Headstones: St. Bartholomew's (CoI) Graveyard, Billis Parish, Carrickeeshil, Co. Cavan, Ireland Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives Cavan Index Copyright Contributed by: David Hall firstname.lastname@example.org Transcribed by Valerie Ackroyd Photos ______________________________________________ ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S (COI) GRAVEYARD, BILLIS PARISH, CARRICKEESHIL, CO. CAVAN, IRELAND Photo No.0 Church of Ireland sign Photo No.1 General view of church and cemetery Photo 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 (?) Photo 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" Photo 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. Photo No.5 ARMSTRONG family plot [see Nos. 03 & 04] Photo 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." Photo No.7 In | Loving Memory | Of | JOHN C. BELL | Drumgora. | Died 1st Nov. 1973. | Peace, Perfect, Peace Photo 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 Photo 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" Photo 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 Photo No.11 BETRAM burial plot [see also No.10, BERTRAM] Photo 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. Photo 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. Photo No.14 In loving memory | of | WILLIAM BYERS | (Drumollard) | Died 1st Sept. 1978. | His brother EDWARD | Died 9th July 1992. | Peace Perfect Peace | BYERS Photo No.15 In Loving Memory of | CHARLES CASSIDY | Fintavin | Died 28th December 2005 | Aged 86 years | "Safe in the arms of Jesus" | CASSIDY Photo 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 Photo 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. Photo 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 Photo 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 Photo 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. Photo 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 Photo 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 Photo 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 Photo 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. Photo 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 Photo 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 Photo 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" Photo 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 Photo 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. Photo 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 Photo No.31 In loving memory | of | THOMAS WILLIAM HARRISON | Drumnaveigh | Who entered into rest | 6th Jan. 1996 | Aged 77 years Photo 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 ... Photo 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. Photo 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 Photo 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. Photo No.36 In | memory of | FRANCIS JENNINGS | of Killaduff | Who died 16th Feby 1874 | Aged 84 years Photo 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 Photo 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 Photo No.39 Fagus Sylvatica | Planted | In Loving Memory | Of | The JOHNSTON Family | Lisanymore | Copper Beech Photo 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 Photo 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. Photo 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. Photo 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. Photo No.44 Erected | To the Memory of MARY MAGURIN | By her affectionate Son OBADIA (?) | who [rest illegible] Photo 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. Photo 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." Photo 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] Photo 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] Photo 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. Photo No.50 McNEIL, FULTON, KANE plot [see Nos. 47, 48, 49] Photo No.51 In | loving memory of | GEORGE FRANCIS | MULLIGAN | Died 18th June 1938 (?) | Age 71 Photo 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. Photo 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. Photo 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 Photo 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 Photo 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 Photo 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 Photo No.58 ROBERT PRATT called to rest | 29th November ... aged 68 (?) years | Also his wife EMMA | Called to rest | ... April 1939 aged 64 Photo No.59 In loving memory of | our dear parents | Who entered into rest | ISAAC PRATT | 12th April 1928 | JANE PRATT | 2nd January 1942 Photo No.60 [PRATT] In | memory of | JANIE | ... ... daughter | of | WILLIAM & ANNIE | Who died ... ... 1901 (?) Photo No.61 In Loving Memory | of | JOHN PRATT | of Tragh | Who died 25th Nov. 1908 (?) | Aged 54 years Photo 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. Photo No.63 PRATT | In memory of | WILLIAM PRATT, | Straugh, | Died 13th June 1917 | Also his wife | ANNIE | Died 11th February 1931 | Peace Perfect Peace Photo No.64 In Loving Memory | Of | ROBERT (Bobby) | SMYTH | Drumgora, Lisgrey. | 1928 - 2005 | In God's Keeping Photo 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 Photo No.66 STAFFORD | In loving memory of | BENJAMIN | Died 17th March 1990 Photo 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. Photo No.68 STAFFORD | In Loving Memory Of | LYNDA ELIZABETH STAFFORD | Nee HENRY | Cornaden | Who died 14th December 2014, aged 52. Photo 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... Photo No.70 STAFFORD | In Loving Memory Of | MARGARET STAFFORD N.T. | Who died 21st November 1995 | Aged 88 years Photo No.71 In Loving Memory | of | WILLIAM STAFFORD | Cornaden, Virginia | Who died April 1945 | His wife MARGARET | Who died May 1955. Photo No.72 In loving memory | of | MARY ELIZABETH STEWART | ... Grange | Born 15th July 1910 | Died 10th March 1918 Photo No.73 In Loving Memory | of | ELIZABETH THOMPSON | Died 15th April 2012 | Aged 50 years. | Safe in the arms of Jesus | THOMPSON Photo 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 (?) Photo 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. Photo 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 Photo No.77 ... | to the memory of | RICHARD WHITE | and his family Photo 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 Photo 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. Photo 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.