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Kilmonaster Graveyard, Clonleigh, Co Donegal

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The graveyard has been recorded variously as Kilminster, Kirkminster, Kirkminister and Churchminster

 

BLACKBURN (MULLAGHANY)

October 11 1834 (Londonderry Sentinel)

Died on Tuesday morning week, at Mullaghany, near Raphoe, MR SAMUEL BLACKBURN, farmer

 

LISTON

January 15 1842 (Londonderry Sentinel)

Married on the 4th inst by the Rev J.P. Dickey, of Carnone, MR JAMES BLACK, of Aghragalts, to MARGARET, eldest daughter of MR WILLIAM LISTON, of Cottown

 

LOWRY (ARGREY)

The Will of ARTHUR LOWRY (SENIOR) late of Argrey, Co Donegal who died 11 April 1895 was proved at Londonderry by ARTHUR LOWRY, (JUNIOR) of Argrey, farmer one of the Executors. Effects 380 Date of Grant 27 March 1896 (PRONI, Belfast)

 

SNODGRASS (COTTOWN)

The Will of JAMES SNODGRASS late of Cottown Co Donegal Farmer deceased who died 1 December 1871 at the same place was proved at Londonderry by the oath of Alexander Liston of Cottown (Raphoe) aforesaid said Farmer one of the Executors. Effects 1.500 Date of Grant 31 January 1873 (PRONI, Belfast)

 

Probate of the Will of WILLIAM WILKIE SNODGRASS, late of Cottown Co Donegal Farmer who died 13 December 1903 was granted  at Londonderry to Ann Liston, Widow and Andrew Houston Farmer Effects 824 7s 8d Date of Grant 10 May 1904 (PRONI, Belfast)  

 

Probate of the Will of ELIZABETH SNODGRASS late of Cottown Raphoe Co Donegal Spinster who died 1 April 1916 granted at Londonderry to the Reverend JAMES C. WALLACE Presbyterian Minister and Thomas Hamilton, Merchant Effects 253 10s 0d Date of Grant 11 Sept 1916 (PRONI, Belfast)

 

Probate of the Will of CATHERINE SNODGRASS late of Cottown Raphoe Co Donegal Spinster who died 16 June 1916 granted at Londonderry to Reverend James C. Wallace Presbyterian Minister and Thomas Hamilton Merchant Effects 422 12s 6d Date of Grant 9 January 1917 (PRONI, Belfast)

 

TAYLOR (GORTFAD)

October 24 1840 (Londonderry Sentinel)

Married on Wednesday the 24th inst by the Rev William McCrea, Presbyterian Minister of Ballindrait, MR ADAM TAYLOR, of Gortfad, to MARY, eldest daughter of MR JOHN WILSON of Church Minister, near Castlefin

 

December 29 1863 (Londonderry Sentinel)

Died December 21 at Gortfad, MARGARET, wife of MR JOHN TAYLOR, aged 60 years

 

March 29 1864 (Londonderry Sentinel)

Married March 16 in Alt Presbyterian Church, by Rev S Stewart, MR JOHN TAYLOR, Gortfad, to JANE, daughter of the late MR JAMES NELSON, Castlefin

 

28 July 1868 (Londonderry Sentinel)

Married July 23 in Alt Presbyterian Church, by the REVEREND MR STEWART, SAMUEL TAYLOR, ESQ., Gortfad House, Castlefin, to MAGGIE, only daughter of JAMES NELSON, ESQ., Castlefin

 

Probate of the Will of SOLOMON TAYLOR, late of Gortfad Co Donegal Farmer who died 3 October 1915 granted at Londonderry to Robert Taylor and James Taylor Farmers Effects 895 17s 8d Date of Grant 2 February 1916 (PRONI, Belfast)

 

WILKEY (COTTOWN)

March 5 1836 (Londonderry Sentinel)

Married on Thursday 25th February, by the Rev J.P, Dickey, of Carnone, MR WILLIAM SNODGRASS, of Cottown, to MARY, second daughter of WILLIAM WILKIE, ESQ., of Churchminister

 

February 26 1858 (Londonderry Sentinel)

Married on the 18th inst in the Second Presbyterian Church, Castlederg [Co Tyrone] by the Rev John Armstrong, MR ROBERT WILKIE, of Kirkminster, Ballindreat, to SUSANNAH, daughter of MR SAMUEL McCAY, Fraughlaugh [Urney, Co Tyrone]

 

The Will of JOHN WILKIE late of Lower Kirkminister Co Donegal Farmer who died 9 February 1892 at same place was proved at Londonderry by James Roulston of Shannon and James Stevenson of Kirkminister both in said Counter Farmers the Executors Effects  2,109 15s Date of Grant 29 February 1892  (PRONI, Belfast)

 

WALLACE

(No headstone located to date; either covered by brambles or buried in the turf)

 

March 16 1844 (Londonderry Sentinel) 

Died on the 10th inst., at Ballyholy, the REV ANDREW WALLACE, late of Shane Valley, and Licentiate of the General Assembly. His remains were conveyed for burial in the Church minster graveyard, on Tuesday last

  

 

 

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