Mary  Ann Crowley (nee Cummins)1854

Mary Ann Crowley (nee Cummins) 1854

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Mary Ann CUMMINS was born in Blessington, County Wicklow, IRELAND, the eldest child of James CUMMINS (b 1832 d 26 Jan 1902 South Australia) of Blessington and Teresa CONNOR (b 1829 d 5 Dec 1867) of Knockatillane. 

Mary Ann had four siblings (all baptised in Blessington parish)-

Bridget Theresa CUMMINS (b 23 Sep 1855 d 4 Jan 1936 South Australia) m Johann Gerhard Diedrich (Frank) FRERICHS

Peter CUMMINS (b 28 Aug 1857)

Julia CUMMINS (b 23 Jul 1859 d 12 Feb 1864)

Matthew CUMMINS (b 30 Oct 1861 d 25 May 1934 South Australia) m Ellen Eliza Christina CUTTING

Mary Ann's sister, Julia, died in Blessington in 1864, and their mother, Teresa,  died in 1867 when Mary Ann was only thirteen. They are buried at Burgage Cemetery with Mary Ann's grandparents-  Peter CUMMINS (b 1797 d 22 Aug 1859) and his wife Mary NN (b 1795 d 20 Nov 1852). 

Mary Ann moved to Dublin and lived at Lower Baggot Street. She married Michael CROWLEY on 13 June 1875 at St Andrew's, Westland Row. 

Mary Ann, her husband, Michael CROWLEY, her father, James CUMMINS a bootmaker, and her siblings, Bridget, Peter and Matthew, sailed to Adelaide, South Australia, per the ship GOLDEN SEA arriving on 30 March 1876. 

Mary Ann CUMMINS and Michael CROWLEY had children-

1. Timothy CROWLEY (b 14 Oct 1876 Kensington SA d 14 Feb 1878 Kensington SA)

2. Mary Therese CROWLEY (b 5 Aug 1878 Kensington SA d 21 Jul 1958 Kingsford NSW) m Joseph O'TOOLE

3. Catherine CROWLEY (b 30 Nov 1881 Port Augusta SA d 21 Feb 1906 Pyrmont NSW) m Thomas W CURRAN

4. Isabella Margaret CROWLEY (b 13 Jan 1884 Kensington SA d 6 May 1884 Ultimo NSW)

5. James John CROWLEY (b 19 Feb 1885 Ultimo NSW d 24 Oct 1934 Balmain NSW) m Amelia CUNNINGHAM

6. Elizabeth CROWLEY (b 15 Jul 1887 Pyrmont NSW d 10 May 1971 Darlinghurst NSW) m John T GRINHAM

7. Michael Joseph CROWLEY (b 30 AUg 1889 Ultimo NSW d 24 Aug 1971 Balmain NSW) m Elsie B ROBERTS

8. Matthew Thomas CROWLEY (b 6 Sep 1892 Ultimo NSW d 25 Jan 1952 Pyrmont NSW) m Veronica MACINTOSH

Mary Ann CROWLEY (nee CUMMINS) died at the Sacred Heart Hospice, Sydney in 1920. She is buried at the Catholic Cemetery Rookwood. 



Additional Information
Date of Birth 2nd Mar 1854 VIEW SOURCE
Date of Death 7th Sep 1920
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Michael Joseph Crowley or Grooley VIEW SOURCE

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