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William MCNAMARA (1874-1954)

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William McNamara

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William McNamara

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Maria Kelly

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Maria Kelly

William MCNAMARA,1,2,3 son of Michael MCNAMARA (1831?-1919) and Mary COMMINS (1837?-1913), was born on 24 May 1874 in Michelago, NSW.4,5,6 In 1900 (estimated) he was a grazier . He took up land with his brother Thomas east of Walkers Flat to the top of the Flagstaff Range. They bought the Kangaroo Ground from the executors of the Dwyer estate along with their purchase of "Hilltop". About 1914 they sold Walkers Flat and the Kangaroo Ground to John McKenzie Davidson.7,8 He married Maria A KELLY on 11 October 1905 at the BDM District in Cooma, NSW.9,10

he died (aged 80) on 1 August 1954 at 224 The Trongate, Granville in Auburn, NSW. The cause was (a) Broncho Pneumonia (b) Acute Bronchitis.11,12,13,14 He was buried on 3 August 1954 in the Roman Catholic section of Rookwood Cemetery in Lidcombe, NSW.11

 

Maria A KELLY10,15 was the daughter of John KELLY (1843-1924) and Bridget MCNAMARA (1854-1934). She and William MCNAMARA had the following children:

 

Mary Helena MCNAMARA (1907- ) (known as 'Leila')

Michael John MCNAMARA (1909- )

Alban William MCNAMARA (1911-1974)

Caroline Ann MCNAMARA (1914- )

Herbert Patrick MCNAMARA (1916- )

Citations

1{S0383}, Researcher : NOONAN, Kevin re NOONAN, McNAMARA. Custom Id: SUB025. Cit. Date: 10 January 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
2{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 : 9375 / 1905
3{S0121}, Internet (WCP) COWDERY, Edwina : re MCNAMARA, Bartholomew (0032) and LENEHAN, Bridget (0031) and Descendants (The site has been removed from Rootsweb's World Connect Project). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
4{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: 11 August 2011. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 18114 / 1874
5{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

6{S0199}, Internet : General. http://www.clan-cameron.org.au/getperson.php?personID=I32805&tree=cameron1. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
7{S0108} John Thomas Michael (Jack) MCNAMARA, Manuscripts : "A Family Affair" and Other Assorted Essays by MCNAMARA, John 'Jack' (0118) (See http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~owenjones/biogind/mcnamara/mcnamara_john...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Eyewitness evidence
8{S0471} Author : John Moore and/or Bruce Moore , Book Extract : "BURRA, County of Murray" Pages 26 - 28 (Published 1981). Cit. Date: 11 August 2011. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: - "His sons Thomas and William took up the land east of Walkers flat to the top of the Flagstaff range. They bought the Kangaroo Ground from the executors of the Dwyer estate, and with their purchase of Hilltop."
- "The sons Thomas and William, sold Walkers Flat and the Kangaroo Ground to John McKenzie Davidson."
9{S0535}, Bible : Marriages : family of McNAMARA, Michael "Red Mick" (0030) and Mary (nee COMMINS) (0029). Cit. Date: 1 April 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
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Marriages records in the McNamara Bible

10{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.
11{S0473}, Certificate - Death : McNAMARA, William (0262). Custom Id: NSW 18655 / 1954. Cit. Date: 2 September 2011. Assessment: Primary evidence.
12{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: 5 January 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Father : Michael"
Registration no : 16855 / 1954
13{S0383}, Researcher : NOONAN, Kevin re NOONAN, McNAMARA. Custom Id: SUB025. Cit. Date: 5 January 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "... William McNamara’s date of death is wrong, he died on 1st August 1954. I noticed this on the Monaro Pioneers site and other places so that is one thing to change."
14{S0328}, Internet (Monaro Pioneers) : General. http://www.monaropioneers.com/McNamara-Michael.htm. Cit. Date: 5 January 2010. Assessment: Unreliable.
Text From Source: "died in 1925 in Uralla, NSW at age 51."
This is incorrect. A wrong William McNamara has been identified
15{S0801}, Internet (clan-cameron) : John Kelly (0504) (http://www.clan-cameron.org.au/getperson.php?personID=I32772&tree=cameron1 (17 Feb 2014)). Cit. Date: 17 February 2014. Assessment: Secondary evidence.

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 Mar 2014