Henry Family History

Henry Family History

The family history of

Mary Ellen Henry

This site outlines our information on Joan's mother's family.  Surnames include HENRY, MURTAGH, SHERIDAN, and WALSH who originated in Counties Mayo and Sligo, Ireland.  Many descendants emigrated from Ireland beginning in from 1870's thru 1930's to Australia and the United States with some remaining in Ireland.  In the U.S. descendents lived in Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Florida, Colorado, Texas, and elsewhere.

Descendents of

  1. Patrick Henry (bef 1800-unk) who was the grandfather of Patrick Henry (1850-1930), the husband of Catherine Murtagh.

  2. Michael Sheridan (1854 -1946) and his wife Mary Sarah Walsh (unk-1925)

  3. Lawrence Murtagh (1770-unk) and his wife Mary Ross

View USA PORT ARRIVALS: HENRY / SHERIDAN / MURTAGH FAMILIES, a small representation of the 2.5 million Irish emigrants who departed from Queenstown/Cobh Ireland.

View Henry Family Documents.