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Catherine MCNAMARA (1844-1936)

Catherine MCNAMARA1,2,3 (known as 'Kate'), daughter of Bartholomew MCNAMARA (1791?-1856) and Bridget LENEHAN (1788-1873), was born on 24 June 1844 in Clare, Ireland. Shipping records indicate her native place as Lisdrumlandna, Clare.2,4,5 She was a follower of the Catholic faith .4 In 1851 she was able to read.4

Kate migrated from Plymouth, Devonshire to Port Jackson Sydney, NSW arriving on 14 August 1851. She travelled to Australia with her parents and siblings on the ship "Sarah" which left c. May 1851. They settled in the Queanbeyan NSW district.4,6 She married John FOGARTY in 1870 in Burra, NSW.7

she died (aged 92) on 3 August 1936 in Cootamundra, NSW.2

 

John FOGARTY2 was the son of Michael FOGARTY ( - ) and Bridget FLANAGAN ( - ). He and Catherine MCNAMARA had the following children:

 

Mary C FOGARTY (1871-1871)

Michael FOGARTY (1872- )

John FOGARTY (1875- )

Patrick FOGARTY (1876- )

Bartholomew FOGARTY (1879- )

Mary FOGARTY (1881- )

Bridget FOGARTY (1883- )

Citations

1{S0311}, Shipping Records 1851 "Sarah". Custom Id: SR Reels 2136, 2142. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
All the children were catholic
2{S0106}, Mailing List (Rootsweb) : IRL-CLARE-L Archives - re : MCNAMARA/FOGARTY (Rootsweb : http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/read/IRL-CLARE/2002-03/1015575181). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
3{S0064}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Births (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Births Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
On their son Bartholomew's birth certificate (No. : 14904 / 1879), Catherine is referred to as Kate rather than Catherine which has been used as an indicator that she was known as kate
4{S0311}, Shipping Records 1851 "Sarah". Custom Id: SR Reels 2136, 2142. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
5{S0469}, Certificate - Death : McNAMARA, Bartholomew (0032). Custom Id: NSW 3147 / 1856. Cit. Date: 5 August 2011. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Children of Marriage : Catherine 14"
Calculation gives 1842. Catherine should have been recorded as 16
6{S0282}, Internet (IGI - International Genealogical Index) : General (Family Search : http://www.familysearch.org/). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Search on Bridget Lenehan
7{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: 3282 / 1870 at BDM Queanbeyan District

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 Mar 2014