186 John and Mary Murphy (nee McParland)…..Survivors of the Hannah

The Ireland Canada Monument Society is honoured to include the above names.

John and Mary Murphy from Forkhill Parish in County Down left Ireland from Warrenpoint County Down during Ireland’s Great Hunger of 1845-48 aboard the Hannah which later ran aground in the Ice fields of the St. Laurence Seaway.

See the following link http://www.bytown.net/westportcbcdocumentary.htm

Famine and Shipwreck. An Irish Odyssey.

 

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