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Aeneas Heffernan and Mary McCormack
1. Aeneas1 Heffernan , born 1791 in Doora Ireland; died 17 Jan 1872 in Cloonawee Ireland. He married Mary McCormack .
Notes for Aeneas Heffernan
Cause of Death: Heart disease
Wife Mary (McCormack) was present at the time of his death. She could not write so her "Mark" appears on the death certificate.Aeneas died age 81 years. Irish DC No 307.
Children of Aeneas1 Heffernan and Mary McCormack were as follows:
+ 2 i Michael2 Heffernan , born 1821 in County Clare Ireland. He married Mary O'Dea .
+ 3 ii Bridget2 Heffernan , born 15 Aug 1823 in County Clare Ireland. She married Thomas Cleary .
+ 4 iii Mary2 Heffernan , born 1827 in County Clare Ireland. She married Hans Lorenz .
+ 5 iv John2 Heffernan , born 14 Aug 1828 in County Clare Ireland. He married Ellen Reynolds .
6 v Johanna2 Heffernan , born 14 Aug 1828 in Guarus, County Clare. God parents Honora McCormack and Patrick Heffernan
7 vi Patrick2 Heffernan , born 16 Sep 1831 in County Clare Ireland. He married on 19 Aug 1896 in Wagga NSW, Esther Fleming , born 1853 in Ireland, daughter of Michael Grogan and Eliza Bourke . His sponsor ( God Parent ) Nora McCormack.
+ 8 vii Martin2 Heffernan , born 10 Oct 1832 in County Clare Ireland. He married Anastasia Murphy .
9 viii Thomas2 Heffernan , born 12 Jun 1839 in County Clare Ireland. His Sponsors ( God Parents ) were Matthew Clancy and Hanna McCormack It is believed that Thomas may have come to Australia but it is not known when. There is a Thomas Heffernan buried in Kilmore Cemetery in the same plot as John Coffey. This Thomas died on 3rd August 1902 in Kilmore Hospital. DC NO 10204. Parents were listed as unknown.
2. Michael2 Heffernan (Aeneas1), born 1821 in County Clare Ireland; died 13 Dec 1883 in Kilmore; buried in Kilmore Catholic Cemetery. He married on 15 Jan 1854 in St Patricks Church Kilmore, Mary O'Dea , born 1833 in Bishopwood Co Tipperary Ireland; died 8 Feb 1904 in Kilmore, daughter of Sylvester O'Dea and Catherine Fell .
Notes for Michael Heffernan
Probate No 27/59 finalised 7 Feb 1884 DC No 11512
Michael, Martin and Mary ( Lorenz) left Liverpool on 26th April 1853 Aboard The Ship Asia of 1349 Tons Carrying 500 Passengers. The Captain was Henry Maxwell.The ship arrived in Australia August 1853. Ref Fiche B0466-08 Listed as Labourers. Ages listed as Michael 28 Years Martin 19 Years Mary 27 Years
Notes for Mary O'Dea
Cause of Death: Cirrhosis of the Liver
DC No 2778
Mary was buried at the Kilmore Catholic Cemetery with her Husband Michael. Reverend Father O'Dwyer conducted the service. James Beyau was the Funeral Director. *(Headstone)*
Children of Michael2 Heffernan and Mary O'Dea were as follows:
10 i Michael3 Heffernan , born 1855; died 10 Apr 1856 in Kilmore; buried in Kilmore Cemetery. *(Unmarked)*
11 ii Eneas3 Heffernan , born 11 Aug 1856 in Kilmore; died 28 Feb 1857 in Kilmore. Eneas was born in 1856 according to his Birth Certificate but the birth was not registered until 23 March 1857. It is suspected that his birth was registered at the time of his death. Mrs Ryan was the nurse at the time. When births are registered the previous children of the family are listed. In this case there were 3 unamed deceased boys listed. DC No 1732 The Sponsors were Thomas Cleary and Unknown Ryan.The Priest was the Rev Father T.O'Rourke.
+ 12 iii Catherine3 Heffernan , born 6 Sep 1857 in Kilmore. She married John Coffey .
