Hi Bryan and all
I researching the Moloney/Maloney ?? family and part of my research is on Denis and Catherine McGrath nee Looby of Croan, Ireland family of 11 children from Croan Ireland. Could someone let me know where Croan is?.
4 children remained in Ireland-:
Thomas born August, 1839.
Catherine b. 26/7/1857 married Richard O'Donnell.
Michael b. 1/3/1846 died in infancy, and
Mary b. May 1847.
2 children went to America-:
Dennis b. 22/5/1851, and
Norah b. 1848 married surname Coffey.
The other 5 children came to Australia. Three of these McGrath's married people with the surname White.
Alice b. September, 1844 married Michael White.
Patrick b. 1841 came to Australia on the 'Somersetshire" arriving 18/10/1870. Married Margaret White b. 1857 Co. Cork. Ireland. Patrick and Margaret were married at St. Augustines Catholic Church Creswick Victoria, Australia 18/7/1874. Patrick died 1920 and I believed is buried in the St. Arnaud Cemetery (Victoria Australia).
Michael b. April, 1853 married Catherine White in 1871 at St.Arnaud then moved to the Koorweerup area Victoria Australia. I believed he died in 1936 in the Warragul area.
Lawrence b. 1855 Single died 25/11/1891 is bureid in the St.Arnaud cemetery, and
My direct line- John b. 26/4/1848 married 1880 at Carron, near Donald and St.Arnaud area's Johanna Aherne b. 1855 Templemore Tipperary Ireland. Johanna came to Australia on the 'S.S.Atrato" in 1873. John died at Carron 1884 and is buried in the Donald cemetery. Johanna then married Michael Crogan. John and Johanna had 4 children-:
James Michael b.1881 Litchfield near Donald married Eliza Martin parents were John and Eliza Martin nee Ramsay.
Dennis Patrick "Dimmy" b. 1883 married Mary-Anne Jones.
Mary Catherine b. 21/12/1884 married my Grand father Michael John Moloney b. 1881 parents were Michael and Jane Moloney nee Nelson. Mary died 1956 Michael 1957 both buried Donald cemetery, and
John William "Jack" b. 1885 single died 1966.
Any information, assistances or direction would be very much appreciated