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Headstone Inscriptions, Old Glenties Graveyard, Inishkeel

 

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Notes

 

This is not a complete collection of headstones/inscriptions for this graveyard

 

Also see Photographs of Old Glenties Graveyard

Inscriptions

 

Pray for the souls of

Neil BONNER, Derryloughan

Died 11th March 1919

Also his wife Mary Ann

Died 23rd Aug 1960

 

 

Erected by his son

Rev Cornelius O’BOYLE

In Memory of his father

Con O’Boyle, Mully

Who died Nov 29th 18?2 aged 70 years

Also Ellen O’Boyle

Died June 1928 aged 86 years

 

 

John BOYLE, Aughla

Who died 20th Nov 1918 aged 72 years

Also his wife Mary

Who died 17th Feb 1929 aged 80 years

And their daughter Bridget

Who died 12th Jan 1921 aged 37 years

 

 

Here Lieth the Bodys of

Owen & Elleoner O’BOYLE

The former departed this life

March 24 1810 aged 105? yrs

The latter April 1st 1800 agd 62 years

Requiescant in Pace

 

 

Here Lieth the Body of

William O’BOYLE

Who died Novr 10th 1807 agd 80 years

 

 

Memento Mori

Here lies the body of

Andrew BRENIN

Who departed this life

July 22nd 1837 aged 52 years

Also the body of

Mary BOYLE

Who departed this life

July 27th 183? Aged ?4 Yrs

 

 

Memento Mori

Erected in memory of

Mary BRENNAN (alias FUREY)

Who died

April 14th 1859 aged 50 years.

Requiescant in pace

 

 

 

Erected

In the Memory of

John BRESLIN

Who Died On Feb 24th 1920

Aged 68 Years

Also His Wife Madge

Who Died Sep 16th 1902

Aged 48 years

Also Their Daughters

Maggie Died Feb 1914

Mary Died Apr 1917

(Photograph)

(1901 Census)

(Researcher)

 

 

Here lies the body of

Charlis CARLIN

Who departed this life

January the 29th 1802

Aged 9A (94?) years

 

 

 

Erected to the memory of

Patrick CRAIG

Who departed this life

16th February 1872 aged 43 years

Also his beloved wife

Ann Craig

Who departed this life

19th January 1879 aged 40 years

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Charles DUNLEAVY, Meenahalla

Died Feb 1916

His wife Mary, died May 1927

Their sons

Pat died June 1914 . Charles Nov 1925

James Oct 1936 . Peter July 1939

Con Aug 1918

Joe, killed in France 1918

R.I.P

Erected by the SWEENEY family

 

 

In Loving Memory of

James DUNLEAVY, Gortnasillagh

Died 17th July 1917

His wife Margaret

Died 5th Feb 1951

 

 

Erected in Loving Memory of

Tully EARLEY who died

25th April 1903 aged 65 years

Also his children

Sarah Earley died 10th August 1895

Ellen Earley died 19th July 1899

Francis Earley died 26th September 1908

 

 

Pray for the Soul of

Daniel FUREY, Drimnasillagh

Who died April 19th 1906 aged 82 years

Also Margaret his Wife

Who died May 24th 1895 aged 67 years

And their Grandson

Right Rev Msgr. Daniel J. Furey P.P. V.G. Iniskeel

Born Raphoe 20th Sept 1894

Ordained St. John Lateran,

Rome 21st Sept 1918

Died 1st Feb 1971

 

 

In Memory of

Charles GALLAGHER

Who died 10th August 1878 aged 78 years

Requiescant in Pace, Amen.

 

 

Here lies the body of

James GALLAGHER

Who departed this life

August the 9th 1890 aged 62 years

 

 

Erected by

James GALLAGHER, Glenties

In memory of his beloved wife

Bridget Gallagher

Who died 5th March 1909 aged 27 years

 

 

Here lies the body of

Laurence? O’Gallaugher

Who departed this life

December the 4th 1778 aged 54 years

This tomb was erected by

Wm O’Gallaugher for his father

 

 

Sacred to the Memory of

Neal GALLAGHER who departed this life

The 6th of January 1867 aged 74 years

And of his beloved wife

Rose Gallaher alias MCLOONE who died

The 10th of June 1868 aged 50 years

Requiescant in pace

 

Also see more photographs of the scathlan

 

 

 

Erected to the memory of

Peter GALLAGHER, Glenties

Who died 14th November 1938

Aged 83 years

Also his brother

Thady Gallagher

Who died 3rd February 1938

Aged 75 years

 

 

Pray for the Souls of

Peter GALLAGHER, Meenahalla

Died 15th May 1918

And his wife Mary

Died 28th Nov 1928

 

In Memory of

Teady GALLAGHER, Cleangort

Who died 28th Dec 1892 aged 80 years

Also his wife Margaret Gallagher

Who died 16th March 1907 aged 86 years

 

 

IHS

Erected by Nabla Gildea

In Memory of her Beloved husband

Edward Gildea

Who departed this life

On the 17th October 1865 aged 63 years

 

 

 

