Headstones: Cootehill Presbyterian, Co. Cavan, Ireland
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COOTEHILL PRESBYTERIAN, CO. CAVAN, IRELAND

No. 0
Church sign

No. 1
Interior of church

No. 2
In loving remembrance | of | JOSEPH ADAMS, of Ballyhaise, | Who died 8th
February 1868. | And of his wife. | JANE, | Who died 5th December 1890,
| In sure and certain hope of eternal life | Also of their children |
JOHN HENRY, died 28th June 1849, | HANNAH, 28th Jany. 1856 (?) | JANE
ANNE, 8th April 1874, | EDWARD, 3rd March 1885, | ELIZABETH, Interred at
Clones | Died 2nd February 1888

No. 3
In loving memory | of JOHN ARTHUR [illegible]

No. 4
In | Loving Memory | of | JOHN BERRY | Who entered into rest | 14th
Decr. 1879, Aged 74 | Also his children | MARGRETTA JANE 2nd (?) Nov.
1864, Aged 22 (?) | JOHN 17th Aug. 1866, Aged 24 (?) | GEO. FREDK. 26th
Jan. 1880, Aged 24 (?) | THOS. ALBERT 13th Jan. 1884, Aged 30.

No. 5
In loving memory | of | Rev. JAMES BONES | For 57 years | Minister of
this congregation | Who died August 23rd 1884 | Aged 87 years | ... |
And of | SUSAN his wife | Who died May 30th 1888 | Aged 76 years | "I
know that my Redeemer liveth" | Also of their son | JAMES GRAEME | Who
died 18th December 1879 (?) | Aged 29 years | Resting in hope

No. 6
In Memory | of | MARCELLA BROWN | Died Nov. 26th 1926

No. 7
Erected in memory of | the following members | of the BROWN family |
JOHN died 8th Sept. 1878 | MARGARET 16th Jan. 1886 | SAMUEL 4th March
1886 | SAMUEL 10th April 1889 (?) | MARY 8th Aug. 1869 | MARGARET P. 5th
Aug. 1917 | WILLIAM killed in action in France | 1st March 1918 | ERNEST
died 22nd Nov. 1918 | SAMUEL 27th Dec. 1926 | ESTHER 13th Nov. 1927 |
JOHN 6th Oct. 1944 | Interred at Belfast. | MAY died 17th April 1956 |
Interred at Delcany | MARY FRANCES died 9th April 1961 | in Dublin |
SAMUEL ROBERT died 4th May 1962 | in Dublin | EVELYN FRANCES ROBERTS nee
BROWN | ... 1916 (?) - ... Interred Wales | GEORGINA MAUD died 18th
April 2002 at Kinnerton, ... | Daughter of SAMUEL and FRANCES BROWN

No. 8
In Loving Memory of | Our dear mother SUSAN BROWN | Who departed this
life 1st June 1916 | Aged 60 years | Also her son JAMES BROWN | Who died
2nd September 1907, | Aged 22 years | And of her son ROBERT H. BROWN |
Killed in action ... September 1916, | Aged 26 years

No. 9
In Memory Of | MABEL FLORENCE CARNEW | Died 26th June 1965. | And |
FREDERICK CHARLES CARNEW | Died 8th December 1983. | CARNEW

No. 10
CRUIKSHANK | In loving memory of | FLORENCE CRUIKSHANK | Died 10th July
1976. | Her husband JOHN, | Died 22nd Jan. 1995.

No. 11
... Memory | of | SAMUEL DALE. | Who died 1865 aged 67 years | Also his
wife ANNE DALE | Died 1868 aged 67 years | And their children | MARY
DALE, | Who died 1873, aged 45 years | SAMUEL | Died 1888 aged 42 years
| MARGARET, | Died 1888, aged 44 years | RUTH wife of JOHN DALE | Died
1904, aged 82 years | ELIZABETH DALE | Died 1910 aged 70 years.

