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Bridget when looking search NOT in johnson/johnston CALLAGHAN FATHER PATRICK

Bridget when looking search NOT in johnson/johnston CALLAGHAN FATHER PATRICK

Female 1833 - 1892  (59 years)

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  • Name Bridget when looking search NOT in johnson/johnston CALLAGHAN FATHER PATRICK  [1
    • Her name was recorded as Bridget Coragon on the birth certificate of her son, Mathew.
    • 19/07/2016 note offered by Pat Long to Lorna McLean (03.12.16) Briget Corrigan and Briget Callaghan are one and the same person.
      Upon her WEDDING certificate is written at the top filled in by the minister of religion prior to the ceremony (shown to me) is her name as Briget Corrigan and at the end of the document Bridget signed it as Callaghan ON THE SAME PAGE.
      Document copy or registration number is pending to provide evidence for this mishap of history; Researcher Lorna McLean

    Born 1833  ?BORN CLARE IN IRELAND BROTHER DARCY AND SISTER HONOR. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • BIRTH DATE provided by Pat Long 19/7/2016 to researcher Lorna McLean.

      BOAT NAME JOSEPH SOMETHING ? FROM IRELAND TO AUSTRALIA BRIDGET CALLAGHAN.

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      robert johnson (NOT "T" IN THIS CHILD NAME OF JOHNSTON VERSUS JOHNSON).
      BORN 5 APRIL 1868 WOODCHESTER SA DIED ON 4 MAY 1920 AT KATANNING WA BUR IN KATANNING AND HEADSTONE BECOME PAT WILL SEND THE HEADSTONE IMAGE FOR THIS LAD. did not marry . war? christened without a t in his name.

      joseph rowan ship in 1854 brother darby and hanora is sister to bridget callaghan and hanora married a man from the ship after arrival. Darby also married in SA giant rocking horse in SA AND MARRIED AND LIVED AND FARMED THERE.

    Gender Female 
    Emigration 30 Mar 1854-15 Jun 1854  Liverpool UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    SOURCE:ONLINE "THE SHIPS LIST" on website THESHIPSLIST used search tool Bridget Callaghan=
    BRIDGET CALLAGHAN PERSONAL DETAILS Age 18 Occupation Servant VOYAGES 20 March 1854 ? 15 June 1854 JOSEPH ROWAN Liverpool uk 
    Died 15 Oct 1892  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 17 Oct 1892  Woodchester SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • DEATH BURIAL information provided by Pat Long 19/7/2016 to researcher Lorna McLean. Documents pending for evidence of sources
    Biography Notes 1918  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Pat Long provided the images of ceramic art work for Bridget and John Johnston, and gggrand children. twins Gordon William ROBBINSb1918 died 7 days 1918 and Effie Irene ROBBINS b1918 d1921 
    Residence Woodchester SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I-5692  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2021 

    Family John JOHNSTON,   b. 4 Aug 1843, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1911  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 23 Apr 1858  New Hamburg SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • ANCESTRY indicates John and Bridget Callaghan married on 23 Apr 1858 but in Mt Barker SA. Whereas genealogySA state location is at New Hamburg SA. At time of writing -Nov 2020- it is to be noted that New hamburgh is now referred to as Willyaroo-however since we are recording the facts from official records, we enter those details not current details. Any researcher can source current information, but it wont link them back to the original story nor the ORIGINAL SOURCE DOCUMENTS as is practise of genealogy.
      Both sites state the wedding is at a private address of James MacKenzie.
    Children 
    +1. Margaret Mary CALLAGHAN,   b. 4 Sep 1860, Hamburg SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1921, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  []
     2. James Boyle JOHNSTON,   b. 25 Jan 1859, Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     3. Edward JOHNSTON,   b. 6 Jan 1863, Woodchester SA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     4. Mathew JOHNSTON,   b. 20 Oct 1864, Bremer SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1936, Perth WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  []
     5. Mary Ann JOHNSTON,   b. 14 Jul 1966, Bremer SA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2021 03:16:39 
    Family ID F-1864  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones

    Memorial plaque; Created by Patricia Long nee LODER and installed it on the gravesite of the buried family of John Johnston and Bridget Callaghan plus 4 of 5 found records of their children.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] BRB 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995 copies available, Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. .

    2. [S-151] http://www.familyhistorysa.org//shipping/passengerlists.html BARRY LEADBEATER , http://www.familyhistorysa.org//shipping/passengerlists.html BARRY LEADBEATER , 9 May 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Bridget Callaghan travelled from Liverpool UK on 30 Mar 1854 (early British winter). Arriving 15 June 1854: just in time for sowing australian seeds-after clearing the paddock.
      At the time of wwriting this, i am still unsure of her travelling family members/passengers.

    3. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 9 Jan 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      Groom Surname:JOHNSTON Groom Given Names: Matthew Bride Surname:MCLEAN Bride Given Names: Elizabeth Ann Marriage Date:17-Nov-1896 Marriage Place:Res of Mrs Jefferies Strathalbyn Groom Age: 31 Groom Marital Status:S Groom Father:John JOHNSTON Bride Age:20 Bride Marital Status: S Bride Father: Hugh MCLEAN District:Strathalbyn Book/Page: 189/525

    4. [S-10] Headstone detail transcription, HS image attached, 20 Feb 2018 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      dates, names of parents, children and creator of HS great granddaughter Patricia Long

    5. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 9 Jan 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      JOHNSTON John Bride Surname:CALLAGHAN Bride Given Names: Bridget Marriage Date:23-Apr-1858 Marriage Place:Res of James McKenzie New Hamburgh SA Groom Age:29 Groom Marital Status: N Groom Father: John JOHNSTON Bride Age:22 Bride Marital Status: N Bride Father:Patrick CALLAGHAN District:Mount Barker Book/Page:34/455