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Relatives of Mary LEE (nee WALSH) 1821-1909 , daughter Evelyn LEE, son John Benjamin Stedham LEE (d 1881) and Charles LEE

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Mary WALSH, born at Kilknock Estate, county Monaghan, Ireland on 14 February 1921. Father was John WALSH (Master of the Orange Lodge), mother UNKNOWN. Mary married in 1844 supposedly to a George LEE(?) and was supposed to have had 7 children? Her obituaries say he was organist and vicar choral at Armagh Cathedral' in Ireland. However letters from the Dean of Armagh state that the records show no George' but only a James Lee'. James was however the father of Mary's nephew, David Lee , Town Hall organist for many years in Melbourne, making James Mary's brother-in-law.

She migrated to Adelaide Australia in 1979 with her daughter Evelyn (19yrs). A son (John Benjamin Stedham) was already living here but died in 1881 and another known son Charles lived in Liverpool, UK. No other children so far, have been found.

I do know by Death Announcements in the Adelaide papers that my Grandfather Alfred M Poland placed a Death Notice in the daily paper after Evelyn died and he stated that she was his aunt. My Great Grandfather ? Poland married a Lily Lee in the UK in the 1800s. Evelyn was in her 77th year when she died,.

I have all the history I can find, in the South Australian Historical and Public Library items but need to find someone who is a relative mainly from Ireland or maybe Liverpool where Charles may have ended up living.

Surnames: LEE WALSH
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on 2012-01-01 00:18:10

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