Headstones: CAVAN, Kill Old Graveyard (CoI), Co. Cavan, Ireland
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KILL OLD GRAVEYARD, CO. CAVAN, IRELAND

No. 0
General view

No. 1
General view

No. 2
In | Loving Memory Of | JOSEPH ADAMS | Rahane | Died 17th Nov. 1886,
aged 68. | Also MARIA, his wife | Died 19th Sept. 1899, aged 67. | Also
their son | GEORGE R. | Died 5th Jan. 1927 | And their daughter in law |
SARAH J. (Sadie) | Died 8th April 1944, | Their daughters | ELIZABETH |
Died 5th July 1941 | Sara R. | Died 31st Aug. 1945. | FRANCES A. | Died
17th March 1941, | At Derha Dun, India. | ESME J. | Died 25th Aug. 1955,
| At Mussoorie, India. | RUTH CHERRY | Died 14th Oct. 1964.

No. 3
In Loving Memory | Of | PATRICK BOYLE | Campstown | died 30 Sept 1954. |
his wife MARY BOYLE | died 10 Dec. 1938 | R.I.P.

No. 4
Erected by | Rev. PETER BRADY | In memory of | his parents | TERENCE and
BESSIE BRADY | Drumcroe | TERENCE | Died June 4th 1869 | BESSIE | Died
June 13th 1894. | ANN BRADY | Died Jan. 18th 1955 | Aged 72 years |
TERENCE BRADY | Died Feb. 23rd 1956 | Aged 75 years | May they rest in
peace. Amen.

No. 5
In Loving Memory of | TERENCE BRADY | Died 26th June 1924 | His wife
ALICE BRADY | Died 13th Feb. 1936 | And their sons | PATRICK J. BRADY |
M.R.I.A.I. | Broomfield House, Ballyhaise | Died 29th Oct. 1936 | PHILIP
Died 15th May 1915 | Pray also for | PATRICK JOSEPH BRADY | Clones |
Died 1st Dec. 1947 | Aged 26 years | ELIZABETH BRADY | Killoughter |
Died 16th Aug. 1945 | Aged 15 years | PETER BRADY | Killoughter Redhills
| Died 1944 aged 55 years | R.I.P.

No. 6
This Stone was Erected ... | OWEN CALLAN of Be... | ... Memory of His
Fa... | ... CALLAN who departed | this life ... 22nd 1802 | Aged 72
years. Also [rest illegible]

No. 7
Erected by JAMES | CAROLAN of Drimna | ... in memory of | his Son
BERNARD CARO | LAN who depd. this | life [rest illegible]

No. 8
In loving memory of | my dear husband | BERNARD CASSIDY Drumoorey | Died
9th Dec. 1957

No. 9
This stone was | Erected by PHILLIP | CLARKE in memory | of his brother
| CORNELIUS CLARKE | Who departed this | life September ... | 1779 Aged
30 yrs

No. 10
... Alias CONNELL ... [mostly illegible]

No. 11
[CULLEN at base] His wife BRIDGET who died ... | Aged 62 years |
Daughter ELIZABETH who died ... | Aged 32 years

No. 12
[top of CULLEN, no. 11] illegible

No. 13
Erected by OWEN | CULLIN of T... [rest hidden]

No. 14
Erected by ... | DAWSON in Memory | of his Mother MARY | DAWSON ...

No. 15
Underneath | ... deposited ... | mortal remains of ... | DOBBIN ... of
... | who died [rest illegible]

No. 16
This Stone Was | Erected y PATRICK | DONACHO of D... | hin in memory of
his | wife CATHARINE DONA | CHO

No. 17
To | the memory of | JOHN DONALDSON | of Coravogy | Who departed this
life on the | 21st of December 1865, aged 78 years | Also his wife
ELIZABETH | Who departed this life on the | ... of December 1865. Aged
77 years.

