There is a gravestone, a small celtic cross, marking the graves of Maurice, Ellen and three of his children who predeceased their mother in the graveyard at Knockpatrick about a mile north of the village of Shanagolden. This is recorded as being erectewdd by their oldest son John, who worked as a detective Sergeant in the Garda in Dublin at the time.
Born and died in Shanagolden. Occupation described as agricultural labourer in 1901/1911 census, when he was recorded as living in Mountdavid Townland. In 1901 his father John a widower lived in the same household. Maurice was wed to Ellen Scanlan.
|Date of Birth||1859|
|Date of Death||1st Jan 1927|