Mary Bourke

#279, (13 June 1851-1 February 1895)
FatherPatrick Bourke (c 1811-b 17 Dec 1874)
MotherMary Ann Cannon (1819-6 Sep 1885)
Headstone for Mary Anne Bourke (nee Cannon), Mary Fitzgerald (nee Bourke) and Patrick Bourke
     NOTE: The information on this page is my research to date and is subject to change as I become better informed. I very much welcome any corrections or additional info you might have - my email address is at the bottom of this page - Tim Hill.
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(For a brief history and context on the Bourke family see this page)

Mary was born on Friday, 13 June 1851 at Melbourne.1,2 She was the daughter of Patrick Bourke and Mary Ann Cannon. She was baptised at St. Francis' on Monday, 23 June 1851 at Melbourne.3

She married Thomas Fitzgerald, in 1873 at Orange, New South Wales. Altogether they were to have five children.4 On 4 June 1885 Thomas Fitzgerald and Patrick Bourke donated monies to the Dr. Torreggiani Memorial Fund.5

Thomas ws publican of the Deepwater Hotel, in Deepwater, New South Wales.6

In September 1885, Thomas Fitzgerald had his hotel (and one of his guests) robbed of some 'prints, sugar, boots &c.' by a William Hawkins and Peter Smith. Hawkins and Smith were arrested near the Queensland border.7,8

Mary died on 1 February 1895 at Emmaville, New South Wales, at age 43.9 She was buried at Emmaville cemetery, in Emmaville, New South Wales.9,10

Children of Mary Bourke and Thomas Fitzgerald

Children
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ChartsBourke family - descendants
Descendents of Patrick Bourke

Citations

  1. [S8] Victoria, Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1856 No.474.
  2. [S258] Parish Registers - Parish of Melbourne, 1851 No. 5693 (This record is 2 or 3 years earlier than her sister margaret's birth certificate would indicate.).
  3. [S258] Parish Registers - Parish of Melbourne, 1851 No. 5693.
  4. [S3] NSW Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1873 No.3492.
  5. [S674] Freeman's Journal, 1885 'Advertising.', Freeman's Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1932), 20 June, p. 19, viewed 28 September, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article115467118
  6. [S593] The Australian Town and Country Journal (New South Wales), 1885 'Family Notices.', Australian Town and Country Journal (NSW : 1870 - 1907), 12 September, p. 42, viewed 28 September, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article70983786
  7. [S683] The Clarence River Examiner and New England Advertiser, 1885 'GENERAL NEWS.', Clarence and Richmond Examiner and New England Advertiser (Grafton, NSW : 1859 - 1889), 26 September, p. 8, viewed 28 September, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article62149581
  8. [S617] State Records Authority of NSW, NSW Police Gazette, 1862-1930, Sydney 7 Oct 1885 p.800 (for items).
  9. [S477] Website Australia Cemetery Index, 1808-2007 Ancestry.com, http://austcemindex.com/inscription.php?id=8040290
  10. [S466] Website Find a Grave (http://www.findagrave.com) Memorial# 85112338.
  11. [S3] NSW Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1874 No.10502.
  12. [S3] NSW Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1876 No.11354.
  13. [S3] NSW Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1878 No.12489.
  14. [S3] NSW Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1881 No.15506.