Descendants of 'unknown' SULLIVAN (to contribute information, please email Helen@HelensFamilyTrees.com)

Fifth Generation

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66. Máire O'SULLIVAN (John (Jack) O'SULLIVAN , James (Big Jim) , James (Seamus) , 'unknown' ) was born on 21 Apr 1931 in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. She died on 4 Mar 2014.

Máire ran a ballet school in Athlone, Co. Westmeath.

Máire married Richard (Kerry) SLOANE. Richard was born on 9 Mar 1930 in Cork. He died on 1 Aug 2011.

Kerry was from Bishopstown in Cork. He became an officer in the Irish army and served in the Congo and Cyprus. Following his retirement from the army in the 1970s he owned Athlone Cruisers, a river cruiser rental company in Athlone, Co. Westmeath. He was also owner of Athlone restaurant The Jolly Mariner.

They had the following children.

+ 135 M i Living.
+ 136 F ii Living.
  137 M iii Living.

67. Michael John O'SULLIVAN (John (Jack) O'SULLIVAN , James (Big Jim) , James (Seamus) , 'unknown' ) was born on 8 Oct 1933 in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. He died on 15 Mar 2001 in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey.

Michael lived in Kingston upon Thames.

Michael married Living.

They had the following children.

+ 138 F i Living.

68. Mary Ann O'SULLIVAN (Eugene O'SULLIVAN , James (Big Jim) , James (Seamus) , 'unknown' ) was born on 21 Aug 1925 in Queensland. She died on 18 May 1999 in Sydney.

Mary was an only child. After their marriage she and her husband, Maurice, lived on Ryan Street in East Innisfail. They moved to Sydney around 1960.

Mary married Maurice Francis RODGERS, son of Wilfred (Wilf) West RODGERS and Martha Josephine CUSACK, on 6 Sep 1952 in Innisfail, Queensland. Maurice was born on 25 Jul 1926 in Queensland. He died on 11 Nov 1990 in Sydney.

Maurice was a dentist in Sydney. He and Mary and their family lived in the suburb of Wahroonga.

Marriage Notes:

The bridesmaid was Pat Clark and best man was Pat Mullins.

Mary and Maurice had the following children.

+ 139 M i Living.
  140 M ii Living.
        Living married Living.
+ 141 M iii Living.
  142 F iv Living.
        Living married Living.

69. Living (Denis O'SULLIVAN , James (Big Jim) , James (Seamus) , 'unknown' ).

Living married John (Jack) O'HANLON. John was born about 1917. He died on 21 May 1994 in Kilquane, Mourneabbey, Co. Cork. He was buried in Burnfort Cemetery, Mourneabbey.

They had the following children.

+ 143 M i Living.
+ 144 F ii Living.
  145 M iii Living.
+ 146 M iv Living.
+ 147 F v Living.
+ 148 M vi Sean O'HANLON was born about 1959. He died on 2 Apr 2007.
  149 M vii Living.

70. James (Jim) O'SULLIVAN (Denis O'SULLIVAN , James (Big Jim) , James (Seamus) , 'unknown' ) was born in Kilquane, Mourneabbey, Co. Cork. He died in Australia. He was buried in Sydney.

Jim emigrated to Australia, working initially on the sugar cane farm of his uncle Eugene (O'Sullivan) in Far North Queensland. He eventually moved to Sydney where he ran a successful painting business.

James married Margaret (Peggy) Mary 'UNKNOWN'. Margaret was born on 15 Nov 1921 in Australia. She died on 9 Apr 2016.

Peggy had connections to Kangaroo Valley, NSW.  She lived in Fullarton, Adelaide, South Australia with her son and his family.

They had the following children.

+ 150 M i Living.

72. Jeremiah (Jerry) O'SULLIVAN (Denis O'SULLIVAN , James (Big Jim) , James (Seamus) , 'unknown' ) was born on 7 Feb 1925 in Kilquane, Mourneabbey, Co. Cork. He died on 26 Dec 1988 in probably Sydney, Australia. He was buried in Rookwood Cemetery, Homebush, Sydney.

Prior to emigrating to Australia Jerry had a successful boxing career in Britain, knocking out opponents in the first round in 21 consecutive fights and earning himself the nickname "One Round Sully". Among his sparring partners were champions Freddie Mills and Dick Turpin. He later decided to join his two brothers, Jim and Eugene, cutting cane on the farm of their uncle Eugene (O'Sullivan) in Queensland, Australia.

Jerry eventually moved to Sydney where he established a successful painting and decorating business, employing many young Irish men who had come to Australia looking for work in the 1950s. He was very well known within the Irish community in Sydney and organised charity fundraisers for Sydney's homeless men. Jim and Eugene, Jerry's brothers, had also moved to Sydney where they too ran a thriving painting business.

Jeremiah married Living in 1957 in Newtown, Victoria, Australia.

They had the following children.

+ 151 M i Living.
  152 F ii Living.
        Living married Living.

73. Living (Denis O'SULLIVAN , James (Big Jim) , James (Seamus) , 'unknown' ).

Living married Living.

They had the following children.

  153 F i Living.
  154 M ii Living.
  155 M iii Living.

77. Living (Margaret (Madge) O'SULLIVAN , James (Big Jim) , James (Seamus) , 'unknown' ).

Living married Living.

They had the following children.

  156 M i Living.
  157 M ii Living.
+ 158 F iii Living.
  159 F iv Living.
        Living married Living.
+ 160 F v Living.

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