Headstones: CAVAN, Killeshandra Old Burial Ground, Co. Cavan, Ireland
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KILLESHANDRA OLD BURIAL GROUND, CO. CAVAN, IRELAND

No. 0
Church facade

No. 1
Map of graves and location of Hamilton and Martin Vaults

No. 2
Index and locations of burials. Surnames of : Anderson,
Armstrong, Bath, Bennet, Burns, Canning, Chirters, Connell,
Crawford, Cubbin, Davis, Dempsey, Dixon, Dongin, Donocho,
Donohoe, Donovan, Dougin, Fair, Fares, Faris, Ferguson,
Fitzpatrick, Fletcher, Fowler, Gaffney, Gannon, Gibson

No. 3
Index and locations of burials. Surnames of: Gibson,
Goodfellow, Graham, Hamilton, Harnkness, Hickson, Huggins,
Irwin, Johnson, Kieman, Kinkead, Magee, Martin, McClean,
McDonnell, McGraham, McManus, McVea, Monypenny, Moore, Naylor,
North, O'Brien, Pagy, Patton, Reilly, Richardson, Sheridan,
Smith

No. 4
Index and locations of burials, Surnames of: Smith through
Young

No. 5
Crest. Illegible stone.

No. 6
In memory | of | FRANCES FERGUSON (?) ...fe to ROBERT FERGUSON
Genl. and | ..ughter of EDMOND ANDERSON Esq | who died 24th
(?) June 1601 | aged 23 years | Also | lieth EDMOND ANDERSON
Esq (?) | father to the above FRANCES (?) ... | FERGUSON. He
was Magistrate for | the space of 16 years for this | county |
He died 11th May | ... aged 77 years this m... | ... was
Erected by his sons EDWARD | ... WILLIAM ANDERSON in memory |
...
[left side of photo cut off]

No. 7
In memory of the Revd WM ANDERSON | Curate of In memory of Rev
Wm Anderson, Curate of Killeshandra who depart. this | life
the 12th of Sept ... | Aged 56 years | Also the body of his
son-in-law | Capt ROBERT M CUBBIN who dep | this life on the
16th (?) of April 18?? | Aged __? years.

No. 8
Sacred | to the memory of | JOHN ARMSTRONG | who died April
13th, 1888 | Aged 75 years.

No. 9
Beneath this tomb are interred | the remains of WILLIAM
BENNETT | of Astnagh near Granard | who departed this life
15th July | 1830 Aged 60 years | Also his wife | JANE BENNETT
who departd this | life 25th July 1830 Aged 58 years

No. 10
Erected by her sons | ROBERT? AND ABRAHAM BENNETT | ... ... to
their | ...
[appears to be bottom of stone No. 9]

No. 11
In loving memory | of | MICHAEL BURNS | Cavan (?) | died 23rd
Feb, 1861 (or 1961) | Also his mother | KATE BURNS

No. 12
Sacred to the memory | of | BRIDGET GANNON (nee MCAVEY) |
Drumcase. | Whose mortal remains were interred here | 29th
August 1930 | In her 84th year, also her beloved husband |
THURLOCH. | Who died 29th January 1889. Aged 50? Years

No. 13
This stone was | erected by ANN | CONNELLY of Boho | Who dep
this Life | August the 12th | 179_? Aged 41 y..

No. 14
In | Loving Memory | of | SAMUEL J. CRAWFORD | died 5 Feb,
1859, aged 49. | Also his wife | ELIZA CRAWFORD | died 17 Jan.
1868(?) aged 50. | And their children | DANIEL, MARY
ELIZABETH, CHARLOTTE. | Also their grandchildren | SAMUEL
JAMES SHULDHAM | died 9 Dec, 1885, aged 4 months. | DAVID
ELDRED | died 4 Oct. 189? Aged 4_? years.

No. 15
... ... of (?) | DONELL late of Portlan... | this life 15? of
December ...17__? Age 86 (?) | Also the body of his wife JOANN
al.. | DONELL who departed this life _9th of | July 1819 (?)
Age 26 (?) years | Here lieth the body of MA... | CHARTER (?)
als Mc DONELL late of | Aughaboy who departd this life | July
15? 1772 Agd 32 yrs. | Also the body of LUKE M | DONNELL who
departed this life 1_?th | of Nov. 1819 Aged 86 yrs. | Also
(?) ANNE M DONNELL his wife | who departed this life 1st of
July | 1829  Agd 7_? yrs.

