Catherine Murphy

Birth Name Catherine Murphy
Gender female
Age at Death unknown


Two trees at say that Mark Brennan's wife was Catherine Murphy. One is at

The other is at This one also says that Catherine's parents were Thomas Murphy and Margaret Rourke, both born in 1790. There is a marriage record for this couple in the Kilbroney Church Records. They were married Feb 14, 1814. The witnesses were Francis Roarke and Daniel McCarney.

There is a Mark and Catherine Brennan in Kilfeaghan in 1901, both age 70.


citing death notice in Cleveland Plain Dealer Feb 28, 1995, pg. 6 sec. B


Event Date Place Description Sources
Residence (Mother) January 1, 1865 Kilfeaghan Townland, Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland   1a
Event Note

Mark and Catherine were of Kilfeaghan when their son James was born there.

Census March 31, 1901 Kilfeaghan Townland, Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland 1901 Mark Brennan household 2a

Residents of a house 15 in Kilfeaghan (Killowen, Down)

Surname Forename Age Sex Relation to head Religion
Brennan Mark 70 Male Head of Family Roman Catholic
Brennan Catherine 70 Female Wife Roman Catholic



Family of Mark Brennan and Catherine Murphy

Married Husband Mark Brennan ( b. d. ... )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage April 28, 1857 Kilbroney Catholic Parish, County Down, Ireland   3a
Event Note

Kilbroney Parish Register, Marriages
April 28, 1857
Mark Brennan to Catherine Murphy
witnesses: Mark Quinn and Ellen Reynolds

Name Birth Date Death Date
William Brennan1860
Margaret Brennan1862
James BrennanJanuary 1, 1865
George BrennanMay 15, 1867
Sarah BrennanJanuary 29, 18721954

Source References

  1. Irish Civil Registration Records, Births
      • Page: James Brennan, 1 January 1865
  2. 1901 Census of Ireland
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  3. Kilbroney Catholic Parish Registers
      • Page: Marriage, Brennan-Murphy, Apr 28, 1857