No. 18
In Loving Memory of | FELIX DOWD | Cornanurney | Died 15th June 19... |
His wife MARY | Died 4th Oct. 19... | His sister KATHLEEN (?) | Died
20th Aug. 19... | His sister SUSAN | Died 14th Feb. 1955 | Rest in peace

No. 19
Erected by PAT FAOY (?) | In memory of his Daug | hter BRIDGET who Dep |
arted this life August | the 27th 1809 (?) aged 10 | years

No. 20
Erected | by | JANE FERRIS | In memory of her beloved husband | JOSEPH
FERRIS who departed this life | 23rd June 1876. Aged 73 years. | Also
their son DAVID, who died | 16th May 1849. Aged 14 months. | Also JOSEPH
FERRIS, father of | The above named JOSEPH FERRIS. | The above JANE
FERRIS, | Died 8th Jan. 1903 aged 78. | Their sons JOSEPH, | Died 12th
March 1909. Aged 55. | JOHN, died 17th May 1913. Aged 67. | ISABELLA
FERRIS, | Wife of the last JOSEPH FERRIS | Died 5th Feb. 1927. Aged 68.
| MAGGIE daughter-in-law | of ISABELLA and JOSEPH FERRIS | Died 30th
July 1933.

No. 21
This stone was erec | ted by TERENCE FIN | LEY in memory of | his father
THOMAS | FINLEY who depart | ed this life Anno | Domini ...78 aged ... |
yrs

No. 22
... FITZPATRICK | of ... in memory | of his wife CATRIN (?) | [rest
illegible]

No. 23
JOE FITZPATRICK | Died 8th Feb 1936 | Aged 12 1/2 yrs | R.I.P. | Thy
will be done

No. 24
This stone was er | ected by PATRICK | FITZPATRICK in | memory of his
... | OWEN (?) FITZPATRICK | who departed | this life March | ... 1777
(?)

No. 25
Here lyeth the body | of MICHAEL FLANAGAN | Who departed this | life
August the 19th | 1780 aged 51 yrs. Also | ye body of his wife ...

No. 26
Here lyeth the body of | Mrs. MARGARET FORSTER | Who departed this life
| Novbr. the 8th 1761 aged | 60 (?) | Also three of her children | To
wit. CATHERINE, WILM. | CHARLOTTE. Likewise Mr. | ROBT. FORSTER of
Corvogy | Who departed this life Aug. | the 7th 1767 aged 75 yrs.

No. 27
This Monument | Was Erected By JOHN | FOY of Drunn... | in memory of his
dau | ghter BRIDGET FOY who | departed ...

No. 28
This stone was erec | ted by MICHAEL FU | LTON in memory of | his father
...

No. 29
Erected by MARGRET (?) | GAFNY in memory of | her son P... CANDIL | LEN
(?) who departed this | life May the ... 1809 | Aged 22 yrs

No. 30
In loving memory | of | PATRICK & BRIDGET | GILCHRIST | Degnawanty (?)

No. 31
... this Stone are deposited | ... mortal Remains of Mrs. ELIZABETH |
... HAMILTON [rest illegible]

No. 32
In loving memory of | ELLEN HAND | Corragarry | Died 5th Aug 1923 |
R.I.P.

No. 33
Here Lyeth The Body | of BRYAN HANIGAN Who | Departed this Life | Febry.
the 7 1767 (?) Aged 75 (?)

No. 34
In loving memory of | MARY ITA CHRISTINA HANNIGAN | Bridge Street
Cootehill | 17th January 1934 - 30th May 1934 | Her grandparents | HUGH
HANNIGAN | Corballyquill | August 1837 - 24th October 1918 | CATHERINE
HANNIGAN (nee CLERKIN) | March 1838 - 17th Feb 1913 | Her aunts MARGARET
HANNIGAN | 11th August 1875 - 2nd Feb 1907 | ANNIE HANIGAN (Sr. Martha)
| 4th June 1870 - 17th December 1949 | Buried in Lewes Sussex England |
Also an aunt who died at birth | 10th January 1878 | Her uncle JOHN
HANNIGAN 8th Dec 1867 - 2th April 1927 | Rest in Peace | Erected by her
brother JAMES | HANNIGAN

