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- At Irish Lake on the 19th inst. 1892. Daniel O'Hearn, aged 65 years. Deceased was one of the pioneers of this district, was a kind hearted hospitable Irishman. Inflamation of the lungs baffled the best medical aid and after about three weeks illness death ended his sufferings. He remains were followed to their last resting place on Saturday by a very large funeral.

Source: Obituaries transcribed from the Markdale Standard

Submitted by:Sue Curtis May 2006

Contact sue: thelilypad at

Comment:These are the obituaries of my great grandfather Daniel O'Hearn, who died on May 19, 1892, at Irish Lake, Glenelg twnshp., age 65, and also of his son, my grandfather John O'Hearn. Unfortunately, Daniel's does not say where he is buried. I am still trying to find out.

Family Tree:
O'HEARN-MARTIN-SULLIVAN-FOLEY from Irish Lake; Glenelg Twp (.pdf 66k) (html)

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