Headstones: CAVAN, St. Bartholomew's (CoI) Graveyard, Billis Parish, Carrickeeshil, Co. Cavan, Ireland Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives Cavan Index Copyright Contributed to the IGP Archives by: David Hall firstname.lastname@example.org Transcribed by Valerie Ackroyd Photos ______________________________________________ ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S (COI) GRAVEYARD, BILLIS PARISH, CARRICKEESHIL, CO. CAVAN, IRELAND No. 0 Church of Ireland sign No. 1 General view of church and cemetery No. 2 In Loving Memory of | GEORGE and CHARLOTTE ARGUE & family | Their son THOMAS ARGUE | Died 13th March 1962. Aged 57 yrs. | Wife JEAN died 15th Dec. 1976 aged 65 | Their son BASIL died 10th Oct. 1983 aged 41 (?) No. 3 In loving memory | of | JOHN ARMSTRONG | Died 5. Dec. 1951. Aged 83 yrs | Also his wife ANNA | Died 5. Oct. 1952 aged 74 yrs | Their sons | JAMES | Died 3. Oct. 1943. Aged 29 yrs | MARTIN | Died 5. May 1941. Aged 24 yrs | Their daughter in law | ANN | Died 19. Sept. 1979. Aged 61 yrs. | Their son LOUIS | Beloved husband of ANN | Died 25. July 1983. Aged 64 yrs. | "Forever with the Lord" No. 4 Erected by | WILLIAM ARMSTRONG, | of Chicago, Ill. U.S.A. | In loving memory of my dear mother | MATILDA ARMSTRONG, | Who died 10th Nov. 1910, aged 56 years. | "The memory of the just is blessed." | Prov. 2.7. No. 5 ARMSTRONG family plot [see Nos. 03 & 04] No. 6 ARMSTRONG | In Loving Memory Of | MERVYN ARMSTRONG | Assan | Who died 21st August 1998 | Aged 78 years. | And his wife RACHEL | Who died 11th March 2015 | Aged 92 years | "Abide with me." No. 7 In | Loving Memory | Of | JOHN C. BELL | Drumgora. | Died 1st Nov. 1973. | Peace, Perfect, Peace No. 8 In Loving Memory Of | JOHN JAMES BELL | Drumagoland | Who died 20th December 1979 | Aged 91 years | Also his beloved wife LAURA | Their son WILLIAM (Billy) | Who died 5th June 2009 | Aged 78 years | "In God's Keeping" | BELL No. 9 In Loving Memory Of | JOSEPH FREDERICK BERTRAM | Fintavin | Died 28th Jan 1945 aged 67 yrs. | His wife MARY | Died 15th Feb. 1977 aged 94 yrs. | Their daughter MARIAN (Mary Anne) | Died 28th Nov. 1919 aged 6 yrs. | "Forever with the Lord" No. 10 In loving memory of | A dear wife, mother | and grandmother | ELIZABETH BERTRAM "Fintavin" | Died 11th Oct 1998 aged 60 yrs. | Gone from our home | But not from our hearts | BERTRAM No. 11 BETRAM burial plot [see also No. 10, BERTRAM] No. 12 In | Loving Memory | of | JOSEPH BROWN | Who died 19th April 1902 | Aged 68 years | FRANCIS MILLIGAN | Died 15th September 1897 | Aged 72 years. | PHOEBE LAWRENCE | Died 4th September 1896 | Aged 64 years. No. 13 In | Loving Memory | of | JAMES BYERS | of Graughnagree | Died 8th April 1922. Aged 64 years | Also his three children | JOSEPH, LYDIA and SAMUEL | Who went home before him. No. 14 In loving memory | of | WILLIAM BYERS | (Drumollard) | Died 1st Sept. 1978. | His brother EDWARD | Died 9th July 1992. | Peace Perfect Peace | BYERS No. 15 In Loving Memory of | CHARLES CASSIDY | Fintavin | Died 28th December 2005 | Aged 86 years | "Safe