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Orphan Number: 2972
Orphan: Mary KEHOE
Mother:KEHOE, Esther
Father:KEHOE, Martin
Mother's ship:Kinnear
Father's ship:Orator
Age when admitted:12yrs
Date admitted:11 Oct 1848
Date discharged:29 Nov 1849
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: father, free
Remarks:
References: SWD7, 28


This orphan has been claimed by: Kathleen Moore

Mary Kehoe was the daughter of Elizabeth Keogh and Martin Kehoe both convicts.  Mary arrived with her mother on the Kinear 7th October 1848 and was place in the orphanage on 14th October 1848.

Mary was release into her fathers care on 29th November 1849 once he had received his Ticket of Leave.  Mary's sibling were:

Patrick (1826c-1876) convict arriving 2/1/1849 on Pestonbee Bomangee.

Bridget (1828c-1892) FREE arriving December 1854 on Duchess of Northumberland.

Anne (1829c-1893) convict arriving 1847 on Waverly.

Margaret (1830c-1912) convict arriving 1853 on Midlothian.

William (1832c-1912) FREE arriving August 1857 on Sir W. F Williams.

John (1835c-1931) FREE arriving 1857 on Antipodes.  

Mary married Thomas Matthews (convict) on 20th March 1851 in the district of Bothwell.  She and Thomas had the following children:

Anne, John, Walter, Charlotte, Mary Jane, Female unnamed, Emma Maria (Amy), Georgina, Mary (Elizabeth), and Mary.  Thoams died 1880 and Mary remarried James Clarke in 1888. 

Mary Kehoe/Matthew/Clarke died at her daughter Charlotts house in Prahan, Melbourne on 3rd April 1909 and is buried with her daughters Amy and Charlotte at St Kilda Cemetery, Dandenong Rd, East Victoria.   



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