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Raphoe Parish, Co. Donegal, Ireland, Death Announcements 1776-1871

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The Diamond, Raphoe, Co. Donegal (from an old postcard c1900)
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Date Notice
January 9 1776 MCCLEERY Died near Raphoe John McCleery, farmer (Londonderry Journal)
July 2 1776 BARKER Died Rev. William Barker, Dean of Raphoe last Thursday age 62 (Londonderry Journal)
February 27 1778 PORTER Died at Rapho, Dr. Porter (Londonderry Journal)
May 18 1779 GREENFIELD Died at Rapho the wife of Rev. Mr Greenfield (Londonderry Journal)
October 15 1779 KNOX Died near Rapho, Samuel Knox (Londonderry Journal)
March 11 1780 OSWALD On Sunday morning the 5th instant died at Raphoe, the right rev. Dr. John Oswald, bishop of Raphoe, after a tedious illness, which he bore with truly Christian patience and serenity. – In him the diocese has a lost a most worthy pastor, his disconsolate widow the best of husbands, his friends a real friend, and the public a warm well-wisher to its real interests. Dignity without pride, and real humility without meanness were happily blended in his conduct. The excellence of his understanding etc……….. (Saunders’ News Letter)
January 13 1783 SPENCE Died a few days ago, at Greenhill, near Rapho, Nich. Spence, Esq. (Saunders’ News-Letter)
November 19 1783 STEPHENSON Died the wife of James Stephenson, of Raphoe, Merchant (Saunders’ News Letter)
October 5 1784 KNOX Died at Rapho, William Knox (Londonderry Journal)
December 28 1784 KING Died James King, son of the Dean of Rapho, companion of Capt Cooke at Nice, Italy (Londonderry Journal)
June 7 1785 GORDON Died at Raphoe, Rev. James Gordon (Strabane Journal)
17 January 1786 NISBITT On Thursday the 12th, Charles Nisbitt, Esq., of Greenhill, Lieut.-Colonel of the Raphoe Battalion (Strabane Journal)
August 31 1789 CONINGHAM Died at Raphoe, Mr. James Coningham (Saunders’ News-Letter)
May 17 1806 LOWERY At Feddyglass, near Raphoe, Mr. Alexander Lowery (Paper??)
January 9 1808 LOWERY At Tullyrap, near Raphoe, Mr. John Lowery (Saunders’ Newsletter)
September 14 1813 KINCAID On Thursday 2nd inst. in the prime of life, Miss Catherine Kincaid, daughter of the late Mr. William Kincaid of Ballyholly, near Raphoe( Paper??)
March 29 1823 BISSET At the Palace of Raphoe, on the 20th instant, after a long and painful illness, Mrs. Bisset, wife of the Lord Bishop of Raphoe (Dublin Correspondent)
January 20 1824 RAMSAY It is our painful duty to record the death of Mr. John Ramsay, son of the Rev. William Ramsay, Raphoe. This amiable and interesting young man departed this life the 15th inst. He had entered on his 21st year, and lately finished his collegiate studies. To a mind richly stored with classical, scientific, and scriptural attainments, he added a mildness and modesty of demeanour, which endeared him to all his acquaintance (Strabane Morning Post)
December 21 1824 STEELE On Wednesday last, in this town, Mr. James Steele, late of Tops, near Raphoe. He lived the life of the righteous, died in the full assurance of faith in his Redeemer, and is now enjoying the fullness of the beatific vision (Strabane Morning Post)
October 8 1831 HUEY At Raphoe, on the 3rd inst., Alexander Huey, Esq., aged 85 years. Mr. Huey was a Freeman of Derry (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 10 1832 EWING At Raphoe, Mrs Ewing, relict of the late Rev. J. Ewing, Rector of Glencolumbkill, County Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 28 1832 CLARKE On Tuesday last, at Cavan, county Donegal, Peter Clarke, Esq., formerly of Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 17 1832 GALBRAITH On the 23rd ult., in the 68th year of her age, Martha, wife of Mr Hugh Galbraith, of Coolaughymore, near Raphoe. In the several relations as wife, mother and friend, her conduct was marked with peculiar tenderness. Her patience and meek resignation, during a painful and protracted illness, her charity, and exemplary piety, were worthy imitation. She was beloved, and her memory will long be cherished by all with whom she was acquainted (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 14 1832 RUSSELL At his dwelling in Maghryhu, Parish of Raphoe, on Tuesday, 27th March, Mr Matthew Russell, aged 86 years. All his life he lived a good moral character (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 10 1832 ROULSTON In Raphoe, on Friday week, aged 50 years, James Roulston, Esq., for many years the surgeon of the Dispensary there. In him, the poor have lost a good friend, and his wife and large family a fond and affectionate husband and parent (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 12 1833 IRWIN In the prime of life, of cholera, at Bombay, on the 11th August, Graves Chamney Irwin, Esq., Judge Advocate General. He was formerly of the North West Bar, and brother of Rev. J. Irwin, Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 26 1833 CRAWFORD At Baltimore, on the 12th November last, Andrew