in the arms of Jesus" | CASSIDY No. 16 In Loving Memory of | CHRISTINA ROSEMARY CASSIDY | Loving wife of JAMES | A dear Mother and Grandmother | Passed away 20th March 1997 | Aged 48 years | "Sadly missed and always in our thoughts" | CASSIDY No. 17 In Loving Memory | of | GEORGE V. CRAVEN | Born 14th February 1889 | Died 7th September 1979 | And his wife LOUISE | Interred at Morte. | In heavenly love abiding. No. 18 In | Loving Memory of | THOMAS DAVIDSON | Who died 12. Jan. 1892 | Also his wife ELIZABETH | Who died 11 Nov. 1943. | Their son HENRY | Who died 4. Sept. 1973. | ELIZABETH died 16. Feb. 1977 No. 19 In Loving Memory | of | HENRY DEVLIN, | Who entered into rest | 8th August 1904, | Aged 42 years. | And of his wife SOPHIA, | Who died 2nd October 1931. | Also their daughter | FRANCES SOPHIA RATTRAY, | Interred at Charlestown Ardee. | And their sons | STAFFORD, | Died at Durban June 1950. | WILLIAM HENRY, | Died 26th November 1956. | And his wife OLIVE TARLETON | Died 10th March 1968 No. 20 DOUGHTY | In Loving Memory of | WILLIAM DOUGHTY | Drumgora, Lisgrey | Died 7th June 1955, aged 84 years. | His wife LETITIA VICTORIA | Died 10th June 1963, aged 65 years. | The Lord Is My Shepherd. No. 21 In | memory of | JOHN DRURY | Died Xmas Day 1879, aged 68 | His wife MARY DRURY | Died 28th Nov. 1899 aged 70 (?) | And their son | JOSEPH DRURY | Died Feb. 1872, aged 11 (?) | ROBERT DRURY | Died 17th Nove. 1896 aged 35 | Erected by their children 1900 No. 22 In Loving Memory | of | THOMAS FAULKINER | Who died 11th September 1863, aged 50 | Also his wife | ISABELLA FAULKINER | Died 9th August 1908, aged 76. | And their children | HUGH FAULKINER | Died 6th January 1880, aged 25 | SAMUEL FAULKINER | Died 5th March 1904, aged 47. | WILLIAM FAULKINER | Died 16th August 1907 aged 57 | MARY JANE FAULKINER | Beloved wife of THOMAS FAULKINER | Who departed this life | 17th (?) February 1932 aged 56 No. 23 In loving memory of | WILLIAM FAULKNER of Carrickaheshil | Who entered into rest 15th Dec. 1911 | Aged 48 years | Also his beloved wife MARIANNE | Who fell asleep 9th July 1935, | Aged 69 years | Their daughter ISA died 9th Jan. 1981, | Their daughter LOUIE died 5th Nov 1983 No. 24 Erected | In Loving Memory Of | DAVID FAULKNER | Lisanymore | Died 5th Nov. 1958. | And of his beloved son | WILLIAM | Died 20th March 1973. | Also his beloved wife | MARY ANNE died 30th Jan 1976 | His brother GEORGE | Died 7th February 1989. No. 25 In Loving Memory Of | JOHN JAS, FAULKNER | Died 15th May 1959, aged 78 | His wife MARY FRANCES | Died 16th Oct. 1975. | Their son JOHN | Died 26th April 2012 aged 93 yrs. | Baby CARL | Born asleep 28th Dec. 1998 | Also | TOM & WILLIAM FAULKNER | "Safe in the arms of Jesus." | FAULKNER No. 26 In Loving Memory | Of | JOHN FAULKNER | Lateaster | Died 9th Sept. 1927 aged 68 years | ISOBEL FAULKNER | Died 25th May 1956 aged 73 years | WILLIAM KANE | Died 30th August 1969 aged 81 years | HUGH McNEIL FAULKNER | Died 26th May 1992 aged 68 years | Safe In The Arms Of Jesus No. 27 Erected | In | Fond & Loving Memory | of | WILLIAM H. FAULKNER | Carrickeeshil | Who entered into rest on | January 29, 1961 | And of his beloved wife | ELIZABETH | Called to higher service | February 3. 