CO-MORY-0049

Record Date: 
3 July 2013
Graveyard: 
Exact wording of epitaph: 

ERECTED 

BY HUGH McDONNELL 

OF SUMMERSTOWN IN

MEMORY OF HIS FATHER

JOHN McDONNELL

WHO DIED SEPR 3RD 1825

AGED 56 YEARS

ALSO OF HIS BELOVED

SON JOHN

WHO DIED SEPR 3RD 1846

AGED 24 YEARS

May they rest in peace 

Memorial Type: 
Headstone
Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
51.910155
Longitude: 
-8.7914463888889
Number of people commemorated: 
3
People commemorated: 
Name: 
Hugh
Surname: 
McDonnell
Address: 
Summerstown
Relationship with first person: 
Father
Name: 
John
Surname: 
McDonnell
Date of death - day: 
3
Date of death - month: 
September
Date of death - year: 
1825
Age: 
56
Relationship with first person: 
Son
Name: 
John
Date of death - day: 
3
Date of death - month: 
September
Date of death - year: 
1846
Age: 
24
Notes: 

The top portion of the headstone, possibly a cross, appears to be missing.

Also present is a cross-inscribed footstone facing west and bearing the initials 'J.Mc.D.' According to local information, the McDonnells were Church of Ireland schoolteachers, with the school being located to the right of Magourney church & graveyard.