Crawford, Esq., son of the late Thomas Crawford, Esq., of Raphoe, aged 57 (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 22 1833 GAMBLE In Cooladerry, near Raphoe, on Monday last, the 17th inst., after a few days illness, Mrs Gamble, relict of the late Peter Gamble, in the 80th year of her age (Londonderry Sentinel) (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 28 1833 MASON At Ballyholly, near Raphoe, on Saturday, the 21st inst., after a long and painful illness, Mr William Mason, aged 70 years, farmer (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 18 1834 MCCRAB At Maughresollus, near Raphoe, on Monday last, in the 16th year of her age, Miss Ann McCrab, only daughter of the late Mr Samuel McCrab (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 24 1834 WRAY At Raphoe, on Thursday week, aged 61 years, after a short illness, Mr William Wray, yarn merchant (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 30 1834 HAMILTON At Coolaghy, near Raphoe, on Wednesday, the 20th inst., Mrs Hamilton, relict of the late Mr William Hamilton, aged 82 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 6 1834 BAIRD On Saturday, the 22nd ult., at Lisnoble, near Raphoe, in the 82nd year of his age, Mr John Baird, 50 years precentor to the Presbyterian Congregation of Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 7 1835 HENDERSON At the Tops, near Raphoe, on Saturday 31st ult., in the 78th year of her age, Mrs Henderson, relict of the late Mr Henderson (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 28 1835 MACKIE At Portrush, on the 20th inst., at the house of her uncle, James Stephenson, Esq., Margaret, youngest daughter of the late A. Mackie, Esq., of Raphoe, aged 20 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 12 1835 MCCAUSLAND On the 6th inst., at her residence at Raphoe, Mrs McCausland, relict of the late Rev. Archibald McCausland, of Fernhill, near Kilmacrenan, aged 73 (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 17 1835 SCOTT At Three Springs Farm, near Coshocton, Ohio, U.S., on the 21st August last, Mr Matthew Scott, late of Tullydonnell, near Convoy, in the 69th year of his age (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 14 1836 CARSON At Raphoe, on Saturday last, Mr Samuel Carson, for many years a respectable woollendraper in that town (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 14 1836 CLARKE At Drumnabratty, near Raphoe, on Monday, the 25th ult., at the advanced age of 96 years, Mrs Clarke, relict of the late Mr Peter Clarke (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 3 1836 THOMPSON At the Milltown of Raphoe, on the 25th of August, in the 75th year of her age, Elizabeth, relict of the late Mr John Thompson, of same Place (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 17 1836 BARCLAY On Friday, the 9th inst., after a severe and protracted illness, Mrs Jane Barclay, relict of the late Mr James Barclay, of Raphoe, aged 64 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 5 1836 HAWKINS July 31, on his passage to England, between Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena, William Hawkins, Esq., second son of James, late Lord Bishop of Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 1 1837 LAIRD At Tullyvenny, near Raphoe, on Thursday 15th ult., Mrs Andrew Laird, aged 30 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 17 1838 BARCLAY At Figart, near Raphoe, on the 28th ult., in the 38th year of his age, Mr Andrew Barclay (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 17 1838 WITHEROW On the 10th inst., at his house in Raphoe, in the 78th year of his age, James Witherow, Esq., (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 24 1838 HUEY At Raphoe, on the 14th inst., in the 84th year of her age, Margaret, relict of the late Alexander Huey, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 31 1838 PORTER On the 20th inst., at her residence, Widow's House, Raphoe, in the 75th year of her age, Mary, relict of the late Rev. Mr Cunningham Porter, of Burt (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 18 1838 MCCLURE On the 10th ult., of inflammation on the chest, Jane, only daughter of the late Robert McClure, Esq., Raphoe, in the 16th year of her age, after a short but severe illness (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 15 1838 THOMPSON On the 2nd inst., at his brother's house, Raphoe, of malignant fever caught in the discharge of his professional duties, Dr Joseph Thompson, aged 22 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 19 1839 MITCHELL On the 10th inst., at Ballyholley, near Raphoe, Mr John Mitchell, in the 64th year of his age (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 19 1839 STEPHENSON On the 12th inst., at her residence in Burnside, near Raphoe, in the 78th year of her age, Mrs Martha Stephenson, relict of the late Mr Andrew Stephenson (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 23 1839 KINCAID At her residence in Ballyholly, aged 86 years, Mrs Anne