13 iv Mary3 Heffernan , born 19 May 1859 in Forbes; died 11 Nov 1908 in Kilmore; buried 13 Nov 1908 in Kilmore Catholic Cemetery. Probate No 109/859 finalised 11 Jan 1909. Occupation listed as spinster of "Forbes" near Kilmore.D C No 14118, died age 50. Died as a result of drowning. Buried in her parents grave in Kilmore. Section 94, lot 19 and 20. *(Not marked on Headstone)* Mary's Sponsors were William Unknown and Ellen Jane Ford.The priest was The Rev.Father.N.Cesarette. Mary is listed in the 1908 electrol roll at "Forbes" ( home duties)
14 v Margaret3 Heffernan , born 10 Aug 1860 in Forbes; died 29 Sep 1928 in Cheltenham; buried 1 Oct 1928 in Cheltenham Old Cemetery. DC No 14127 She died age 67. Margaret never married and she died blind at a home in Cheltenham. Margaret's Sponsors were Patrick Cleary and Mary Ryan.The Priest was The Rev.Father M.Branigan. Buried in grave 46*86RC*0. *(Unmarked)*
+ 15 vi Bridget3 Heffernan , born 9 Dec 1861 in Kilmore. She married Michael Wilson .
16 vii Patrick3 Heffernan , born 29 Oct 1862 in Moranding. Patrick's Sponsors were John Ford and Johanna English.The Priest was The Rev.Father F.McCarthy.
+ 17 viii Sylvester3 Heffernan , born 11 May 1865 in Forbes. He married Bridget Ellen Kirby .
+ 18 ix Ellen3 Heffernan , born 1 Jul 1866 in Kilmore. She married Thomas Connors .
+ 19 x Honora Catherine3 Heffernan , born 3 Dec 1867 in Kilmore. She married (2) John Ross .
20 xi John Michael3 Heffernan , born 14 May 1869 in Kilmore; died 29 Oct 1920 in Kilmore; buried in Kilmore Catholic Cemetery. DC No 15029 died age 50 years. buried at Kilmore. Buried in the same plot as his parents and sister, Mary, section 94 plots 19 & 20. *(Not marked on headstone)* John's Sponsors were Michael Cleary and Sarah Friar. The Priest was Father R.Stack. John Never married.
+ 21 xii Jane Elizabeth3 Heffernan , born 15 Jul 1870 in Kilmore. She married John Joseph Quinn .
+ 22 xiii Annie Treca3 Heffernan , born 10 May 1872 in Forbes. She married (2) Thomas Johnson .
+ 23 xiv Johanna Margaret3 Heffernan , born 18 Mar 1874 in Kilmore.
3. Bridget2 Heffernan (Aeneas1), born 15 Aug 1823 in County Clare Ireland; died 18 Jan 1917 in Grenfell NSW; buried in Grenfell Cemetery NSW. She married on 2 Sep 1846 in Ennis Co Clare Ireland, Thomas Cleary , born 1816 in County Clare, Ireland; died 5 Oct 1909 in Grenfell NSW.
Notes for Bridget Heffernan
Cause of Death: Senile Decay (old age)
DC No 3744 died at "Pinedale" Piney Ridge Grenfell NSW aged 93 years.
Bridget And Thomas are buried together at Grenfell Cemetery in the R/C section with Grandson Joseph Bede Cleary son of John James Cleary. *(Headstone)*
Her sponsors ( God Parents ) were Michael Hartigan and Ellen McCormack
Notes for Thomas Cleary
DC No 13532 died age 93 years.
Buried with his wife and Grandson. *(Headstone)*
Children of Bridget2 Heffernan and Thomas Cleary were as follows:
+ 24 i Michael3 Cleary , born 1849 in Kilmore. He married Maria Madden .
+ 25 ii Patrick John3 Cleary , born 6 Feb 1851 in Kilmore. He married Barbara Flinn .
+ 26 iii Thomas Francis3 Cleary , born 4 Jan 1854 in Kilmore. He married Elizabeth Walsh .
27 iv Mary3 Cleary , born 15 May 1856 in Kilmore. Mary's Sponsors were Martin Heffernan and Mary Lorenz.The Priest was The Rev.Father T.O'Rourke.
+ 28 v Bridget Mary3 Cleary , born 4 Jun 1859 in Kilmore. She married Patrick Alfred Madden .
+ 29 vi John James3 Cleary , born 1862 in Willomavin. He married Margaret J Hennessy .
+ 30 vii Margaret Mary3 Cleary , born 24 Sep 1864 in Kilmore. She married John Robert Flinn .
