Headstones: CAVAN, Bellasis Presbyterian Church Graveyard, Drumgora, (Castlerahan Barony),  Co. Cavan, Ireland
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BELLASIS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH GRAVEYARD, DRUMGORA, (CASTLERAHAN BARONY), CO. CAVAN, IRELAND

No. 0
[church sign] Bellasis | Presbyterian | Church | Sunday Service 10.00am
| Minister | Rev. Dr. J. MACKAREL, | B.A., B.D., M.Div., D.Min.

No.1
[photograph of church front]

No. 2
In | Memory of | Revd JOHN AIKEN | Born June 1849. | Ordained March
1877, | Died Novr 1890 aged 41 years.| "I wait for the Lord"

No. 3
In Loving Memory |of | TOM ANDERSON | Kiffa and Rathmullan | Died 28th
May 2005 | Aged 88 years. | "The Lord is my shepherd"

No. 4
BYERS | In Loving Memory of | ELSIE BYERS | Gartnabraher,
Ballyjamesduff. | Died 28th July 1992, aged 56 years. | "The Lord is my
shepherd"

No. 5
BYERS | In Loving Memory of | HENRY | Died 16-11-1953 | Aged 80 years |
His wife MARY | Died 12-4-1955 | Aged 69 years | Their son JOHN | Died
7-1-1966 | Aged 53 years | And his wife GLADYS | Died 17-8-1997 | Aged
77 years | The Lord is my shepherd

No. 6
In Loving Memory | of | JAMES BYERS | Ballyjamesduff | Died 26th October
1963, aged 84 years | and his wife JANE KATHLEEN | Died 14th April 1990,
aged 99 years. | The Lord is my shepherd.

No. 7
In | Loving memory | of | JOHN BYERS, B.A., | Died 15th February 1912 |
Aged 30 years 9 months. | "Until the day dawns and the | shadows flee
away"

No. 8
In Memory of | ROBERT BYERS, | who died May 4th 1878, | Aged 64 years. |
Also his wife, | SARAH BYERS, | who died October 14th 1891, | Aged 72
years. | Thy will be done.

No. 9
BYERS | In Loving Memory of | SADIE BYERS | Pollomalady | Died 21st
November 1990, aged 51 years. | Her mother-in-law MARTHA BYERS | Died
30th March 2005, aged 95 years. | MARIA BYERS sister of MARTHA | Died
17th January 2007, aged 95 years. | The Lord is my shepherd.

No. 10
Ardens sed. virens | In Loving Memory of | GEORGE CHAMBERS,
Carrickeeshil | Born 1882-Died 1967 | His wife JANIE (nee INGRAM) | Born
1896-1980 | Their son ROBERT | Born 1925-Died 1926 | Grand-daughter Baby
RUTH | Died in infancy Feb. 1983 | WILLIAM CHAMBERS (Blacksmith) | Born
1873-Died 1946 | MINI CHAMBERS (Nee LANG) | Tievenaman. | Born 1878-Died
1955 | JOE CHAMBERS, Tievenaman. | Born 1887-Died 1963 | [base stone]
Safe in the arms of Jesus | [second base stone} CHAMBERS

No. 11
COOTE | In Loving Memory of | ROBERT (BOBBIE) COOTE | Derrylurgan,
Ballyjamesduff | Died 26th March 2000, aged 82. | "Where no shadows
fall."

No. 12
In Loving Memory | of | LOUISA M. GAMBLE | Ballyjamesduff | Died 11th
May 1988, aged 83 years. | Also her brother WILLIAM | Died 14th May
1990, Aged 82 years. | Thy will be done.

No. 13
HOGG | Sacred to the memory | of THOMAS HOGG | who died 29th April 1936,
| Aged 70 years. | Also his wife SARAH, | who died 24th November 1956. |
Fear not: I have redeemed thee. | Isaiah 42th Chapter 1st verse

No. 14
In | Loving memory | of | My dear wife | ISABELLA MARGARET JAMESON |
Died 19th November 1941. | ROBERT S. JAMESON | Husband of the above, |
Died 18th Dec. 1978 | Aged 97 years. | Also their son | ROBERT EVAN
JAMESON | Lance Sgt. 9th Commandos, | Royal Artillery | SN. 821516
[first numeral could be a "3"] World War 2 | Born 1915-Died 28th March
1942 | Aged 27 years | Missing in Action | St. Nazaire, France. | Christ
shall join each broken link.

No. 15
LINDA | Treasured memories of | Our beloved daughter | LINDA ANN JAMESON
| Lisgrey | Born 19th June 1964 | Died 7th March 1984 | Aged 19 years. |
"Till the daybreak and | the shadows flee away" | [base stone] You had a
smile for everyone, you had a heart of gold | You left behind sweet
memories this world could never hold. | ...nd remembered always by
Daddy, Mammy, sisters and brother. | [second base stone] | [second base
stone] JAMESON

No. 16
In Loving Memory of | MARTHA MARY JAMESON | Died 25th Sept. 1975 | Aged
58 yrs. | Her husband ROBERT JOHN | Born 7th October 1913 | Died 12th
May 1999 | Thy will be done.

