Julia  Conway  1869

Julia Conway 1869

Place of migration:
Migrated to/Born in USA

She had 10 siblings namely Mary (1868), Michael (1871), James (1873), Hugh (1875), John (1877), Thomas (1879), Patrick (1882), Martin (1884), Honoria (1887) and Hubert 1893.

Julia Conway was the first to emigrate about 1893, possibly emigrated to her Aunt Julia Conway Kestner. Julia Conway married Christopher Baust 21st November 1893 in Tehama, California. In 1900 she was residing in Buckeye, Shasta, California.

 Four of her siblings were to follow later, all entering US through Ellis Island:

  1. Thomas Conway aged 21 is listed on Ellis Island records, emigrated to his sister Julia Conway, Buckeye, Redding, California on 13th August 1903 on the S.S. Aurania, sailing from Queentown to New York.

  2. Patrick Conway aged 20 of Lisheenavalla, Claregalway also entered America through Ellis Island, He is listed as travelling to meet his Sister Julia Baust, Winthrop, California. Emigrated 22nd June 1905 sailing from Queenstown on the S.S. Teutonic                                                        

  3. Martin Conway, arrived in NY 17th June 1906 on S.S. Campania from Queenstown to his Aunt Mrs P R Kestler Main St., Red Bluff, California. Philip R Kestner born in Baden, German, Philip & Julia C Kestner listed on 1920 census living at 331 Willow St. Red Bluff, California.

  4. John Conway aged 31, listed as son of John Conway, Lisheenavalla emigrated on 21st December 1908 from Queenstown to New York with final destination listed as Kennett, California to his brother Martin Conway. The following death record may relate to John. John Conway aged 36 Single Death 12th May 1914 San Francisco.

Michael Conway, never married, remained in Ireland, died in 1947.

Hubert Conway married Kate Rabbitte of Lackaghbeg, 3 children born. Hubert died about 1921. His widow Kate married James Summerly and had 5 children. There are many descendants of both families.

Norah Conway remained in Ireland. The family farm today is owned by grandchildren of Norah Conway who married her Lisheenavalla neighbour Patrick Holland.

James Conway emigrated to Earlstown, Lancs.

No details available for her sister Mary Conway

Additional Information
Date of Birth 21st Sep 1869  
Father (First Name/s and Surname) John Conway  
Mother (First Name/s and Maiden) Mary Finn  
Number of Siblings 10  
Names of Siblings Mary (1868), Michael (1871), James (1873), Hugh (1875), John (1877), Thomas (1879), Patrick (1882), Martin (1884), Honoria (1887) and Hubert 1893.  
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Christopher Baust  
Place & Date of Marriage 21st November 1893 in Tehama, California  
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