Denis HURLEY ~1827-1898 of Co Clare, Ireland
&
Mary DARCY ~1828-1912 of Co Clare, Ireland

of Co Clare, Ireland ; Mount Duneed & Colac, Vic. ; Henty, near Merino, S-W Victoria, Australia

Denis HURLEY b. ~1827, Co Clare, Ireland, son of James HURLEY and Mary CAVEY was married in Ireland to Mary DARCY, b. ca 1828, Ireland, daughter of ___ DARCY and ___.

Denis and Mary HURLEY appear to have arrived in Victoria on the "Carleton" in 1857, along with other family members.

Denis HURLEY was a farmer of Pirron Yalloak who died in 1898.

Mary died at Merino, S-W Victoria in 1912, and was buried at Colac.

Denis HURLEY and Mary DARCY had the following known family...

  1. James Thomas HURLEY b.1858, Barabool Hills, Geelong, Vic., d. 1945, Melbourne, Vic., m. 1889 to Ellen Mary Josephine COSTELLO b. 1870 Colac, Vic., d. 1936 Melbourne, Vic. james and Ellen had a large family near Colac from 1890 to 1909 and by 1911 had settled at Henty, near Merino, S-W Victoria.

    James Thomas HURLEY & Ellen Mary Josephine COSTELLO had the following children...

    1. Mary HURLEY, b. 1890, Colac, Vic., d. 1964, Melbourne, Vic., m. 1921 to George THORNTON.
    2. Honora "Nora" HURLEY, b. 1892, Colac, Vic., d. 1954, Melbourne, Vic., m. 1911 to George Alexander TONKIN.
    3. Catherine Mary HURLEY, b. 1893, Colac, Vic., d. 1977, Warrnambool, Vic., m. 1912 to James Francis DALTON 1883-1942.
    4. James Patrick HURLEY, b. 1896, Colac, Vic., d. 1960, Stawell, Vic., m. 1921 to Bertha Emily DIWELL 1899-1955.
    5. John HURLEY, b. 1897, Colac, Vic., d. ............, m. ..............
    6. Ellen Elizabeth HURLEY, b. 1900, Colac, Vic., d. 1954, Melbourne, Vic., m. to ....... SPENCE
    7. Eileen Elizabeth HURLEY, b. 1901, Colac, Vic., d. 1977, Melbourne, Vic., m. 1934 to Thomas James NORTHEAST 1902-1966.
    8. Mary Bridget HURLEY, b. 1905, Colac, Vic., d. 1977, Melbourne, Vic., m. 1941 to Bertie Henry BREARLEY.
    9. Francis HURLEY, b. 1909, Camperdown, Vic., d. 1966, Melbourne, Vic., m. ......... to ............
  2. Denis HURLEY b.1860, Mt Duneed, Vic, m1. Mary Jane MOLONEY and they had a large family of 12 children, near Colac. Mary Jane died in 1901 and Denis was remarried to Mary Ann MOLONEY in 1903 and they had a family of 11 children. Denis and his family were share farmers at Wurt Wurt Koort, near Merino from about 1910 and three of his sons died in WW1.

    Denis HURLEY & Mary Jane MOLONEY had the following children...