Erected in Memory of

Neil Gildea

Who departed this life

On the 6th day of April 1876 age 34 years

Also of his brother James

Who died 27th February 1889 aged 41 years

And their niece Annie

Who died 19th June 1908? Aged 7? Years

 

 

 

In Memory of

Patrick Gildea

Who died 4th May 1879 aged 51 years

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Peter GILDEA of Stranaglough

Who died 13th December 1896

R.I.P

 

 

Erected in Loving Memory of

Edward GRIFFIN, Glenmacaniff

Who died 3rd January 1888 aged 56 years

Also his wife Mary Griffin

Who died 11th January 1908 aged 66 years

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Kate HANLON, Meenlargan

Died 10th May 1985 aged 89 years

 

 

In Loving Memory of

John KEARNEY, Glenties

Born 1839 died 1925

And his wife Anne

Born 1861 died 1917

Also their child Bridget

Who died aged 12 months

 

 

Pray for the Souls of

John KELLY, Glenties

Died 18th Feb 1968

His wife Alice

Died 29th Aug 1955

Their daughters

Sarah died 13th April 1927

Bridget died 4th Dec 1989

R.I.P

 

 

Erected to the Memory of

Charles KENNEDY

Who departed this life in Glenties

On the 10th March 1856 aged 58 years

May the Lord give him Eternal Rest

 

 

In Memory of

Right Rev. Mgr. John Patrick KENNEDY

Pastor, Holy Name Church, Buffalo

Born Glenties 19th November 1892

Died Miami Beach 8th January 1968

Blessed are they who die in the Lord

 

Plaque in a Scathlan

In Loving Memory of

Michael KENNEDY, Glenties

Who died January 26th 1893 or 1898 aged 82 years

Also his wife Grace

Died 26th June 1908 aged 75 years

And his son James

Died 15th May 1926 aged 81 or 61 years

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Patrick KENNEDY, Altur

Who died 11th Jan 190? aged 89 years

Also his wife

Katherine Kennedy

Who died 31st Jan 1889 aged 52 years

Also their son

Charles Kennedy

Who died 16th April 1882 aged 18 years

Erected by their son Edward Kennedy

 

 

IHS

Pray for the Soul of

Margaret Kildea

Who died September the 29th 1788 aged 21 yrs

 

 

Sacred to the Memory of

Michael McBrearty?

Who departed this life

23rd March 1867 aged 60 years

 

 

 

In Loving Memory of

John McCAHILL, Loughnacrougha

Died 19th March 1961 aged 89 years

Also his father Charles

And sisters Mary and Bridget

 

 

In Memory of

James McCALLAGH

Who died 16th April 1872 aged 80 years

Also his beloved wife

Rose McCallagh

Who died 7th August 1977 aged 67 years

 

 

Here lieth the body of

Ned McCAULEY

Depd this life

Aug 13 1834 aged 65 years

Also his wife

Nelly McCauley alies McLoone

Depd this life

May 7th 1825 aged 42 years

 

 

 

IHS

Here lies the body of

Grace Mecue, alias Feury

Who departed this life

July 21, 1772 aged 53 years

This stone was erected by

Patrick Mecue for his wife, children

And the rest of his family.

Pray for the Souls of them DeParted

 

 

 

Memento Mori

Here lie the remains of

Mary MCDERMOTT

Who departed this life

Jan. 3rd 1832 aged 19 yrs

Requiescat in pace

 

 

In Loving Memory of

My dear father and mother

Patrick MCDERMOTT and

Bridget McDermott

and their son

Patrick McDermott of Stratinchey

 

 

In Loving Memory of our dear father

Charles MCDEVITT, Meenavale

Who died April 1931

Also our dear mother died June 1911

Also their daughter Rose

Died in Glasgow August 1o5o (sic)

 

 

Erected in Loving Memory of

Grace McDEVITT

Who departed this life on

14th December, 1899 aged 85 years

And of her loving Husband

James McDevitt

Who departed this life on

23rd July 1902 aged 86 years

 

 

(following three headstones beside each other)

 

Erected by Francis MCDEVITT

In memory of his beloved wife

Nancy McDevitt alias BRENNAN

Who departed this life

28th Oct 1879 aged 42 years

Also the above

Francis McDevitt

Who died 9th October 1888

Aged 56 years

 

 

In Memory of

Bernard MCDEVITT

Who departed this life

December 30th 1886

Aged 41 years

And of his beloved wife

Rose McDevitt

Who departed this life

August 17th 1888

Aged 37 years

And of their child Dan

Aged 4 years

 

 

In Memory of

Charles MCDEVITT

Who departed this life

6th May 1890

Aged 87 years

Also Charles McDevitt, Greenans

Died 20th Dec 1920

Aged 65 years

Annie McDevitt

Died 3rd Dec 1973 aged 98 years

Mary TIMONEY

Died 1st Aug 1996 aged 81 years

 

 

 

In Memory of

James MCDEVITT

Who died 20th Feb 1879 aged 38 years

And his beloved wife Ellen

Who died 23rd June 1880 aged 31 years

Also their two children

Daniel aged 3 years

James aged 2 years

Requiescant in Pace, Amen.