No. 12
DAWSON | In Loving Memory | Of | EDITH MYRTLE DAWSON | Cornacarrow |
Died 14th July 2008 | Aged 90 Years. | "The Lord's My Shepherd"

No. 13
In | Memory of | ROBERT DAWSON | Died 27th May 1949 | His wife |
KATHLEEN ELIZABETH | Died 9th February 1957 | Their son | DONALD
BUCHANAN | Died 14th January 1975 | His wife | ROBERTA | Died 8th
September 2001 | BETTY (nee FANNIN) | Died 30th August 2000 | Her
husband ALAN SALE | Died 14th March 2013 | "Till the day break" | DAWSON

No. 14
In | loving remembrance of | JOHN BRUCE DAWSON | Rathkenny | Died 27th
February 1989 | His wife ELIZABETH | Died 4th February 2000. | Resting
where no shadows fall.

No. 15
DOHERTY | In Loving Memory | of | Our dear sister DAISY, | Died 28th
July 1947, aged 20. | And our dear mother | Died 5th February 1937, aged
40 | Also Baby GLADYS, died 1924 | Also in memory of WILLIAM GENOE, |
And his wife HANNAH JANE, | Died June 1929 and Sept. 1930 |
Respectively.

No. 16
Here repose the mortal remains | of JOHN DRURY who died 6th of | August
1838 aged 30 (?) Years | And of his Mother JANE DRURY | who died 22nd
July 1844 (?) aged 61 (?) | And of his sister BESS DRURY | who died 8th
Nov. 1841 (?) aged 23 (?) | and of his Father JOHN DRURY | ... ... 1844
aged ...

No. 17
Another view of No. 16, DRURY

No. 18
In | Loving Memory of | ALEXANDER EAKINS | ... 22nd Sept. 1905 aged 73 |
His wife | MARY JANE EAKINS | Died 26th April 1906 aged 75 | Their
children | SARAH ELEANOR | Aged 3 1/2 years | FREDERICK WALTER | Aged 13
months

No. 19
EAKINS | Sacred to the memory of | SAMUEL J. EAKINS | Died January
29-1921 | Aged 59 years. | "Thy will be done" | Also | WILLIAM ...
EAKINS | Died November 28th 1938 (?) | Aged 77 years

No. 20
EAKINS | In loving memory of | our dear son STANLEY | Who died February
10th ... | Also his dear father THOMAS | Who died March 15th 1948 (?) |
And his dear mother ANNIE, | Who died November 7th 1975 | Peace Perfect
Peace

No. 21
In | Loving Memory | of | ALBERT FAIRBAIRN | Died 3rd December 1961. |
And his wife ISABELLA | Died 10th May 1981 | Their sons THOMAS ALBERT |
Died 11th Nov. 1992, aged 73 yrs | CHARLES NORMAN | Died 23rd June 1997,
aged 75 yrs | Interred in Bedlington, Eng. | SAMUEL ERNEST | Died March
29th 2010 | In his 90th year | Interred in Penna. U.S.A. | "In heavenly
love abiding" | FAIRBAIRN

No. 22
Erected by the family | In | loving memory of | our dear father | JAMES
FAIRBAIRN | Who died 17th Nov. 1896 | Aged 50 years. | And our beloved
mother | MARGARET FAIRBAIRN, | Who died 24th May 1897 | Aged 40 years. |
Also their grandson | CUTHBERT, | Who died 17th Nov. 1909 | Aged 1 year
& 9 months

No. 23
In | loving memory | of | SARAH FAIRBAIRN | Died 9th March 1959. | Also
her husband THOMAS R. | Died 19th July 1964 | And daughter ELSIE | Died
5th Sept 1992 | Their son WILLIAM JOHN | 1918 - 1992.

