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Maurice DOWER [Parents] was born in Gortnagloss, Templeglantine, Co. Limerick. He died. Maurice married Bridget HOWE/HOUGH.

Bridget HOWE/HOUGH died. Bridget married Maurice DOWER.

They had the following children.

  F i
Mary DOWER died in Australia.

Mary emigrated to Australia in 1853, settling in Victoria.
  F ii
Margaret DOWER died in Australia.

Margaret emigrated to Australia in 1853, settling in Victoria.

Maurice DOWER [Parents] died. Maurice married Catherine CONWAY in 1831.

The descendants of Maurice and his wife, Catherine, were known locally as 'the Maurices'.

Catherine CONWAY died in 1883. Catherine married Maurice DOWER in 1831.

They had the following children.

  F i
Ellen DOWER was born in 1831.
  M ii
Honora DOWER was born in 1834.
  M iii
James DOWER was born in 1836.

James lived in Rathkeale, Co. Limerick.
  M iv
Ned Bawn Edmond (Ned Bawn) DOWER was born in 1842.

Ned farmed in Gortnagloss.

I have also been told of a "Ned Bawn" Dore who was living in Gortnagloss in the 1960s. This could not have been Ned Bawn above who was born in 1842. Was there more than one Ned Bawn?
  F v
Margaret DOWER was born in 1849.

James DOWER [Parents] was born about 1800. He died in 1886. James married Mary FOLEY in 1830.

The descendants of James and his wife, Mary, were known locally as 'the Jameses'.

Mary FOLEY died. Mary married James DOWER in 1830.

They had the following children.

  F i
Hanora DOWER was born in 1831.
  M ii
James (Jim James) DOWER was born in 1833. He died in 1920.

Jim James farmed in Gortnagloss.
  F iii
Bridget DOWER was born in 1836.
  F iv
Catherine DOWER was born in 1837.
  F v
Mary DOWER was born in 1838.
  M vi
Edmond DOWER was born in 1840.
  F vii
Margaret DOWER was born in 1848.

Martin SHEEHAN died. Martin married Johanna DOWER.

Johanna DOWER [Parents] died. Johanna married Martin SHEEHAN.


Patrick O'CONNOR. Patrick married Ann DOWER in 1838.

Ann DOWER [Parents] died. Ann married Patrick O'CONNOR in 1838.


Robert DOWER [Parents] was born after 1791. He died. Robert married Catherine MURPHY.

Robert inherited the family farm at Ballylinane, Monagay, Co. Limerick.

Catherine MURPHY was born in Co. Cork. She died. Catherine married Robert DOWER.

They had the following children.

  M i Maurice (Maurice Robin) "Maurice Robin" DOWER died.
  M ii
Robert DOWER died.
  M iii
Daniel DOWER died.
  F iv
'unknown' DOWER (female) died.

Edmond DOWER [Parents] was born in 1791. Edmond married Mary HARNETT.

Edmond moved from Ballylinane to farm at Gortnagloss.

Mary HARNETT was born in Templeglantine West, Co. Limerick. She died. Mary married Edmond DOWER.

They had the following children.

  M i John (Jackie) DORE died.
  F ii Elizabeth DORE died.
  F iii
Honora DORE died.
  F iv
Catherine DORE died.
  F v Johanna DORE died.
  F vi
'unknown' DORE (female) died.

John DOWER [Parents] was born about 1805 in Gortnagloss, Templeglantine, Co. Limerick. He died in 1895 in Mount Ararat, Nar Nar Goon, Victoria. John married Elizabeth O'CONNOR.

Elizabeth O'CONNOR was born in 1808 in Clounleharde, Ballyhahill, Co. Limerick. She died in 1875 in Mount Ararat, Nar Nar Goon, Victoria. Elizabeth married John DOWER.


Conor O'CONNELL died. Conor married Mary DOWER.

Mary DOWER [Parents] was born about 1791 in Gortnagloss, Templeglantine, Co. Limerick. Mary married Conor O'CONNELL.


Jeremiah (Darby) CURTIN died. Jeremiah married Ellen DOWER.

Ellen DOWER [Parents] was born in Gortnagloss, Templeglantine, Co. Limerick. She died. Ellen married Jeremiah (Darby) CURTIN.

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