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Children of Owen and Bdelia McDermott (Wednesday's Child x 13)

A single monument in the Revolutionary War Cemetery at Louisville, Jefferson County, Georgia stands for the memories of thirteen children born to Owen and Bdelia McDermott. Owen was born in County Sligo, Ireland 9 March 1806 and died 27 January 1877. Owen's wife Bdelia lived less than a decade more. Of those memorialized, and I probably have some of these dates wrong since they were difficult to read, it appears only a few made it to adulthood.


Daniel
Born Novr 1827
Died Augt 1829

Mary Ann
Born May 1829
Died Sept 1832

Michael
Born Novr 4th 1830
Died Sept 1834

Susan
Born May 10th 1831
Died Sept 3rd 1839

William
Born Augt 4th 1833
Died Sept 4th 1839

Joseph
Born Augt 1835
Died Novr 1839

Eliza
Born May 9th 1837
Died Novr 1844

George
Born May 14th 1839
Died Novr 1855

Julia
Born July 1841
Died Jany 1844

Andrew
Born May 9th 1843
Died Mch 14th 1873 [1878?]

James
Born Augt 20th 1845
Died Augt 22nd 1863 [1862?]

Louisa Martha
Born Feby 22nd 1847
Died July 28th 1868 [1862?]

Charles
Born Mch 25th 1849
Died Augt 7th 1862


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