 

 

Here lie the Remains of

Peter DEVITT who depd this life

July 15th 1843 or 1845 aged 17 years

Requiescat in Pace

Erected by Eleanor Gall??

 

 

McELHINNEY

Designed and Erected by

Edward McElhinney

And his wife

Martha McEllhinney

Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

Have Mercy on them living or dead

Holy Mary Queen of Heaven

Intercede for them now and at the

Hour of Death.   Amen

 

(on back of stone)

McElhinney of

Derry & Durrian 1932

 

 

Designed and Erected by

Edward McElhinney

In loving memory of

His father Peter died 1876

Mother Bridget died 1882

Brother Peter died 1862

Myles died 1880

John died 1885

Sister Mary died 1910

Mary, Jack and Pat

 

 

Erected by Mary MCGILL

In memory of her husband

Hugh McGill

Who departed this life the

1st of May 1883 aged 84

Rest in Peace

 

 

Pray for the souls of

Rebecca MCGLYNN, Glen Road

Died 2nd July 1932

Madge McGlynn died 11th July 1950

Peter McGlynn died 3rd Aug 1968

Nan McGlynn died 30th May 1971

John McGlynn died 22nd June 1973

 

 

McHUGH

Buncruboe and Ardun

Charles c1839 . 1905

Mary (nee DUNLEAVY) c1852 . 1927

Bridget 1882 . 1966

Mary (m. Patrick BRESLIN) 1886 . 1944

Sarah 1889 . 1899

John P. Breslin 1915 . 1975

His loving wife

Patrica (nee TURLEY) 1924 . 1994

Requiescant In Pace

 

 

TThe McLOONE Family

‘The Laurels”, Glenties

Rest in Peace

 

(Photograph by Jayne - please email Jayne if you have information about the McLoones of the Laurels)

 

Also see more photographs of the scathlan

&

the 1901 census Gortnamucklagh

 

 

In Memory of

Hannah MCLOONE, Glenties

Who departed this life

February 23rd 1899 aged 61 years

And her husband

Hugh McLoone

Born 1843 died 1913

Also their son Hugh

Born 1873 died 1932

And their daughter Bridget

Born 1870 died 1935

 

 

Memento Mori

Here lieth the body of

Hugh McLOONE

Who departed this live the

21 day of Apr 1801 aged 52 years

 

 

 

Erected by Patrick MCLOONE

In memory of his beloved wife

Sarah who died 11th February 1899

Aged 46 years

Also their daughter Sarah

Who died 3rd August 1879

Also the above Patrick McLoone

Who died 12th January 1905

Aged 48 years

Also Peter McLoone

Who died Feb, 15th 1942 aged 60 years

 

(select to enlarge)

 

Also see more photographs of the scathlan

 

 

Sacred to the Memory of

Shane McLOON of Dooghrow

Who departed this life on the

26th December 1869 aged 80 years

 

Momento Mori

Here lie the Remains of

Anthony MULLOY

Who depd this life

May 17th 1836 aged 63 yrs

Also the remains of Mary Mulloy

Alias BRISLIN who depd this life

Mar 5th 1821 agd 45 yrs

Requiescat in Pace

 

 

 

(beside above)

Sacred to the Memory of

Bridget the beloved wife of

Charles MOLLOY, who died

The 11th November 1865 aged 53 years

Also Catherine

The beloved wife of

Anthony Molloy who died

The 7th December 1880 aged 24 years

 

 

In Loving Memory of

John MOLLOY, Glenties

Born 1846 died 1913

And of his wife Rose

Born 1848 died 1920

And children

Maria Ann born 1878 died 1878

Patrick born 1881 died 1882

Grace born 1890 died 1891

Rose Maria born 1883 died 1928

R.I.P

Erected by Rose Molloy, Hotel, Glenties.

 

 

Erected by

Daniel MULHERN, J.P., Glenties

In remembrance of his dearly beloved wife

Bridie who died 12th Jan 1909

Aged 31 years.

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Anthony O’DONNELL, Glenties

Died 25th August 1955

R.I.P

 

 

Erected by

Hannah O’DONNELL, Glenties

In memory of her father and mother

Michael O’Donnell and Mary

Aged 89 and 55 years

Also her sister

Mary Anne aged 40 years

 

 

Memento Mori

Here lies the body of

James O’DONNELL

Who departed this life

Febr 15th Anno Domine 1834

Aged 89 yrs

Donacis requiem

 

 

 

Sacred to the memory of

John O’DONNELL (something written after this)

Who departed this life on the

16th day of February 18?5 aged 60 years

Also of Bridget O’Donnell

His beloved wife who departed this life on

The 23rd day of Auguat 1863 aged 79 years

 

 

Here lies the Body of

Laurence? O’Gallaugher

Who departed this life

December the 4th 1778 aged 54 years

This tomb was erected by

Wm O’Gallaugher for his father

 

 

 

Patrick SHARP

Cornass

 

 

Erected by

Manis WARD, Derryloughan

In memory of his beloved wife

Madge Ward Who died 22nd Sept 1878 aged 43 years

Also her daughter

Mary WALSH, Derrymaconnell

Who died 16th May 1896 aged 33? Years

 

 

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