Catherine Shea was born circa 1834 in Ennis, County Clare, Ireland . She married Jeremiah Desmond (1803-1889) 1859 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Offspring of Jeremiah Desmond and Catherine Shea (c1834)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Catherine Desmond (1859-1941) 27 June 1859 North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 28 April 1941 Waverley, New South Wales, Australia James McElroy (c1855-1918)

William Desmond (1861-bef1864)
Alice Desmond (1863-1942)
George Desmond (1864-)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Marriage date is confused by the fact that no Victoria or NSW record can be found. Birth certificate of Catherine Bridget (June1859) states marriage 1857 Sydney Birth Certificate of George Desmond (Sep 1864) states marriage Aug 1859 Melbourne (Rev Dr Cairns)
  • Anne Calef Boardman Robert Calef OF Boston AND Some OF HIS Descendants Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1940
Ω Birth
  • (From Daughters Birth Cert)
₪ Wedding
  • taken from birth certificate of George



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