Headstones: Ballintemple (CoI) Graveyard, Co. Cavan, Ireland
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BALLINTEMPLE (COI) CO. CAVAN, IRELAND

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Church view

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Church view

No. 2
General view

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Church of Ireland | St. Patricks, Ballintemple, Dean: The Very Rev'd
NIGEL CROSSEY

No. 4
ACHESON Aughaconey and Drumnagarah

No. 5
In | loving memory of | ALEXANDER ACHESON, Dillagh. | Called home 6th
Feb. 1916, age 69. | Also his wife JANE, | Who entered into rest 25th
Dec. 1942, age 87. | Also their son JAMES, | Who died 2nd Sep. 1948, age
56. | And THOMAS, | Who died 4th Sep. 1951, age 63. | Interred at
Portland, U.S.A. | FRANCES MILLICENT wife of JAMES | Called home 20th
May 1978 age 79.

No. 6
In | Loving Memory of | ALEXANDER ACHESON | Killyfassey | Died 14th
Sept. 1975 aged 96 yrs. | And his wife ELIZABETH | Died 8th Oct. 1985
aged 87 yrs. | "Forever with the Lord"

No. 7
Sacred to the memory of | ALEXANDER ACHESON of Dillagh | Who died 1st
February 1873 | Aged 70 years | Also to the memory of | his eldest
daughter SARAH | Who died 27th May 1847 | Aged 14 years | And also to
the memory of | his second daughter JANE | Who died 16th February 1858
(?) | Aged 23 years | This stone is erected by his | sons JAMES and
ALEXANDER ACHESON | In token | of their filial affection

No. 8
Top of No. 7, ACHESON

No. 9
Bottom of No. 7, ACHESON

No. 10
To the memory of | My mother and father | ELIZA ACHESON died 1879 |
THOMAS ACHESON died 1906 | Erected by ROBERT W. ACHESON

No. 11
ACHESON | In loving memory of | ROBERT ACHESON Derrylane | Died 1st
April 1923 | His wife MARY died 1st May 1966 | Their sons BENJAMIN died
27th Nov. 1974 | ROBERT died 28th Jan. 1977 | THOMAS died 27th Dec. 1977
| Interred in Virginia Cemetery | His sisters ELIZABETH died 22nd Nov
1982 | And MARY (May) Died 25th Feb. 1984 | "Peace Perfect Peace'

No. 12
Erected | by | WILLIAM & HANNAH ACHESON | of Ballintemple | In memory of
| their beloved daughter | LIZZIE | Died 6. Jan. 1887 | Aged 24 years. |
MARTHA ACHESON | Died 9. October 1937 | Her husband | THOMAS STAFFORD
ACHESON | Died 28. March 1947 | Their children | WILLIAM FRANCIS ACHESON
| Died 10. October 1972 | MARTHA SELINA ACHESON | Died 29. January 2003

No. 13
In loving memory | of | WILLIAM ACHESON | of Ballintemple | Died 9th
June 1906 aged 74 years | Also of his wife | HANNAH ACHESON | Died 23rd
January 1894 aged 58 years | Also of THOMAS ACHESON | Ballintemple |
Died 5th June 1916 aged 83 years | Blessed are the dead which die in the
Lord

No. 14
Sacred | to the memory of | JOHN BANNON, | Who died July 1901 aged 91
years.  His wife | FRANCES BANNON | Who died Sept. 1900, aged 77 years |
Their daughter | MARY BANNON | Who died Augt. 1905, aged 56 years | And
their son | JAMES H. BANNON, | Who died Jany. 1919, aged 54 years | And
also | MARGARET BENISTER, | Sister of JOHN BANNON who died Dec. 1903 |
Aged 90 years

No. 15
In Loving Memory of | WILLIAM BANNON | Born 1851 - Died 1924 | THOMAS
ALEXANDER BANNON | Born 1855 - Died 1928 | FRANCES FOSTER, | Sister of
above born 1853 - died 1933.

