Michael Morrissey  ‏(I5021)‏
Given Names: Michael
Surname: Morrissey

Gender: MaleMale
      

Birth: 1802 Ireland
Death: 8 May 1893 ‏(Age 91)‏
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Michael Morrissey - came out to WA from Ireland at the age of 40, with his brother William. He spent 9 years in York and Toodyay working as a shepherd. About 1851 he went to the Chapman Valley where he too up a lease of 20,000 acres - east of Narra Tarra which he named Mout Erin; here he established himself quite quickly with the help of his brother William and he was joined by hiw wife Mary and family. He established son John on 894 in 1857 which he named "Arigid-de" - in Gaelic - Arigid meaning gold or money, De' meaning of god) - reference M.Albertus Bain - Ancient Landmarks p.164 - which later became known as "Yarragadee". Bred cattle for the colony's meat supply and horses for the Indian Army ... sheep not able to survive the marauding dingoes until closer settlement.

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Family with Parents
Father
John Morrissey ‎(I5064)‎
Birth Yes
Death Yes
Mother
Mary Curran ‎(I5065)‎
Birth Yes
Death Yes
#1
Michael Morrissey ‎(I5021)‎
Birth 1802 Ireland
Death 8 May 1893 ‏(Age 91)‏
#2
Brother
#3
Brother (Birth)
John Morrissey ‎(I5067)‎
Birth Yes
Death Yes
Family with Mary Ryan
Michael Morrissey ‎(I5021)‎
Birth 1802 Ireland
Death 8 May 1893 ‏(Age 91)‏
13 years
Wife
 
Mary Ryan ‎(I5022)‎
Birth 1815 13 Co Waterford
Death 16 May 1875 ‏(Age 60)‏ Mt Erin
#1
Son (Birth)
Michael ‏("Gullewa Mick")‏ Joseph "Gullawa" Morrissey ‎(I5074)‎
Birth 1832 30 17 Ireland
Death 1920 ‏(Age 88)‏
4 years
#2
Son
John ‏("Yarragadee")‏ "Yarragadee" Morrissey ‎(I0384)‎
Birth 12 February 1836 34 21
Death 12 February 1896 ‏(Age 60)‏
11 months
#3
Son (Birth)
Patrick ‏("Handsome Pat")‏ "Handsome Pat" Morrissey ‎(I5053)‎
Birth 1837 35 22 Ireland
Death November 1867 ‏(Age 30)‏ Champion Bay Stock Route on way to Fremantle with stock
3 years
#4
Daughter (Birth)
Honora "Norah" Morrissey ‎(I5075)‎
Birth 1840 38 25
Death 8 December 1918 ‏(Age 78)‏
11 years
#5
Daughter (Birth)
Maryann "Sr Mary Stanislaus" Morrissey ‎(I5076)‎
Birth 1851 49 36 WA
Death 30 November 1903 ‏(Age 52)‏
3 years
#6
Son (Birth)
Maurice Jacob Morrissey ‎(I5077)‎
Birth 8 December 1853 51 38 Victoria Plains District WA
Death 30 November 1881 ‏(Age 27)‏ died in the bush?
5 years
#7
Son (Birth)
Thomas Morrissey ‎(I5078)‎
Birth 18 August 1858 56 43
Death after 1900 ‏(Age 41)‏