John Bourke A farmer from Tumut in New South Wales married Johanna Russell at the Catholic Church in Cooma 22nd April 1874, Looking at your John Bourke in Singleton has me curious .. knowing that Russells are Resident in Singleton NSW area...... as farmers today
Our John Bourke was the son of John Bourke from,County Clare,( Bolyside Limerick) and his wife Margaret Scanlon
He also had a brother Patrick Bourke who became a police officer. Patrick married a Catherine Hogan,(daughter of John Hogan and Mary Smith) age 34 years in Redfern,Sydney Australia 29th November 1900 at the age of 49 years The Church? St Kiernans Church, Golden Grove Redfern,Sydney Australia
Witnesses; James Regan and Bridget Kingsley
They also had another brother William Bourke born Bolyside County Limerick Ireland who married Catherine Dempsey from New York, William Bourke and Catherine Dempsey had five chidren (From Williams death certificate 27th May 1897) Margaret Ann Bourke who married Timothy Quilty from Tumut Francis Bourke Mary Bourke William Patrick Bourke and one son James who died after falling from a horse.
LOOKING FOR ANY POSSIBLE CONNECTIONS IN IRELAND as John and Margaret Scanlon had other children and also... what is the place BOLYSIDE Limerick mean,Icant find it on a Map