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Catherine Hogan (O'Brien)

Birthplace: Limerick, Co. Limerick, Ireland
Death: Died in Geraldton, WA, Australia
Immediate Family:

Wife of Patrick Joseph Hogan
Mother of Thomas Hogan; Mary Jane Stone; Catherine Gardner; John Hogan; Patrick Joseph Hogan and 1 other

Managed by: Ian Alexander Stone
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About Catherine Hogan

Have assumed was born in Limerick as she was married in Limerick but I have no evidence for this. Year of birth estimated from age at death.

Church Marriage record for Catherine O'Brien marrying Patrick Hogan on 10 June 1857, at St. Michael's Church, Limerick, Co. Limerick, Ireland. (from the site).

Son Thomas (born 1858) and daughter Mary Jane (born 1860) were born in Limerick.

Arrived at Fremantle, Western Australia on the convict ship Lincelles on 28 January 1862 with husband (Pensioner Guard) Patrick and children Thomas and Mary Jane.

It is assumed the family lived in Perth until 1865 (daughter Catherine born in Perth in 1863), as there is an 1865 newspaper shipping notice for a P Hogan and family travelling to Champion Bay (Geraldton) (son John born in Geraldton in 1866).

The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Times, Friday 3 March 1865, p2.

Shipping notices

Same day [ie 28 February 1865] -Les Trois Amis, 44 tons, Green, master, for Champion Bay. Passengers-Mr. C. Von Bibra, J. Eakins and family, P. Hogan and family, J. Tracy and family, P. Bagley and family. Cargo-20 cases gin (under bond), 13 bags potatoes and onions, and 49 pkgs. sundries.

Husband Patrick died at their home in Geraldton in 1880.

Son John died in 1897.

The Daily News, Thursday 5 August 1897. p. 3.


... Letters of administration have been granted, as follow :— ... John Hogan, of Geraldton, to Catherine Hogan, £537 1s. 11d. ...

1903 Electoral roll - Hogan, Catherine, Eleanor Street, Geraldton, domestic. Also [son] Patrick Hogan, farmer.

1906 Electoral roll - Hogan, Catherine, Eleanor Street, Geraldton, domestic. Also [son] Patrick Hogan, farmer.

1910 Electoral roll - Hogan, Catherine, Eleanor Street, Geraldton, domestic.

1916 Electoral roll - Hogan, Catherine, Eleanor Street, Geraldton, domestic.

Western Australia Death registration index record for Catherine Hogan, Geraldton registration district, No. 28 of 1917.

Geraldton cemetery record for Catherine Hogan, dying 12 July 1917, aged 92 years. Assume buried in the Urch Street cemetery, Geraldton, now refereed to as the APEX Park Cemetery.

The Geraldton Guardian, Saturday 14 July 1917, p2.

Old Resident's Death.— After being in failing health for some months, Mrs Hogan, of Eleanor Street, passed away peacefully on Thursday afternoon at the advanced age of 92 years. Deceased, who was held in high esteem, was the widow of the late Patrick Hogan, a Crimean veteran. The funeral took place at the Roman Catholic cemetery, the officiating minister being the Rev Father Hawes. The pall bearers were Messrs J. M. Drew, T. W. Drew, W. Bennett, W. Keighley, J. Silcock and T. Nylan. The remains were enclosed in a polished jarrah casket, and the arrangements were supervised by Mr Geo. Lester.

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Catherine Hogan's Timeline

Limerick, Co. Limerick, Ireland
June 10, 1857
Age 32
Limerick, Co. Limerick, Ireland
June 14, 1858
Age 33
Limerick, Co. Limerick, Ireland
May 5, 1860
Age 35
Limerick, Co. Limerick, Ireland
July 21, 1863
Age 38
Perth, WA, Australia
Age 41
WA, Australia
November 27, 1867
Age 42
Geraldton, WA, Australia
Age 44
Geraldton, WA, Australia
July 12, 1917
Age 92
Geraldton, WA, Australia