Ellen Donnelly

(1864 - before 20 August 1919)
     Her name was sometimes spelled Donelly. Ellen Donnelly was also known as O'Egan in records. Ellen Donnelly was also known as Helen or Nellie in records. She was born in 1864 in Ballarat, Victoria. Ellen Donnelly O'Egan, daughter of Elizabeth O'Egan. There was also an Ellen Donelly born 1862 at Ballarat to John Donelly & Anastatia Carroll. Ellen was aged 16 at her mother's death in May 1879. Her headstone states she was born in 1863, but the birth was registered in 1864. She was the daughter of John Donnelly and Elizabeth Hagan. Ellen was described as a living child of Elizabeth Hagan on 9 May 1879.
     Ellen died before 20 August 1919 in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. She was buried on 20 August 1919 in the New Cemetery, Ballarat. Monumental inscription: Hellen - b.1863, d.1919, mother of Eva & Nellie May; of Cardigan.

Children of Ellen Donnelly

Nellie May Donnelly

(1887 - before 22 June 1957)
     Nellie May Donnelly was born in 1887 in Ballarat, Victoria. She was the daughter of Ellen Donnelly.
     Nellie May Donnelly lived at Alfredton, Victoria, from 1950.
     Nellie and Edith were registered at 1002 Eyre St, Ballarat, Victoria, on the 1954 electoral roll.
     Nellie died before 22 June 1957 in 1002 Eyre Street, Ballarat, Victoria. She was buried on 22 June 1957 in the New Cemetery, Ballarat. Aged 70, spinster, with mother and sister.

Edith Florence (Eva) Donnelly

(1890 - before 5 July 1955)
     Edith Florence (Eva) Donnelly was born in 1890 in Ballarat, Victoria. She was the daughter of Ellen Donnelly.
     Edith and Nellie were registered at 1002 Eyre St, Ballarat, Victoria, on the 1954 electoral roll.
     Edith died before 5 July 1955 in 1002 Eyre Street, Ballarat, Victoria. She was buried on 5 July 1955 in the New Cemetery, Ballarat. Eva aged 65, spinster, with mother and sister.