No. 16
In loving memory of | FLORENCE OLIVE BEATTIE | Dearly beloved wife | of
CECIL and dear mother | of SHARON and CECIL | Died 25th Aug. 1972 | Also
her devoted husband CECIL | Died 22nd Sept. 2010 | VIOLET LOUISE BEATTIE
| Dearly beloved wife of ROBERT | Died 6th March 1973 | "Peace Perfect
Peace" | BEATTIE

No. 17
In | Loving Memory Of | Our dear brother | HENRY ALEXANDER BEATTIE |
Dillagh. | Who died 1st December 1927 | Aged 23 years. | Also of our
dear father | HENRY BEATTIE, | Who died 28th Oct. 1935, | Aged 83 years.
| And our dear mother | ISABELLA BEATTIE, | Who died 31st May 1938, |
Aged 67 years. | The Lord is my Shepherd I shall not want | Erected by
ROBERT and J. ANTHONY BEATTIE

No. 18
BEATTIE KILROY plot (see Nos. 16, 17, & 19 for transcriptions)

No. 19
In Loving Memory | of | ROBERT BEATTIE Dillagh | (Husband of VIOLET [see
No. 16]) | Died 13th December 1977 Aged 82 years | And His Son ROBERT
"Bob" | Died 11th May 1991 Aged 50 years | "Thy Will Be Done" | BEATTIE

No. 20
BEATTY | In Loving Memory Of | ARTHUR JOHN BEATTY | Born 17th November
1928 (Clonloskan) | Died 14th July 2006 (St. Albans England) | Son of
EMILY (Buried in England 1974) & JOHN | Brother of GEORGE and ERNEST |
Also remembered | ARTHUR 1779 - 31st March 1853 | His wife MARY 1782 -
19th May 1858 | Their son GEORGE 1820 - 1904 | His son JOHN Oct. 1875 -
Sept. 1965

No. 21
Sacred | to the memory of | ARTHUR BEATTY | Who died 31st March 1853 |
Aged 74 years | Also MARY his wife | Died 19th May 1858 | Aged 76 years
| Erected in affectionate | remembrance by their | children

No. 22
In Loving Memory | of | SAMUEL BEATTY, ex R.I.C. | Corran, Killeshandra.
| Died 1st February 1967. | His wife MARTH ANN (Nee KEITH) | Died 1st
September 1992. | "Resting where no shadows fall" | BEATTY

No. 23
In | Loving Memory | of | FRANCES J. BENNETT | Who died 6th May 1940 |
THOMAS A. BENNETT | Who died 20th May 1943. | Their parents MARGARET |
Who died 23rd June 1954 | Her husband THOMAS | Who died 30th June 1955.
| Also their sons | JOHN died 25th Feb. 1955 | SAMUEL died 16th May 1972
| Their daughter ELIZABETH | Who died 19th Feb. 1981. | Thy will be done

No. 24
In Loving Memory of | JOHN BENNETT | Ballintemple | Died 28th March 1935
Aged 62 Years | His Wife DEBORAH (Nee HALL) | Died 1st Feb. 1975 Aged 87
Years | Their Great-Grandson MARK ANDREW BENNETT | Dillagh | Died 13th
May 2012 Aged 24 Years | "Safe In The Arms Of Jesus" | BENNETT

No. 25
Erected | by | Their Family In Loving Memory Of | JOSEPH BENNETT, | Who
died 3rd February 1900 aged 80 years | His Wife SOPHIA | Who died 24th
December 1890 aged 65 years.

No. 26
In Loving Memory Of | JOHN H. BENNETT | Died 13th Nov. 1987 | Aged 66
years | "I know my Redeemer liveth" | BENNETT | Ballintemple

No. 27
In Loving Memory Of | RICHARD BENNETT | Died 22nd March 1950 aged 78
years | His wife ADELAIDE BENNETT | Died 12th April 1945 | Aged 54 years
| Their daughter-in-law MATILDA | Died 10th October 1997 aged 74 years |
Their granddaughter FLORENCE | Died 14th July 1999 aged 41 years | Their
son SAMUEL BENNETT | Died 17th January 2008 aged 79 years. | I know that
my Redeemer liveth | Job 19.25 | BENNETT

No. 28
In | Loving Memory | of | my dear husband | SAMUEL BENNETT | Died 26th
January 1949 | Aged 79 years

No. 29
Erected by | SAMUEL BENNETT | In loving memory of | his beloved wife |
MARIAN BENNETT | Died 20th July 1895 | Aged 56 years | Also the above |
SAMUEL BENNETT | Died 31st October 1900 | Aged 74 years.

