25th March 1850
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John, Jane, and their 2 sons, John Joseph and James Henry, departed on 'The Lucy' from Liverpool, arriving 4 months later on 25 Jul 1850, at Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. In the few years prior to their departure, the family was living in Killashandra parish, Cavan (potentially Cornafane).

John (b.1818), Jane (Leahy; b.1826, Ballymachugh), John Joseph (b.1847, Killashandra), and James Henry (b.1849, Killashandra) Duignan (Degnen).

John and Jane were married 15 Jun 1846 in Ballymachugh, County Cavan by Catholic Reverend Patrick Murray and witnessed by William McFadden and Elizabeth Brady.

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