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Birth, Marriage & Death Notices, Killaghtee, Co Donegal, 1833 to 1869

Extracted from personal notices inserted in the Londonderry Sentinel

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Births

 

August 31 1849

At Dunkaneely, on the 24th inst., the wife of MR. ANDREW McNEELY, of three sons

 

September 14 1860

September 9, at Spamount, Dunkaneely, county Donegal, the wife of GEORGE J.E. SMITH, ESQ., Commander, Royal Navy, of a daughter

 

January 31 1862

January 21, at Spamount, Dunkaneely, county Donegal, the wife of GEORGE T.C. SMITH, ESQ., Commander, R.N., and J.P., for that County, of a daughter

 

December 29 1863

December 25, at Killaghtee Rectory, county Donegal, the wife of the REV. JOHN BEATTY, of a son, which died soon after his birth

 

September 26 1865

September 21, at Dunkaneely, the wife of MR. JOHN McNEELY, merchant, of a daughter

 

July 27 1866

July 22, at Croagh, near Dunkaneely, the wife of MR. THOMAS C. McGINLEY, of a son

 

November 19 1867

November 13, at Croagh, Dunkineely, the wife of MR. THOMAS MACGINLEY, of a daughter

 

Marriages

 

November 9 1833

On Tuesday morning last, the 5th inst., in the Church of Ballyshannon, by the Rev. George Griffith, MR. DAVID CREIGHTON, of Dunkaneely, to JANE, eldest daughter of WILLIAM ERSKINE, ESQ., of Ballyshannon

 

February 1 1840

January 23, in Killaghtee Church, by the Rev. Charles Welsh, STEWART BETTY, ESQ., of Enniskillen, county Fermanagh, to ELIZA, second daughter of the REV. JOSEPH WELSH, Rector of Killaghtee, county Donegal

 

February 19 1842

On the 13th inst., at Killaghtee Church, by the Rev. J. Welsh, MR. O.T.C. SMALLMAN, to LETITIA SARAH, eldest daughter of MR. JOHN ROGERS, of Keelogs

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On Tuesday, the 8th inst., at Killaghtee Church, by the Rev. Joseph Welsh, MR. G.F. CROOKE, of Killaghtee, to JANE, youngest daughter of MR. A. WALKER, Ballylaugher

 

July 24 1847

On Tuesday, the 20th inst., at Killaghtee Church, by the Rev. James Ovens, A.M., Rector of Inniskeel, HAMILTON PORTER, ESQ., of Swanmount, county Donegal, to ELLEN, eldest daughter of the late FRANCIS HAMILTON NESBITT, ESQ.

 

August 21 1847

On Monday, the 14th inst., at Letterkenny Church, by the Rev. Richard Smith, MR. ANDREW McNEELY, merchant, Dunkaneely, to JANE, youngest daughter of MR. BENJAMIN MADDOCK, Limerick

 

November 6 1847

On Tuesday, the 12th ult., at St. John's Point, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, county Donegal, by the Rev. John Walker, RICHARD CORSCADDEN, ESQ., merchant, Donegal, to MISS NESBITT, daughter of JOHN NESBITT, ESQ., Woodend, county Tyrone, and sister of the late CAPTAIN NESBITT, Londonderry

 

December 7 1849

November 27th, in Killaghtee Church, by the Rev. William Welsh, GEORGE T.C. SMITH, ESQ., R.N., Stoke, Devonshire, to MARY ANNA, third daughter of the REV. JOSEPH WELSH, Rector of Killaghtee, county Donegal

 

February 1 1850

On the 28th inst., at Killaghtee Church, Killybegs, by the Rev. Joseph Walsh, MR. JOHN DODDS, merchant of Killybegs, to JANE, second daughter of GEORGE MURRAY, ESQ., Milltown

 

August 9 1850

July 30, at Killaghtee Church, by the Rev. Mr. Walsh, HAZLETT BETTY, ESQ., solicitor, of Floraville, Enniskillen, to ANNE JANE, eldest daughter of MICHAEL CLARK STEPHENS, ESQ., R.N., of Spamount, Dunkaneely

 

November 15 1850

On the 7th inst., at Killaughtee Church, by the Rev. Joseph Welsh, HENRY McBRIAN, ESQ., Pettigo, to ELIZABETH, fourth daughter of GEORGE MORROW, ESQ., Milltown, Dunkanelly

