John Cleary

Bridget Flanagan and John Cleary were married by Peter Piquet at St. Patrick's Church, Sydney. This photo shows the interior and exterior of the church c.1880s and priest Peter Piquet.
Bridget Flanagan and John Cleary were married by Peter Piquet at St. Patrick’s Church, Sydney. This photo shows the interior and exterior of the church c.1880s and priest Peter Piquet.

 Symbol representing the Cleary Family Great-grandfather 1867–1943

When John Cleary was born on 16th March 1867, in Baulkham Hills, New South Wales, his father, Timothy, was 32 and his mother, Ann, was 29. He married Bridget Flanagan on 10th February 1890, in Sydney, New South Wales. They had 13 children during their marriage. He died on 22 November 1943, in Parramatta, New South Wales, at the age of 76.

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John Cleary was born on 16th March 1867, in Baulkham Hills, New South Wales to Ann Malone, age 29, and Timothy Cleary, age 32.

John Cleary Ancestor Fan Chart
John Cleary Ancestor Fan Chart
  • Birth of Brother: John’s brother Miles was born on 17th July 1869, in Parramatta, New South Wales when John was 2 years old. Miles Cleary (1869–1875)
  • Birth of Brother: John’s brother William was born on 17th March 1872, in Parramatta, New South Wales when John was 5 years old. William Cleary (1872–1946)
  • Birth of Sister: John’s sister Mary Ann was born on 27th October 1874, in Parramatta, New South Wales when John was 7 years old. Mary Ann Cleary (1874–)
  • Death of Brother: John’s brother Miles died on 6th June 1875, in Parramatta, New South Wales when John was 8 years old. Miles Cleary (1869–1875)
  • Birth of Brother: John’s brother James was born in 1882 when John was 15 years old. James Cleary (1882–)
  • Death of Sister: John’s sister Catherine died on 30th March 1883, in Parramatta, New South Wales when John was 16 years old. Catherine Cleary (1865–1883)
  • Death of Mother: John’s mother Ann passed away on 25th January 1890, in Parramatta, New South Wales, at the age of 52. Ann Malone (1838–1890)
  • Residence: John Cleary lived in Parramatta, New South Wales, on 10th February 1890.
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John Cleary married Bridget Flanagan on 10th February 1890, at St. Patricks, Church Hill, in Sydney, New South Wales, when he was 22 years old. At the time of their marriage John was employed as a Hospital Attendant at Parramatta Mental Hospital and Bridget was a General Servant.

Fan Chart showing the children of  John Cleary and Bridget Flanagan
Children of John Cleary and Bridget Flanagan
  • Residence: At the time of Lucy’s birth on 4th May 1893, John Cleary and his wife Bridget Flanagan lived in Westmead, New South Wales. John was employed as an Attendant at the nearby Parramatta Mental Hospital.
  • Birth and Death of Son: His son John William was born in 1895 in Parramatta, New South Wales. John William passed away at less than a year old in 1895.
  • Death of Daughter: His daughter Ellen May passed away in 1895 in Parramatta, New South Wales, at the age of 3.
  • Death of Son: His son Harold Silvester passed away in 1899 in Parramatta, New South Wales, at the age of 2.
  • Death of Son: His son Peter passed away in 1900 in Granville, New South Wales. Peter Cleary (–1900)
  • Death of Father: John’s father Timothy passed away on 24th August 1910, in Parramatta, New South Wales, at the age of 75. Timothy Cleary (1835–1910)
  • Residence: John Cleary lived in Railway Street, Westmead, New South Wales, in 1910.
  • Marriage Reginald Williamson and Lucy Jane Cleary: His daughter Lucy Jane Cleary married Reginald George Williamson on 30th July 1912, in Woollahra, New South Wales, when she was 19 years old.
  • Occupation: At the time of Lucy’s marriage on 30th July 1912, John was employed as a Hospital Attendant at Parramatta Mental Hospital.
  • Death of Daughter: His daughter Eva May passed away in 1912 in Parramatta, New South Wales, at the age of 2. Eva May Cleary (1910–1912)
  • Marriage Edwin Walter Emperor Kelly and Catherine Maria Cleary: His daughter Catherine Maria Cleary married Edwin Walter Emperor Kelly on 26th February 1916, in Granville, New South Wales, when she was 25 years old.
  • Death of Wife: His wife Bridget passed away on 15th May 1920, in Parramatta, New South Wales, at the age of 52. They had been married 30 years. Bridget Flanagan (1867–1920)
  • Death of Daughter: His daughter Ella Cecilia passed away in 1925 in Parramatta, New South Wales, at the age of 25. Ella Cecilia Cleary (1900–1925)
  • Death of Daughter: His daughter Lucy Jane passed away on 8th January 1933, in Randwick, New South Wales, at the age of 39. Lucy Jane Cleary (1893–1933)
  • Occupation: At the time of Lucy’s death on 8th January 1933, John was employed as a Hospital Attendant at Parramatta Mental Hospital.
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John Cleary died on November 22, 1943, in 13 Trott Street, North Parramatta, New South Wales, when he was 76 years old. He was buried in the old Catholic section of Rookwood Cemetery, (M1 – N – 448) with his wife Bridget and three of his children.