Seeking Information about: James Lavery II In Belfast Born Approx 1878. . Looking for His Belfast and Australia relatives. Please read on for identify information.
James Lavery II emigrated from Belfast between 1901-1902. To Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. There is some link to Manchester Connecticut briefly.
His obituary dated, October 22 1934 in Winnipeg Manitoba, mentions the following relatives only one is named:
One Bother and Sister unnamed in Australia
Two sisters Unnamed in Ireland
A fourth sister whom we know quite well, Grace Annie who went only by the name Annie Lavery. She remained Unmarried… Born 1876-1880 Died 1953 in Winnipeg..Shows up in Family letters, pictures and converstaions.
Annie listed these facts on a ship manifest, the Caledonia which sailed from Londonderry on April 23 1910 sh gave an age of 30 which would have made her BD 1880… Listed Father Jos or Jas Lavery of 91 Casreagh Rd Belfast Listed Destination Of East Manchester Connecticut.
A cousin Edward Lavery emigrated from Belfast to Winnipeg in 1904 He helped James Build his first home and ready it for James new Bride Mary Gordon whom James wed 5 Nov 1905. Edward was 42 in 1906. But this is all that I know about the Lavery family.
James Lavery II and Mary Gordon had four Daughters and one son in Winnipeg All of whom are now deceased and were known quite well by me.
I am the wife of Mary Jane Gordon Lavery McDowell’s Son, Gordon McDowell. My Name is Diane.