 

August 8 1856

On the 7th inst., at the Parish Church of Dunkaneely, county Donegal, by the Rev. Joseph Welsh, Rector of the Parish, MATTHEW WALTER, second son of the late MATTHEW CHARLEY, ESQ., of Woodbourne and Finaghy, county Antrim, to ISABEL, only daughter and child of WILLIAM IRVINE, ESQ., of Drumharvey, county Fermanagh

 

October 31 1856

October 23, in Killaghtee Church, Dunkaneely, by the Rev. Joseph Walsh, JOHN, only son of GEORGE MURRAY, ESQ., Milltown, Dunkaneely, to FANNY, third daughter of FRANCIS ROGAN, ESQ., Darney Lodge

 

May 22 1857

On the 13th ult., at the Wesleyan chapel, Ballyetherland, by the Rev. E. Best, the REV. J. EDWARDS, Wesleyan Minister of Donegal, to THERESA ANNE, second daughter of ADAM PORTER, merchant, Dunkaneely

 

January 15 1858

On the 7th inst., in the Parish Church of Killaghtee, by the Rev. Joseph Welsh, MR. JOHN McNEELY, only son of WILLIAM McNEELY, ESQ., Dunkaneely, to WILHELMINA MURRAY, youngest daughter of GEORGE MURRAY, ESQ., Milltown

 

June 18 1858

At Dunkaneely Wesleyan Chapel, on the 15th inst., by the Rev. E. Best, Wesleyan Minister, the REV. JOHN WILSON, to ELIZABETH, eldest daughter of WILLIAM McNEELY, ESQ., of Dunkaneely. This being the first marriage celebrated in this chapel, the trustees presented the happy pair with a copy of their Bible and Wesley's Hymns, handsomely bound, with a silver clasp

 

December 10 1858

On the 1st inst., at St. Bride's Church, Liverpool, by the Rev. W.M. Falloon, M.A., Incumbent, JOSEPH REES, ESQ., to ESTHER, youngest daughter of the late SAMUEL CASSIDY, ESQ., of Dunkaneely, and niece of the late ANDREW CASSIDY, ESQ., of Bruckless House, in the county of Donegal

 

October 28 1859

On the 12th inst., at Killaghtee Church, MR. JOHN KYLE, of the Hall, near Mountcharles, to ELIZABETH, eldest daughter of MR. MORROW, of Woodhead, near Dunkaneely. The bridegroom is verging on eighty, and the bride slightly exceeds twenty years. They drove home to the Hall the same day in gay style with tandem. Mr. Kyle has been the respected steward of the Marquis Conyngham for nearly half a century

 

January 31 1862

January 22, in Kilconnell Church, county of Galway, by the Rev. John Day Collis, D.D., Honorary Canon of Worcester and Headmaster of Bromsgrove, assisted by Rev. Robert Stavely, Rector of Banagher, the REV. JOHN BEATTY, M.A., Rector of Killaghtee, county of Donegal, to MARIE ADELAIDE, youngest daughter of the REV. ROBERT FITZGERALD COLLIS, Rector of Kilconnell

 

February 27 1863

February 15, at the Roman Catholic Church, Kilcar, by the Rev. Michael O'Friel, Administrator, MR. N. KEENY. Dunkaneely, to MISS ISABELLA O'DOHERTY, Kilcar

 

August 14 1863

August 11, in the Wesleyan Chapel, Dunkaneely, by the Rev. James Edwards, brother in law to the bride, assisted by the Rev. J.S. McDade, WILLIAM MOWBRAY, ESQ., Melbourne, Australia, to FLORINDA CAROLINE, eldest daughter of MR. ADAM PORTER, merchant, Dunkaneely

 

May 6 1864

May 5, in Kilbarron Church, by the Rev. S.G. Cochrane, DAVID GREENE, ESQ., L.R.C.S.I., Medical Officer of the Dunkaneely Dispensary District, to ELLEN, eldest daughter of ANDREW GREENE, ESQ., Mall, Ballyshannon

 

October 25 1864

October 20, in Gweedore Roman Catholic Church, county Donegal, by the Rev. David McGee, P.P., MR. THOMAS C. McGINLEY, Dunkaneely, to MARGARET TERESA, third daughter of MR. JOHN SINNOTT, Bunbeg

 