Kincaid, relict of the late Mr Kincaid (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 29 1840 PITCAIRN At Raphoe, on the 20th inst., of consumption, Anne, youngest daughter of the late Isaac Pitcairn, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 1 1840 COCKBURN At her residence, Colefield, near Raphoe, Barbara, wife of Mr. James Cockburn (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 15 1840 COCKBURN On the 3rd inst., at his residence, Colefield, near Raphoe, Mr James Cockburn, in the 81st year of his age, father in law to John B. Scott, Esq., High Sheriff of county Clare. He had survived his beloved wife by only two weeks and two days (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 2 1841 MCCLINTOCK On the 30th ult., at the residence of her son, Dr McClintock, in Raphoe, county Donegal, Mrs Elizabeth McClintock, aged 72 years, relict of the late Mr William McClintock, of Bishop Street, in this City, merchant (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 8 1841 WALKER On the 8th ult., at Moneymore, Mr Andrew Walker, teacher of the Moneymore School, formerly of Raphoe, County Donegal. He had not completed his 28th year (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 8 1841 MOORE On the 26th ult., in Carrickbrack, at her sister's residence, at the advanced age of 81 years, Lydia Moore, fifth daughter of David Moore, Esq., late of said Place (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 5 1841 WITHEROW On the 17th ult., in Raphoe, after a painful and lingering illness, Catherine, youngest daughter of the late James Witherow, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 19 1841 WILSON On the 16th inst., at Tops, near Raphoe, county Donegal, at the advanced age of 84 years, Mrs Martha Wilson, relict of the late Alexander Wilson, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 2 1841 DUNLOP At Cooladerry, near Raphoe, on Friday, the 24th ult., after a painful illness, which came upon him very suddenly, and which he bore with exemplary patience and Christian fortitude, Mr John Dunlop, aged 64 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 19 1842 MONTGOMERY At Charlemont Mall, Dublin, aged 72, Richard Montgomery, Esq., of Raphoe, for many years an officer of the excise (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 1 1842 BROWN At Cottown, near Raphoe, on Saturday, the 17th ult., much and deservedly regretted, Jane, wife of Mr Joseph Brown, aged 30 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 1 1842 KINCAID At Ballyholey, near Raphoe, on Thursday last, Jane, the beloved wife of Mr Robert Kincaid, aged 44 years. She bore a long and painful illness with perfect resignation (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 5 1842 MCCONAGHY At Carrickbrack, on Sunday, the 30th October, Mr William McConaghy, aged 26 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 19 1842 REID At Braehead, on the 7th inst., in the 82nd year of her age, Hannah, wife of Mr William Reid (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 28 1843 BARR At Magherasollis, near Raphoe, on Wednesday, the 25th inst., in the prime of life, Mr Andrew Barr, for many years a resident of this City (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 11 1843 DUDGEON At Dromore, near Raphoe, county Donegal, in the 82nd year of her age, Mrs Dudgeon (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 29 1843 MCCONNELL At Raphoe, on Friday, the 21st inst., after a lingering illness, Isabella, the beloved wife of Mr Moses McConnell, of that Town (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 24 1844 PITCAIRN On the 5th inst., at Raphoe, of consumption, Rebecca, second daughter of the late Isaac Pitcairn, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 24 1844 STEPHENSON On the 20th inst., at the residence of her brother, James Stephenson, Esq., Portrush, Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the late James Stephenson, Esq., Raphoe, aged 77 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 9 1844 GILFILLAN On the 21st ult., after a short illness of seven days, aged 24 years, Mr Robert Gilfillan, youngest son of Mr John Gilfillan, of Woodland, near Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 16 1844 WALLACE On the 10th inst., at Ballyholy, the Rev. Andrew Wallace, late of Shane Valley, Castlefinn and Licentiate of the General Assembly. A numerous assemblage of his father’s and his friends accompanied his remains to Church minster graveyard, on Tuesday last, when before the funeral procession commenced, the Rev. James Steele of Stranorlar, by special request delivered an appropriate address (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 15 1844 LAIRD At Raphoe on the 7th inst. in his 78th year, Mr. John Laird. His end was peace (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 17 1844 SMITH At Raphoe, on Sunday, the 11th inst., of consumption, Maria, eldest daughter of Mr William Smith, aged 16 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 11 1845 MCDONALD On the 7th inst., at the Rev. James Irwin’s, Raphoe, in her 100th year, Mrs Mary McDonald, a native of Scotland, above three score years a faithful housekeeper in the family, having entered the family of Mr Irwin's great grandfather (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 22 1845 RUSSELL On Wednesday the 25th ult., in her 54th year, Mary, the beloved wife of Mr. Alexander Russell of Burnside (Londonderry Standard)
