Daniel Maher and Ellen Butler

- Of Morpeth N.S.W -
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
arrived on the David McIver in 1854.

Ellen Butler: born 11 Nov 1826 according to her headstone, daughter of Matthew and
Margaret Butler,
according to her death registration.  No baptism or shipping has been found.

Marriage: V1845339 94/1845  MAHER  DANIEL  BUTLER  ELLEN  LK  


James Mahar
[sic] born 1846 ref V1846955 63/1846 . May have died 3725/1872  MAHER  

Margaret MAHAR [sic] ref V18473133 64/1847  Married Philip McCormack 2577/1870  
DNA match to this family line   

Matthew Maher born 1848 ref V18481574 65/1848  Died 25th October 1940 - buried with
brother Daniel

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.
Maitland Daily Mercury dated 7th January 1924:
Death of Miss P. Maher, The death is reported from Sydney of Miss Prudence Maher. She was a
daughter of the late Mr. Daniel Maher, of Morpeth, of which town she was a native. She spent
many years in Queensland, returning from there to Morpeth about 14 years ago. Since then
she had lived in Sydney and Morpeth. The funeral will leave the Morpeth railway station on
arrival of the Sydney train at 2.20 to morrow afternoon for the ? Roman Catholic cemetery at

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 Morpeth daughter of Patrick Grace and Ann Payne] Died 1919 Morpeth

Daniel Maher born 1857 ref 8250/1857  MAITLAND. Died 22nd October 1923 ref 16713/1923
DANIEL ELLEN MORPETH. A retired Postal Worker according to probate. Buried Catholic
Cemetery 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.