December 2 1864

November 19, in the Killaghtee Roman Catholic Chapel, by the Rev. Mr. Kelly, MR. THOMAS WHITE, coastguard, Kingstown, to MISS ELIZABETH CAMPBELL, Kill begs

 

April 25 1865

April 18, at the Wesleyan Church, Dunkanealy, by the Rev. John Scott McDeade, Wesleyan Minister, MR. JOHN BLAIR, of Malinmore, to ISABELLA, eldest daughter of MR. EPHRAIM MORROW, Dunkanealy

 

February 9 1866

February 1st, at Killaghtee Roman Catholic Church, county Donegal, by the Rev. Peter Kelly, C.C., MR. PATRICK BOYLE, Crimhe, parish of Inver, to MARY, eldest daughter of MR. PATRICK O'BRENNAN, Croagh, Dunkineely

 

June 19 1866

June 12, in Laghey church, by the Rev. Samuel Reide, MR. JAMES McCARTNEY, Dunkaneely, to MARY JANE, eldest daughter of MR. JAMES ELLIS, Golard, Laghey

 

August 17 1866

August 14, in the Parish Church of Inniskeel, by the Rev. Eugene Sweny, MR. ROBERT WELSH, of Maas, to JANE, eldest daughter of the late MR. THOMAS CASSIDY, of Drumrouthe Cottage, Dunkaneely, county Donegal

 

September 4 1866

August 28, in the Wesleyan Chapel, Markethill, by the Rev. John Wilson, assisted by the Rev. F. Elliott, MR. JOHN McNEELY, Dunkaneely, county Donegal, to JANE, third daughter of the late MR. MATTHEW POLLARD, of Markethill, county Armagh

 

October 30 1866

October 24, at Dunkaneely Wesleyan Church, by the Rev. John Wilson, assisted by the Rev. Robert Collier, THOMAS MILLBANK POLLARD, ESQ., M.D., Markethill, county Armagh, to KATE, second daughter of WILLIAM McNEELY, ESQ., Dunkaneely, county Donegal

 

January 1 1867

December 27, in the Wesleyan Church, Dunkaneely, by the Rev. John Wilson, assisted by the Rev. Robert Collier, THOMAS PAUL, ESQ., Cookstown, county Tyrone, to JANE, daughter of WILLIAM NCNEELY, ESQ.

 

February 26 1867

On the 17th February, at Killybegs, county Donegal, by the Rev. James Stephens, P.P., MR. ARTHUR McCLOSKEY, Knocnasharra, near Dunkineely, to NANCY, daughter of MR. DANIEL DEERY, Tully, near Kill begs

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February 17, at Killaghtee Roman Catholic Chapel, by the Rev. Peter Kelly, C.C., MR. THOMAS FREEL, Keelogs, Inver, to MARGARET, second daughter of MR. THOMAS GILLESPIE, Croagh, near Dunkineely

 

March 5 1867

February 24, at Killaghtee Roman Catholic Chapel, by the Rev. Peter Kelly, C.C., MR. CHARLES McGINLEY, to SARAH, daughter of MR. OWEN McGINLEY, both of Loughmuilt, parish of Killaghtee, county Donegal

 

March 8 1867

March 3, at Killybegs, by the Rev. James Stephens, P.P., MR. JAMES GILDEA, Carrickatieve, Parish of Ardara, to HONORA, second daughter of MR. OWEN McGINLEY, Croagh, Parish of Killaghtee, county Donegal

 

June 18 1867

June 13, at St. Stephen's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. T. Welland, Assistant Chaplain, Molyneux Asylum, HENRY M.G. ARCHDALL, ESQ., M.D., eldest son of the late HENRY GRAY ARCHDALL, ESQ., J.P., of Brookville, county Fermanagh, to LILLY VICTORIA, eldest daughter of the late STEWART BETTY, ESQ., of the same County, and granddaughter of the late REV. J. WELSH, Rector of Killaghtee, county Donegal

 

October 8 1867

October 2, at Killaghtee Roman Catholic Chapel, county Donegal, by the Rev. Peter Kelly, C.C., MR. JOHN McKINNEY, of Her Majesty's Ship of War Research, Killybegs Bay, to MISS M. KENNY, New Row, Killybegs

 

November 12 1867

On the 4th November, at Killaghtee Church, by the Rev. J. Beatty, MR. THOMAS HALL, late of the Royal Irish Constabulary, to MARY ANNE, daughter of THOMAS SHANNON, ESQ., Park House, Dunkineely

