Catherine <I>White</I> O'Neill


Catherine White O'Neill

Kilrush, County Clare, Ireland
Death 20 Feb 1929 (aged 88–89)
Rose Bay, Woollahra Municipality, New South Wales, Australia
Burial Vaucluse, Waverley Council, New South Wales, Australia
Plot Unknown
Memorial ID 204039648 View Source
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(The Catholic Press, Thursday 28 February 1929):
A good old Catholic lady, in the person of Mrs. Catherine O'Neill, widow of the late William Charles O'Neill, of Innisfail, Bulahdelah, who predeceased her by about 20 years, passed away at the residence of her daughter (Mrs. N. Souter), Wilberforce-avenue, Rose Bay, on the 20th inst. Mrs. O'Neill, who was a cousin of Archpriest Therry, the pioneer priest of Australia, was born in Kilrush, County Clare, Ireland, and at the age of 14 years came to Australia with her parents. During her last illness she had the unremitting attention of Rev. Father R. J. O'Regan, P.P., who administered the last rites of the Church. She is survived by a family of one son and six daughters — Mr. John O'Neill (Chief Inspector, Railway Department), Mrs. M. J. Considine (Raymond Terrace), Mrs. N. Souter (Rose Bay), Mrs. J. McDonald (Bellevue Hill), Mrs. B. Gillin (Randwick), and Misses Sadie and Kitty O'Neill (Rose Bay). The funeral took place on the 21st inst., from St. Mary Magdalen's Church, Rose Bay, to South Head Cemetery, where the interment, which was private, was made. Father O'Regan reciting the last prayers in the presence of the sorrowing relatives.

William Charles O'Neill and Catherine White had nine children:
01. Mary Ann (b. 02 Jul 1868, d. 20 Jun 1939) died at home in Eagleton near Raymond Terrace
02. Isabella Nuala (b. 1870, d. 08 Aug 1890 in Sydney Hospital) buried in Raymond Terrace
03. Cornelius (b. 1872, d. 1897 in Bourke)
04. Sarah (b. 1873, d. 1947) death record 6860, did not marry
05. Ellen (b. 18 Jul 1875 Crawford River near Bulahdelah, d. 1952 in Sydney)
06. John Patrick (b. 1877, d. 13 Jul 1940)
07. Catherine (b. 26 May 1879 Crawford River near Bulahdelah, d. ?)
08. Alice (b. 1881, d. ?)
09. Cicely (b. 1883, d. 1958 in Sydney)

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  • Added: 21 Oct 2019
  • Find a Grave Memorial 204039648
  • Find a Grave, database and images ('neill : accessed ), memorial page for Catherine White O'Neill (1840–20 Feb 1929), Find a Grave Memorial ID 204039648, citing South Head Cemetery, Vaucluse, Waverley Council, New South Wales, Australia ; Maintained by RonMate (contributor 49832066) .