Lucy Kurtz

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Lucy Kurtz
Lucy Cometina Kurtz

(1861-04-11)11 April 1861
Berlin, Germany
Died31 December 1937(1937-12-31) (aged 76)
Resting placePortahard Church Cemetery, Frenchpark, Roscommon, Ireland
Alma mater
Spouse(s)Douglas Hyde (m. 1893; d. 1937)

Lucy Cometina Kurtz (11 April 1861 – 31 December 1937) was the wife of the 1st President of Ireland, Douglas Hyde.[1]

She was born on 11 April 1861, in Berlin, Germany, and christened on 4 September 1861, in Liverpool, United Kingdom.[2]

She was the wife of Douglas Hyde, the first President of Ireland, she died on 31 December 1937, at Ratra in Frenchpark, County Roscommon in Ireland, just before her husband was elected as President.[citation needed]


  1. ^ The Trustees of FreeBMD (2005). FreeBMD. Retrieved 12 November 2005.
  2. ^ International Genealogical Index (R), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Batch #: P020945, Sheet #: 00, Source Call #: 0093890, Printout Call #: 6903233, Dates: 1861–1862. Includes birth and christening dates.

Further reading[edit]

  • Janet Egleson Dunleavy; Gareth W. Dunleavy (1991). Douglas Hyde, A Maker of Modern Ireland. Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN 0-520-06684-7.