    1. Mary Agnes HURLEY, b. 1887, Colac, Vic., d. 1946 Hamilton, S-W Vic., m. 1910 to John James SMITH 1881-1962, b. Terang, S-W Vic.
    2. James HURLEY, b. 1889, Colac, Vic, d. 1909, Camperdown, Vic. (Result of accident)
    3. Jeremiah HURLEY, b. 1890, Colac, Vic, d. 1918, France
      • enlisted WW1, 28 May 1915
      • served as Sgt 2392, 46th Battalion, AIF
      • DOW 13 Jul 1918, France
      • Named on Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll
      • Named on Casterton War Memorial
      • Named on Merino War Memorial
      • Named on Nalangill S.S., near Colac, Honour Roll
    4. Denis HURLEY, b. 1892, Colac, Vic., d. 1916, France
      • enlisted WW1, 15 Jul 1915
      • served as Pte 3869, 5th & 46th Battalion, AIF
      • KIA 13 Aug 1916, France
      • Named on Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll
      • Named on Casterton War Memorial
      • Named on Merino War Memorial
      • Named on Nalangill S.S., near Colac, Honour Roll
    5. Thomas Joseph HURLEY, b. 1892, Colac, Vic, d, 1917, Belgium
      • enlisted WW1, 12 dec 1914
      • served as Pte 249, 13th Light Horse Regt & 2nd Pioneer Battalion, AIF
      • DOW 12 Oct 1917, 10th Casualty Clearing Station, Belgium
      • Named on Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll
      • Named on Casterton War Memorial
      • Named on Merino War Memorial
      • Named on Nalangill S.S., near Colac, Honour Roll
    6. William Patrick HURLEY, b. 1893, Colac, Vic., d. 1978, Casterton, S-W Vic., m. Margaret Elizabeth O'SULLIVAN 1894-1971, b. Warrnambool, S-W Vic.
    7. John HURLEY, b. 1894, d. 1894, Colac, Vic.
    8. Joseph HURLEY, b. 1894, d. 1894, Colac, Vic.
    9. Ellen Margaret "Nell" HURLEY, b. 1896, Colac, Vic., d. 1962, Merino, S-W Vic., m. Harold Lancecourt PRETLOVE 1892-1964, b. Sandford, S-W Vic.
    10. John Vincent HURLEY, b. 1897, Colac, Vic., m. 1920 to Ethel Victoria MILLER 1901-1986, b. Merino, S-W Vic.
    11. Eveline Jane HURLEY, b. 1900, Colac, Vic., d. 1980, Hamilton, S-W Vic., m. 1942 to Edward James "Ted" GRIFFIN ~1901-1979
    12. Ivy Bridgit HURLEY, b. 1901, Colac, Vic., d. 1962, Hamilton, S-W Vic., m. Leslie Emmanuel RHOOK 1902-1982

    Denis HURLEY & Mary Ann MOLONEY had the following children...

    1. Gillie Michael HURLEY, b. 1903, Colac, Vic, d. 1958. Geelong, Vic., m. 1929 to Anastasia Margaret POWER 1907- ? .
    2. Kathleen Mary HURLEY, b. 1905, Colac, Vic, d. 1929, Horsham, Vic
    3. Vera HURLEY, b. 1906, Camperdown, Vic..........?
    4. Mildred "Millie" HURLEY, b. 1908, Colac, Vic, d. 1912, Henty, near Merino, S-W Vic
    5. Peter James HURLEY, b. 1909, Colac, Vic, d. 1978, Hamilton, S-W Vic., m. Alice Bridget DREW 1914- ?
    6. Francis "Frank" HURLEY, b. 1911, Merino, S-W Vic., d, 1998, m. Kathleen Mary ......
    7. Kevin Philip HURLEY, b. 1914, Merino, S-W Vic., d, 1991, m. Elizabeth FAY
    8. Edward Joseph HURLEY, b. 1915, Casterton, S-W Vic., d. 1999, m. Marie Louisa .... 1918-2003.
    9. Lawrence Gerrard HURLEY, b. 1917, Sandford, S-W Vic., d, 2002, m. Frances Marie ........
    10. Matthew HURLEY, b. 1918, Henty, S-W Vic [WW2, RAAF], .........
    11. Josephine HURLEY, b. 1920, Casterton, S-W Vic., ..........
    12. Denis John HURLEY, b. 1923, Casterton, S-W Vic., ..........
  3. John HURLEY b. 1860, d. 1860, Barabool Hills, Geelong, Victoria;

  4. Patrick HURLEY b. 1866, Mount Duneed, Vic, d. 1895, Warrion, near Colac, Vic., m. in 1891 at Camperdown to Ellen Winifred DARCY 1864-1950;

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