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Matthew Foran and Johanna Marinan Family

John Foran’s Foran Family


Matthew Foran was born in the 1830s, in County Clare, Ireland. He married Johanna Marinan, who was also born in the 1830s in County Clare. Their known children were:


1-Daniel Foran, b. abt.1861 at Ennistymon, County Clare. He arrived at Maryborough, Queensland, on August 6, 1882, aboard the ship Western Monarch. Daniel married Margaret O'Brien on May 19, 1886, in Brisbane, and he died on November 3, 1926, at  Brisbane (this is John’s grandfather). Children born to Daniel and Margaret were:


1-Susan Mary Foran, b.June 10, 1888:
2-Michael Foran, b.Aug. 12, 1890:
3-Margaret Bridget Foran, b.July 14, 1892:
4-John Christopher Foran, b.Dec. 22, 1894:
5-Mary Foran, b.Aug. 5, 1897:
6-Bridget Foran, b.Sept. 12, 1900:
7-Daniel Foran, b.Nov. 30, 1902 (this is John’s father):
8-Kathleen Irene Foran, b.April 7, 1905:
9-Dunatt Peter Foran, b.Nov. 11, 1909:

2-Matthew Foran, b.July 22, 1865, at Milltown Malbay, County Clare:

3-Denis Foran, b.January 14, 1870, at Rineen, County Clare:

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