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, 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 JAMES DANIEL ELLEN CLARENCE TOWN
Margaret MAHAR [sic] ref V18473133 64/1847 Married Philip McCormack 2577/1870 MACCORMICK PHILIP MAHER MARGARET MAITLAND 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 Morpeth.
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 1891
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.