Ernest E Joynt (a.k.a.
c. 1874-July 4, 1949
Headstone in Mount Jerome Cemetery, Harolds
The very bottom of the headstone read
"erected by his loving wife Frances"
Eamon de Siunta (Ernest
Edwin Joynt) who was born 1874 in Ballina, Mayo and d. 1949 in Dublin,
Ireland. He translated Pilgrim's Progress into Irish and wrote
short stories in Irish and French.
He was the son of Richard Watson Joynt (youngest of 17 children of Henry
Joynt and Eleanor Johnston/Johnson), at one time editor of Ballina newspaper
( I think the Ballina Herald). Eamon/Ernest married 1) Ethel Bray and then
2) Frances Young.
Ernest went to Methodist College, Belfast (1888-1892), became chief
draughtsman at the Inchicore railway works in Dublin and Principal of Bolton
St. Technical schools, Dublin.
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