Jeremiah Maher

- from Thurles Tipperary to Morpeth NSW -
Jeremiah Maher was born about 1813 in Thurles Tipperary according to his
shipping records. Possible baptism at Thurles on 26th May 1810 as Darby Maher
[NOTE: “Darby was usually a nick name for people with Christian name Jeremiah.
The Irish for Jeremiah being Diarmaid which in turn was called Darby by people.”]
son of
Dennis Maher and Bridget Davy, father a farmer of of Brittas. Sponsors
John Maher and Catherine Delaney.

Immigration: Jeremiah arrived in NSW aged 28 per Livingston 1841 – his parents
Dennis and Bridget were both alive at this time. He was a farm labourer aged 28 and could
read and write. He was of the Roman Catholic faith and his native place was Brittas. Brought
out by Robert How and Co. In later life Jeremiah farmed at Prospect Hill.

Marriage 1: Catherine Ryan Ref: 382/1843 V1843382 123 MAHER JEREMIAH RYAN
CATHERINE LK

Children:

John Maher 1016/1844 V18441016 121A MAHER JOHN JEREMIAH CATHERINE

Dennis Maher 1649/1845 V18451649 62 MAHER DENNIS JEREMIAH CATHERINE.

John Joseph Maher 3518/1847 V18473518 64 MAHER JOHN JEREMIAH CATHERINE
Maitland Mercury dated 27th April 1878:
Died, at his residence, Dunmore, April 17th, 1878,
John Joseph, third son of Jeremiah Maher, Prospect Hill, aged 31 years, leaving two children
and a large circle of friends to mourn his loss. May his soul in peace.
Death Ref:7329/1878  
MAHER JOHN JEREMIAH CATHERINE MORPETH . Married
Mary Hawley 2657/1870  
MAHER JOHN HAWLEY MARY MAITLAND -Unconfirmed.

Bridget Maher 1891/1849 V18491891 66 MAHER BRIDGET JEREMIAH CATHERINE

Jeremiah Maher baptised 26th October 1851 East Mailand 2225/1851 V18512225 68
MAHER JEREMIAH JEREMIAH CATHERINE

Michael Maher death ref:952/1853 V1853952 119 MAHER MICHAEL INFANT - Buried 11th
September 1853 in same grave as mother Catherine. No birth registration found.

Death: Catherine Maher wife of Jeremiah nee Ryan buried Hiland Park 18th Dec 1853 aged
29. Ref: 1254/1853 V18531254 119 MAHER CATHERINE AGE 29


Marriage 2: Catherine Flynn ref:70/1854 V185470 100 MAHER JEREMIAH FLYNN
CATHERINE LK

Children:

Bridget Maher
2634/1855 V18552634 72 MAHER BRIDGET JEREMIAH CATHERINE

Mary A Maher 8172/1857  MAHER MARY A JEREMIAH CATHERINE

Michael Maher 8984/1858  MAHER MICHAEL JEREMIAH CATHERINE MAITLAND

Joseph Maher 9121/1860  MAHER Joseph Jeremiah Catherine Morpeth

Elizabeth Maher 10166/1862  MAHER ELIZABETH JEREMIAH CATHERINE MORPETH
Died 1870 4322/1870  MAHER ELIZABETH JEREMIAH CATHERINE MAITLAND  

Alice Maher 10962/1864  MAHER ALICE JEREMIAH CATHERINE MORPETH

Martha Maher 11110/1866  MAHER MARTHA JEREMIAH CATHERINE MORPETH

Catherine Maher: No birth found but mentioned in Jeremiah's will [FMP]


Immigration Deposits Paid:

Michael Maher,
wife Ann and children George, Bridget, Cornelius, Mary, and Dennis,
except for baby Johanna in October 1855 per Bermondsey.

Bridget Maher aged 15, a Nurse of Brittas near Thurles per Admiral Lyon in 1858



Death:

Catherine Maher died 18th December 1887 according to her headstone. Ref 10431/1887  
MAHER CATHERINE PATRICK MARGARET MORPETH Buried Morpeth.

Jeremiah died at Morpeth in 1897 Ref 1895/1897  MAHER JEREMIAH DENIS BRIDGET
MORPETH Buried Morpeth beside wife Catherine.
Jeremiah's siblings were:


Eliza Maher aged 20 per Livingston 1841 arrived with brother Jeremiah. ???Married
Baptist Hurst 1843 Victoria???

Michael Maher and wife Ann Callinan per Bermondsey 1856