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Donnelly Family/The Moving Bog

Bridget (View posts)
Posted: 930571200000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Donnelly
In Dec 1896 right after Christmas, The family of Colum Donnelly perished in what is called The Moving Bog Tragedy.. After several days of heavy rain the bog was swept into the Ownencree River The mother and father were Colum age 44 and Johanna age 38 and 6 of their children Lizzie, Margaret, James, Humphrey, Daniel and Hannah. One daughter Katie 14, who was visiting her grandmother that night survived This happened at Gneevguilla,(near KIllarney) Co Kerry Ireland and there is a monument erected at the place the accident happened.
Perhaps obituities would list other members of the Donnelly family . Sincerely Bridget
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Julia A. Rust 929102400000 
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