Honora O'Neill and Patrick Fahy/Fahey
Honora O'Neill was born about 1842 in Tuam Galway, daughter of Patrick O'Neill and Mary
according to details given at the time of his arrival in Australia aboard the Tudor in 1860.
Honora came with cousin Honora Higgins. The deposit for Honora's passage had been paid
by cousin Mary Burke [nee Higgins] Honora's father was dead by this time. A possible
baptism for her is Honor O'Neil, baptised 25th February 1849, daughter of Patrick O'Neil
and Cecilia Brogan. Sponosors Patrick Walsh and Mary Brogan.
Patrick Fahy [Fahey] Probably the son of Patrick Fahey and Mary nee Connerton who
arrived on the ship Joseph Stomes in 1852 together with his 7 siblings. Patrick was 13 at the
time making his birth about 1839. He was probably a farmer residing at Brooks Flat.
[Grevilles 1872 PO Directory]
Marriage: Honorah and Patrick were married at Maitland in 1867 [ref:2313/1867]
Their children were: [NSW BDM Index online]
John Fahey born 1868 Maitland [ref: 11347/1868]
Mary Fahey born Maitland 1869 [ref 13205/1869]
Patrick Fahey: born 1871 Maitland [ref12528/1871]
FAHEY PATRICK 5715/1874 PATRICK MARY WEST MAITLAND
Second marriage: John Fogo 3398/1874 FOGO JOHN FEHEY HONORA LAMBTON
FOGO THOMAS 20896/1880 JOHNANNWALLSEND
FOGO ISABELLA 16770/1875 JOHNHANNAHWALLSEND
FOGO JAMES D 18659/1878 JOHNHANNAHWALLSEND
FOGO WILLIE 25961/1882 JOHNNORAHWALLSEND
FOGO HONORIA 29816/1884 JOHNHONORIAWALLSEND
FOGO ELLEN 31686/1886 JOHNNORAHWALLSEND
FOGO MATILDA 33482/1888 JOHNHONORIEWALLSEND
FOGO ARCHIBALD 35446/1890 JOHNANORAWALLSEND
FOGO AGNES 36466/1893 JOHNHONARIWALLSEND
FOGO HONORA 1546/1932 JOHN 85 YRS WALLSENDWALLSEND
MRS. HONORA FOGO.
A resident of Wallsend during the past 75 years, Mrs. Honora Fogo, relict of Mr. John Fogo,
died at her residence in Wentworth-street, Wallsend, on January 31. She was 85 years of
age. A native of Tuam, County Glare, Ireland, Mrs. Fogo, as a girl 14 years old, came to
Australia with several cousins, and for some time lived at Morpeth. She was twice married,
firstly, to Mr. Patrick Fahey, at East Maitland, and a few years after his death, she married
Mr. John Fogo at Wallsend in 1874. With the spirit of a pioneer, Mr. Fogo, like other early
settlers in Wallsend, was obliged to build his own home in his spare time. His death occurred
in January, 1908. Mrs. Fogo, who, after her first marriage lived at Brooks's Flat (now
Buchanan) for some time, is survived by five sons and five daughters Mr. John Fahey
(Newcastle), Mr. J. D. Fogo (Weston), Mr. Thomas Fogo (Captain of Wallsend Fire Brigade),
Mr. William Fogo (Wallsend). Mr. Archibald Fogo (Wallsend), Mrs. H. Worboys (West
Wallsend), Mrs. D. Lowe (New Lambton), and Misses Honora, Matilda. and Agnes Fogo
(Wallsend). Grandchildren number 22, and there are also 13 great grandchildren. Rev.
Father C. O'Regan officiated at the funeral on Tuesday. The interment was in the Roman
Catholic Cemetery, Wallsend. Four grandsons, Messrs. W., J., G. and George Fogo were
pall-bearers. Wreaths were received from the family; Will and Bridge; Mr. and Mrs. Brian
Fahey; Mr. and Mrs. Allidice; Mrs. J. Dean and family; Beryl; the staff of Wallsend Hospital;
Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Nash, and Jack; Mr. and Mrs. H. Harvey and family; Mr. and Mrs. W.
Thomas and family; Wallsend Fire Brigade; Jack, May and Glennis.
Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW)
Mon 8 Feb 1932, Page 3