Peter LOUGHRANb. ca 1831, Ireland, son of Michael LOUGHRAN & Ann KELLY was married in 1855 in Ireland to Mary CUSH, b. ca 1834, daughter of Michael CUSH and Sarah COSTELLA. Mary CUSH was a sister if Isabella CUSH who was married to Christoph LUERS and living at Carapook.

It appears from the births of some children that they arrived in Portland, Australia in 1856 on the "General Hewett" and lived at Mount Gambier, Carapook & Dunkeld before moving north to Lalbert & Wycheproof.

Mary LOUGHRAN diedat Lalbert, Victoria in 1916 and peter LOUGHRAN d. in 1923, aged 92y at Wagga Wagga, New South Wales

Peter LOUGHRAN & Mary CUSH had the following known family:

Children :

  1. Michael LOUGHRAN b. 1856, At Sea, d. 1931, Lalbert, Vic
  2. John LOUGHRAN b. 1858, Mt Gambier, SA, d. 1938, m. Margaret POWELL 1859-1912
  3. James LOUGHRAN b. 1859, SA, d. 1925, Castlemaine, Vic
  4. Francis LOUGHRAN b. 1861, Mt Gambier, SA, d. 1950, m. Mary LAMPHIER 1861-1916
  5. Sarah Ann LOUGHRAN b. 1863, Mingbool, SA, m. John Patrick DONOHUE
  6. Peter LOUGHRAN b. 1865, ___, d. 1925, Lalbert, Vic
  7. Mary Isabella LOUGHRAN b. 1868, Carapook, Vic, d. ___, m1. Henry James McINTYRE 1864-1892, m2 James RYAN
  8. Edward LOUGHRAN b. 1870, d. 1870, Carapook, Vic.
  9. Daniel Edward LOUGHRAN b. 1871, Dunkeld, Victoria, d. 1910, Lalbert, Vic