Posted By:irene hutchison
Post Date:July 11, 2013 at 19:48:02
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Looking for information pertaining to Thomas Green and Maria Kavany and their parents. I found them on the Sir Napier ships list going to Australia. This is what I have so far:

Thomas Green born about 1813 Toberdan, Roscommon, Ireland. He was married to Maria Kavany who was born 24 Jul 1805 if Boyle, Roscommon, Ireland.

Thomas's parents: Sylvester Green and Maria Bryan
Maria's parents: Peter Kavany and Mary Grady

Thomas and Maria's children:
-Maria A Green born abt 1835 Boyle, Roscommon, Ireland died 11 Nov 1887 San Francisco, California

-Bridget Green born abt 1839 Boyle Roscommon, Ireland

-Eleanor Green born abt 1841 in Boyle, Roscommon, Ireland

-Thomas Edward Green born abt 1843 in Sydney, New South Whales. Died abt 1925 in San Francisco, California

-Joseph James Benedict Charles Green born 26 July 1849. died 09 Apr 1907 in California - (my gr gr grandfather)

-Delia Green born abt 1852 in Sydney, Australia

-John B Green abt 1853 in Sydney, Australia. died 22 Oct 1898 in San Francisco, California

Arrived in Australia in 10 Apr 1842 on the Sir Charles Napier. He had three children with him that were born in Ireland


A Son Contests Wills Father on the Grounds of Intemperance.

The hearing of the application of John B. Green, for a revocation of the letters or administration held by Thomas Green, aged "eighty three years, on the estate of Maria K. Green, his deceased wife, was commenced in the Probate Court yesterday afternoon. The administrator is the father of the contestant, and it is claimed that he is incompetent to manage the estate by reason of old age, infirmity and intemperance. Several witnesses testified that the old gentleman was competent to manage the estate and not intemperate. While the case was being heard, the contestant and his brother Joseph created a disturbance in the corridor and came very near being arrested. It was said that they were both slightly under the influence of liquor.

Daily Alta California, Volume 80, Number 19, 19 January 1889


probably came to San Francisco in 1853 with her son Joseph

died between 1886-1888