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Dunmoyle Chapel, Roman Catholic, is located about 3-4 miles   northeast of Ballygawley in Errogle Cieran Parish. The chapel and cemetery are in use today.

This is the stone of George McCann, my great, great, granduncle, and his family. From the lettering on the stone, I assume is was erected in 1946. Who is Mary McCANN of Washington?

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See inscription under photo:

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In memory of GEORGE McCANN Fallagherin

Who died 4th April 1891 Aged 78 years

Also his wife MARY Who died 2nd Feb 1888 aged 77 years

And their son BERNARD who died 25 Oct. 1889 Aged 47 years

Also their daughter ANNE Who died 8 July 1895 aged 54 years.

GEORGE McCANN of Ballymacelroy who died 1937 Aged 84 years

And his wife ANN who died 22 Oct. 1941 aged 74 years.

And their daughters BRIGID who died 17 Oct 1929 aged 26 years

JOSEPHINE who died 15 May 1946 aged 41 years.

Also their daughter TERESA McCANN died December 1989.

John Mulgrew Died 12th Sep. 1977 and his wife Sarah Agnes Died 30th Aug. 1978


Erected by Mary McCann Washington

(lower left name Fallows I believe to be the monument maker)