Mary Purtell

F, b. 25 August 1817, d. 18 July 1894
Last Edited=20 Jun 2016
     Mary Purtell was born on 25 August 1817 in Parish of Patrickswell, County Limerick, Ireland; Godparent was Mary Shanahan. Her parents are listed as Jn McAuliffe Purtill and Mary Purtill.1 She married Michael O'Dea on 1 June 1848 in Yass, New South Wales, Australia; The marriage record indicates that the place of the wedding was Bowning, New South Wales.2 Mary Purtell died on 18 July 1894 in Crossley, Victoria, Australia, at age 76. She was buried in Tower Hill Cemetery, Tower Hill, Victoria, Australia.
     She immigrated on 31 July 1844 to Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Mary and Michael O'Dea immigrated to Australia on the same ship.3

Family: Michael O'Dea b. 15 Jun 1823, d. 13 Jul 1876


  1. [S48] Roots Ireland, online
  2. [S47] Michael O'Dea and Mary Purtel, Michael O'Dea and Mary Purtel Marriage.
  3. [S49] NSW Indexes to immigration and shipping records, online, Reel 2135, [4/4785] Page 183; Reel 2454, [4/4900].