John HEENAN, b. ca 1837 Limerick, Ireland, son of John HEENAN and Mary MULLINS with 4 school-aged children, living 2 & 1/2 mile SE of Carapook was one of the signatures to the 1875 petition aimed at establishing a new school at Carapook.

John HEENAN appears to be related to Maurice HEENAN below who also had family at Carapook.

John HEENAN married in 1867 in S-W Victoria to Johanna O'CALLAGHAN, b. c1837 Cork, Ireland, d. 1915 Harrow, Victoria.

John HEENAN & Johanna O'CALLAGHAN had the following family...

  1. Maurice HEENAN b. 1868, Coleraine, S-W Vic. d. 1951, m. Teresa Jane BAGNALL b. 1878, Ararat, Vic., d. 1940
  2. John HEENAN b. 1869, d. 1872, Coleraine area, S-W Vic.
  3. Mary Kathleen HEENAN b. 1870, Carapook, S-W Vic., d. 1938, Hamilton, S-W Vic., m. William Edward NOLAN b. 1866, Edenhope, S-W Vic., d. 1943 Casterton, S-W Vic.
  4. Julia Agnes HEENAN b. 1871, Coleraine area, S-W Vic., d. 1950, Melbourne, Vic., m. Henry Edward LEA
  5. Ellen Catherine HEENAN b. 1873, Chetwynd, S-W Vic., d. 1893, chetwynd, S-W Vic., m. Frederick William BURGESS b. 1871, near Harrow, S-W Vic., d. 1920 Melbourne, Vic.
  6. Patrick HEENAN b. 1874, Sandford, S-W Vic., d. 1953, Casterton, S-W Vic
  7. Margaret HEENAN b. 1875, Sandford, S-W Vic, d. 1958, Ararat, Vic., m. Maurice Francis HEENAN b. 1871, Victoria, d. 1951 Ararat, Vic.
  8. Denis HEENAN b. 1877, Sandford, S-W Vic., d. 1949, Casterton, S-W Vic.
  9. Johanna Catherine HEENAN b. 1878, Sandford, S-W Vic., d. 1940, Casterton, S-W Vic., m. James GRIFFITH b. 1871, Cape Otway, Vic., d. 1947 Casterton, S-W Vic.
  10. Honorah HEENAN b. 1879, Sandford, S-W Vic, d. 1914, Casterton, S-W Vic., m. Frederick William BURGESS 1871-1920 (after the death of her sister Ellen, Frederick's 1st wife).
  11. Jeremiah HEENAN b. 1882, Sandford, S-W Vic., d. 1891, Chetwynd, S-W Vic.

Maurice HEENAN c1826-1895
Mary FITZGERALD c1825-1895

Co Limerick, Ireland ; South Australia, Carapook, S-W Victoria, Australia

Maurice HEENAN, b. ca 1826 Co Limerick, Ireland, son of Denis HEENAN and Elizabeth COSGRIFF was married to Mary FITZGERALD, b. ca 1825 Co Limerick, Ireland daughter of Laurence FITZGERALD and Mary WALLACE.

John HEENAN above appears to be related to this Maurice HEENAN who also had a brother, John HEENAN (unmarried) 1837-1907 living at Carapook.

Maurice HEENAN and Mary FITZGERALD had the following family...

  1. Michael HEENAN b. 1854, Penola, SA, d. 1936, m. Louisa OUGH, b. 1876, d. 1957
  2. Denis Thomas HEENAN b. 1855, Penola, SA, d. 1936, Coleraine, Vic.
  3. Patrick Michael HEENAN b. 1857, SA, d. 1953, m. Mary Margaret KELLY b. 1868, d. 1932
  4. Laurence John HEENAN b. 1858, Penola, SA, d. 1929, m. Clara OUGH, b. 1863, d. 1937
  5. Ellen HEENAN b. 1859, Penola, SA, d. 1869, Coleraine, Vic.
  6. Thomas HEENAN b. 1861, Penola, SA, d. 1884, Coleraine , Vic.
  7. Maurice Michael HEENAN b. 1862, Adelaide, SA, d. 1938, m. Beatrice Florence McEVOY b. 1873, d, 1920
  8. Mary HEENAN b. 1863, d. 1884, Carapook, S-W Vic.
  9. Margaret Ellen HEENAN b. 1865, Carapook, Vic, d. 1945 Casterton, S-W Vic. m. Peter Patrick DOYLE b. 1869, d. 1944. (Margaret had some HEENAN children prior to this marriage to Peter DOYLE)