Catherine, John REILLY

Catherine Reilly              1819-1889

John Reilly                        1857-1896

Catherine was born in Ballingarry, Tipperary and had been in Victoria for 32 years at the time of her death. Catherine nee Casey married James Reilly in Ballingarry when she was 34.  She was the mother of Michael, John, Ellen, James and Thomas.  Catherine, at the age of 70, was found drowned.

John Reilly who died at 39 years of age was her son.  Michael was noted as achieving a higher standard while a pupil at the Hopetoun Denominational School.  He married Mary Ann Timmins.  Another son, James, married Catherine Rochford.