Daniel Maher/Meagher
Judith/Johanna Harney

- of Brittas Tipperary -
A Farmer of Brittas


Mary Maher born about 1800 - my great x 3 grandmother

Catherine Meagher baptised 3th June 1813, of Brittas, sponsors Jim Meagher and Mrs
Noonan. Married
Michael Loughnan on 6th March 1848 at Thurles, witnesses Patrick Maher
and Johanna Maher. Came to Australia in 1855 aboard the Rajahstan [under Loughlin] with
children James aged 6, Mary aged 3 and Patrick aged 9 months. Michael had a brother John
who had arrived on the Livingston in 1841 and had settled in Goulbourn. Also, Honora
baptised 1856 and Andrew baptised 1856/57, possibly Joanna Locknan at Yass 1857,
Michael 1861 Laughnan at Yass. [Michael, son died 1865]
DNA match confirms this family

Honora Maher baptised 24th October 1815 at Thurles, father a farmer of Brittas, sponsors
Michael Maher and Mary Grace.
Note: Mary Grace was the wife of Timothy Maher who
was probably Daniels brother

unconfirmed - Daniel Maher baptised 22nd January 1828, sponsors Jerry Maher and Ann
. Note: Daniel may be the grandson of William Maher and Ellen Ryan. They may have
had a son named William who also married a woman named Ellen Ryan. These names were
very common in Tipperary.

Other relatives:

Anastacia/ Anto Harney born unknown. Possibly a cousin.  Sponsor for sister Mary Maher's
daughter Catherine born 1833. Married John Harney 16th June 1835 at Thurles.
degree dispensation. Witnesses James Hayes Ann Kirwin.
She also appears as a sponsor for
Daniel Maher son of James Maher and Ellen Condon born Thurles 1831