Alice Sharkey

#5951, b. about 1805
Last Edited:24 Sep 2016
Father(--?--) Sharkey
MotherBridget Byrne b. about 1783

Children of Alice Sharkey and Michael Murray

Outline of Life Events:

BirthAlice Sharkey was born about 1805 at Knockbridge?, County Louth, Ireland.1,2
MarriageShe married Michael Murray on 7 Apr 1825 at Archdiocese of Armagh, Tallantstown Parish, County Louth, Ireland. Witnesses were Bryan Sharky and John Linigan.3
ImmigrationAlice Sharkey, with children Patrick, Daniel and Bridget, arrived on 5 Oct 1842 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, on the ship Georgiana. The ship originated in Liverpool, England. The family traveled in the steerage section, and carried two boxes and a quantity of oatmeal.4,5,6
Census1850, household memberAlice Mury (given age 44) was enumerated as a household member living with Samuel Richardson (given age 26) on the 1850 Census at Livingston Parish, LA.7
Census1860Alice Murry (given age 55) was enumerated as the head of a household, living alone, on the 1860 census at Greensburg, St. Helena Parish, LA. The official date of the census was 01 June 1860. She was living next door to her daughter's house, and near other Sharkey families.1
DeathShe died in Livingston, LA.8


  1. [S364] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. St. Helena Parish. population schedule.
  2. [S347] David Alan Murray website. Website. Online (no longer active).
  3. [S1366], "Ireland Roman Catholic Parish Marriages". Marriage register. National Library of Ireland, Dublin.
  4. [S346] Ponchatoula Times. Ponchatoula, LA.
  5. [S374] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S557] N.O. Passenger Lists, 1820-1945.
  7. [S407] 1850 U.S. Census. LA. Livingston Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S875] David Alan Murray website. Website. Online