No. 30
In loving memory of | our brother | SIMON BREDIN of Marahill | Who died
12th May 1942 | And of our father & mother | JOHN & FANNY BREDIN | Also
| ALEXANDER BREDIN | Died 8th September 1947 (?) | Aged 69 years

No. 31
In loving memory of | JAMES COWAN | Shannow | Died 29th November 1968 |
His wife EDITH | Died 28th October 1971 | Their son WILLIAM | Died 11th
December 2011 | For ever with the Lord | COWAN

No. 32
COWAN | In Loving Memory Of | JOHN COWAN | "Glebe House," Drumlion. |
Who died 10th February 1988. | In Heavenly love abiding

No. 33
In Loving Memory | of | ROBERT COWAN, | of Goolnacarrig in this parish.
| Born 1816, died 1903. | And of his wife, | MARGARET, | Born 1827, died
1907. | Also their sons, | THOMAS CHRISTOPHER, | Born 1868, died 1923. |
And ROBERT, | Born 1856, died 1932. | Also their daughter, | SELINA
ANNE, | Born 1859, died 1943. | Last surviving won, WILLIAM SAMUEL |
Born 1864, died 1948. | "Now, Lord, what is my hope | Truly my hope is
even in Thee" | Ps. 331 V.8 (R.V.).

No. 34
In Loving Memory | of | THOMAS COWAN | Shannow | Died 15th May 1971,
aged 73 years. | Also his wife JENNIE | Died 11th September 1992, aged
79 years. | "At rest in the Lord" | COWAN

No. 35
This vault was erected by | JOHN DOHERTY | Who died 4th March 1888 (?) |
Aged 98

No. 36
... | EMILY FERGUSON | Who died Feb. 7 1924 | Aged 28 years | ...ANNA
(?) FORSYTHE | Who died November ... 19...

No. 37
Called Home | JAMES FITZPATRICK | 12th September 1906. | His son |
WILLIAM JAMES FITZPATRICK | 9th February 1952. | His daughter | EDITH
JANE FITZPATRICK | 2nd November 1955. | Daughter-in-law | ANNA BELLA
FITZPATRICK | 28th March 1921. | "Until the day dawns"

No. 38
Erected | By JOHN FORSTER in ... | memory of his beloved | mother
ISABELLA FORSTER | who depd this life 14th | Augt. 1865.

No. 39
In | Loving Memory of | RALPH MOORE FORSTER | Died 31st July 1921 | And
his wife ELIZABETH JANE | Died 23rd Feb. 1945 | Their daughter-in-law |
SARAH JANE FORSTER | Died 20th June 1987 | Also their daughter |
ELIZABETH JANE FORSTER | Died 11th Jan. 1992 | And their son | FREDERICK
FROOD FORSTER | Died 5th Jan. 2002 aged 95 yrs. | Their grandson | JOHN
RALPH MOORE FORSTER | Died 30th March 2015 aged 78 yrs. | "I know that
my Redeemer liveth" | Job. 19.25 | FORSTER | Drumlion

No. 40
Erected to the memory | of ESTHER FORSYTHE | departed this life | ...
1874 | Aged 68 (?) years

No. 41
In Loving Memory | of | SARAH FORSYTHE | Who died May 26th 1861, aged 11
years | And of her parents | MARY FORSYTHE | Who died May 22nd 1864,
aged ... years | And | WILLIAM FORSYTHE | Who died January 4th 1895 aged
81 years

No. 42
In | Loving Memory | of | my dear wife | EMMA FOSTER | Lisacoan,
Ballyhaise | Died 8th April 1949. | Also her daughter | ELIZABETH JANE |
Died 3rd June 1943 | "They rest from their labours"

