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Bridget O'BRIEN

One public tree has this...

"Marriage
24 Jun 1880 • Wagga Wagga
Belmore House BDM 5160/1880 Witnessed by Malcolm Nicholson & Catherine O'Brien
James Dunn (1850–1923"

No obvious certificate available so can't validate :rolleyes:

Geoff

EDIT:

This looks interesting Mother, Catherine d. 1905.. TROVE
 
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RC Bap O'BRIEN BRIDGET 493/1848 V1848493 67 WILLIAM - HANORIA

William O'Brien & Hanoria Queney

Abode: New England

Far enough away to rule that family out.

That's the only Bridget 1839 - 1855 in NSW index with father = William.
 
If you are having prob's locating it let me know..

Geoff

I just spent the last 10 minutes trying to find it. :biggrin:

Are you sure you have the right John? What month and year?

So we are back to two CofE Barnes brothers marrying RC sisters - one in CofE church and the other in RC Cathedral. ???
 
Thanks Geoff.

I will have to check why that did not return a hit.

This is very odd. Menindee is in the far west of NSW on the Darling River.

Death 14276/1886 O'BRIEN JOHN DIED MENINDIE MENINDIE * 19 Jul 1886


http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/222753186
New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) - Friday 30 July 1886 [Issue No.419] Page 5182
... probate of the last will and testament of the abovenamed John O'Brien, deceased, who died on the 19th day of July instant, may be granted to Catherine O'Brien, of Cowabee aforesaid, widow, and John O'Brien, the younger, of Berembed, near Wagga Wagga ...

Dave
 
The CofE marriage took place a few months before the RC one. That's about the only bit that does not seem to fit.

The CofE marriages for that Diocese are on fiche at the State Library and one is there and the other not.

I'm still not spending $18. :D

Occupation for John junior.?
 
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... John O'Brien, of Killaloe (born 1800, died 1886) ...

Shipping record has 1807.

Location Berrima agrees with abode for a baptism so age 30 is out by 10 years. ???

1841 census
O'BRIEN John 30 Lockup, Town Berrima, District Berrima [X946] 65 2222


No issues with Agatha. It all fits.

1903 NSW Electoral Roll - BLAND - COOLAMON POLLING-PLACE
BARNES Agatha, Kindra, domestic duties

Occ for James Dunn?
 
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One public tree has a copy of a will or part of... I haven't see the transcription yet :rolleyes:

It mentions a wife, Catherine and a son, John..

I'll send some details.. You may need to enlarge it...

Geoff
 
Deceased Estates
DUNN James Narrandera 17/03/1923 27/10/1923 Pre A 000059 [20/897] - Occupation: labourer

There is a James Dunn in 1903 roll at Narandera - a blacksmith

No occupation in the obits.
 
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