Francis Colleton
(Cir 1790-)
Catherine Dunn
(Cir 1892-)
James Devoy
Mary Colleton
(Cir 1813-1885)

Francis Joseph Devoy


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1. Honora Meree (Norma) Maloney

Francis Joseph Devoy

  • Born: 15 Jul 1847, Merotherie, Leadville, NSW Australia
  • Marriage (1): Honora Meree (Norma) Maloney on 9 Feb 1875 in Mudgee Catholic Church, NSW Australia
  • Died: 28 Oct 1931, Gulgong, NSW Australia at age 84
  • Buried: 29 Oct 1931, Gulgong, NSW Australia

  Noted events in his life were:

source. Lynn Iliffe @ genes & Leonie Murphy who is his G G Grandaughter & who notes:
Francis Devoy was born on July 15, 1847 at Merotherie, Leadville, NSW. He was the youngest child of James Devoy, a farmer of Kildare, Ireland and his wife Mary nee Colleton (Probably Carleton but misspelled due to the Irish accent) who arrived in Australia as Bounty Immigrants on the 'Royal sovereign' on December 16, 1840. Their daughters Margaret, Catherine and Bridget accompanied them while one son, James was left behind in Ireland. Two children, Maria and Francis were born in the colony.
He married Honora Maloney in the Catholic Church at Mudgee on February 9, 1875.
At the time of his death on October 28, 1931 he was living at Neilrex, Coolah Shire and his occupation was given as farmer & grazier. He was buried in the Gulgong cemetery.

connection. Paul & Leonie Murphy (nee McRae) are connected to Robert in this way:

Leonie McRae married Paul Murphy
Her father was John McRae (1927) who married Margaret Sweeney (1930)
Her father was Joseph Sweeney (1896) who married Honora Noonan (1902)
Her father was Francis Noonan (1878) who married Honora Devoy (1884)
Her father was Francis Devoy (1847)
His father was James Devoy (1811) & he also had Margaret Devoy (1831) who married Charles O'Brien (1820)
They had Marian O'Brien (1862) who married George Foley (1864)
They had Eliza Foley (1889) who married William Iliffe (1894)
They had John Iliffe (1928)
He had Gary Iliffe (1953) who married Lyn Peck (1955)
Her father was Ernest Peck (1929)
His father was Albert Ernest Peck (1899)
His father was Henry Peck (1859)
His father was James Peck and he also had Charlotte Peck (1843) who married James Dawes (1843)
They had Annie Florence Dawes (1873) who married Arthur Augustus Bray (1869)
They had Albert Bray (1896)
He had Robert Alfred Bray (1920)
He had Robert Arthur Bray (1947) who married me - Robyn Bray (nee Davies) (1950)

Occupation. farmer

Resided. 1930, Burrawilla, Neilrex, NSW

Francis married Honora Meree (Norma) Maloney, daughter of Michael Maloney and Mary Moloney, on 9 Feb 1875 in Mudgee Catholic Church, NSW Australia. (Honora Meree (Norma) Maloney was born on 24 Jul 1856 in "Oakfield", Leadville, near Mudgee, NSW Australia and died in 1929 in Coolah, NSW Australia.)

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