No. 16
Erected in memory of | EDWARD DONOHOE | Snakeel, | who died
7th June 1914. | Also his brothers | THOMAS DONOHOE | died 7th
August 1884 | HUGH DONOHOE | died 6th Oct. 1893 | JOHN DONOHOE
| died 30th April 1908 | also their sister | CATHERINE DONOHOE
| died 19th June 1908

No. 17
Here lies the following body | Mrs DEBORAH DOUGAN dep... |
this life 3d Sept 173_? agd 55 yrs | Mr ROBERT DOUGAN 19th (or
10th) March | 1747 agd 73 yrs | ... JAMES FI__? (?) | Feb (?)
174_ .. 75(?) yrs | JOHN DOUGAN _7th ... 17 [date covered]

No. 18
... was placed here by | JOHN FARIS of Drummergold a | tribute
of affection to his beloved | wife ISSABELLA FARIS who died |
on the 7(?) of Octr 1805 aged 32 years
[broken stone]

No. 19
... this tomb lieth awaiting | resurection of the ... Body of
MARY | BATH (?) alias FERGUSON departed life February | the
__? 179_? Aged __? years Also Daughter | ELIZABETH ...
ANDERSON Departed ... | this life October the 9TH 1791 aged 22
(?) years | ... WAS Erected (?) by JAMES BATH ... | ...

No. 20
....... This stone | deposited the | remain of GEORGE | RALPH
the child of | The Revd. THOS. FETHER |STON and ADELINE his
| wife who died Octr | 10th 18__? Aged 4 Weeks.

No. 21
This monument has been erected | by LAURENCE FITZPATRICK in
memory | of his daughter ELENOR FITZPATRICK | who died upon
the 2nd day of | September in the year of our Lord | 1817 aged
24 years. || And who had been in life respected | and in death
regretted | Here also lieth the body of LAURENCE FITZPATRICK
who died in | July ... aged __? years and of | THOMAS his
eldest son who died in | June ... aged 56 (?) Years.

No. 22
JOSEPH H. FLETCHER | died 10th March 1920 | aged 38 years

No. 23
(same plot as #22) His wife MARY SOPHIA FLETCHER | died 4th
August 1953 | Aged 84 years

No. 24
(same plot as #22) ..... son Liet. Col. JAMES H. FLETCHER
D.S.O.M.C. | died 4th January 1935 | aged 46 years

No. 25
(same plot as #22) Their son CHARLES H. FLETCHER | died 24th
Marc 1985 | aged 86 years

No. 26
(same plot as #22) Their daughter LILIAN BEATRICE FLETCHER
(LILY) | died 13th December 1989 | aged 94 years

No. 27
(same plot as #22) FRANCES ELIZABETH FLETCHER (LIL) | died 8th
April 1998 aged 91 years | wife of Charles H.

No. 28
In loving memory of | WILLIAM ROBERT GIBSON | died May 13th
1906 | MARTHA GIBSON | died Nov. 11, 1896 | SAMUEL H. GIBSON |
died Sept. 14th 1937 | MARY K. GIBSON | died Jan. 29th 1951 |
EDITH K. GIBSON | died June 11th 1972 | EILEEN M. GIBSON |
24th 1978


No. 29
The | Family Valult |of | JAMES HAMILTON Esq | of |
Castlehamilton

No. 30
Here lies the body of | THOS. HARKNESS who d.... | March the
6th, 1729  Aged 5_? | Also his grandson IAIN FARES | who
died Augt the 19th 1762 | Aged 23 years

No. 31
The Lord have | mercy on the so | ul of  HEN..? MAR | TIN who
depart | ed this life ... | ... | in the 26th (?) year | of
his age (?)

No. 32
Sacred | to the memory of |  WILLIAM (?)MURRAY HICKSON | ... |
R. N. ... | died December 13th (?) 1864 | Aged 49 | [rest
illegible]

No. 33
This stone was erected | by FERGUS KIERNAN  in | memory of his
Son PATK (?) | departed this life March 1813 | Also his son
THOS Died 1817.

