The tombstone of John O'Donoghue in Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Highland County, Ohio reads:
Born in Blarney
Co. Cork Ireland
Died in Hillsboro, Ohio Apr. 25, 1883
Aged 80 yrs
He is buried with his wife, Hanora.
John was the father of Mary Anne O'Donoghue Toohey, James O'Donoghue b.1833 d.1906, and Michael O'Donoghue b.1834 d.1907