Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Tombstone Tuesday


The family grave of my Morgan and Kelly ancestors originally from Ireland.  It is situated in the Roman Catholic section F Grave 53 at the Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton North, Victoria Australia.
The headstone inscription reads:

MORGAN

Erected by
Alice
in memory of her beloved husband
John MORGAN
died at Essendon
24 Feb 1880
age 48 yrs

also their second daughter
Alice
died 5 Nov 1872
age 6 yrs

also
Michael KELLY
died at Essendon
19 Apr 1898
age 59 yrs

also their dearly beloved youngest daughter
Agnes Mary Magdelen MORGAN
died at Essendon
30 Apr 1900
age 24 yrs

also their son
Francis
died at Essendon
11 Jun 1900 age 40 yrs

also the beloved mother of above
Alice MORGAN
died at Essendon
30 Sep 1904
age 69 yrs.

John Morgan and his wife Alice, nee Kelly owned the original Cross Keys Hotel at Essendon.


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