1973. | Also their baby daughter | LORNA JEAN | Also their son KENNETH | Departed this life | July 26, 1999. | "In Heavenly Love Abiding" No. 28 In | loving memory | of | MARY ELIZABETH FAULKNER | Lisacopple, | Died 18th October 1970. | Her husband THOMAS ROBERT | Died 2nd June 1983 | For ever with the Lord No. 29 In | loving memory | of | JOSEPH HARRISON | Drumgoland | Died 22nd February 1913, | Aged 72 years | And his wife | JANE HARRISON | Died 27th December 1926 | Aged 64 years. No. 30 In loving memory | of | JOSEPH ROBERT HARRISON | Tievenaman | Died 13th Nov. 1943 | His wife MAUD | Died 8th Jan. 1978 | Also their three children | Who died in infancy | "Peace Perfect Peace" | HARRISON No. 31 In loving memory | of | THOMAS WILLIAM HARRISON | Drumnaveigh | Who entered into rest | 6th Jan. 1996 | Aged 77 years No. 32 In | loving memory | of | THOMAS HARRISON | Drumnaveigh | Who died 15th Aug. 1906 | Aged 77 years | Also his | dearly beloved wife JANE | Who died 27th Feb. 1915 | Aged 77 years | And their eldest son | WILLIAM FRANCIS | Who died 8th Aug. 1922 | Aged 55 years | And was interred in U.S.A. | Their daughter MARY | Died 22nd... 1960 | Aged ... No. 33 In | loving memory | of | THOMAS R. HARRISON | Drumnaveigh | Died 29th Oct. 1954, age 81. | His wife MATILDA | Died 4th Dec. 1931, age 47. | His brother JOHN | Died 17th (?) July 1958 age 63. | And his wife MARY JANE | Died 24th July 1929 age 47. No. 34 In | Loving Memory Of | WILLIAM (Willie) HAWTHORNE | Billis. | 17th July 1928 - 24th November 2015 | Aged 87 years. | KEITH TIERNAN | Who died in infancy | SARAH COOTE | Who died 30th May 1980 No. 35 Erected | in memory of | THOMAS HENRY | Died 16. Jan. 1927, age 69 yrs | ELIZABETH HENRY | Died 9. Dec. 1944, age 87 yrs | FRANCES EZAIDA HENRY | Did 25. July 1968, age 76 yrs. | ELIZABETH HENRY | Died 29. April 1977 age 84 yrs. | Until the day dawn. No. 36 In | memory of | FRANCIS JENNINGS | of Killaduff | Who died 16th Feby 1874 | Aged 84 years No. 37 In memory of | WILLIAM JENNINGS who died | Febry 1th 1884 aged 92 years | Also his wife JANE died Octr. | the 19th 1865 aged 63 years | And his son THOMAS DIED January | the 15th 1881 aged 50 years | WILLIAM JENNINGS | Entered into rest 21st Jany 1902 | His wife MARY ANNE | Died 30th Sept. 1929 | Their sons | WILLIAM 19th Aug. 1947 | THOMAS 22nd March 1956 No. 38 WILLIAM JENNINGS | of Lisanymore | In Loving Memory of | His wife ELIZABETH, | Who died 20th July 1922 | Aged 57 years. | Also her daughter MARTHA | Died 24th April 1925, aged 38 | And the above WILLIAM JENNINGS | Died 16th November 1927, aged 67 years | Their daughter | KATE ELIZABETH JENNINGS | Died 25th December 1962 | MARGARET ANN JENNINGS | Died 31st March 1970 No. 39 Fagus Sylvatica | Planted | In Loving Memory | Of | The JOHNSTON Family | Lisanymore | Copper Beech No. 40 In | loving memory of | GEORGE JOHNSTON | Lisanymore | Died 28th June 1974 | Aged 57 