No. 34
Martin crest on building

No. 35
In memory of | CATHERINE McMANUS | 1881 AGED 84 years |
Erected by her sons | JOHN & LURE McMANUS | of New York

No. 36
Here lyes | the body of | Edward Mc| VEA who dye|d ... ...
Aged | ... 1750

No. 37
... Erected by THOMAS NAYLOR and his | ... as a token of
affection and respe ... | ... memory of them that are
gone.
plaque in front of stone:
In loving memory of | The NAYLOR family | Corlespratten | Arva
| Co Cavan.

No. 38
101263 Gunner | C.E. NORTH | Royal Field Artillery | 7th June
1918 age 21 | Thy will be done

No. 39
In | Loving memory | of | JOHN PATTON | beloved husband of |
SARAH PATTON | died 10th January 1941 | aged 77 years | "He
giveth his beloved sleep"

No. 40
Here lieth the body of MILTON | POGY who departd this life |
Febry the 12th 1784 agd 74

No. 41
Erected by | their children | in loving memory of | ABIGAIL
and NICHOLAS SHERIDAN. | WHO DIED 29TH August 1890 | and 13th
October 1903

No. 42
In memory of | ... JOHN SHERIDAN | of this town | who died
Dec 19th 1850 | Aged 57 years |  Also his son ROBERT | who
died July 11th 1856 | Aged 15 years.

No. 43
In loving memory | of | OLIVE MARJORIE | beloved daughter of |
JAMES A. and ALICE E. THOMPSON | who died 11th Dec. 1916. |
Aged 5 years | Also of JANE DONOVAN | widow of late H. DONOVAN
M.D. Kilfinane | who died 7th April 1916 | ...

No. 44
HENRY BLYTH | THOMPSON | 1903 - 1978.

No. 45
In | loving memory of | the TODD family | Coragh

No. 46
To the memory of | PATRICK TULLY | Coragh | Died March 1923 |
His wife JULIA | died May 1942 |also their son WILLIAM ? |
DIED Aug. 1935

No. 47
... |... VEAITCH who dyed | M.. the 3d 1714 | aged 97 yrs |
... of his wife JENNET | who dyed Oct ... 17.... | ... 02 aged
58 years | also here lieth the Body | of JOHN VEATCH ... |
..AMES VEAITCH who dy | d February the 26 17__? | aged 50
years.

No. 48
... | loving memory | of | our dear brother | JOHN THOMAS
WALLACE | Who died August 29th 1944 | aged 67 years | also |
his sister ALICIA MARY | who died 12th January 195?  | aged
78 years

No. 49
Erected | by | JOHN WEIR, | in loving memory of  | his mother
| ANNE WEIR, Gurteen, | who departed this life | on the 25th
April 1899, | aged 77 years.

No. 50
Erected | by her children | ISABELL & HUGH | in loving memory
of | their dear mother | MARIANNE WOODHOUSE | Rockfield |  who
died May 7th 1919 | Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord.

No. 51
Erected | in | loving memory | of | JOHN WOODHOUSE, | died 7th
July 1908 | aged 87 years. | Also his wife | HANNAH WOODHOUSE
| who died 1st June 1912 | aged 91 years | also their son |
WILLIAM | died 1st Dec 1895 | aged 32  years

No. 52
In | loving memory | of | A dear husband and father | EDWARD
WOODS | called home 13. October 1955 | Aged 45 years | Also
his parents | ROBERT died 3 April 1951 | MARGARET died 21 July
1968. | "In heavenly love abiding"

No. 53
In Loving memory of | ELIZABETH WOODS | died 29th August 1908,
aged 66 years. | also | ROBERT WOODS | DIED 30TH March 1916,
aged 80 years. | also their daughter | ELIZABETH MARTIN | died
21st September 1942, aged 72 years. | "Thy will be done" |
Erected by | Lieut. Col. J.L. MARTIN, R.A.M.C.

No. 54
Loving memory | of | WALTER WILLIAM YOUNG, | who died 27th
Jan. 1891. | aged 51 years. | also his mother | MARY GLEMINA
YOUNG. | WHO DIED 17TH July 1852, | aged 31 years. | and his
wife MARGARET | wo died 15th May 1930. | and their son |
WILLIAM ALEXANDER KNIGHT YOUNG | who died 1st March 1917. |
Erected by his son | Wm. A.K.YOUNG, Gartinardress.

No. 55
In | loving memory | of | LUCY ALICE YOUNG. | who entered into
rest |  Dec. 26th 1910 | ... Rev. 11.19 (?)