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James O'Donnell
Margaret O'Grady

Ellen O'Donnell **


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1. John Mara **

Ellen O'Donnell **

  • Born: 17 Nov 1822, Golden, Cashel, Tipperary, Munster, Ireland
  • Marriage (1): John Mara ** about 1841 in Ireland
  • Died: 13 Mar 1909, Snake's Valley nr, Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia at age 86
  • Buried: 15 Mar 1909, RC Cemetery, Tenterfield Cemetery, Tenterfield, , New South Wales, Australia

bullet   Cause of her death was Heart Failure 12 months.

bullet   Other names for Ellen were Elenor, Ellen Donald, Donell and Donnell.


bullet  General Notes:

From The Tenterfield Intercolonial Courier and Fairfield and Wallangarra Advocate Tue 16 Mar 1909

It is with regret that we record the death
of another very old and respected resident
of the district in the person of Mrs. Ellen
Mara, relict of the late Mr. John Mara,
of Snakes Valley, who predeceased her
some six years ago. The late Mrs. Mara,
who had been ailing for some time past,
succumbed to an attack of heart failure at
a quarter to 12 on Saturday evening last,
at the ripe age of 87 years. Deceased,
who was a native of Golden, Tipperary,
Ireland, accompanied by her late hus-
band arrived in Australia some 55 years
ago, and after a short residence at Armi-
dale and Bolivia, took up their residence
at Snakes Valley, where she continued to
reside up till the time of her death. The
late Mrs. Mara is survived by seven
children'97three daughters and four
sons'97the eldest being 61 years of age
and the youngest 46, for whom the deep-
est sympathy will be felt in their bereave-
ment. The funeral took place yesterday,
and was largely attended, the remains
being interred in the local cemetery.
The burial service was conducted by the
Rev. J. T. Ulaney, while the funeral ar-
rangements were in the hands of Mr. T.


Ellen married John Mara **, son of Dennis Mara and Ellen Rogan, about 1841 in Ireland. (John Mara ** was born circa 1821 in Golden, Cashel, Tipperary, Munster, Ireland, died on 14 Feb 1903 in Snake's Valley nr, Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia and was buried on 16 Feb 1903 in Tenterfield Cemetery, Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia.). The cause of his death was Senile Exhaustion 6 weeks/ Gangrene of foot.

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