years | His wife OLIVE | Died 12th Aug. 1989 | Aged 68 years | Their son SAMUEL | Died 28th Aug. 1989 | Aged 38 years | Safe in the arms of Jesus | JOHNSTON No. 41 In | loving memory of | our parents | MARY JOHNSTON | Who died 2nd March 1881. Aged 79 yrs | And | JAMES JOHNSTON | Who died 28th Sept. 1885. Aged 86 years | Honored & loved and full of days | We laid them in the silent earth. | And here this humble stone we raise | A tribute to our parents worth. | Erected by | their children who emigrated to | Hobart in Tasmania | in 1854. No. 42 KANE | In Loving Memory Of | WINNIFRED MARY KANE | Lisanymore | Died 18th April 1995, aged 79 years. | Her husband WILLIAM JAMES | Died 3rd December 2001, aged 87 years. No. 43 KETTYLE | Billis | Cherished Memories Of | our dear son | SAMUEL CHRISTOPHER EVAN | Died 25th Nov. 1987 aged 8 months. | Safe in the arms of Jesus. No. 44 Erected | To the Memory of MARY MAGURIN | By her affectionate Son OBADIA (?) | who [rest illegible] No. 45 McELWAINE | In Loving Memory Of | GEORGE McELWAINE | Lisanymore | Died 11th August 1924, aged 78. | His wife ANNE | Died 3rd April 1903, aged 43. | Their son THOMAS | Died 26th February 1937, aged 46. | His wife JANE | Died 14th January 1971, aged 68. | And their two sons | Died in infancy. | Also their son GEORGE DAVID | Died 31st October 2006, aged 82. | And their son THOMAS HERBERT | Died 11th July 2008, aged 81. | Thy Will Be Done. No. 46 In Loving Memory Of | SAMUEL McELWAINE | Died 12th July 1971 | His son JOHN | Died 17th Aug. 1936 | And his brother WILLIE | Died 13th March 1964. | His wife INA | Died 2nd Sept. 1974. | "Resting where no shadows fall." No. 47 In | Loving Memory of | ISOBEL (Isa) KANE | Lisanymore | Late of Lurgan Co. Armagh | Died 2nd February 2015 | Aged 96 years | "The Lord is My Shepherd" [see No. 48, KANE] No. 48 In | Loving Memory of | ROBERT SAMUEL KANE | Lisanymore | Died 15th May 2007 | Aged 83 years | "The day thou gavest | Lord has ended" [see No. 47, KANE] No. 49 In memory of | HUGH McNEIL | of Lissanemore | Who departed this life. Feb. 17 1879 | Aged 85 years. | "Looking for that blessed hope | & the glorious appearing of the great God | & our Saviour Jesus Christ" Titus 2.18 | His son HUGH McNEIL | Who died 20th Dec. 1904. | Aged 67 yrs. | Also ARTHUR McNEIL | Who died 5th May 1910 | Aged 73 yrs. | THOMAS KANE | Who died 15th Dec. 1949 | Aged 68 yrs | And his wife SARAH KANE | Who died 24th Feb. 1958 | Aged 77 yrs. | Their daughter | LUCINDA EMILY FULTON | Died 29th May 2004 aged 81 yrs. | And her husband | JOHN SIMPSON FULTON | Died 29th Aug. 2006 aged 88 yrs. No. 50 McNEIL, FULTON, KANE plot [see Nos. 47, 48, 49] No. 51 In | loving memory of | GEORGE FRANCIS | MULLIGAN | Died 18th June 1938 (?) | Age 71 No. 52 In | Loving Memory | of | RALPH MULLIGAN | Drumderyglas, | Who died 12th Oct 1899 | Aged 76 years. | Also his daughters | MATILDA and PHEOBE | Who went home before him | And his wife, | MARY ANNE, | Also his son | WILLIAM HENRY | Died 4th Sept. 1931, aged 78 yrs | JANE | Wife of WILLIAM HENRY | Died 26th Sept. 1942, aged 