Mary Murphy

Mary Murphy

Female 1873 - 1889  (15 years)

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  • Name Mary Murphy 
    Born 8 Dec 1873  Ballard, Lislea, Co Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Ballard Road, Ballard, Lislea, Co Armagh, Ireland 
    • Parents are "Peter Murphy, Ballard" (a Farmer) & "Mary Hannaway".
      Birth Reg'n. No: U/1874/189/1023/5/466.
    Gender Female 
    Occupation Jan 1889  County Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Reeler (mill worker) 
    Age: 15y 
    • Although aged just 15 years, Mary's occupation was a Reeler - most likely in the local flax/linen mill in Bessbrook. (REELER: operated the machine that wound the yarn onto the bobbin)
    Died 13 Jan 1889  Ballard, Lislea, Co Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 15y 
    Cause: Phthisis (tuberculosis) - 1 year. Certified 
    Address:
    Ballard Road, Ballard, Lislea, Co Armagh, Ireland 
    • Mary's mother Mary Murphy (née Hannaway) was present and registered the death in the Mullaghglass office on 26 Jan 1889.
      Although aged 15 Mary's occupation was Reeler - most likely in the local flax/linen mill in Bessbrook. (REELER: operated the machine that wound the yarn onto the bobbin)
    Person ID I1008  Hannaway
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2020 

    Father Peter Murphy,   d. 9 Jul 1903, County Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary Hannaway,   b. Abt 1851, County Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1919, County Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1867  Mullaghbawn RC Church, Mullaghbane, Co Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Mullaghban RC Church, Mullaghbane, Co Armagh, Ireland 
    • Marriage Registry entry states Mary's father, Peter, "Rank or Profession"- is "Dead".
      Bride, groom & witnesses could not write. Their Mark X all appear to be by the same hand. Witnesses: Owen Murphy & Bridget McGinnis. Bridesmaid Bridget McGinnis is likely the sister of Mary "Bartley" McGinnis, wife of Mary's brother John ( thus Mary's sister-in-law by marriage).
      Witness Role: Best man Name: Owen Murphy
      Witness Role: Bridesmaid Name: Bridget McGinnis
      Witness Role: Not likely to be Mary McGuinness aunt who would be in her 60s.
    Family ID F113  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Murphy,Mary(15)(Peters)_Ballard_d1889
    Picture Note: Death of Mary Murphy at her home in Ballard - 13 Jan 1889. Mary's mother Mary Murphy (née Hannaway) was present and registered the death in the Mullaghglass office on 26 Jan 1889. Although aged just 15 Mary's occupation was a Reeler - most likely in the local flax/linen mill in Bessbrook. (REELER: operated the machine that wound the yarn onto the bobbin). © https://www.irishgenealogy.ie - Civil Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths & Church Records.
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    Mary Hannaway's-BallardRd Jctn LisleaRd
    Mary Hannaway's-BallardRd Jctn LisleaRd
    Picture Note: Mary Hannaway's house-Ballard Road junction with Lislea Rd. Although known locally as Mary Hannaway's it was originally Patrick Murphy's family house. Mary married Patrick's son Peter in 1867 and moved in. Mary died in 1919 but as " Mary Murphy" she was the official tenant from 1905 to 1923 when her son Mick took over.
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  • Sources 
    1. [S25] Northern Ireland GRO Records, Belfast, Crown copyright- https://geni.nidirect.gov.uk/ Civil Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths. (Reliability: 3).
      Birth was registered in Mullaghglass Registrar Office, Bessbrook 10 Jan 1874. Birth Reg'n. No: U/1874/189/1023/5/466.

    2. [S76] irishgenealogy.ie, Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs ., Civil Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths. (Reliability: 3).
      Mary Murphy's occupation as a Reeler (mill worker) was recorded on her registration of death in 1889.

    3. [S76] irishgenealogy.ie, Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs ., Civil Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S25] Northern Ireland GRO Records, Belfast (Reliability: 3).
      Reg'n No: M/1867/U1/2369/2/46.
      MARRIAGE REGISTERED IN FORKHILL.