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Eliza (Carew) O'Brien (abt. 1845 - 1924)

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Eliza O'Brien formerly Carew
Born about in Cappawhite, Tipperary, Irelandmap [uncertain]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Melbourne, Victoria, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Mother of
Died in Rochester, Victoria, Australiamap
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Carew-299 created 10 Apr 2016 | Last modified | Last edit: 10 Dec 2017
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Categories: Rochester, Victoria | Melbourne, Victoria | Cappawhite, Tipperary | Estimated Birth Date.

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Eliza (Carew) O'Brien migrated from Ireland to Australia.
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The Birth Date is a rough estimate. See the text for details.


Eliza was born about 1845 in Cappawhite, Tipperary, Ireland, the daughter of John Carew and Ellen Hayes. [1]

Emigration: before 1865.

Eliza married Michael O'Brien on 29 January 1865 in at St Francis' Catholic Church, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The marriage witnesses were Richard Leahy and Joanna [Furlong?]. [2]

Died: 10 November 1924, Rochester, Victoria, Australia. [3]


  1. Based on age at death, 79 in 1924.
  2. Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.
  3. Name: Eliza Carew Obrien. Birth Year: abt 1845. Age: 79. Death Place: Rochester, Victoria. Registration Year: 1924. Registration Place: Victoria. Registration Number: 15979. Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.

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