This photograph was amongst Leo Dougherty's family photos. John (Jack) Sullivan and his wife Kate Matilda (Matty) Comyn. 1901
John Sullivan Labourer married Johanna Collins 1864.. John Sullivan (snr) born Treemillcatte, Cork, Ireland he married Johanna Collins, Carough, Cork Ireland 17th March 1864. Johanna born Carough, Cork, Ireland.
The family were paid emmigrants and arrived in the province of Otago New Zealand on board the Ship Otago on the 6th June 1874. From Skibbereen Co Cork Ireland.
Shipping List of the Sullivan Family.
aged 37 from Co Cork occupation farm labourer,
Johanna aged 30,
Julia Sullivan aged 9 born 10th March 1865
James Sullivan aged 6
born 1st June 1866,
Daniel Sullivan aged 5 born 17th February 1868. Daniel was a bootmaker he died in 1890 aged 21 of Tuberculosis, he is buried with John, Kate and Nessie in the old cemetery Oamaru N.Z.
Patrick Sullivan aged 4 born 6th May 1871. Patrick Sullivan died 1908 aged 32 of Tubuclosis at Featherston, Wairarapa North Island N.Z He is Buried in Featherston He was a platelayer probably with the railway he
married Patience Maria Jopson they lived in Graytown Wairarapa North Island N.Z . They had no family.
Mary Sullivan aged 2 born 1872.
John (Jack) aged 9 months born 14th May 1873.
Going by the electoral rolls it seems the family settled in or round Oamaru and having more babies..
Margaret Sullivan born 1876,
William Sullivan born 1877,
Ann Sullivan born 17th April 1879 buried in the old cemetery,
Nelly born 1880
Enetta (Nettie) Sullivan 1882 died 26th November 1914 age 37 buried old cemetery Oamaru.
Sullivan born 1884
1896 Electoral Rolls say Johanna wife was in Thames Street Oamaru, John husband was with John Junior at Humber Street Oamaru. Mary a spinster in Thames street Oamaru. Daniel died in 1890 aged 21 at
Eden Street Oamaru. Where is the rest of the family?.
1900 rolls say Johanna in Thames Street Oamaru, John and John jnr. in Humber Street. 1911 Johanna and John a labourer are in Chelmer Street Oamaru as is a Nettie Sullivan a
weaver. 1914 Johanna and Nettie are in Chelmer street Oamaru. 1919 electoral rolls only list Johanna married in Chelmer street Oamaru.
Johanna died 8th December 1926 and is buried in Bromley cemetery
John Sullivan Junior married Kate Matilda (Matty) Comyn Born in Dunedin Otago N.Z. in 1865. Her Father was George William Comyn Police Constable - Her Mother Catherine Comyn nee Kileen.
Sullivan (Known as Jack) a farmer and Kate Matilda (Known as Matty) married at Saint Josephs Cathedral Dunedin New Zealand 8th April 1901 .
The 1905 electoral roll shows that John (Jack) and Kate Matilda
are living on a property on Totaratahi North Otago then in 1911 had moved to Temuka.
In 1902 They had a daughter - Daisy Clarenda Mary (Known as Mary) who was born in Dunedin. Mary Married Edward Joseph Fraser
in 1926 he died Friday the 24th April 1936 aged 48 years he is buried in the Bromley cemetery Christchurch N.Z. His address was Temuka New Zealand. Daisy died in the Margaret Wilson Home Timaru 1st May 1989 aged 87 and is buried in the
Timaru cemetery with Clarenda Comyn her Mothers sister who never married. Clarenda died 15th March 1954 aged 79.
Kate Matilda died in 1943 aged 76. She is buried in the Bromley cemetery She had lived in 7 Trafalga St Christchurch.
She had two younger sisters Mary Georgina born 1871 and Clarinda born 1873 .
John (Jack) Sullivan Junior died Wednesday the 27th July 1966. And is buried in the Bromley cemetery Christchurch New Zealand aged 93. He is buried
with his wife Johanna.
Could these Sullivans be related to our family please email me firstname.lastname@example.org