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Dublin in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Flanagan Family

 
 
Flanagan Family Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2010
1. Flanagan Family Marker
Inscription.  John & Katherine Donlon Flanagan from Longford, Ireland came to Dublin in 1868. In 1896 John was blinded, but continued to raise sheep and farm with the help of his wife and 3 girls, Eva, Katherine (Murphy), and Elizabeth (Nevin), who was a teacher at Murray School.
 
Erected by Dublin Heritage Center.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesEducationWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1868.
 
Location. 37° 41.995′ N, 121° 56.304′ W. Marker is in Dublin, California, in Alameda County. Marker can be reached from Donlon Way. Marker and family plot are located in the Dublin Cemetery behind St. Raymond’s Church at the Dublin Heritage Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6600 Donlon Way, Dublin CA 94568, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rod R. Fallon (here, next to this marker); Norris Family (a few steps from this marker); Tehan Family (a few steps from this marker); Dobbel Family (a few steps from this marker); The Kolbs of Dublin
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Heritage Park & Museums (within shouting distance of this marker); Kolb's "Sunday School" Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Heritage Park & Museums (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dublin.
 
Also see . . .  John Flanagan on Find-A-Grave. A Find-A-Grave posting offering additional photos. (Submitted on January 23, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.) 
 
Flanagan Family Plot and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2010
2. Flanagan Family Plot and Marker
Large center monument reads:
Kate Flanagon
Died May 4, 1914
John Flanagan
Died June 2, 1915
Eva Mary Flanagan
Died Oct. 10, 1951
Murray School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2010
3. Murray School
Elizabeth Flanagan Nevin taught at this school.
The Murray School is located at the Dublin Heritage Center. The Flanagan Family plot is located across the parking area from the schoolhouse - behind St. Raymond’s Church.
Plaque seen in photo is a dedication plaque listing members of the Old Murray School Bell Tower Replacement Project – 2002 Committee and major donors of the project.
Murray School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2010
4. Murray School
Plaque seen in photo is the E Clampus Vitus Dedication Plaque seen in photo #5.
Heritage Center Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle
5. Heritage Center Dedication Plaque
Dedicated to the pioneers of this valley
whose sacrifices and hard work contributed
to the good life we enjoy today.

The center is supervised by the
Dublin Historical Preservation Association
This plaque dedicated
October 15, 1997 by
Joaquin Murrieta Chapter 13
E Clampus Vitus
Plaque is located in front of the Murray School.
Dublin Heritage Center image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle
6. Dublin Heritage Center
Murray Schoolhouse - 1856
St. Raymond's Church - 1859
Pioneer Cemetery - 1859
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 23, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,665 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on July 7, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 23, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.   5, 6. submitted on January 21, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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