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John Lavelle
Birth: 1840
Death: 1907
County Mayo, Ireland

In Loving Memory Of
John and Bridget(nee McGreal) Lavelle
and their Family

Mary 1866-1867
Pat 1866-1891
Dominic 1869 (USA)
John 1871-1872
John 1875 (USA)
Thomas 1877 (USA)
Michael 1882-1884
Peter 1882 (USA)

Catherine 1885-1923 Married Matthew Beckett
Margaret 1872 married John O Malley

Excerpt from Obituary

.....News of the sad event of the death cast a gloom over the neighbourhood and all business establishments of the town were promptly shuttered when it became know....Mr Lavelle was a prominent figure in our local public and social affairs.....he was for many years a member of the Town Board. In politics he was an advanced Nationalist......took an active part in the Land League adressing meetings in West Mayo.
He belonged to an old and respected Western family whose best know member was the celebrated orator, writer and patriot, - the late Father Patrick Lavelle of Cong.....

Deceased was married to a sister of the late Rev John Mc Greal PP, who with four sons (now in the United States) and two daughters now survive him............

The geniel and kindly presence of John Lavelle will be sorely missed from social gatherings..........

.....At 1.oclock the funeral started for the family burial place in Kilmeena and was one of the larges seen in the neighbourhood for many years....
Chief Mourners were Mrs Lavelle (widow), Misses M & K Lavelle (daughters), Miss Mary E Lavelle, Newport (niece), Mr Patrick McGreal (brother in law) and Mrs Keating and Misses McGreal(Octogan) Sisters in Law..."
(above is part of an Obituary"

Family links: 
  Bridget McGreal Lavelle (1846 - 1921)
  Dominick Lavelle (1868 - 1911)*
  Thomas Lavelle (1877 - 1946)*
  Katie Lavelle Beckett (1885 - 1923)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Kilmeena Cemetery
County Mayo, Ireland
Created by: Dympna Beckett Joyce
Record added: Apr 09, 2012
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John Lavelle
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