Headstones: St. Bartholomew's (CoI) Graveyard, Billis Parish, Carrickeeshil, Co. Cavan, Ireland
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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.