No. 35
In loving memory of | PATRICK HIGGINS 1849 | His wife ANNE HIGGINS (nee
REILLY) | Carricacromin and Corgreagh | Their son JAMES HIGGINS | Cavan
Road Cootehill | 1869 - 1955 | His wife BRIDGET HIGGINS (nee REILLY) |
1875 1968 | Their infant grand-daughter | NUALA HIGGINS 1947 | Rest In
Peace | HIGGINS

No. 36
Here Lyeth The Body of | PETER KANE who depd. | this life Feb the 27th
(?) | 1782 aged 72 (?) years

No. 37
Here Lyeth the body | of PATRICK KING of | Drumg... who | departed this
Life Decem | ber 6 1830 Aged ... yrs | [rest illegible]

No. 38
In loving memory of | PHILIP and BRIDGET KING | Corfad | Their son JOHN
died Aug '55 | His wife BRIDGET died Jan '00 | Their daughters | BRIDGET
and MARY died | May 1943 | R.I.P. | KING

No. 39
In Loving Memory Of | ROSE KING, Crann, Maudabawn. | Died 21 July 1955.
Aged 49 years. | her husband PATRICK | Died 20 November 1974. Aged 78
years.

No. 40
In Loving Memory | of | SARAH JANE, | Wife of JAMES H. McFADDIN |
Drummartin | (and) Daughter of JOHN LEARY, | Gorlatt, Newbliss | Who
died March 24th 1888, | Aged 32 years.

No. 41
Here Lyeth the body | of JAMES LEDY who | departed this life Febru | ary
23 1801 (?) Aged 39

No. 42
This is the burial plot of | The LEE Family of DInginavanty. | The
following are known to have been buried here: | JOHN LEE, 19.8.1766,
aged 65 years. | His son PATRICK LEE, 1800, aged 70 years. | His wife
JULIA LEE, 1817, aged 75 years. | Their son HUGH LEE, 1825, aged 63
years. | His wife MARY LEE (BEGGINS) | Their daughter-in-law HONORA LEE
(CAVANAGH) | 9.10.1808, aged 26 years. | Her husband EDWARD LEE, 1865,
aged 73 years. | His wife ROSE LEE (KETTLE), 1859, aged 67 years. |
Their son HUGH LEE, 1904, aged 69 years. | His wife MARY LEE (NOLAN),
1901, aged 65 years. | Their daughter MARY LEE, 10.2.1889, aged 21
years. | Her brother EDWARD LEE, 15.6.1911, aged 49 years. | His sister-
in-law ANNE LEE (CLERKIN) | 20.7.1914, aged 48 years. | Her husband
PATRICK LEE, 31.3.1936, aged 69 years. | The succeeding generations are
buried in | the Cemetery at The Church. | May They Rest In Peace.

No. 43
Of your charity | Pray for the soul of | EDWARD LEE | Who died 15th June
1911 | Aged 49 years. | Erected by his wife & brothers

No. 44
This is | the family burial plot of | the LEE family | Gorteen | R.I.P.

No. 45
... ... | Aged 79 | years Also the | body of MARY LIONALD (?) | ... 26th

No. 46
Erected by DAVID | LYNCH of Corovo | gie in memory of | his Father
PATRICK | LYNCH who depd | this ...

No. 47
... by TERENCE | ... Drumg... | ... ... | Son ... MAGUIRE | Who Depd.
this Life | Dec 1822 Aged 22 yrs

No. 48
This stone erected | by THOMAS MAGUIRE | in Memory of his | two Sons
EDWARD | Died June ye 16th 1777 | Aged 19 yrs. PATRICK | Died June ye
29th 1771 (?) | Aged 27 (?) yrs

No. 49
This stone was erected | by ANDREW MASTERSON in | memory of his father |
EDWARD MASTERSON | Departed this life the | ... of ... 1885 (?) aged |
... years

No. 50
Erected by BARNARD | McARDLE of Drumherk (?) | in memory of his wife |
MARGET McARDLE allias | REILLY who depd this life | 19th Nov 1834 agd 34
yrs | Also DOMNICK REILLY | of DRUMHERK who depd | this life 20th May
1832 (?) | agd 24 (?) years

No. 51
This stone was Erected |  by MICHEAL McCANNOR | of Drumnamade (?) in
memory | of his wife ELEANOR McCANNOR | Alias REILLY who depd this |
life December the 8th 1831 | Aged 66 years

No. 52
In | loving memory | of | MOLLY McCARNEY | 31. St. Patrick's. Tce. |
Cootehill. | Who died on the | 6th July 1984 | Aged 57 | years | R.I.P.

