Cotter family of New Farm Queensland - Falvey charts (page 1 of 2,
charts 3 - 7 are on page 2).
These 7 sheets of various Queensland Falvey families contain people
who appear in released Queensland births, marriages and deaths records,
or are shown as eg parents even if not in Australia. It is possible some
have been missed, so a particular line of interest could be progressed by
going to the source microfiche and CD available in many Queensland (and perhaps
major interstate) libraries.
At the time of putting up these charts only the families of Daniel
Falvey the elder and Alice O'Brien (sheet 1) and their son Daniel Joseph
and his wife Margaret Boyle (sheet 2) appear linked to the Cotter family
of New Farm, Daniel the elder and Alice being Mary Healy's grandparents.
However the other sheets, having been drawn up as part of the process,
may as well be put up too and may be of use to someone.They may later be
shown to have a link to the first two.
In all cases there may be people not on the sheets who should be there.
Generally only people appearing in Queensland records are included. For
example if a sibling stayed in Ireland, or was in another Australian state
they probably are not picked up.
Sheet 1 below - this family was around Toowoomba, Queensland. Daniel
(at least) came to Australia about 1875 and settled near Cambooya. It appears
this was at "the Sugar Loaf" , an area about 9k from Cambooya. Two of
his sons are subsequently shown to have been at Ramsay, adjacent to (now)
FALVEY QUEENSLAND SHEET 1/7
Daniel Falvey & Alice O'Brien family.
son of John Falvey (farmer) and ?. Born circa 1814 (Killarney, Kerry) died
3.2.1897 (Monkey Waterholes [now Blanchview] near Helidon Qld) farmer. Came
to Queensland 1875. Buried Toowoomba cemetery.
Married c. 1832 in Ballymacelligot, Kerry) ALICE O'BRIEN daughter of Patrick O'Brien and
Julia Ready b c.1815 (Killarney, Kerry) d 4.3.1900 (Monkey Waterholes
near Helidon Qld). Buried Toowoomba cemetery.
CHILDREN living in 1897 - except
Patrick, died 1888.
MARGARET FALVEY b c. 1837 d 17.10.1907
m John Healy d 30.9.1907
JULIA FALVEY b c. 1842 d 1.7.1913
m George Gordon
24.6.1867 (in Victoria) (see photo below)
JOHN FALVEY b c. 1848 d 10.7.1913
KATE FALVEY b c. 1853
PATRICK FALVEY b c. 1854 d 17.2.1888(*)
(Killed riding accident, unmarried, of Ramsay nr Toowoomba, Selector)
BRIDGET FALVEY b c. 1857 d 27.11.1924
m Robert Gordon 8.4.1875 Ipswich (see photos
MARIA FALVEY b c. 1860
m William Zeller 17.5 1881 Toowoomba
There is information about Maria Falvey's decendents at
to go to that site
DANIEL JOSEPH FALVEY b c. 1862
d 26.9 1939
m Margaret Boyle 16.2.1887
(of Ramsay as at 1897) (see sheet 2)
Note: One other female sibling died prior to 1897
(*) These two in same grave Toowoomba cemetery.
Above - Falvey family gravesites within fence - Drayton cemetery,
Above - This stone also records the burial here of Patrick d
17.2.1888 (result of horse riding accident) aged 32 years as can be made
out at the top of the photo. The stone was erected originally for Patrick
and the other inscriptions added later. Daniel and Alice were Mary Healy's
grandparents and Daniel J was her uncle.
George Gordon was born at Burnside Scotland, 5.9.1834. He went to
sea at 13 and while gold digging in New Zealand about 1860 met Julia
Falvey who had migrated from Ireland. They were married in Victoria 24.6.1867,
returning to Scotland and Ireland for their honeymoon. When they departed
London 23.4.1868 to return to Australia they were accompanied by George's
younger brother Robert and Julia's younger sister Bridget. They lived at
"Heatherwick" near Boonah from 1869. Robert and Bridget were married in the
Presbyterian church Ipswich 8.4.1875 and returned to Robert's farm "Gibraltar",
near George's farm. It seems therefore that at least two of Daniel
the elder and Alice's children were in Australia when they arrived in 1875.
