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  1. Thanks Diane. Yes I've tried all of those...

    Thanks Diane. Yes I've tried all of those sources including the local historical society which is run by my cousin x4 the gg granddaughter of Margaret's brother. It really is a mystery.
  2. Thanks Joe. Yes I'm aware of those pages and have...

    Thanks Joe. Yes I'm aware of those pages and have been in contact with Elizabeth one of the authors. Although it is indeed my ancestor who married Margaret Keys in 1846, Elizabeth has William mcMahen...
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    Record Office: Thank you Elwyn. I appreciate your advice. It...

    Thank you Elwyn. I appreciate your advice. It confirms that the task is a difficult one. I have tried most of the resources you suggest but will try the others.

    kind regards

    Debra
  4. Ok. If you think that best. Thanks very much.

    Ok. If you think that best. Thanks very much.
  5. Did this man swim to Australia? Can anyone help?

    I am coming to the conclusion that he must have. I have been looking for records of my GG grandfather arriving in Australia around 1840 for almost 2 years now and still cannot find him. I also...
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    Record Office: Elwyn I would very much appreciate your help....

    Elwyn

    I would very much appreciate your help.

    My GG Grandfather was William Moore McMahen who I believe was born in County Armagh in about 1811. His parents were James McMahen and Ann Moore. ...
  7. Catherine Hanlon/Hanlan/Hanlin - Clifden, County Galway, Ireland to Aust

    Hi, my great grandmother is Catherine Hanlon/Hanlan/Hanlin who married my great grandfather Joseph Moore McMahen in Scots Presbyterian Church in Melbourne, Victoria, Australian in Sept, 1889 and died...
  8. Record Office: sorry posted to offers instead of requests!

    sorry posted to offers instead of requests!
  9. Thanks very much for your replies. I have been...

    Thanks very much for your replies. I have been able to obtain Margaret Keys and William McMahens' death certificates although William's is very faint and quite difficult to read. However, the...
  10. Thanks everyone. Unfortunately I've tried all of...

    Thanks everyone. Unfortunately I've tried all of the named resources but came up blank. Some entries on familysearch could possibly have some relevance, (assuming McMahen has been mispelt McMahon)...
  11. Hi thanks for that, but unfortunately it isn't...

    Hi thanks for that, but unfortunately it isn't Elizabeth Jane McMahen as she was born in Melbourne and I have her birth record. I just don't know what happened to her afterwards. She doesn't figure...
  12. Eliza Jane McMahen born Aust 1847 and William Moore McMahen born Armagh Ireland 1811

    I am looking for information on my ancestor Eliza Jane McMahen. She was the first born daughter of William Moore McMahen (1811-1892) and Margaret Keys (1832-1894) and was born in or around...
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