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James LAWLER (1813?-1894)

James LAWLER,1 son of Michael LAWLER ( - ) and Bridget or Mary SHAUGHNESSY ( - ), was born in 1813 (approx.) in Glanroe, Clare.1

he migrated from Clare, Ireland to Sydney, NSW arriving in 1844. He probably settled in the Michelago district.2 He married Catherine COMMINS on 17 February 1855 at St Gregory's Catholic Church in Queanbeyan, NSW.3,4

in 1861 they lived at "Rock Forest" in Burra, NSW.2

he died (aged 81) on 19 February 1894 in Burra.1,5 He was buried in 1894 in Grave 18 of the General Cemetery in Michelago, NSW.6

 

Catherine COMMINS1 was the daughter of Michael COMMINS (1806-1891) and Mary CONROY (1809-1891). She and James LAWLER had the following children:

 

Mary LAWLER (1855-1949)

Ellen LAWLER (1857-1936)

Catherine LAWLER (1859-1941)

Bridget LAWLER (1861-1950)

Michael LAWLER (1862-1913)

Honorah LAWLER (1864-1881) (known as 'Norah')

Margaret LAWLER (1866- )

James LAWLER (1868-1958)

Thomas LAWLER (1870-1925)

John Francis LAWLER (1872-1959)

Jane LAWLER (1876- )

Martha Ann LAWLER (1880-1896)

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{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.
3{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 : V185528 101 / 1855 District LW (LW can be any of Cooma, Monaro, Manaroo District, Qeanbeyan or Twofold Bay). Another source says St Gregory's Catholic Church Queanbeyan, so this is accepted
4{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). Person 3 on Descendant Register. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Questionable.
Text From Source: St Gregory's RC Church, Queanbeyan, NSW
Internet Site : http://www.monaropioneers.com/lawler-j.htm gives the marriage as occurring at "Catholic Church, Cooma NSW" It is considered that St Gregory's in Queanbeyan is the more likely of the two sites
5{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 : 11391 / 1894 District of Queanbeyan
6{S0199}, Internet : General. Site address lost. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 August 2014