No. 24
In Loving Memory | of | ALEXANDER GAMBLE | Died 14th November 1959. |
Also his beloved wife | ANNIE ETHEL | Died 10th November 1967. | Their
devoted son | SAMUEL ALEXANDER | Died 3rd May 2004. | "Forever with the
Lord"

No. 25
In loving memory | of | DANIEL GARNEW | Died 18 Jan. 1952 | His wife
CHARLOTTE | Died 24 June 1988

No. 26
In | Loving Memory | of | LOUISA JANE | Died 22nd December 1966. | Also
her husband | THOMAS | Died 25th July 1968. | "The Lord is my shepherd."

No. 27
Erected | by | MARY HALL in loving memory of | her husband WILLIAM HALL
| Who died 31st August 1918 | MARY HALL, wife of WILLIAM HALL | Who died
3rd May 1931, aged 78 years.

No. 28
In Loving Memory | of | JOHN HAMILTON | Died 20th Dec. 1941 | His wife
EMILY, died 20th March 1952 | Their daughter MAY HAWKRIDGE | Died 31st
May 1968 | Their son JAMES, died 31st March 1985 | Their son ALEXANDER |
Died 17th Nov. 1980 | His wife FLORENCE, died 17th June 1994 | Peace
Perfect Peace

No. 29
HAMMOND | In loving memory of | our parents | MOLLIE died 12th July 1936
| WILLIAM died 21st December 1965 | Their son HERBERT THOMAS | Died 14th
April 1997 | Peace Perfect Peace

No. 30
In Loving Memory of | ROBERT HEGAN | Tattybrack, Lisnalong | Died 26th
March 1966 | And His Wife MAGGIE MURIEL | Died 6th August 1988 | And
their Grandson | Died in infancy 10th March 1976 | "Safe in the arms of
Jesus" | HEGAN

No. 31
In Loving Memory of | Rev. WILLIAM MONTFORD HENRY, M.A. | For 48 years
Minister of | Cootehill Presbyterian Church | Who was called to higher
service | on 2nd March 1929. | And his wife EMMA H. HENRY | Who died
14th August 1958. | Also the Rev. J. K. CURRIE, B.A. | Minister of this
church for 51 years | Died 7th March 1973. | And his wife EMMA H.
MONTFORD CURRIE | Died 1st May 1978 | "Until the day breaks, and the
shadows flee away."

No. 32
In loving memory of | MARGARET HILLIS, died 4th Decr. 1912, aged 78 yrs.
| WILLIAM HILLIS, died 27th May 1918, aged 95 years. | MARGARET HILLIS,
died 10th Jan. 1938 (?) age 70 years | SARAH HILLIS, died 4th Aug. 1940
(?) age 72 years | WILLIAM HILLIS, died 7th Mar 1947 age 70 years

No. 33
Erected | By JOHN MacFADIN ... | Cootehill | in memory of his Parents |
MARY ANNE MacFADIN nee | ... died July 7 1746 (?) | [rest illegible]

No. 34
In Loving Memory of | THOMAS McCREA, | Who died 12th April 1889. | And
of his wife JANE McCREA, | Who died 18th May 1925. | Also of their
daughters | ISABELLA, and MARGARET. | And their son ROBERT, | Who died
in Brisbane 20th February 1930. | Their daughter SARAH JANE died 7th
April 1957. | Their son THOMAS died 7th April 1971. | And his wife,
ELIZA ANN died 15th May 1960. Small plaque below: In Memory Of | RUTH
McCREA | 1926 - 2007

No. 35
In | Loving Memory Of | ANN McFADDEN | Tievna Veagh, Dung, Cootehill |
Died 5th March 1932 | Predeceased by her husband | JAMES McFADDEN |
"Peace Perfect Peace"

No. 36
In | Memory | of | My grandfather | JOHN McFADDEN, M.D. | Died 21st
Jany. 1881, | Aged 86 years. | And his wife | JANE McFADDEN, | Died 13th
Sept. 1880, | Aged 85 years. | Also my dearly beloved mother | ELIZABETH
HODGENS | Died 11th July 1902, | Aged 76 years. | Erected by | JOHN
HODGENS, Sydney.