76 years | ANDY MULLIGAN | Died 8th May 1969. No. 53 ISAAC NIXON | Died 12th Oct. 1925 aged 82 years | Also his wife MARY | Died 5th Oct. 1916 aged 71 years | And their daughter HARRIET | Died 21st April 1905 | Aged 16 yrs. No. 54 In | memory of | MARGARET NIXON | Wife of JOHN NIXON | Died 9th June 1884 aged 84 | Also their sons | GEORGE NIXON died 14th ... ... aged ... | JOHN NIXON died 10th June 1895 aged 25 (?) | Asleep in Jesus No. 55 WILLIAM O'HARA | Who departed this life 22nd September 1927 (?). | Aged 87 (?) years | Also his wife | KATIE O'HARA | Who departed this life 21st November 1947 (?) | Aged 78 (?) years No. 56 In Loving Memory | of | WALTER C. PEYTON | Rector of Billis 1840 to 1896 | And in loving memory of his widow | MARGARET PEYTON | Daughter of the | Rev. JAMES McGREIGHT (?) | Who entered into rest | ... August 1904 No. 57 Treasured Memories | of | HILDA IVY POYNTZ | Fintavin | A loving wife and mother | Called home on September 19th 1999 | Aged 63 years | Also her beloved husband | HENRY RICHARD POYNTZ | Called home on July 7th 2001 | Aged 79 years | Looking back with memories. Upon the path we throd | We bless the time we had with you, And leave the rest to God | POYNTZ No. 58 ROBERT PRATT called to rest | 29th November ... aged 68 (?) years | Also his wife EMMA | Called to rest | ... April 1939 aged 64 No. 59 In loving memory of | our dear parents | Who entered into rest | ISAAC PRATT | 12th April 1928 | JANE PRATT | 2nd January 1942 No. 60 [PRATT] In | memory of | JANIE | ... ... daughter | of | WILLIAM & ANNIE | Who died ... ... 1901 (?) No. 61 In Loving Memory | of | JOHN PRATT | of Tragh | Who died 25th Nov. 1908 (?) | Aged 54 years No. 62 Erected | by | their parents | In loving memory | of | SAMUEL PRATT | Lisacopple | Who died 6th November 1918 | Aged 30 years. | And JOHN PRATT | Who died 15th November 1918, | Aged 40 years. | Also | DAVID PRATT | Died 29th April 1924, | Aged 47 years. | And his son | JAMES NOEL | Died 22nd March 1925, | Aged 14 months. No. 63 PRATT | In memory of | WILLIAM PRATT, | Straugh, | Died 13th June 1917 | Also his wife | ANNIE | Died 11th February 1931 | Peace Perfect Peace No. 64 In Loving Memory | Of | ROBERT (Bobby) | SMYTH | Drumgora, Lisgrey. | 1928 - 2005 | In God's Keeping No. 65 In Loving Memory Of | FREDERICK JOHN ROBERT | Born 31st Jan 1900 - Died 25th Jan. 1951 | His wife SUSAN LOUISE | Born 10th June 1901 - Died 24th April 1987 | Their sons | WILLIAM ALFRED | Born 17th April 1938 - Died 7th April 1939 | JOSEPH ALEXANDER | Born 24th April 1928 - Died 21st April 1963 | JOSEPH WILLIAM | Born 1899 - Died 11th Sept. 1985 | SMYTH No. 66 STAFFORD | In loving memory of | BENJAMIN | Died 17th March 1990 No. 67 STAFFORD | In Loving Memory Of | MARGARET STAFFORD | (nee FAULKNER) | Cornaden | Who died 24th April 2001 | Aged 86 years. | Also her husband | HERBERT LEWIS STAFFORD | Who died 31st December 2011 | Aged 93 years. No. 68 STAFFORD | In Loving Memory Of | LYNDA ELIZABETH STAFFORD | Nee HENRY | Cornaden | Who died 14th December 2014, aged 52. No. 69 STAFFORD | In