No. 53
Here lyeth the body | of THOMAS McCULLIN | who departed this life |
Febry the 1st (?) 1786 aged | 33 yrs. Also the body | of his wife
[hidden by moss]

No. 54
In Loving Memory | of | BERNARD McENROE | Died 10th September 1946 |
Aged 81 years. | His wife MARY ANNE | Died 3rd March 1932 | Aged 58
years | His brother CHARLES McENROE | Died 4th August 1921 | Aged 74
years

No. 55
In Loving Memory of | EDWARD McENROE | Tunnyinn | Died 3rd August 1943 |
his wife BRIDGET | Died 19th December 1949 | R.I.P. | Erected by their
family

No. 56
Here lyeth the body | of OWEN McENROE | Who departed this life | March
ye 14 1744 | Aged 50 yrs. Also the | body of his Son | TERENCE McENROE |
Who departed this life | May ye 5th 1769 aged 58. Small heart in front:
In memory of | PADDY TATE Rockcorry | 14th Aug. 1949 aged 35 | His
sister BRIDGET HANLON | Dairy Brae | 30th Nov. 2012 aged 92 | R.I.P. |
Erected by | SEAMUS | TATE

No. 57
Plaque on left: In loving memory | of | ROBERT (Bob) McENTEE |
Corragarry | Born 1905 - Died 1978 | His wife ROSE | Nee MULLIGAN | Born
1911 - Died 1943. | R.I.P. Plaque on right: HARRY McENTEE | Eltham,
London | Late of | Corragarry, Maudabawn | Born, 9-2-1931 | Died,
3-1-2016.

No. 58
Erected by widow | McGOVERN of Mull in Memory | of her Husband FARRELL
Mc | GOVERN who Depd this life | 20th of March 1838 agd 60

No. 59
Here lieth the body of | ANDREW McGOVERN of | Ratrussan who died June |
the 1st 1830 Aged 62 yrs

No. 60
In Loving Memory Of | JAMES McGUIRE | Drumgill, Cootehill | His wife
CATHERINE | Died 7th Feb, 1907 aged 63 years | Their sons | JOHN died
1870 aged 3 months | THOMAS died 1886 aged 3 years | James died 1897
aged 18 years

No. 61
Here lyeth ye body of | JOHN McGUIRE who di | ed 7br ye 18 1740 aged |
84 years

No. 62
In loving memory of | ANDREW McKIERNAN & his wife | ANNAGHLEE | Their
daughters | CATHERINE, died 3rd Feb. 1899. | ALICE, died 24th June 1917.
| Their son, PATRICK McKIERNAN | Drumhose | Died 15th April 1912, | and
his wife MARY ANNE | Died 20th July 1924 | And their sons | PATRICK,
died 7th Dec. 1918, | ANDREW, died 16th Sept. 1950 | Rest In Peace

No. 63
This Stone was Erected | by DANIEL McLINNAGRAN (?) whose Son (?) | depd
this life the ... June | ... Aged 18 yrs

No. 64
Here lyeth the body of | REDMOND McMAHON | Who departed this | life
Decbr the 14th 1770 | Aged 57 yrs. Also the | body of ELINOR McMAHON |
Daughter ...

No. 65
Erected By THOS. | McMANN In Memory of | His Mother MARGRET Mc | MAHON
Alias REILLY Who | ... ... | 7th of ... 1806 (?) | Aged ...

No. 66
Erected by WM | TERENCE and PATRICK | MOHAN in Memory of | their Father
FARRELL | MOHAN of Dru... | who deprd. this life | May ye 22nd 1820 |
Aged 66 (?) years

No. 67
Here lyeth | the body of | THOMAS MU | LLAUGH | Who died | ...