No. 37
This Stone is Erected by | ANNE MACFADIN to the Memory | of her Husband
| SAMUEL MACFADIN Junr. | of Cootehill who departed this life | on the
27th of February 1849. | Aged 41 years. | Beneath lie the mortal |
remains of SAMUEL WILLIAM | MACFADIN only child | of the above | who
died November 4th | 1851 Aged 2 years | and 9 Months.

No. 38
In | Loving Memory | of | OLIVE RONALDSON | Died 4th June 1963. | Also
her sister | MARGARET SINTON | Died 23rd Feb. 1975 | And their sister |
ETHEL GEORGINA | Died 29th August 1979 | "The Lord is my shepherd"

No. 39
In loving memory | of | ROBERT ROSS, | Who died 26th Nov. 1878 aged 52
years. | Also | of his wife | ISABELLA | Who died 16th May 1900

No. 40
SHARPE | In | loving memory of | EDWARD JOHN SHARPE Drumgoon | Called
home 3 October 1963 | And of his loving wife | ALICE MAUDE 31 December
1995 | The peace of God which passeth all understanding

No. 41
STEPHENSON | Erected to the memory of | DAVID STEPHENSON | Who died 24th
Sept. 1888 | Aged 35 years. | And was interred at Glasgow. | His wife,
MARGARET, | Who died 12th March 1941, | Aged 91 years. | Their daughter,
KATHLEEN | Who died 27th Dec 1941 | Aged 66 years.

No. 42
STEPHENSON | In loving memory of | EDWARD STEPHENSON | Lattyloo | Who
died 12th April 1943. | His son GEORGE BENJAMIN | Who died 11th March
1976. | His wife SARAH ETHEL | Who died 12th September 2006. | Her
brother FRED SHARPE | Who died 1st October 2004. | At Rest

No. 43
In | Loving Memory | of | ANNIE, | Beloved wife of | WILLIAM STODDART,
Dartrey | Who departed this life | 4th April 1909, | Aged 46 years. |
Also her Husband | WILLIAM STODDART | Who died 18th July 1931, | Aged 72
years.

No. 44
ALEXANDER SWAN | Lattyloo, Cootehill | Died 25th January 1861 (?) |
Erected by JOHN SWAN

No. 45
In Loving Memory | of | JOHN WELLWOOD | Who died 12th March 1900 | Aged
73 years.

No. 46
In loving memory of | WILLIAM JOHN WHITE | Castleblayney | 1872 - 1917 |
His wife | MARGARET ELEANOR WHITE | 1872 - 1928 | Their son | JOHN
WILLIAM CHARLES WHITE | 1895 - 1910 | Rest In Peace | Erected by MICHAEL
WHITE | August 2013 | WHITE

No. 47
In Memory of | JAMES WILSON | Mountain Lodge | Born January 11th 1878
(?) | Died August 5th ... | Also his wife | ROSE ANN WILSON | Born May
... ... | Died June ... ...

No. 48
In | loving memory of | MARY ANNE WRIGHT | Drumgoon | Who departed this
life | 30th July 1953. Aged 78 years. | Her husband JAMES, | Who died
23rd Feb. 1954. Aged 92 years. | And their son JOSEPH, | Who died 9th
Aug. 1962. Aged 52 years. | His wife HARRIET | Died 5th May 1996 aged 80
years | Interred in Lurgan Cemetery | ROBERT JAMES WRIGHT | Died 24th
Aug. 1998. Aged 92 years | Interred in U.S.A. | Whosoever liveth and
believeth | on me shall never die. Small plaque: This plaque was erected
| in memory of | JOSEPH WRIGHT | To mark the 50th anniversary | of his
death | 9th August 2012