Catherine Murphy

Catherine Murphy

Female 1876 - 1896  (19 years)

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  • Name Catherine Murphy 
    Baptism 13 Jun 1876  Bessbrook, County Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Parish records of Bessbrook (baptism probably in Lislea RC chapel). Godparents: Michael Murphy & Bridget Smyth.
      Witness Role: Godparent Name: Michael Murphy
      Witness Role: Godparent Name: Bridget Smyth
    Born 19 Jun 1876  Ballard, Lislea, Co Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Address:
    Ballard Road, Ballard, Lislea, Co Armagh, Ireland 
    • Mary Murphy (née Hannaway) was present and registered Catherine's birth as "19 Jun 1876" at the Mullaghglass Registrar's office in Bessbrook on 04 Jul 1876. Note that Catherine was Baptised on 13 June - delays in registrations and inaccuracies were not uncommon in the decades following the introduction in Ireland of Civil Registrations in 1864.
    Gender Female 
    Occupation Apr 1896  County Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Winder (cotton and linen/flax mills) 
    Age: 18y 
    • Catherine Murphy worked as a "Winder" in a flax/linen mill, most likely Bessbrook Mill. This is a walk of almost 5 miles unless Catherine arranged pickup along the way. A "Winder" is either a "Beamer" or someone who winds thread onto the spindles used in shuttles.
    Died 4 Apr 1896  Ballard, Lislea, Co Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 18y 
    Cause: Phthisis (tuberculosis) - 6 months. No medical attendant ( i.e. not certified by a medical 
    Address:
    Ballard Road, Ballard, Lislea, Co Armagh, Ireland 
    • Catherine's mother, Mary Murphy (formerly Mary Hannaway) was "present" and registered the death with the Mullaghglass Registrar in Bessbrook on 14 Apr 1896.
    Person ID I577  Hannaway
    Last Modified 28 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  [6
    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

  • Photos
    Murphy, Catherine - 1876 June 13 Baptism, Bessbrook RC chapel
    Murphy, Catherine - 1876 June 13 Baptism, Bessbrook RC chapel
    Picture Note: Catherine Murphy - baptism 13 Jun 1876, extract from parish records of Bessbrook RC chapel. Parents are Peter Murphy from Ballard & Mary Hannaway from Slieve Gullion townland (daughter of Peter Hannaway & Rose Mullen). © Copyright the National Library of Ireland - http://registers.nli.ie/
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    Murphy,Catherine_Ballard (Mary Hannaways)_b1876
    Murphy,Catherine_Ballard (Mary Hannaways)_b1876
    Picture Note: Birth of Catherine Murphy in Ballard on 19 Jun 1876. Father is Peter Murphy (Catherine was born in the Murphy family home on the Ballard Road). Mother is Mary (formerly Hannaway, from Slieve Gullion townland). Mary Murphy (née Hannaway) was recorded as "present" and registered Catherine's birth as "19 Jun 1876" at the Mullaghglass Registrar's office in Bessbrook on 04 Jul 1876. Note that Catherine was Baptised on 13 June - delays in registrations and inaccuracies were not uncommon in the decades following the introduction in Ireland of Civil Registrations in 1864. © https://www.irishgenealogy.ie - Civil Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths & Church Records.
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    Murphy,Catherine(18)(MaryHannaways)_Ballard_d1896
    Murphy,Catherine(18)(MaryHannaways)_Ballard_d1896
    Picture Note: Death of Catherine Murphy aged 18 years on 04 Apr 1896. Catherine died in the Murphy family home on the Ballard Road in Ballard townland. Catherine had been suffering from Phthisis (tuberculosis) for 6 months. "No Medical attendant" meant no doctor was present and the cause of death was diagnosed by the Registrar-usually an MD. Catherine's mother Mary Murphy (née Hannaway) was present and registered the death in the Mullaghglass office on 14 Apr 1896. © https://www.irishgenealogy.ie - & Church Records. Civil Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths
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  • Sources 
    1. [S36] Parish Records Ireland, Parish records of Bessbrook (baptism probably in Lislea RC chapel). (Reliability: 3).

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

    3. [S36] Parish Records Ireland (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S76] irishgenealogy.ie, Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs ., Civil Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths (Reliability: 3).
      Catherine Murphy's occupation is recorded in her registration of death records in 1896.

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

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