Loving Memory Of | LANCELOT STAFFORD | 1915 - 1996 | His Wife SARAH MARIA | 1920 - 1972 | His Parents | BENJAMIN & MARY ANNE | 1871-1947 1872-1954 | We have An Anchor... No. 70 STAFFORD | In Loving Memory Of | MARGARET STAFFORD N.T. | Who died 21st November 1995 | Aged 88 years No. 71 In Loving Memory | of | WILLIAM STAFFORD | Cornaden, Virginia | Who died April 1945 | His wife MARGARET | Who died May 1955. No. 72 In loving memory | of | MARY ELIZABETH STEWART | ... Grange | Born 15th July 1910 | Died 10th March 1918 No. 73 In Loving Memory | of | ELIZABETH THOMPSON | Died 15th April 2012 | Aged 50 years. | Safe in the arms of Jesus | THOMPSON No. 74 Loving Memory Of | JOSEPH WATSON, | Who died 2. Feb. 1912. | Also | JOHN JAMES WATSON, | Who died 5. Sept. 1901. | And his wife | FRANCES, | Called home 8. Feb. 1894. | ESTHER WATSON | Died 26 Dec. 1941. | JOSEPH WATSON, | Died 15. Jan. 1967. | "Thy will be done" | JOHN WATSON | Died ... Jan. 1981 (?) | JAMES E. WATSON | ... Nov. 1986 (?) No. 75 In | Loving Memory | of | our dear mother | ELIZABETH NIXON WATSON | Died 13th Sept. 1958, aged 72 years | Also our loving sister | ESMENIA WATSON | Died 9th March 1939, aged 22 years | Also our dear father | HUGH WATSON | Died 28th Dec. 1970, aged 84 years | His son GEORGE HENRY | Died 10th Feb. 1999, aged 85 years | SARAH EVELYN WATSON (nee KANE) | Died 15th Oct. 2010, aged 90 years | Her husband JAMES | Died 13th Feb. 2012, aged 90 years. | "Safe in the arms of Jesus" | We have only your memory loved ones, | To treasure our whole life through, | But its sweetness will live for ever, | As we cherish the memory of you. No. 76 In everlasting | memory of | MILLIE LOFTHOUSE | (nee WATSON) | Much missed Mum | Nan, | Great Nan | and friend | Home at last | Died 31. March | 2008 | Aged 77 years No. 77 ... | to the memory of | RICHARD WHITE | and his family No. 78 In Loving Memory | of | their Father, | WILLIAM WHYTE, | Who departed this life on 27 March 1902 | Aged 64 years. | Also their Mother, | MARY ANNE WHYTE, | Who fell asleep in Jesus on 27 July 1919, | Aged 69 years. | Forever with the Lord | MINNIE | daughter of the above | Died 4th March 1926, aged 46 years. | And her brother | THOMAS ALBERT | Died 16th August 1940, aged 58 years. | Also JENNY WHYTE | Ahalohan | Died 20th October 1993 | Aged 82 years | And her husband | THOMAS ALBERT WHYTE | Died 30th April 1995 | Aged 85 years No. 79 In | loving memory | of | BESSIE, | Wife of JAMES WILSON | of Billis Grove, | Who entered into rest | 25th January 1897, aged 72 years | Also of WILLIAM | second son of the above | JAMES and BESSIE WILSON | Who entered into rest | at Killaduff House, | 28th June 1883, aged 38 years. | Also the above | JAMES WILSON | Who entered into rest | 23rd September 1900, | Aged 90 years. | MARGARET E. WILSON, | Killaduff, | Who entered into rest | 4th Nov. 1932, aged 38 years. No. 80 In Memory | of | THOMAS WILSON of Billis, | Died 21st Oct. 1895, aged 64 years. | His Wife JANE, | Died 8th Nov. 1883, aged 54 years. | Also their daughter MARY, | Died 24th Sep. 1923.