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I have now found that Patrick Taaffe and Mary Carpennter had several children 3 Boys geing Peter Taaffe Born 11 April 1868, Patrick Taaffe my Great Grandfather Born 16 November 1870 and James Taaffe born 23 July 1873 and they also had 1 daughter Bridget Taaffe born 29 April 1865 all Born in Irland but I still don\t know if they came out to Australia I do know that Patrick came out at the age of 19 on the SMYRNA Ship 29 Sept 1883 to sydney

Taaffe family in Australia Could any person please help me link 2 family Trees or part of 2 family trees that I have obtained?

One part has started with Benjamin Taaffe Born Dublin 1814 & Mary Ann Cousins Born Dublin 1815. Traveled to Australia in 1842 on the Duke of Roxenburgh or Roxburgh ex Cork.
The other part is my Family Mums Auntie Mary Roseanne started compilinig this tree with the help of a gentleman by the name of Bob Taaffe (Robert) I have letters dating back to 1986.
I have just been going through papers and have found another section of a tree This starts with a John and a Mary an inscription(reads and I quote)John Snr. - to cooktown Goldfields c1900 (was Patrick with him?) On John Jnr's birth certificate occupation given as labourer. In 1900's Qld Gov. appointed him Govt. Medical Officer on Woodlark Is. of N.E. coast of New Guinea. Apperently did research on Tropical illness & corresponded with Sydney University.
John Jnr - also lived on Woodlark Island.
John - born - 1856 Drumcar Co Louth. Died - Woodlark Is. Married - Cooktown Lillias White - formerly married to Mr Forward Born 1873 Stanthorpe Qld Died 1906 Samoria Is New Guinea. Had 2 children John and Alexander. John Married Margarie Marshall. Alexander never married. John & Margorie had 3 Children Shirley, Patricia, Judith. Shirley not married, Patricia married Bob Ward, Judith Married Bill Steele Both PAt & judy had 2 children each.

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Patrick Taaffe maried Mary Carpenter

I have a marriage certificate of Patrick Joseph Taaffe who married Mary Elizabeth McMahon in St Mary's Church in Kalgoolie in 1899. His father was Patrick Taaffe his mother was Mary Carpenter and they came from Dundalk Ireland in 1884. I have had no success in locating their information. Could you Please Help.
Thanks Noey

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