No. 43
Erected | by | WM. FOSTER, | In loving memory of his mother | HARRIETT
FOSTER, | Lisduff, | Who departed this life 18th March 1896 | Aged 72
years | Also his father JAMES FOSTER | Who entered into rest on 27th |
January 1902, aged 82 years. | The above | WILLIAM FOSTER, | Died 27th
November 1933, | Aged 82 years. | His wife | SARAH FOSTER, | Died 5th
August 1942, | Aged 92 years. | Be ye also ready

No. 44
In Loving Memory of | HENRY FOSTER | 1820 - 1898 | His wife ISABELLA
(nee JACKSON) | 1824 - 1888 | Their Children | MARY JANE PARKER (nee
FOSTER) | 1843 - 1934 (Kildrumferton Graveyard) | WILLIAM FOSTER | 1845
- 1918 | JANE LAING (nee FOSTER) | 1851 - 1936 (Kilmore Graveyard) |
JAMES FOSTER | 1854 - 1927 | Peace Perfect Peace | FOSTER

No. 45
In | Loving Memory | of | JOHN GEORGE FOSTER, | Hill House, Corduff. |
Died 28th July 1941. | Also his wife | EMILY MAUDE, | Died 8th July
1944. | And their daughter | EVYLEEN BEATRICE. | GEORGE SUPPLE FOSTER |
Died 31st March 1963. | JOHN GRATTAN FOSTER | Died 3rd April 1963. |
THOMAS HENRY FOSTER | Died 16th Dec. 1964. | JAMES WHITE FOSTER | Died
20th Oct. 1967. | Till we meet again. | RALPH MOORE FOSTER | Died 13th
April 1968. | EDNA FOSTER nee MAGUIRE wife of | JAMES WHITE FOSTER |
Died 20th Aug. 2007 | Erected by | their sons & daughter.

No. 46
In | loving memory | of | SARAH EDITH FOSTER | Died 10th November 1935 |
And | HARRIETT AMELIA FOSTER | Died 25th March 1960 (?) | WILLIAM FOSTER
| Corn... | Died 6th Jan. 1979 (?) | MARGARET ELIZABETH FOSTER | Late of
Corn... | Died 30th July 1985 aged 92 years (?)

No. 47
In Loving Memory of | JAMES FOSTER 1854 - 1927 | His Wife JANE ANNE (nee
SCOTT) 1862 - 1924 | Their Children | CATHERINE 1889 1965 (New Jersey,
USA) | WILLIAM HENRY 1890 - 1953 and his Wife | SUSANNA (nee BRADY) 1914
- 1989 | Their Children | EVA EVELINE JANE 1945 (8 days old) | and JAMES
CHARLES 1949 - 1995 | (Annagh Graveyard, Tralee) | JANE ANN KEITH (nee
FOSTER) 1893 - 1951 | (Ballintemple) | JAMES 1896 - 1961 (New Jersey,
USA) | SAMUEL 1898 - 1954 | ISABELLA GEORGINA IRWIN (nee FOSTER) | 1907
- 1972 (New Jersey, USA) | Peace Perfect Peace | FOSTER | Drumcoghill

No. 48
Pray for the | soul of CHAR | LES GALLIGA | N who died | January 1st |
1787 (?) aged 60 | Also for ... | ...

No. 49
In Loving Memory | of | EDWARD GOULD | His wife and family

No. 50
Sacred | to the memory of | Mrs. MATILDA GRAHAM | who died 29th December
1862 | aged 75 years | Relict of Mr. WILLIAM GRAHAM | Corduff, second
Daughter of | WALTER and ANNE DOHERTY | and Grand-daughter of | ROBERT
and MATILDA DOHERTY | all respected inhabitants | of this Parish
No. 51
... in memory of | JAMES GRAHAM of ... | who died on 6 February 1821 |
aged 72 Years | ... his wife ELIZABETH who died | January 1841 (?) aged
80 (?) Years

No. 52
Erected | In Loving Memory | of | ROBERT GRAHAM | Who died 17th May 1904
| Aged 84 yrs | Also his wife | ANNE | Died 4th June 1880 | Aged 59 yrs.
| And their daughter | ISABELLA | Died 26th Oct. 1908 | Aged 56 yrs |
Also | JAMES GRAHAM | Died 15th February 1932 (?) | Aged 80 years

