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Burial Location:Kookynie  (details...)
Place of Death: Cosmo Street, Kookynie
Date of Death: 12 August 1907
Date of Burial:13 August 1907
Age:49 years
Cause of Death:Broncho Pneumonia, Asphyxia
OGM Ref#: 1942
Headstone:OGM Aluminium


The deceased spent the first 38 years of her life in Victoria before moving to Western Australia. Her husband, Thomas, died 3 October 1893 at Benalla, Victoria, aged 51 years. The couple's first child, Thomas, was born and died in 1884.

Mary Anne's father, Edward, was born in Tipperary, Ireland, in 1825. Her mother, Elizabeth Hear, was born in 1826 in Exeter, Devon, England. They married on 24 May 1848 in Adelaide. Mary Ann was one of three girls and four boys born to this couple. Her known siblings were: Edward born Penola, South Australia 12 Jun 1849. The family moved to Victoria where subsequent children were born: William born 1852; Catherine; John; James born 1861; Rosina Helena born 1865.

Parents:Margaret (nee CLUNE) and Michael LANIGAN
Spouse:Thomas O'SHEA/SHEA
Marriage Details:31 March 1880, Melbourne, Victoria; Marriage Registration 610/1880 - under the name Thomas SHEA
Children:Margaret Birth Registration 29933/1887, Melbourne; John Birth Registration 10898/1890, Carlton; Patrick Birth Registration 18813/1892, Yea; Jane Birth Registration 15854/1894, Steiglitz; 1 male deceased
Birth Details:Circa 1858 Melbourne, Victoria
Death Certificate:33/907, North Coolgardie
Comments:The name of the couple's third child is listed in the Victorian Birth Registrations simply as 'Pat'.