No. 17
Treasured Memories | of | MICHELL E. JAMESON | Billis? | Died 5th April
1980 | Aged 61 years | "Thy will be done" | [base stone] JAMESON

No. 18
Thy will be done | In | Loving Memory of | MITCHELL T. JAMESON | Lisgrey
| Died 10th October 1955 | Aged 63 years | His wife OLIVE GERTRUDE |
Died 15th Aug. 1971 | Aged 74 yrs. | "The dead in Christ shall rise
first." | Thess 4-16

No. 19
ROBBY JAMESON | Died 2nd Oct. 1893. | Also his wife MAGGIE | Died 12th
March 1916, | Aged 74 years.

No. 20
In | Loving Memory | of | WILLIAM HENRY JAMESON | Died 28th Jan. 1938 |
Aged 65 yrs. | Also his wife | ELIZABETH JAMESON | Died 10th Feb. 1948 |
Aged 67 yrs. | Also their son | WILLIAM HENRY | Died 16th Feb. 1966 |
Aged 48 yrs | Thy will be done

No. 21
In Loving Memory of | ARCHIBALD C. JOHNSTON | Killafinla Ballyjamesduff.
| Called home Sept. 20, 1974. | And his sister, VIOLET FISHER, nee
JOHNSTON | Called home Octy. 2, 1995, aged 85. | Peace perfect peace

No. 22
Ardens sed. Virens | Cherished | Memories of | MABEL SELINA JOHNSTON |
Cornaden | who died 14th January 2009 | Aged 63 years. | Forever with
the Lord. | [base stone] JOHNSTON

No. 23
In | Loving Memory | of | ROBERT JOHNSTON | Died 31st Oct 1905 age 30
yrs | His wife MARY | Died 18th Jan. 1940 aged 56 yrs | Their son JOHN
W. | Died 9th Feb 1981 age 78 yrs | His wife ELIZABETH | Died 9th July
1994 age 84 yrs | The Lord my shepherd | 23 Psalm

No. 24
Sacred | To | The memory of | MARTHA FLEMING | (nee KING) | who died 17.
March 1903, | Aged 52 years. | widow of | Rev. ROBERT E. FLEMING. |
"Rest in the Lord and wait | Patiently on Him." | "For He doeth all
things well."

No. 25
Thy will be done | Sacred | to | the Memory of | MARGARET V. HOGG | (nee
KING) | who died 19. March 1903, | aged 62 years. | widow of WILLIAM
HOGG. | of Brookville. | "Are ye also ready, for in an | hour that ye
know not your | Lord shall come."

No. 26
Sacred | to | The memory | of |JANE KING | daughter of the | Reverend
JOHN KING M.A. | Bellasis, | Died 16th January 1920. | "I know that my
redeemer | liveth Job XIX: 25

No. 27
Erected | by subscription | To the memory of | The late | Revd. JOHN
KING M.A. |For 50 years [rest is illegible, extremely worn stone]

No. 28
In | Memory also of | MARGARET | His beloved wife | who departed this
life | 13th Jany 1884, | Aged 80 years. | "But thanks be to GOD | which
giveth us the | victory thro' our | Lord Jesus Christ" | I COR. 15.57

No. 29
LOCHADEN | In Loving memory of | SARAH JANE LOCHADEN | Drumagoland | 6th
May 1941-23rd February 2012 | Aged 70 years. | "Safe in the arms of
Jesus"

No. 30
In Loving Memory of | THOMAS LOCHADEN | ........ | who died ...49 | His
wife MARGARET SARA? | who died ..... | Their son EDWIN | died 19..0
[possibly 1950] | Their daughter DORA |died 19... [rest illegible] [base
stone] LOCHADEN [ extremely worn stone]

No. 31
In Loving Memory of VIOLET | FLORENCE | LOCHADEN | Died | 25th Dec. |
2001 |  John 3:16

No. 32
In Memoriam | of | JOHN McAULEY | who died 26th Nov. 1846 | Aged 73
years. | Also | of his wife | ELIZABETH | who departed this | Life 7th
April 1870 | Aged 90 years. | Also their son | THOMAS McAULEY | Died
16th Nov. 1896 | Aged 72 years. | .........Christ | .....

No. 33
In Memory of our dearly loved son | FRANCIS JOHNSTON McCARTHY | Kilmore
Hse. Ballyjamesduff | Who died 10th Nov. 1967 aged 24 years | His mother
MARY ELIZABETH | who died 22nd Nov. 1995, aged 95 years. | His father
FRANCIS ERIC | who died 7th Oct. 1996, aged 89 years. | I will fear no
evil for Thou art with me | PS.23-4v.

