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De Courcy

Names written as: "(forename) de Courcy".
NOT "Courcey".

De Courcy graves, Mount St. Lawrence cemetery, Limerick.
Photo 2006. See full size.
See close-ups of LHS and centre and RHS.
Memorial to Matthew Hare de Courcy (died 1865) and Matthew John de Courcy (died 1909) and John de Courcy (died 1936).
Also memorial to John de Courcy (died 1872).

John de Courcy.
See entry in tree by Paddy Waldron.
He died before 1848.
He had issue:

  1. Matthew Hare de Courcy,
    born 1802.
    Limerick Sub-Sheriff and City Treasurer.
    Lived Shannon Ville, Ennis Rd, Limerick.
    He died 1865, age 63 yrs.
    See death notice.
    See death notice in Nenagh Guardian, December 30, 1865.
    He had issue:

    1. Matthew John de Courcy,
      born 1841.

  2. John de Courcy,
    John William, born 1819 or 1825.
    Chief cashier of National Bank in Tralee, Co.Kerry.
    He mar 1856 to Elizabeth Joynt.
    He is described as brother of Matthew Hare de Courcy at marriage.
    Manager of National Bank in Dingle, Co.Kerry.
    He died 5 Nov 1872, age 47 [GROI] or age 53 [burial record].
    See notice in Irish Times, November 6, 1872.
    See death report in Freemans Journal, November 6, 1872.
    See death report in Freemans Journal, November 9, 1872.
    They had issue:

    1. William de Courcy,
      William J., Bill, born 23 August 1863,
      bapt 25 September 1863 [Tralee RC par records].
      He mar Alice Glynn [born 1869, Kilrush, Co.Clare].
      He was bank official, worked for National Bank in Limerick.
      He is listed in 1901 census in Limerick.
      In 1901 census she is listed as visiting her mother in Kilrush, Co.Clare.
      They lived 61 George Street, Limerick.
      They are listed in 1911 census on George St.
      He died 29 Apr 1915, age 51 yrs.
      See obituary, 29 Apr 1915.
      Stephen O'Mara and Sir Charles Burton Barrington, 5th Baronet were at his funeral.
      See funeral report, 1 May 1915.
      Alice lived 61 George Street (re-named 61 O'Connell St), Limerick.
      At death 1950 she was living 38 Elgin Rd, Ballsbridge, Dublin. Her separated son living with her there.
      She died 11 July 1950, age 81 yrs, at 38 Elgin Rd, Dublin.
      See death cert from here.
      William and Alice had issue:

      1. Billie de Courcy,
        William Glynn Joynt de Courcy,
        known as Billie, NOT Billy,
        born 28 July 1892, 4 Catherine Place (or 4 Catherine St), Limerick, see entry in [GROI],
        bapt 4 Aug 1892 [St.Michael's RC church, Limerick], transcript thinks it says "William Alphonsus De Courcy".

Shannon Ville, Ennis Rd, Limerick, on 1887 to 1913 map.

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