No. 53
In loving memory | of | WILLIAM GRAHAM, | Died 13th Jany. 1919, | His
wife ELIZA JANE, | Died 16th August 1929. | Their three children |
ROBERT JAMES, died 14th Nov 1933. | WALTER JOHN | Died in New York 17th
Dec. 1916. | ELEANOR, | Died in New York 12th Sep. 1921. | This stone
was erected by WM. H., | EMILY and FANNY GRAHAM | Peace Perfect Peace

No. 54
In loving memory | of | GRAHAM Family | WILLIAM HENRY 1881 - 1953 | MARY
ELIZABETH 1900 - 1974 | IDA 1906 - 1978 | WILLIAM HENRY 1926 - 2001 |
Safe in The Arms of Jesus | GRAHAM | Dillagh

No. 55
In | loving memory of | JAMES GRIFFITH, of Lisahollip, | Died January
9th 1931. | His daughter ISABELLA GRIFFITH, | Died January 4th 1930. |
His wife ISABELLA GRIFFITH | Died June 30th 1942. | His son ROBERT
GRIFFITH, | Died July 24th 1968. | And his son Baby VICTOR WILLIAM |
Died July 27th 1937. | Also ELIZABETH JANE, | Wife of ROBERT died 16th
July 1981 (?) | "Peace, Perfect Peace" | Erected by his wife ISABELLA
GRIFFITH

No. 56
In | Loving Memory of | JAMES HARKNESS | Died 2nd May 1944 | Aged 82
years | His wife ANNIE | Died 4th Dec. 1971 | Aged 90 years | Their son
JAMES CHARLES | Died 16th April 1987 | Aged 73 years | Their son FRANCIS
| Died 4th August 2004 | Aged 82 years | Their son THOMAS | Died 4th
July 2012 aged 93 years | Their daughter MARGARET | Died 3rd Nov. 2012
aged 86 years

No. 57
In Loving Memory | of | THOMAS HISLOP Coolnacarrig | Died 11 - 3 - 1960
| And his beloved wife | ETHEL MATILDA | Died 7 - 10 - 1962 | "Peace
Perfect Peace"

No. 58
In loving memory of | Rev. EDWARD POTTERTON | Who died at Ballintemple
Rectory | 13th June 1900 aged 75. | For twenty-five years | Rector of
this parish | And of | JULIA his wife | Who died at Belfast | 2nd
January 1904 aged 72.

No. 59
In Loving Memory | of | JAMES CHARLES JACKSON | Died 1st June 1962 aged
86 years | Also his wife | ELIZABETH (nee GRAHAM) | Died 25th August
1970 aged 82 years | Their sons | ANDREW JACKSON | Died 9th February
1994 aged 75 years | FRANCIS JACKSON | Died 23rd January 1995 aged 72
years | THOMAS WILLIAM JACKSON | Died 14th August 2000 aged 75 years |
JANE JACKSON | Died 17th March 2006 aged 91 years | "For ever with the
Lord"

No. 60
JOHNSTON | In loving memory of WILLIAM | Killycannon | Died 18th July
1956 | Also his wife MARGARET | Died 12th February 1955

No. 61
In memory of | ELIZA JANE JORDAN. (Died July 1966.) | Erected by | her
husband ROBERT, and family. Carrickacleevan | December 1969.

No. 62
Left stone: Blessed are the dead | who die in the Lord | Sacred | to the
memory of | SAMUEL JORDAN | Carrickaclevan | Died 24th October 1887 |
Also his wife | MATILDA JORDAN | Died 28th February 1900 | Aged 95
years. Right stone: In Loving Memory of | A Dear Son | ROBERT (Bobby)
JORDAN | Carrickaclevan | 1958 - 2014 | "Today I shall judge nothing
that occurs. | As I judge nothing that occurs | I will experience
silence in my mind." | His Beloved Mother | LUCINDA MARIA (Daisy) JORDAN
| Nee KELLS | 1933 - 2015 | "Father in thy gracious keeping | leave we
now our loved ones sleeping" | JORDAN | Carrickaclevan

