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Catholic cemetery in Moygawnagh

Is there a Catholic cemetery in Mowgawnagh that contains those who died 150 years ago?   My great great grandfather Thomas Hoban died after 1851 but before 1859, since his widow and children are found in the 1860 Census in Pennsylvania,   Thank you.

jwkerry

Wednesday 30th January 2019, 02:41AM

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  • Dear jwkerry: 

    Thank you for your post to the Ireland Reaching Out message board.  The community based website Historic Graves has a number of graveyards all over Ireland on its site.  The Old Moygownagh graveyard is one of them.  https://historicgraves.com/graveyard/old-moygownagh/mo-moyo  

    In addition, there is a local historical society in Moygownagh and they may be of some assistance to you with your research.  One of our volunteers is active with this group and I will forward this post to him for his reference.  The website for the historical society is:  https://moygownagh.ie/north-mayo-historical-society/ 

    If you have any further questions, please let us know. 

    Kind regards, 

    Jane

    Jane Halloran Ryan

    Wednesday 30th January 2019, 02:15PM
  • Thanks Jane - Hi jwkerry!

    Can you email me at moygownagh@irelandxo.com regarding your query ? 

    I am the Heritage Officer with Moygownagh Community Council and we have some off-line resources which may be of assistance to help answer your query.

    More information on us https://moygownagh.ie/north-mayo-historical-society/

    Look forward to chatting with you!

    Liam Alex

    Moygownagh Mayo

    Wednesday 30th January 2019, 04:16PM