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John Furey,

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Posted: 10 Feb 2013 2:07PM GMT
Classification: Query
Does anyone have any information about what happened to my great-uncle, John Furey? He was b. 1865 or 1866 in Swineford, Mayo, Ireland. He arrived in Brisbane on 3 Feb 1886 with his brother, William. William left for the US, but John supposedly stayed. There is a family story about pearl fishing on Thursday Island, but I don't know if that lasted.

I would be grateful to anyone who can help, either with John Furey or any Fureys in Queensland. The Queensland library has been really helpful with websites, but I am out of my depth in Australian research!

Kathleen Furey
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
micromosaic21... 10 Feb 2013 9:07PM GMT 
look2c 10 Feb 2013 9:54PM GMT 
corahlf 10 Feb 2013 10:48PM GMT 
micromosaic21... 10 Feb 2013 11:51PM GMT 
micromosaic21... 11 Feb 2013 12:21AM GMT 
look2c 11 Feb 2013 2:55AM GMT 
micromosaic21... 11 Feb 2013 4:17AM GMT 
micromosaic21... 11 Feb 2013 4:32AM GMT 
mollipops1 11 Feb 2013 4:37AM GMT 
micromosaic21... 11 Feb 2013 4:45AM GMT 
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