAMARA

Michael Thomas MCNAMARA

Citations

1{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.
BDM marriage search established second name as James. Previously only had initial "J"
2{S0536}, Bible : Births : family of McNAMARA, Michael "Red Mick" (0030) and Mary (nee COMMINS) (0029). Cit. Date: 1 April 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
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Birth records in the McNamara Bible

3{S0032}, Certificate - Birth : MCNAMARA, Johanna [Nellie] (0113). Custom Id: NSW 39386 / 45. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
4{S0238}, Researcher : General. Custom Id: SUB027. Email received 12 May 2010 from Angela Fowler. Cit. Date: 12 May 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
"My husband Greg (Kevin Gregory) told me that his father Kevin James McNamara's date of birth is 22 Dec 1912 and that he was born in Michelago."
5{S0105}, Verbal ( Personal Knowlege) : OWEN (nee JONES), Ellen Mary (0002). Cit. Date: 2 October 2010. 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. : 25903 / 1952
7{S0508}, Ryerson Index : Death : McNAMARA, Kevin James (0122). Cit. Date: 22 March 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
8{S0777}, Headstone : McNAMARA, Kevin James (0122). Cit. Date: 14 December 2013. Assessment: Primary evidence.
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Kevin's cross at Woronora cemetery, Sutherland

9{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.
Name obtained from Marriage BDM search on certificate no. 25903 / 1952.

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 Mar 2014