Monday, December 7, 2009
3. Jeremiah Joseph Coonan.
Jeremiah Joseph Coonan was born at Wollert, Victoria, in 1888, the third child and second son born to Michael Francis Coonan and Mary Honora Meehan.
Sadly,in early Spring of 1889, Jeremiah contracted the deadly combination of diphtheria and croup, and after eight days of fighting the infections he died, aged only one year and five months.
Jeremiah Coonan died on September 12,1889, and was buried in the Melbourne General Cemetery in the Coonan family plot on September 14.