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William Kennedy and Catherine Walthew, Tipperary Ireland

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William Kennedy and Catherine Walthew, Tipperary Ireland

Posted: 12 Aug 2011 4:17AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Kenndy, Walthew, Ryan, Halloran, Shedy, Fox
Looking for the marriage of William Kennedy and Catherine Walthew, Tipperary Ireland. They have 2 children living in Australia, that i have found.

John Kennedy,B 1837 D abt 1908 and Anne Sheedy, B1834 had Children in Lancefield, and Broadford in Victoria. Mary b 1860, Willaim B1863 John B1867, Thomas b1869, James b1873, and Michael B1875.

They were married 1858, at St Francis Catholic Church in Melbourne. There usual residence in 1858 was Richmond, Victoria.

John had a small land holding in Broadford of 160acres, which was sold after his death Abt 1809.
Anne Sheedys parents were John Sheedy and Mary Ryan. Anne was also born in Tipperary.

I have ancestors decendent from Knocknemerough, near keeper in Tipperary, and can see that there is a Walthew on the Griffiths valuation of Ireland, in that region


There were witnesses at the marriage. Bridget White, and what looks like Jeramiah (perhaps and .... Sugg.. to hard to read. definately a long name with GG in the middle

There was a brother Edward, Born 1827, Tipperary. Died 1887, at Koorooman, Victoria, which is near Leongatha in South Gippsland. There is a Inquest which I havnt got yet, as he was felling a tree when he died. He was unmarried, but left his property to his brother John farmer of Broadford.

Signitures match Johns on Edwards will. Parents of Edward as listed on his Death certificate was William Kennedy and Catherine Walthou. The informant being the local Constablary at Mirboo North.

It states 21 years in the colony of Victoria, does not mentioon any time spent in Tasmania.

Living near John Kennedy and Anne Sheedy, in Broadford, is Rody Kennedy, or Roderick. Farming at Donnybrook, Victoria.

He married a Margaret Halloran in 1854, at St Francis Catholic Church in Melbourne. Roderick B 1824 (by marriage cert), Died 1905 (84yrs) on death certificate.

Witnesses Vinity Ryan? and Ellen Kinney.

Rody's parents were John Kennedy and Margaret Shedy. He was born Co Tipperary.

Margaret Hallorine Parents William H Hallorine and Mary Malony. Margaret was born in Co Clare, Ireland.

Suspect that Rody was a convict, coming to Tasmania at the age of 20 on the Duke of Richmond, with other kennedys from Tipperary. John 7 yrs, Phillip Life, Rody 7 yrs, James 14yrs John 14yrs, all from tipperary and all on the Duke of Richmond in 1844.

Also in the region. Edward Kennedy. B1841 in Newport Tipperary, the son of Andrew Kennedy and Margaret Corbet. Edward came to Australia, and also went to NZ for the gold rush for a short time where he was reasonably succseful. He bought property at Moranding Kilmore. Upon his return from New Zealand he married Ellen Tereasa MORRISSY in 1867. It was a double wedding, his sister Margaret Kennedy, B1839 Co Tipperary, to a Michael Conway.

Ellens parents Thomas Morrisy, B 1803 Tipperary and Margaret Fennell Babt 1813 Tipperary.

I believe that Edwards father was the brother of my GGG Grandfather Hugh Kennedy, M Jane Fox, Doon Limerick, Ireland.



Looking for any ties to the family of Andrew Kennedy and M N Carey, Knocknemorough, Tipperary Ireland.

Or any information in general about these Kennedy families.

Happy to send certs.

thanks in anticipation.

Paul Barrett
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paulb1650 12 Aug 2011 10:17AM GMT 
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DaveBoylan 11 Jan 2012 11:32PM GMT 
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