4. Mary2 Heffernan (Aeneas1), born 1827 in County Clare Ireland; died 19 Aug 1922 in Rushworth; buried in Avenel Cemetery. She married on 20 Jan 1856 in St Patricks Church Kilmore, Hans Lorenz , born 1825 in Lesurcholsten Schleswig Denmark; died 13 Aug 1917 in Avenel, son of Nommel Lorenz and Weybcur Hansen .
Notes for Mary Heffernan
DC No 11036
Notes for Hans Lorenz
Cause of Death: Burns
DC 7067 The Rev P Kavanagh Catholic attended. Buried in the Avenel Cemetry By Graham Diggle Undertaker.
Hans Lorenz arrived in South Australia aboard the ship "Hanseaour" . The ship sailed from the Port of Hamburg in Germany
Buried with his wife. *(Unmarked)*
Children of Mary2 Heffernan and Hans Lorenz were as follows:
+ 31 i Patrick3 Lorenz , born 1857. He married Ann Connelly .
32 ii M3 Lorenz , born 1857 in Kilmore. Refer to notes Patrick Lorenz DC No 15458
+ 33 iii Bridget3 Lorenz , born Nov 1860 in Forbes. She married William Smith .
+ 34 iv Mary3 Lorenz , born 1861 in Forbes. She married Michael Murphy .
+ 35 v Weybcur Mary3 Lorenz , born 1864 in Forbes. She married Timothy Patrick Ryan .
36 vi Hanorah3 Lorenz , born 19 Apr 1866 in Kilmore; died 26 May 1956 in Merlynston. DC No 1337 Died age 90 years.
+ 37 vii Eneas John3 Lorenz , born 1868 in Kilmore. He married (1) Catherine Mary Curran .; married (2) Ellen Deane .
+ 38 viii Nommel John3 Lorenz , born 7 Mar 1872 in Forbes. He married Emily Elizabeth Burls .
5. John2 Heffernan (Aeneas1), born 14 Aug 1828 in County Clare Ireland. He married on 16 Feb 1855 in Ireland, Ellen Reynolds .
Notes for John Heffernan
His sponsors ( God Parents ) were Patrick Heffernan and Honora McCormack. Patrick Heffernan is believed to be Eneas' brother.
Children of John2 Heffernan and Ellen Reynolds were as follows:
39 i Patrick3 Heffernan , born 1 Mar 1856 in Doora-Barfield Ireland. His Sponsors ( God Parents ) were Martin and Bridget Clancy Godparents Bridget Clancy and Patrick McMahon
40 ii Maria3 Heffernan , born 10 Oct 1862 in Doora-Barfield Ireland. Her Sponsors ( God Parents ) were John Delahunty and Mary Purcell Sponsors were Mary Purcell and John Delahunty
+ 41 iii Ellen3 Heffernan , born 14 Aug 1865 in Doora-Barfield. She married Robert Hilliard .
42 iv Hannah3 Heffernan , born 30 May 1868 in Doora-Barfield Ireland; died 8 Jan 1873 in Cloonawee Ireland. Her sponsors ( God Parents ) were James Meere and Catherine Purcell
Cause of Death: Croup
She died age 5 Years. Godparents James Maher and Catherine Purcell. J Walsh was the priest at the baptism
43 v John3 Heffernan , born 7 Jul 1870 in Doora-Barfield Ireland; died 3 Aug 1954 in Cloonawee Ireland. His Sponsors ( God Parents ) were Stephen and Mary Roughan
Cause of Death: Heart Disease
John never married. Baptism Priest Peter O' Meara
+ 44 vi Catherine ( Kate)3 Heffernan , born 28 Dec 1872 in Doora-Barfield Ireland. She married (1) Steven Hallinan .; married (2) William Goodwin .
45 vii Annie3 Heffernan , born 31 May 1875 in Clounawee, Doora, Ennis; died abt. 1940.
46 viii Margaret3 Heffernan , born 29 Jun 1878 in Doora-Barfield Ireland; died 29 Nov 1879 in Cloonawee Ireland. Her Sponsor ( God Father ) was John Meere
Cause of Death: Bronchitis
she died aged 1 year and 5 months.