No. 34
In Loving Memory of | HARRY Mc ELWAINE | Cornaden | Died 30th October
1997 | Aged 81 years | "Thy will be done" | [base stone] Mc ELWAINE

No. 35
In Loving Memory of | JOHN JAMES McELWAINE, | who departed this life 18
July 1826. | Aged 59 years. | At evening time it shall be light.

No. 36
In Loving memory of | Rev. R.J. McFARLAND LL[D] | Minister of Bellaris |
and Killy-Jamesduff Pres. Church |  Died 7th Dec. 1942, aged 74 | In Thy
presence is fullness of life

No. 37
Erected in Memory | of SAMUEL NEWELL | who departed this life Febr. 2nd
| 1889 [or 1899] aged 46 years | Also his mother ANNE NEWELL | Died
December 22nd 1886 | aged 64 years | And his sister ANNE died July 23rd
1879 aged 19 years [extremely weathered stone]

No. 38
In Loving Memory of | JOSEPH REILLY | Drumagoland |  And his wife MARTHA
| Also their son JOSEPH | and his wife LYDA | At Rest | [base stone]
REILLY

No. 39
"Until the day break and the shadows flee away" | In Loving memory | of
| MARTHA | the wife of THOMAS SMYTH | Ballyjamesduff, | who fell asleep
on the 11th April 1889 | Aged 50 years. | Also THOMAS SMYTH | who fell
asleep 6th January 1916 | Aged 78 years. | Also MOLLIE SMYTH | who fell
asleep 19th June 1931 | Also FANNIE SMYTH | who fell asleep 7th December
1940

No. 40
STAFFORD | In loving memory of | ANNIE STAFFORD, Tievenamon, | who died
23rd July 1924. | Also SAMUEL STAFFORD, | who died 15th July 1928. |
Their son SAMUEL | who died 23rd January 1980. | Also his loving wife,
FRANCES | who died 17th January 2001. |Safe in the arms of Jesus" |
Erected by their family

No.41
WATSON | In | Loving memory | of | ALEX. WATSON | Who died 27th May 1916
| Aged 62 years. | Also his son ALEX. | who died 3rd Nov. 1928 (Interred
abroad) | Aged 21 years. | "Thy will be done."

No. 42
In Memory of | JAMES WATSON, | Who died 16th Nov. 1902 aged 78 years |
Also his wife | JANE WATSO, | Who died 16th Jan. 1903 aged 78 years. |
Also their children: | MOSES died 17th Dec. 1883. aged 39 years. | JOHN
died 18th Dec. 1883. Aged 34 years. | THOMAS ROBERT died 29th May 1879,
aged 11 years

No. 43
Sacred to the memory | of | HENRY WILLIAMSON, | who died 20th May 1920,
| aged 73 years. | Also his beloved wife | SARAH, | who died 12th
December 1932 | Aged 68 years. | Also their son | ROBERT | who died 21st
Oct 1953 | Aged 58 years. | Also | SAMUEL H. WILLIAMSON | who died 7th
August 1969 | Aged 66 years. | "For to me to live is CHRIST. | And to
die is gain." | Phil. 1.21. | Lendrum Clones | [base stone] Elizabeth
beloved ........ |Who died 24- .......[view of base stone is blocked by
flower arrangement]

No. 44
[base stone of No. 43] ELIZABETH beloved wife of SAMUEL | who died 24th
December 198... | Aged 75 years

No. 45
In | Loving Memory of | FRANCES WILSON | who died 1st of January 1897. |
Aged 54 years. | Also of her husband | JAMES WILSON | who died 5th? of
December 1918, | Aged 76 years | Also of his father | THOMAS WILSON |
who died 13th of February 1889.. [last numeral is "3" or "8" or "9"] |
Aged 96 years | "Until the .........

No. 46
In Loving memory | of JOHN JAMES WILSON (ex R.I.C. sgt.) | Drumagoland |
Died 5th Oct. 1970, aged 78 years. | LUCINDA WILSON | Died 9th July
1987, aged 72 years. | Her husband SAMUEL | Died 20th Dec. 1988, aged 75
years. | Their son WILLIAM ERNEST | Died 12th. Sept. 2002, aged 60
years. | Following an accident. | Their son SAMUEL ALGIE | Died 15th
Oct. 1985, aged 41 years.  | Interred in Birmingham, England. | The Day
Thou Gavest Lord is ended. | [base stone} WILSON

No. 47
In Loving Memory of | SAMUEL WILSON | Drumagoland | Died 26th April 1942
aged 91 yrs. | His wife MARGARET | Died 12th June 1950 aged 82 yrs. |
And their children | SARAH CHRISTINA | Died 24th April 1906 aged 3 yrs |
ROBERT died 9th May 1925 | Aged 31 yrs. | ......... the Lord.