Cemetery: Kilvarnet Parish

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'These epitaphs in Kilvarnet churchyard are given in Dr. 
O'Rorke'a work' :-

" Hear lys | Interd the Body of BARTH | WALLACE | who 
departed this life the 28th | April 1769.   Aged 76."

" Pray for the soul | of OLIVER WALLACE | who departed this 
| life March 17 1773. | Aged 23 years."

" Pray for the soul of | OWEN DONOGHUE who depart | ed this 
life March 16th | 1778 aged 60 years. | His son JAMES 
DONOHOE of Ballyara | his wife JANE BRETT of Tubbercurry and 
| some sf their children are also interred here."

'The following epitaph is placed over the tombstone of the 
father of the present M.P, for Sligo ':-

" Lord have mercy on the sonl of JOHN COLLEARY of Ranaghan | 
who departed this life 22 dec. 1841 aged 56. | Erected by 
his loving wife | MARY MCGRATH. | Requiescant in pace."

" 0 Lord | have mercy on the | soul of thy servant JOHN | 
ARMSTRONG of Falnasugan | who departed this life | on 6th of 
Septr 1843. | aged 74 years. May be rest in | peace.   

"Lord have mercy on tie sonl of | WILLIAM MASTERSON who 
departed | this life 12. June.   Aged | 96 years. | Erected 
by his son THOMAS MASTERSON | in memory of him and 

" In | memory of ] WILLIAM CORCORAN | Ballinacarrow who 
departed | this life 16th March 1861. | Aged 43 years, | May 
he rest in peace.'



Parish of Kilvarnet-Cemetery.

Pray for the soul of MARY NANGLE alias CONEL who died August 
8th 1778 aged 48 years. Erected by her son BRYAN NANGLE.

Here are deposited the remains of Anne Higgins who departed 
this life Dec. 21st 1791, aged 70 years. Erected by her 
daughter Mary Henry.

Pray for the soul of CHARLES QUIGLEY who departed this life 
October 10th 1802 aged 46 years. Erected by his relict 

MICHAEL MICHELL lieth under this stone, He is to arise again 
but the time is not known. This debt must be paid without 
control. Think of this reader and pray for his soul, He 
departed this life July 28th 1803, aged 52 years. Erected by 
his brother MARTIN MICHEL.

Lord have mercy on the soul of EDMOND HENRY who departed 
this life Feb. 17th 1824 aged 67 years, also the soul of 

This tomb erected by his son PAUL HENRY in memory of his 
loving father.

Lord have mercy on the soul of MAGGY TARCENY alias NICHOLSON 
who departed this life Sept 21st 1850 aged 60 years. Erected 
by her husband PATRICK TARCENY.

Have mercy O Lord on the soul of thy faithful servant JAMES 
CORCORAN of Newgrove who is herein entombed. He died July 
25th 1853, aged 40 years. May he rest in peace.

Erected by JAMES HENRY to the memory of his father THOMAS 
HENRY, who died Sept 21st 1855, in the 75 year of his age.

SARAH CORCORAN alias MARTIN died 21st November 1857, age 77 

Erected by MICHAEL McDONNELL of Collooney in memory of his 
beloved wife MARY MCDONNELL alias HENERY, died 8th June 
1858, aged 54 years, also of his father PATK MCDONNELL, died 
7th Sept 1832 aged 75 years also of his mother HONOR 
MCDONNELL alias HENERY died 14th Jan 1824 aged 60 years.

Journal of the Association for the Preservation of the 
Memorials of the Dead in Ireland FHL# 1279252