47 ix Honora3 Heffernan , born 29 Jun 1878 in Doora-Barfield Ireland; died 10 Dec 1879 in Cloonawee Ireland. Twin sister to Margaret. Her Sponsor ( God Mother ) was Mary Clune
Cause of Death: Bronchitis
she died aged 1 year 5 months and 11 days
8. Martin2 Heffernan (Aeneas1), born 10 Oct 1832 in County Clare Ireland; died 9 Oct 1912 in Shepparton; buried in Tatura Cemetery. He married on 13 Jan 1856 in Kilmore, Anastasia Murphy , born 1833 in Cashel Tipperary; died 6 Sep 1923 in Shepparton, daughter of William Murphy and Mary Ryan .
Notes for Martin Heffernan
DC No 16162 Died age 80 years. Buried at Tatura
Buried in the family Plot. *(Headstone)*
His Sponsors ( God Parents ) were Andy O'Niell and Mary Halloran
In the 1856 electoral roll Martin is listed as a salaried labourer of "Moranding" Dalhousie division. In 1899 electoral roll Martin is listed as Farmer of Byrneside In 1908 electoral roll he is listed at Mooroopna West In 1912 electorall roll Martin is listed at Byrneside
Notes for Anastasia Murphy
DC No 12582 died age 90 years. Buried at Tatura
Buried with her husband. *(Headstone)*
Arrived in Australia on the "Pekin"in 1853 Listed in the 1912 electrol roll at Byrneside (Home duties) Anastasia could not write.
Children of Martin2 Heffernan and Anastasia Murphy were as follows:
+ 48 i Patrick3 Heffernan , born 16 Jan 1857 in Kilmore. He married Johanna Purcell .
+ 49 ii William3 Heffernan , born 19 May 1858 in Morading. He married Bridgit Ross .
+ 50 iii Eneas3 Heffernan , born 15 Oct 1859 in Kilmore. He married Catherine Dora Daly .
+ 51 iv Mary3 Heffernan , born 28 Jul 1861 in Kilmore. She married Daniel Dwyer .
+ 52 v Bridget Theresa3 Heffernan , born 19 Jun 1863 in Morading. She married (1) John Robert Rogerson .; married (2) Benjamin Sandford .
+ 53 vi Anastatia3 Heffernan , born 11 Nov 1864 in Morading. She married John Ross .
54 vii Martin3 Heffernan , born 1866 in Morading; died 1866 in Moranding; buried in Old Kilmore Cemetery. DC 8245 Died 1 day old.
55 viii Winifred Ann3 Heffernan , born 24 Jun 1867 in Kilmore; died 13 Oct 1926 in Essendon; buried 14 Oct 1926 in Fawkner Cemetery. She married on 29 Apr 1908 in Tatura, Michael Dunn , born 1857 in At Sea; died 23 Apr 1925 in Essendon, son of Edward Dunn and Mary Campion . DC No 13701 Died age 59 years. She was listed as living at 25 Hoddle street Essendon when she died. Buried in The Roman Catholic Section H Grave 1886. *(Headstone)* Winifred's Sponsor was Mary Ryan.The Priest was Rev.M.Branigan.
56 ix Margaret Cecelia3 Heffernan , born 6 Jan 1869 in Kilmore; died 7 Aug 1954 in Flemington; buried 10 Aug 1954 in St Kilda Cemetery. She married in 1908, James Edward Hogan , born 1878 in Rochester; died 15 Mar 1941 in Flemington, son of Patrick Hogan and Mary Boyle . DC No 9094 Died age 86 years. Margaret is buried with her husband,sister and niece. Roman Catholic Church Malvern. Reg no 24854. *(Headstone)* Rev.Father M.Branigan was the Priest and Bridget English the Sponsor. Listed in the 1908 electrol roll living at Mooroopna West
57 x Michael Joseph3 Heffernan , born 1871 in Kilmore; died 2 Sep 1900 in St Kilda; buried in Tatura Cemetery. DC No 10920 age 29 years. Buried at Tatura. Buried with his parents. *(Headstone)* Michael never married.
+ 58 xi Catherine Frances3 Heffernan , born 8 Sep 1872 in Kilmore. She married Daniel Daly .
59 xii Honara3 Heffernan , born 20 May 1874 in Kilmore; died 8 Jun 1939 in Shepparton. She married on 8 Nov 1922 in Middle Park, Michael Leahy , born 1878 in Shepparton, son of Edmond Leahy and Johanna English . DC No 15279 died age 61 years. Mary Heffernan was the Sponsor And Father A.LeForestier the Priest. Listed in the 1908 electrol roll at Mooroopna West Listed in the 1912 electrol roll at Bryneside (home duties) Lived at 84 Corio St. Shepparton
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