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Death Notices, Kilmacrenan Parish, Co Donegal

Transcribed from the Londonderry Sentinel 1829-69

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October 15 1831  

On Thursday, the 10th inst., of apoplexy, in the 52nd year of his age, MR SAMUEL KING, of Rathdonnell House, near Letterkenny


June 1 1833 

At Kilmacrenan, on the 23rd ult., in the prime of life, MR JAMES McDOUGAL 


September 12 1835 

On the 6th inst., at her residence at Raphoe, MRS McCAUSLAND, relict of the late REV ARCHIBALD McCAUSLAND, of Fernhill, near Kilmacrenan, aged 73


March 12 1836  

On Monday, the 29th ult., MISS MARGARET ALLEN, daughter of the late REV DAVID ALLEN, of Barnhill, near Kilmacrenan, county Donegal


April 2 1836 

On the 16th ult., after a few minutes' illness, MRS MARGARET CAMPBELL, wife of MR WILLIAM CAMPBELL, of Drumabodin, near Kilmacrenan. By her sudden demise her husband and children have been plunged into deepest sorrow


March 10 1838 

At Drumabodin, near Kilmacrenan, on Wednesday, the 28th ult., MR WILLIAM CAMPBELL, aged 62 years


January 4 1860 

At Cloghroe, near Kilmacrenan, on Tuesday the 17th ult., MR ROBERT STEWART, aged 85 years. As a father, husband, neighbour, and friend, he faithfully discharged the duties incumbent upon him


February 23 1839 

On Tuesday 5th inst., after a few days illness, MRS CATHERINE CAMPBELL, relict of the late MR DUNCAN CAMPBELL, of Kilmacrenan, aged 84 years


January 18 1840 

At Gortnaskeagh, near Kilmacrenan, on Saturday, the 28th ult., after a short illness, MR PETER STEWART, aged 83 years


April 18 1840 

On the 14th inst., in Kilmacrenan, where he went on a visit to his brother, DOCTOR MOLLOY, FRANCIS LUCAS, the youngest son of the REV F.L. MOLLOY, of Fahan, aged 21 years


December 19 1840 

On Thursday week, a man named NEIL CALLEN, a whitesmith, was found dead near to Carrigart, in the parish of Mevagh. He had travelled that day from his residence in Kilmacrenan, and had stopped at several public houses. Coroners verdict - found dead


February 6 1841 

On Friday, the 22nd ult., after a few days illness, at the patriarchal age of 104 years, MR ARTHUR BROWN, of Upper Leiter, Kilmacrenan, county Donegal


June 3 1843 

At Castlenen, near Kilmacrenan, on Sunday, the 21st ult., MR DAVID IRVINE, aged 43 years. He was a tender hearted father and an affectionate husband


December 9 1843  

On the 18th inst., in the 59th year of her age, CATHERINE, relict of the late JOHN MAJOR, ESQ., of Kilmacrenan, county Donegal


April 27 1844 

At New Orleans, of consumption, on the 1st of March last, aged 23 years, MR DAVID ALLEN, JUN., only son of MICHAEL ALLEN, Pittsburgh, USA., grandson of the late REV DAVID ALLEN, and nephew of the REV JOHN ALLEN, of the Presbyterian Church of Kilmacrenan, county Donegal


October 26 1844  

At Barnhill, the REV JOHN ALLEN, Minister of the Presbyterian congregation, Kilmacrenan, in the 62nd year of his age, and the 33rd of his ministry


February 12 1848

On Saturday, the 5th inst., at Tiernaleague, Carn, county Donegal, the residence of her brother in law, SAMUEL RANKIN, ESQ., MRS McCAY, , of Fernhill, daughter of the late REV A. McCAUSLAND, Rector of Kilmacrenan


May 19 1849 

At the residence of her brother in law, SAMUEL RANKIN, ESQ., of Teirnaleigue House, Carndonagh, on Wednesday morning, the 16th inst., ELIZABETH, eldest daughter of the late REV ARCHIBALD McCAUSLAND, of Fern Hill, parish of Kilmacrenan, in the county of Donegal


December 6 1850   

On the 28th ult., at Castlenen, parish of Kilmacrenan, in the 20th year of her age, ISABELLA, the beloved wife of JAMES IRVINE, ESQ  


January 17 1851 

On the 9th inst., in the 19th year of her age, SARAH, youngest daughter of DR PATTON, Kilmacrenan


February 13 1852  

On the 12th ult., at Pittsburgh, Pa., MICHAEL ALLEN, ESQ., son of the late REV DAVID ALLEN, and brother to the late REV JOHN ALLEN, Barnhill, Kilmacrenan. The deceased was noted for his very extensive charities. During the first years of the famine in this country he made large shipments of food to his suffering fellow countrymen in the North of Ireland


September 17 1852  

On the 7th inst., at his lodgings, in Gortin, in the 27th year of his age, of a few day's illness, MR ALEXANDER PATTON, Ordnance Surveyor, second son of DR PATTON, of Kilmacrenan


September 26 1856  

September 16, at his residence, near Kilmacrenan, MR DAVID ALLEN, aged 68 years. He was the son of the late REV DAVID ALLEN, and brother of the late REV JOHN ALLEN, successively Ministers of the Presbyterian congregation of Kilmacrenan


June 19 1857 

At his residence, Ballyheron, on the 11th inst., in the 80th year of his age, the REV JAMES McGHEE. Deceased had been for half a century P.P., of the Parish of Kilmacrenan


July 10 1857  

On the night of the 1st inst., a young man named WILLIAM PEOPLES, a resident of Gortnaren, situate between Letterkenny and Kilmacrenan, retired to bed. His servant who went to wake him the next morning, found him dead in bed. An inquest was held on the body by Mr. Sweeny, coroner, and a verdict of "Died by the visitation of God", returned


January 15 1858  

On the 25th ult., at Barnhill, Kilmacrenan, MARTHA, eldest daughter of the late REV DAVID ALLEN


March 29 1861  

March 23, a widow, named RODDEN, belonging to the town of Kilmacrenan, put an end to her existence by hanging herself while labouring under insanity


January 3 1862 

December 22, at Malvern Wells, SAMUEL DONNELLY ESQ., Staff Surgeon R.M., eldest son of THOMAS DONNELLY, ESQ., of Ray, Ramelton, aged 46 years


November 4 1864 

October 29, at the Glebe House, Kilmacrenan, county Donegal, the REV ANTHONY HASTINGS, A.M., J.P., Rector and Vicar of the Parish of Kilmacrenan, Diocese of Raphoe, aged 84 years


May 25 1866 

May 7, at Middleton, near Kilmacrenan, MR HUGH PEOPLES, having attained the patriarchal aged of 110 years


December 10 1867 

At Woodquarter, near Milford, county Donegal, BRIDGET, the beloved wife of MR JAMES BOYCE


March 2 1869  

Feb 24, at Bradfield, Kilmacrenan, MR JOHN PATTON, Ordnance Survey, son of the late DR PATTON


October 12 1869

At Tawneyhappey, near Milford, MR JAMES STEWART, aged 83 years

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