Brooklyn’s sad cemetery angels

From Green-Wood Cemetery. Someone really grieved the loss of this O’Donohue person, who was probably a soldier:

odonohusetomb

“Our Boy.” Another beautiful angel carving, but there’s pretty much nothing sadder than a gravestone for a two-year-old child:

ourboytombstone

Tags: , , , ,

4 Responses to “Brooklyn’s sad cemetery angels”

  1. The sad cemetery angels of Brooklyn « Ephemeral New York Says:

    […] Green-Wood Cemetery at the other end of Brooklyn has plenty of haunting angel figures too. […]

  2. Green daisy Says:

    The ODonohue angel is stunning!

  3. Angels and others in mourning at a Bronx cemetery « Ephemeral New York Says:

    […] gentle Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx doesn’t have the recognition of Green-Wood Cemetery or The Evergreens, both in […]

  4. Juliet Bittencourt Says:

    The O’Donohue’s were a 3rd generation merchant banking family. Buried here are John and his wife Adaline and John’s brother Charles and his wife Olive.

    https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=o'donohue&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=36&GScnty=2001&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=58814543&df=all&

    https://books.google.com/books?id=5exHAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA546&lpg=PA546&dq=john+bachus+o'donohue+brooklyn+ny&source=bl&ots=uA-qHmrQVe&sig=lstOcoXJYtLJ89S0L7L1r6ldFLI&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjw3pWi1InWAhWB2iYKHQmEAFgQ6AEIJjAA#v=onepage&q=john%20bachus%20o'donohue%20brooklyn%20ny&f=false

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: