Are you a descendant of this Johnson/Corbally family?
My great, great grandmother Mary Johnson was born abt. 1837 in Drogheda, Louth and migrated to Australia arriving on 06 Jun 1866 on the ship "Peerless". Her immigration papers state that her parent's James and Rose Johnson were living in Rope Walk, Drogheda in 1866. Mary had at least one sibling - James Johnson bapt. 02 Sep 1843 in St Peter's Catholic Church, Drogheda.
I don't have any information on James Johnson senior's birth or parents but Rose Corbally was bapt. 05 Mar 1817 in St Peter's Catholic Church, Drogheda daughter of Patrick Corbally and Mary Mahon or Mahony. Rose had at least one sibling - Anne Corbally born about 1813 who married Patrick Hughes on 09 Aug 1840 in St Peter's Catholic Church, Drogheda.
Anne Hughes nee Corbally and her husband Patrick Hughes migrated to Australia arriving on 11 Mar 1841 on the ship "Glenswilly" and were living in Surry Hills, NSW when Mary arrived in 1866.
Mary married Samuel Elliott on 18 May 1873 in Gladstone, Macleay River District and they had 4 children Charles Joseph 1875; Rosanna Mary 1876 (my great grandmother) Margaret Agnes (Maggie) 1878; and Samuel James 1881.
Mary died on 16 Aug 1923 at her daughter Maggie's house in Campsie and was buried in the Catholic Section of Rookwood Cemetery, Lidcombe, NSW Australia
|Date of Birth||1837 (circa)|
|Date of Death||16th Aug 1923|
|Father (First Name/s and Surname)||James Johnson|
|Mother (First Name/s and Maiden)||Rose Corbally|
|Place & Date of Baptism||06 Oct 1837 St Peter's Catholic Church, Drogheda, Co Louth, Ireland||VIEW SOURCE|
|Townland born||Drogheda, Co Louth, Ireland|
|Place of Death||30 Gould Street, Campsie, NSW Australia|
|Names of Siblings||James Johnson (1843)||VIEW SOURCE|