James HEANEY ca 1832-1905 & Ellen CORCORAN c1841-1916

Tipperary, Ireland, Merino & Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

James HEANEY b. ca 1832, Tipperary, Ireland, son of Patrick HEANEY and Hannah BARAGHA, was married in 1855 Co Tipperary, Ireland to Ellen CORCORAN, b. c1841, Co Tipperary, Ireland, daughter of Michael CORCORAN and Margrate ___. James may be a brother of Patrick HEANEY 1839-1919 of Sandford.

The family appears to have arrived at Merino in 1866, where James HEANEY was a contractor and six of their children were born from 1867 to 1878. The family later moved to Melbourne.

James HEANEY & Ellen CORCORAN had the following known family:

  1. Nora Ann HEANEY b. 1861, Tipperary, IRL, m. Michael Thomas MOLLOY
  2. Mary HEANEY b. 1863, Tipperary, IRL, m. William Percy Hallam CLARKE (b. Westbury, Tasmania, served in France in WW1 with the 19th Battalion, AIF)
  3. Bridget HEANEY b. 1865, .............?
  4. Patrick HEANEY b. 1867, Merino, Vic, .............?
  5. Ellen HEANEY b. 1869, Merino, Vic, d. 1880
  6. Michael HEANEY b. 1870, Merino, Vic, .............?
  7. James HEANEY b. 1873, Merino, Vic, d. 1962
  8. William John HEANEY b. 1875, Merino, Vic, d. 1947
  9. Margaret Bridget HEANEY b. 1878, Merino, Vic, m. Edward John DIXON

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