Mary Catherine Ellis1,2

F, #337, b. 1878, d. 30 January 1967
Last Edited13 Feb 2015
Birth*1878 Sydney, NSW;
daughter of William & Catherine Ellis3 
Married Name1903 Sheens1 
Marriage*30 September 1903 St Patrick's Church, Sydney, NSW;
Groom: Samuel Sheens
Status: Bachelor
Place of Birth: Windsor, NSW
Occupation: Coachman
Age: 28
Usual Residence: Sydney
Father: Charles Sheens
Occupation: Builder
Mother: Bridget Cavanagh

Bride: Mary Catherine Ellis
Status: Spinster
Place of Birth: Sydney
Occupation: Home Duties
Age: 23
Usual Residence: Sydney
Father: William Peter Ellis
Occupation: Engineer
Mother: Catherine Cronan

Date of Marriage: 30 Sep 1903
Place of Marriage: St Patrick's Church, Sydney
Religion: Roman Catholic
Witnesses: John Joseph Carney, Jessie Veronic Ellis
Minister: P Piquet

Comment: Bride signed her middle name 'Cathrine';Groom=Samuel James Sheens4 
Birth of Son1906 St Leonards, NSW;Principal=Norman Arthur Sheens5 
Death of Spouse10 October 1929 North Sydney, NSW;
SHEENS.-October 10, 1929, at North Sydney, Samuel, beloved husband of Mary, also brother of Elizabeth Hawkins and Sarah Phillips, beloved son of Charles Sheens, aged 52. At rest.;Principal=Samuel James Sheens6,7 
Death of Son15 August 1957 Chatswood, NSW;
SHEENS, Norman Arthur. - August 15, 1967, at hospital, beloved son of Mrs Mary Catherine Sheens. R.I.P.;Principal=Norman Arthur Sheens8,9 
Death*30 January 1967 St Leonards, NSW;
SHEENS, Mary Catherine. - January 30, 1967, at hospital, of 116 Alfred Street, North Sydney. wife of the late Samuel Sheens, mother of Norman (deceased), loved aunt of Marjorie, Phillip, Irene, Muriel and Arthur.2,10 


Samuel James Sheens b. 25 Jun 1874, d. 10 Oct 1929


  1. [S12] NSW Marriage Index, 7460/1903 Samuel Sheens & Mary C Ellis.
  2. [S11] NSW Death Index, 11046/1967 Margaret Catherine Sheens.
  3. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 2153/1878 Mary C J Ellis.
  4. [S380] NSW Marriage Transcript (Joy Murrin), 7460/1903 Samuel Sheens & Mary C Ellis.
  5. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 17952/1906 Norman A Sheens.
  6. [S11] NSW Death Index, 20730/1929 Samuel J Sheens.
  7. [S154] Australian Newspapers,, The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 12 October 1929.
  8. [S11] NSW Death Index, 19302/1957 Norman Arthur Sheens.
  9. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Death Notice Norman Arthur Sheens, August 15th, 1967.
  10. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, February 1st, 1967.