Thomas CANTWELL and Jane KENNA
Thomas CANTWELL born 1862 Patricks Plain NSW Australia to parents: Patrick CANTWELL 1827-1875 and Suzannah MCCROHON 1836-1918.
He married 28/4/1895 at Greta NSW to Jane KENNA born 13/1/1870 Maitland NSW. She was the daughter of Michael KENNA and Mary DUNN. She was also known as Jane KENNEAR.
"Pray for the Souls of Thomas Cantwell, Died 19th Aug 1928, Aged 66 years. Jane Cantwell, Died 25th July 1935, Aged 65 years. Also their sons, James Augustine, Died 4th Jan 1924 - aged 22 years. John Joseph, Died 7th June 1986 - aged 66 years."
Thomas & Jane CANTWELL had 11 children:-
1.Patrick CANTWELL 1896~1896 Singleton NSW
2.Mary Magdalen CANTWELL born 16/6/1898 Singleton NSW, died 19/12/1898 Lochinvar NSW. Married 1944 Newcastle NSW to George Clarence MORONEY born 1895 West Maitland, the son of Frances E. MORONEY and and Mary Anne MCCARTHY.
3.Susan Veronica CANTWELL born 16/11/1900 Singleton NSW, died 11/8/1992 NSW. Married 1923 West Maitland NSW to Peter MARKHAM, and had 7 children. His parents names not known.
4.James Augustine CANTWELL (twin of John) born 21/6/1901 Singleton NSW, died 4/1/1924 West Maitland NSW.
5.John Joseph CANTWELL (twin of James) born 21/6/1901 Singleton NSW, died 7/6/1968 Singleton NSW. Married Catherine O'CONNELL. No other details known about Catherine.
6.Michael Alphonsus Joseph CANTWELL born 1903 Singleton NSW, died 17/9/1995 NSW. Occupation: Cattle Buyer. Married 1937 East Maitland NSW to Florence Ruby MUNGOVEN born 1908 East Maitland. She was the daughter of Thomas Francis MUNGOVEN 1874-1928 and Christiana Maud BURKE 1880-1954. Michael & Florence had 4 children.
7.Thomas Francis CANTWELL born 14/5/1905 Singleton NSW, died 30/4/1990 Maitland NSW. Notes: Never married. Headstone reads: "In Loving Memory of Thomas Francis Cantwell, Died 30th April 1990, Aged 84 years, RIP"
8.Kathleen Clare CANTWELL born 18/10/1906 Singleton NSW, died 9/12/1968. Married Michael R.MARKHAM and had 8 children.
9.Imelda Catherine CANTWELL (possibly still living).
10.Joseph Gerard CANTWELL born 19/6/1913 West Maitland NSW, died 23/5/1981. Notes: Known as 'Joe'; height 6ft3in.
11.Joan Carmel CANTWELL (possibly still living). Married Living NELSON and had two children.
Notes: Thomas CANTWELL was my great grandfather's brother. To my great surprise when I received the lovely wedding photograph, I discovered that my youngest brother looks very much like Thomas, who would have been his gg uncle.
Wedding Photograph of Thomas CANTWELL and Jane KENNA 28/4/1895 Greta, NSW.