No. 63
Left stone: In | loving remembrance | of | SAMUEL JORDAN | Son of the
late | SAMUEL and MATILDA JORDAN | Carrickaclevan | Died 26th February
1939 | Aged 81 years. | "I will both lay me down | in peace and sleep |
For thou Lord only makest | me dwell in safety" Right stone: In loving
memory of | ELIZA JANE JORDAN | Carrickaclevan | Died 7th July 1966 |
Aged 69 years | Her husband ROBERT | Died 4th Ocr. 1974 | Their daughter
| SARAH OLIVIA | Aged 3 years | Always remembered by her | husband and
family | "Resting where no shadows fall" | JORDAN | Carrickaclevan

No. 64
See No. 62 & No. 63 for transcriptions of stones

No. 65
In Loving Memory | of | ALEXANDER | only son of | ANTHONY and MATILDA
KILROY, | Died 12th July 1904, aged 31 years | "Asleep in Jesus"

No. 66
In Loving Memory | of | MARTHA JANE LOWRY | Ballinagh | Died 12th
November 1942 | Her husband SAMUEL LOWRY | Died 18th September 1948 |
And | The Reverend | WILLIAM HOWARD LOWRY B.A. | 1925 - 1957 | Former
Curate of | St. Nicholas Parish (Belfast) | "At Peace" | LOWRY

No. 67
In Loving Memory | of | SAMUEL ROBERT CHARLES LOWRY | Main street
Ballinagh | Who departed this life on 8th February 1996 | Aged 74 years
| Also his daughter GWEN | Who departed this life on 2nd June 1969 |
Aged three weeks | "In heavenly Love Abiding" | LOWRY

No. 68
Lord have mercy on the | soul of LAURENCE (?) McCABE who departed | this
life ... 1754 (?) ... | Also his wife MARY McCABE alias | REILLY (?) who
departed this life | ... aged ... years. Erected by | his sons PATRICK
CHARLES OWEN | ... McCABE ...

No. 69
In Loving Memory | of | RUBY McCLELLAND Ballintemple | Died 15th Sept.
1986 aged 18 years | And her mother | DOROTHY FRANCES McCLELLAND | Died
8th Oct. 2006 aged 79 years | Also her father | WILLIAM ALEXANDER
McCLELLAND | Died 13th July 2012 aged 89 years | "Peace Perfect Peace" |
McCLELLAND

No. 70
MURDY

No. 71
MURDY | Clonloskin | "Thy | will be done"

No. 72
Erected | by | ROBERT PRATT | Toneymore | In loving memory of his
brother | JOHN, who died Aug. 24, 1894. | Also his brother | WILLIAM,
died Nov. 10, 1888 | Also his father, ROBERT PRATT | Who died April 29,
1876, | Also his mother MARY PRATT | Who died Oct. 18, 1884.

No. 73
Pray for | ye soul of | HUGH REILLY dye | d March 1738 (?) A.D. | ...
years

No. 74
To the memory of the SHERIDANS | Lisaholip. | Also my mother and father
| CATHERINE NAYE, died 1881. | ALEXANDER NAYE, died 1892. | Father
interred in Laragh cemetery. | Erected by ISABELLA NAYE.

No. 75
Erected by WILLIAM SMITH | In memory of his beloved father | JOSEPH
RICHARD SMITH | Who departed this life | 11th November 1949 | Also his
dear mother | MARGARET ANNE | Died 10th Dec. 1959 (?) | And interred in
Knockbreda | Parish Graveyard | ... ... | JOSEPH RICHARD | Died ... 1977
(?) | Interred in Bally...

No. 76
Precious | memories of | ANNIE | SOMERSETT | Who died on | 4th April
1952 | Her daughter | HARRIOT LOUISE | Died | 20th March 2006 | Interred
in | Belfast | In | Heavenly | love | abiding | SOMERSETT

No. 77
SOMERSETT | CHRISTOPHER JAMES | Died | 31st March 1922 | Lovingly |
Remembered

No. 78
STAFFORD

No. 79
In | Loving Memory | of | FRANCIS TWEEDY | Who died | 15th June 1961 |
And his wife | ELIZABETH | Who died | 18th March 1985 (?) | At Rest |
Jesus said, | Come unto me | all ye that labour | and are heavy laden |
and I will give you | rest.