James Mcinerney was born about 1853 in County Clare, Ireland. He was christened in 1853 in St John Church, Cratloe, County Clare, Ireland. He died on 10 Feb 1901 in Murringo NSW. He was buried in Murringo, NSW.

Immigration: Arrived in Colony on the vessel SURREY (Surry) sailing from Plymouth and arriving in Sydney on 24 July 1875.

Ship’s Log Details as transcribed:

Name: James McInerny   

Age: 25

Calling: Labourer

Native Place: County Clare,

Parents Names and if still alive: Bridget, Clare.

Religion: R.C.    Read or Write: Both 

Relative in Colony: Brother John, Corowa.

Deposit Journal Entry: Depositor for James was his brother, PATRICK McINERNEY who also sponsored MARGARET SULLIVAN (believed to be another sister of Patrick Snr.) at the same time.

James married Ellen O'KEEFFE daughter of Patrick O'KEEFFE and Catherine KEANE in 1876 in Morphet,  NSW. Ellen was born about 14 Jul 1856 in Askeaton, Limerick, Ireland. She died on 03 Dec 1938 in Young NSW. She was buried on 04 Dec 1938 in Murringo NSW.

Ellen was born in Limerick, Ireland, on the banks of the Shannon and migrated to Australia with her family on board the sailing ship "Earl Dalhousie" on 15th February 1876, and four months after arriving in Australia (he) James and Ellen were married at Morpeth by the late Rev. Father Corcoran.

Ellen died aged 85 years at her Campbell Street residence on Saturday night after a short illness.  Mass for the Repose of the Soul was said at St. Marys Church on Sunday morning, after which the body was conveyed to the St Patrick's Roman Catholic Church at Murringo. 

This Chronicle has been adapted from "Where Irish settled in Australia".

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1st Jan 1853
Date of Death 10th Feb 1901
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Ellen O'Keefe VIEW SOURCE


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