The McNamee Family

Alexander McNamee

Birth: 1869 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England

Married: Margaret Ann Fry in 1895, in Toxteth Park district, Lancashire, England

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Occupation: Alexander was in the English Coastguard stationed in Ireland for a number of years around 1900, including in Morriscastle (1901) and Ballyglass (1904 - 1905)

Death: 1906. Alexander died after falling off his bike on his way to work in the coast guard in Ireland

Buried: in Liverpool, Lancashire, England

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Bernard McNamee

Birth: 19 July 1900 in county Wexford, Ireland

Father: Alexander McNamee

Mother: Margaret Ann (Fry) McNamee

Notes: Admitted to Barnardo's Liverpool on 7 June 1907 - was emigrated to Canada by Barnardo's on 30 July 1908 aboard the SS Dominion. In 1920 Bernard lived in Windsor, Ontario.

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Elsie Elizabeth McNamee: Doris (Holmes) Desmarais

Birth: 16 February 1905 in county Wexford, Ireland

Father: Alexander McNamee

Mother: Margaret Ann (Fry) McNamee

Married: Antonio Desmarais. Antonio was born in 1905, in Canada.

Death: 9 November 1998

Notes: Admitted to Barnardo's Liverpool 28 April 1908 and was emigrated by Barnardo's on 14 May 1908. Elsie was adopted by the Holmes family, and renamed Doris Holmes.

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John Alexander F. McNamee

Birth: 1898, in Toxteth Park district, Lancashire, England

Father: Alexander McNamee

Mother: Margaret Ann (Fry) McNamee

Notes: Admitted to Barnardo's Liverpool 27 November 1907 - was emigrated to Canada by Barnardo's on 20 February 1908. John suffered from epilepsy, and lived with mother circa 1920.

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Henry Anson Fry McNamee

known as "Harry"
Birth: 8 December 1906, in West Derby district, Lancashire, England

Father: Alexander McNamee

Mother: Margaret Ann (Fry) McNamee

Death: 1972

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Margaret Alexandra (McNamee, Jackson) O'Reilly

known as "Greta"
Birth: 24 August 1901 in county Wexford, Ireland

Father: Alexander McNamee

Mother: Margaret Ann (Fry) McNamee

Married (1st): Noble W. Jackson in 1918, in Toxteth Park district, Lancashire, England.

Married (2nd): _____ O'Reilly, in England

Notes: Admitted to Barnardo's Liverpool on 7 June 1907, but was returned to her mother on 10 November 1914. After her marriage to O'Reilly, Greta emigrated to Australia.

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Mary Alice (McNamee) Achilles

Birth: 12 March 1897 in county Waterford, Ireland

Father: Alexander McNamee

Mother: Margaret Ann (Fry) McNamee

Married: Charles Achilles in Georgeville, Quebec, Canada. Charles was born in 1895, in Georgeville, Quebec.

Notes: Admitted to Barnardo's Liverpool 27 November 1907 - was emigrated by Barnardo's on 14 May 1908 aboard the SS Corsican. Mary married three more times after her marriage to Charles Achilles.

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William Edward McNamee

known as "Billy"
Birth: 1904 in county Wexford, Ireland

Father: Alexander McNamee

Mother: Margaret Ann (Fry) McNamee

Death:
about 1954

Notes: It seems that, for some reason, William was not admitted to Barnardo's like his siblings.

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