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Bartholomew O’Rourke ~ Tombstone Tuesday

O'Rourke family burial plot, Napier Hill, Napier

O'Rourke family burial plot, Napier Hill, Napier

Sacred to the memory
of
Patrick James O’Rourke
died 13th Aug 1908
also
Mary Josephine O’Rourke
died 11th Feb 1882
James Thomas Power O’Rourke
died 12th July 1914
Bridget Power O’Rourke
died 18 July 1914
Bartholomew O’Rourke Senr
died 13th Nov 1920
aged 79yrs 10mths
Brigid Power O’Rourke
died 15 May 1964
Sweet Jesus have mercy on their souls
RIP1

My great great grandfather Bartholomew O’Rourke is buried in Old Napier Cemetery, Napier Hill, Napier, New Zealand in a family plot, along with sons Patrick James O’Rourke and James Thomas Power O’Rourke, daughters Mary Josephine O’Rourke and Brigid Power O’Rourke, and wife Bridget Power O’Rourke.

Many thanks to the kind Trade Me genealogy forum member who located and photographed the gravestone for me.

  1. Old Napier Cemetery (Napier Hill, Napier, New Zealand), Bartholomew O’Rourke & family gravestone, Section T Headstone Ref 1207; photograph supplied by [NAME FOR PRIVATE USE], January 2011.

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Michael & Margaret Gaffaney ~ Tombstone Tuesday

Gaffaney family gravestone, Temuka Cemetery

Gaffaney family gravestone, Temuka Cemetery

My great great grandparents Michael and Margaret (Brosnahan) Gaffaney are buried in Temuka Cemetery, South Canterbury, New Zealand – Section A, plot 125. Buried in neighbouring plots are several of their children: Lucy Josephine and Susan (plot 122), Thomas John and Joseph Arowhenua (plot 123), Ellen and Beatrice (plot 124).1

Gaffaney family gravestone, Temuka Cemetery

Monumental Inscriptions for Michael, Margaret, Ellen, Beatrice and Thomas John Gaffaney

In Loving Memory
of
Michael Gaffaney
Who Departed this Life
11th July 1914
Aged 75 Years

In Loving Memory
of
Margaret Gaffaney
Who Departed this Life
16th August 1927
Aged 83 Years

Also Ellen Died 29th April 1889
Aged 18 years
Beatrice Died 1888 Aged 12 Days
And Thomas John Died 1st March 1900 Aged 28 Years
R.I.P

Gaffaney family gravestone, Temuka Cemetery

Monumental Inscription for Joseph Arowhenua Gaffaney

Also
Joseph Arowhenua
Gaffaney
Died 27th April 1946
Aged 59 Years

Gaffaney family gravestone, Temuka Cemetery

Monumental Inscription for Lucy Josephine and Susan Gaffaney

Lucy Josephine Gaffaney
Died 22nd Sept 1952 Aged 68
Also Susan Gaffaney
Died 22nd April 1954 Aged 89
R – I – P

All images copyright Timaru District Council. 2

  1. Timaru District Council, “TDC Cemetery Database”, database, Timaru District Council (http://www.timaru.govt.nz/cemetery-database2.html : accessed 13 Nov 2010), database entries for Michael Gaffaney (1836-1911), Margaret Gaffaney (1844-1927), Ellen Gaffaney (1870-1889), Beatrice Gaffaney (1888-1888), Thomas John Gaffaney (1872-1900), Joseph Arowhenua Gaffaney (1886-1946), Lucy Josephine Gaffaney (1884-1952), and Susan Gaffaney (1865-1954).
  2. Timaru District Council, TDC Cemetery Database, digital images ((http://www.timaru.govt.nz/cemetery-database2.html : accessed 13 Nov 2010), photograph, gravestone for Gaffaney family, Temuka, South Canterbury, New Zealand.


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