Mary Johnson 1837

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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


Additional Information
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
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  • Hello lindarose11,

    Are you a descendant of this Johnson/Corbally family?




    Friday 25th January 2019, 05:46AM
  • I had to stop. She looks like my mother who's last name was Mahoney.



    Saturday 18th May 2019, 12:26AM

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