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Board Name: Ireland Genealogy
Dianne Randell Brisbane, QLD Australia Mar 26, 2002
Co. Tipperary
I would like help, please,from living relatives in Ireland with my family tree.
2 MEARA brothers married 2 RYAN sisters.
EDMUND MEARA m. Hannah RYAN 14th Feb. 1836 at Catholic Church, Templemore.
All 7 children were baptised at Templetouhy between 1837 an 1854.
James died 14th Dec. 1866 in Ireland
John emigrated to Australia. No children
Johanna/Judy - in 1910 a nun at St. Mary's Convent, Bluff, Co. Limerick
Edmond m. Catrin ? Catrin died Jan. 1884. Their chidlren Edward b. Feb. 1881
Margaret b. 1882
Michael - in 1901 Census lived at BALLYLKNOCKANE
Margaret - emigrated to Queensland arriving 31st May 1878.
She emigrated with my great grandfather, Michael, as brother and sister, although they were double first cousins. She died 11th May 1944 at Gympie, Queensland.

JOHN MEARA(MARA) my great grandfather and MARY RYAN were married 25th Feb. 1840 at Catholic Church, Templemore, Tipperary.
Their 7 children were baptised between 1841 and 1854 at Templehough
Johanna/Judy. married in Ireland to MICHAEL FLYNN. No children. Johanna lived at Longorchard, Templemore, Templetough., Co. Tipperary. My grandmother, Mary KERLEY used to write to her there.
Patrick - emigrated to Queensland. No children.
Michael - emigrated with his double first cousin, Margaret, as brother and sister (see above). He married MARGARET MANNION - they are my great grandparents. He died 29th March 1933.
James - emigrated to Queensland. No children.
Patrick Michael and James all lived around the Gympie area, Queensland.

Griffith Valuations in 1851 say JOHN MARA and his brother EDMUND MARA had land, house etc. at BALLYLKNOCKANE.
The RYAN sisters parents: JOHN RYAN and MARY QUINN. Hannah RYAN and her sister Mary RYAN were both born April 1813 and Mary 1815, respectivelyl, at Cowpark, Co. Tipperary.
John and Edmund MEARA (MARA) parents were possibly James Meara and Judith Russell?
Any help and guidance would be greatly appreciated.
Dianne (nee KERLEY) Randell
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
26th March
Dianne Randell

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