Daniel Maher and Ellen Butler
Daniel Maher was born 11th May 1823 according to his headstone, at Thurles Tipperary, son of
James Maher and Patience Grace.
Immigration: Arrived aboard 1841 Livingstone aged 19, parents recorded as James Maher and
Patience Grace. Brother Richard Maher was also on board. Probable half-brother Jeremiah
Maher arrived on the David McIver in 1854.
Ellen Butler: born 11 Nov 1826 according to her headstone, daughter of Matthew and
Margaret Butler. [Sister of Pierce Butler of Morpeth who died 1886 with same parents?]
Marriage: V1845339 94/1845 MAHER DANIEL BUTLER ELLEN LK
James Mahar [sic] born 1846 ref V1846955 63/1846 . May have died 3725/1872 MAHER
JAMES DANIEL ELLEN CLARENCE TOWN
Margaret MAHAR [sic] ref V18473133 64/1847 Married Philip McCormack 2577/1870
MACCORMICK PHILIP MAHER MARGARET MAITLAND
Matthew Maher born 1848 ref V18481574 65/1848 Died 25th October 1940 - buried with
Prudence Maher no birth or baptism found but died 1924, parents Daniel and Ellen. Buried
with sister Margaret McCormack in Morpeth. Never married. Will is available on FMP.
Richard Maher baptised 1852 ref V18521366 69/1852 . Died 1853, infant,
Mary Maher born 1854 ref V185475 71/1854
Pierce Maher born 1855 ref V18552507 72/1855. Married 1886 Sydney, Bridget Grace [born
1866 Morphet daughter of Patrick Grace and Ann Payne] Died 1919 Morpeth
Daniel Maher born 1857 ref 8250/1857 MAITLAND –died 1923 Morpeth
Ellen Maher born 1859 ref 9574/1859 MORPETH Died 1861
Catherine Maher born 1860 ref 9154/1860 MORPETH Died 1861
Ellen A[Agnes] Maher born 1862 ref 10175/1862 MORPETH Possible marriage to Thomas
Augustine McMahon 11 Nov 1826
William Maher born 1864 ref 10966/1864 MORPETH Born 11 May 1864 Died 12 Jul 1879
Anastasia Maher born 1866 ref 10947/1866 MORPETH – Married Arthur Bennet Connor
George Maher born 1868 ref 12306/1868 MORPETH. Died 1952 Maitland.
Publican's License: Daniel Maher of Morpeth was first granted a publican's license in 1853.
Sureties given by Pierce Butler and Richard Maher. Name of hotel was Morpeth Hotel. In 1856
he was granted a license for the Settlers Arms. Surety given by James Sourly and Pierce Butler
Deaths: Daniel died 14th May 1882: ref 9838/1882 MAHER DANIEL JAMES PATIENCE G
MORPETH. Buried Morpeth General Cemetery.
Ellen died 9th January 1895 ref 1245/1895 MAHER ELLEN MATTHEW MARGARET
MORPETH Buried Morpeth Cemetery.