Black and white photograph of Ebenezer Dash (1870-1927), son of Catherine MacDonald from Balinoe.
Ebenezer Dash (1870-1927), eldest surviving child of Catherine MacDonald from Balinoe and her husband Edward Dash. After his parents died in 1890-91 he became head of the family at the age of twenty-one, ‘father’ to his seven siblings aged from three to nineteen. He had outstanding career as a teacher, rising to the position of headmaster at early age. He married in 1895 and had four children. The photograph was taken around 1886.