Looking for HOURIGAN/HOURAGAN Doon, Co. Limerick
Daniel Thomas HOURIGAN/HOURAGAN b: 04-Oct-1835, Doon Limerick. Son of Thomas HOURIGAN/HOURAGAN & Margaret HAYES.
Daniel arrived in Australia Sept 1862 aged 25 onboard the ship "Great Australia" as an unassisted passenger. He came to New Zealand and mined at Waitahuna Gully just out of Lawrence in the South Island. He returned to Australia where he married Margaret Mary LEAHY 04-Jun-1866,St Mary's Church, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. Magaret was the daughter of John LEAHY and Mary FENNELL,
Daniel & Margaret's daughter, Margaret Mary Catherine married, 19-May-1890, Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia John Edward TERRY, son of Matson & Mary Ann WANSTALL.
Any further information on the above families would be greatly appreciated.
Ruth J Warner,
PS I am actually an Australian B; Western Australia