 

February 21 1868

February 16, at Killaghtee Roman Catholic Chapel, by the Rev. Peter Kelly, C.C., MR. DANIEL McBREARTY, Stragar, near Killybegs, to MARY, only daughter of MR. JAMES McGETTIGAN, teacher of Castletown National School, near Dunkineely

 

March 24 1868

March 17, at Killaghtee Roman Catholic Chapel, by the Rev. Peter Kelly, C.C., MR. DANIEL WEIR, late of Royal Irish Constabulary, to MAGGIE, eldest daughter of ROBERT ROGERS, ESQ., Registrar of Marriages, Keelogs, Dunkineely

 

September 18 1868

September 8, at Killaghtee Roman Catholic Chapel, by the Rev. Peter Kelly, C.C., MR. BERNARD CUSAC, of Ballyshannon, to MISS ANNE McBREARTY, of Bruckless, county Donegal

 

 

Deaths

 

On the 24th ult., near Dunkaneely, of cancer in the face, after a protracted and painful illness of twelve months, EUPHEMIA, relict of the late LIEUTENANT CONYNGHAM OGILVIE. She left behind a large family unprovided for

 

June 30 1854

On Tuesday, the 20th inst., BESSIE, second daughter of the late MR. RALPH McNEELY, Bracklough, near Dunkaneely

 

November 7 1856

October 31, at Killaghtee Rectory, county Donegal, BESSY, aged 56 years, the beloved wife of the REV. JOSEPH WALSH, Rector of Killaghtee

 

December 23 1859

December 16, the REV. JOSEPH WELSH, Rector of Killaghtee, aged 78 years. Mr. Welsh was one of the oldest Magistrates of the county Donegal

 

June 22 1860

On the 19th June, at her residence, Bracklaugh, near Dunkaneely, county Donegal, ELIZABETH, relict of the late RALPH McNEELY, aged 76 years

 

March 14 1862

March 7, at Martello Cottage, Williamstown, aged 11 years, MERVYN RICHARD, youngest son of the late RICHARD COOTE, ESQ., M.D., of Dunkaneely, in the county Donegal

 

December 12 1862

December 4, at Inniskeel Rectory, county Donegal, EMILY, dearly beloved wife of the REV. JAMES OVENS, Rector of Inniskeel, and eldest daughter of the late REV. JOSEPH WELSH, of Killaghtee Glebe, aged 49 years

 

February 6 1863

February 1st, at Dunkanealy, MARGARET, the beloved wife of MR. WILLIAM McNEELY, merchant. A kind wife and an affectionate mother

 

April 21 1863

On the 9th April, at Queenstown, of bronchitis, REV. CHARLES WELSH, eldest son of the late REV. JOSEPH WELSH, of Killaghtee, county Donegal

 

April 28 1863

April 17, MR. THOMAS O'DONNELL, Dunkaneely, aged 82 years

 

March 9 1866

On the 5th March, at Dunkaneely, WILHELMINA, the beloved wife of MR. JOHN McNEELY, and youngest daughter of GEORGE MURRAY, ESQ., Milltown

 

May 15 1866

On the 4th May, at Dunkineely, at a ripe old age, MR. ADAM PORTER, Merchant

 

September 28 1866

September 14, at Park House, Dunkineely, HUGH, the beloved and youngest son of MR. THOMAS SHANNON

 

October 9 1866

On Tuesday at Loughmoult, a village about three miles outside Dunkaneely, a number of parties were engaged in putting in hay belonging to a farmer named PATRICK CONAGHAN, whose little girl of four years of age, was frolicking about the place. The workers were not paying attention to her, and she got out of sight, and was next found by a passer by lying in a ditch face down, and quite dead. It is supposed that the poor child clambered up the fence, and fell down on the other side into the mud. Every effort was made to restore animation, but in vain

 

February 15 1867

February 9, at Ballyloughan, Dunkaneely, JAMES WALKER, ESQ., aged 62 years

 

December 11 1868

December 4, ISABELLA ELIZA, infant daughter of MR. JAMES ELLISON, Care, near Dunkineely, county Donegal

 

June 29 1869

June 26, at Belville, near Dunkineely, county Donegal, JOHN BUSTARD, ESQ., aged 65 years

 

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