No. 68
Erected by | JOHN NICHOLL | of ... | In memory of his father | PATRICK
NICHOLL | Who died 20th Febry 1847 | Aged 50 years | Also his mother |
ANNE NICHOLL | who died 25th Jany 1837

No. 69
Doctor PHILIP | OLWILL erected | this monument | for his fami | ly
August the | 7th 1768

No. 70
This Stone was Erectd by ... | O'REILLY of C... in memory of his |
Father BERNARD O'REILLY who | departed this life [rest illegible}

No. 71
In Loving Memory Of | OWEN O'REILLY | Drumnagress | Who died 1916. | His
wife ELLEN (nee BRENNAN) | Who died 1934. | Their grand-daughter | MARY
PAULINE | 1939 - 1941. | Rest In Peace

No. 72
Erected | by | The Very Revd. | FRANCIS O'REILLY V.C.P.P. | Drumgoon |
In memory of his beloved mother | ELIZABETH O'REILLY, Killolaugher | Who
died 21st Feb 1849 aged 56 years | And of his beloved father | OWEN
O'REILLY | Who died 18th Nov. 1859 aged 64 years | And of his dear
brother | JAMES O'REILLY | Who died 25th Feby. 1874 aged 47 years | And
of his sister | ELLEN O'REILLY | Who died 27th ...

No. 73
Erected by | PATRICK and THOMAS O'REILLY | San Francisco California |
America | in memory of | their beloved Mother | ANNE O'REILLY | who
Departed this life | Decr ...

No. 74
This Stone was Erected | by JAMES & CHARLES | REILLY in Memory of |
Their Father CHARLES | REILLY of Ca...

No. 75
Erected by JAMES | RIELLY in memory | of his father PHILIP | RIELLY who
depd this | life Jany the 2d 1817 | Aged 64 years. Also | his mother
CATHERINE | RIELLY who depd this | life Jan the 7th 1829 (?)

No. 76
Here lies the Body of | PETER REILLY who died | ... 1773 (?) Aged ...

No. 77
Erected by PETER | REILLY of Cornasance (?) | in memory of his Fa | ther
EDWARD REILLY | who depd this life De | cember the 24th 1811 (?) | Aged
47 yrs also | his brother JOHN REILLY | who depd this life | Febry the
...

No. 78
Another view of No. 77, REILLY

No. 79
Erected | by | SUSANA RICHARDSON | Sherrard St. Dublin | In memory of
her parents | JOHN (?) and ELIZABETH DONOHOE | Also her brothers |
PATRICK, JAMES and PHILIP | And her sisters BRIDGET and | MARYANN | Also
her uncle and aunt | JAMES and SUSAN DONOHOE | R.I.P.

No. 80
In loving memory of | THOMAS SHALVEY | Dernakeen (?) | Who died 11th
August 1952 | Aged 57 years

No. 81
In Loving Memory of | MATTHEW SMITH Corfad | Died 3rd October 1956 Aged
69 years | His Wife MARY | Died 19th August 1954 Aged 47 years | Their
Daughter BRIDGET (Babs | Died 3rd February 1955 Aged 14 years | Rest in
Peace

No. 82
In Loving Memory Of | PHILIP SMITH | Degnavanty | Died 13th May 1932,
aged 20. | His father PHILIP | Died 16th March 1942, aged 72. | His
mother MARGARET | Died 5th May 1961, aged 83. | His brother EDWARD |
Died 25th Nov. 1974, aged 60. | His sister SUSAN | Died 31st Oct. 1975,
aged 69 | His sister KATHLEEN | Died 26th March 1987, aged 83. | Rest In
Peace | SMITH

No. 83
This Stone was Erectd | By SYELVESTER SMYTH | In memory of his Father |
PATRICK SMYTH who | Depd this life March | 1744 aged 58 yers.

No. 84
Erected to memo | ry of TERKITTLE | of Drumgoo who | died 17th May 1785
| Aged 56 years | Also his wife MA | RY | who died 22 Ma | rch 1807 aged
...

No. 85
This stone w | as erected by | BRYAN WENTER | ... his wife

No. 86
Unknown

No. 87
Unknown TERENCE
No. 88
Unknown WILLIAM