George and Julia (nee Falvey) Gordon - 1913
(Julia was Mary Healy's aunt)
(photo courtesy C. Matheson)
Robert and Bridget (nee Falvey) Gordon and family as captioned above.
Bridget was the sister of Margaret and Julia etc and Mary Healy's
The chidren were Mary Healy's cousins. Circa 1905.
(photo courtesy John Roberts)
Stanley, Charles, Bridget and Rosie.
Milbong, near Boonah, Queensland. (photo courtesy John Roberts)
Bridget and Julia (Mary Healy's aunts) and George Gordon circa 1912
at Heatherwick, Milbong, near Boonah Queensland.
Probably four grandchildren (unknown woman on right).
(photo courtesy John Roberts)
Sheet 2 below - this family was also from around Toowoomba and Daniel
Joseph was the son of Daniel and Alice in sheet 1 above. Daniel
Joseph was shown as living at Ramsay nr Cambooya in 1897. He had previously
worked as a shearer and also a butcher in Toowoomba before settling at
Hillview, Ramsay in 1887. It is believed some of his five sons farmed
at Greenmount, also near Cambooya.
FALVEY QUEENSLAND SHEET 2/7
& Margaret Boyle family.
Margaret (nee Boyle)
DANIEL JOSEPH FALVEY (**) son of Daniel Falvey, farmer,
and Alice O'Brien. b c. 1862 d 26.9.1939. Buried Toowoomba cemetery.
Married 16.2.1887 MARGARET BOYLE
(#) daughter of William Boyle and Kate Lee b c. 1867 d 27.2.1909. Buried
DANIEL MARK b 15.7.1887 d 19.5.1951
m Mary Ellen McGovern 1918
MARY b 4.11.1888
m Charles Lindemann 1919
KATE b 24.3.1889
PATRICK b 26.2.1891 d 7.3.1942
JOHN (**) b 24.11.1892
ALICE b 21.10.1894
m Michael Sheehan
WILLIAM b 22.12.1896 d 1968
m Julia Carver 1925 (see sheet 2a below)
MARGARET MARY b 17.8.1901
d 22.7.1980 (buried Lutwyche cemetery)
m Herbert John Sheehan
MICHAEL JOSEPH KEVIN (#) b 25.1.1904
Note: May be more siblings
** These two in same grave
# " " "
son of Daniel Joseph and Margaret Boyle
Falvey, son of Daniel Joseph and Margaret Boyle
WILLIAM JOSEPH FALVEY
son of Daniel Joseph Falvey and Margaret Boyle. b 1896 d 1968. Buried
married 1925 JULIA CARVER
of Timothy Carver and Hannah Hickey. b 1902 d 1980. Buried Toowong
JOSEPH b 1930 d 1940 Accidently
shot by person
unknown at Cleveland. Buried Toowong Cemetery.
m David Missingham
JULIE d 2010
b 27/8/1936 d Mar 2000 m
Erin Maureen Cashell. Pinaroo
John Patrick Falvey b Mar 1965 [see sheet 2b below]
and Catherine Therese Falvey b Jul 1966)
b 1939 d 1998
m Dawn Tipper Pinaroo
b 1945 d 1998. Buried Toowong Cemetery
(info in this chart courtesy John
Falvey Jun 2011)
JOHN PATRICK FALVEY
b Mar 1965 son of John Patrick Falvey and Erin Maureen Cashell
KANE b Apr 1997
LEILANI b Aug 1999
b May 2002
SIERRA b Jul 2008
b May 2009
and (with Ellen Miras)
RENO HARRISON FALVEY b July 2015
TANGAROA HUIRUA-CANTERBURY b Feb 2018
(Mother Chyna Leilani Falvey
in this chart courtesy John Falvey Jun 2011 , July 2015 and Sept 2018)
Father Nepia Huirua-Canterbury)
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