February 19 1845 SHELDON At Magherasollis near Raphoe on 2nd inst., Esther, beloved wife of Mr. Alexander Sheldon, aged 76 years (Londonderry Standard)
May 3 1845 EWING On Saturday, the 26th ult., at Braehead, the residence of her brother, Miss Ewing (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 28 1845 JOHNSTON On Sunday the 18th inst. at Kiltowel near Convoy, Mr. William Johnston aged 85 years, much respected by all who knew him (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 13 1845 BLAIR At Ballyholey, near Raphoe, on Thursday, the 4th inst., after a tedious and painful illness, Miss Isabella Blair, in the 32nd year of her age, eldest daughter of Mr Thomas Blair (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 29 1845 LOGAN At Raphoe, on the 22nd inst., in the 76th year of her age, Mrs Isabella Logan, relict of the late Mr Alexander Logan, after a long illness (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 18 1846 MACKEY On the 3rd inst., at the residence of her brother, Mr John Mackey, Lismontegly, Raphoe, after a protracted illness, Miss Margaret Mackey, aged 67 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 8 1846 PEMBERTON At Raphoe, at the house of her son in law, W. L. Patterson, Esq., Mrs Pemberton, aged 81 (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 2 1847 BUCHANAN On the 25th ult., aged 21, Mr Thompson Buchanan, youngest son of Mr A. Buchanan, Glenmaquin, and brother of the Rev. A. Buchanan, First Glendermott Presbyterian Church (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 8 1847 DEVENNY On Sunday, the 2nd inst., Rosanna, daughter of Mr John Devenny, Drummany, near Raphoe, aged 23 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 15 1847 BOYD At his residence, Ballyholly, on Thursday, the 6th inst., Mr Samuel Boyd, aged 82 years. He had been a Ruling Elder of the Presbyterian Church of Raphoe for upwards of 50 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 29 1847 IRWIN At Raphoe, on Wednesday, the 26th inst., Annie, the well beloved wife of the Rev. Thomas Irwin, Curate of Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 4 1847 WILSON On Thursday, the 2nd of September, at the Tops, near Raphoe, of typhus fever, Robert Acheson Wilson, Esq., aged 37 (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 9 1847 CRAWLEY On the 26th September, at Raphoe, John Crawley, Esq., aged 61 years
December 18 1847 BLAIR On Thursday, the 9th inst., at Ballyholly, near Raphoe, aged 32 years, Martha, youngest daughter of Mr Thomas Blair (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 1 1848 HAMILTON On Christmas night, at the residence of her son, Mr Richard Hamilton, of Raphoe, Mrs Maria Hamilton, aged 70 years. Also on the 28th ult., her granddaughter, Sibella Smith, aged 4 years and 10 months, after an illness of 18 months (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 23 1848 KINKEAD At Ballyholly, near Raphoe, on Saturday evening last, David Kinkead, Esq., aged 70 (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 12 1849 SCOTT On the 11th ult., at Three Springs, Ohio, U.S.A., Mrs M. Scott, relict of the late Matthew Scott, of Tullydonnell, near Convoy, aged 74 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 13 1849 WILSON On Thursday morning last, the 5th inst., at the Tops, near Raphoe, John Wilson, Jun., Esq., after a few hours' illness (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 3 1849 WILSON At Raphoe, on Wednesday, the 18th ult., after a protracted illness, Moses Wilson, Esq., solicitor, in the 43rd year of his age (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 18 1850 WILSON At Tops, near Raphoe, on Wednesday 16th inst., after a brief illness, in the 20th year of his age, Alexander, second son of John Wilson, Esq., Tops (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 22 1850 CARSON At Raphoe, on the 15th inst., Mary, youngest daughter of the late Samuel Carson, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 19 1850 ROWAN At Raphoe, on Sunday morning last, after a lingering illness, James, son of Mr Samuel Rowan, aged 21 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 13 1850 CARSON On the 1st inst., at Manghrehan, near Raphoe, Anne Carson, in the 80th year of her age (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 27 1850 KINCAID At Dromholm Glebe, county Donegal, on Sunday, the 22nd inst., Ann Kincaid, relict of the late John Kincaid, Esq., of Raphoe, aged 85 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 22 1850 MCCONAGHY October 26, at his residence, Ruskey, near Raphoe, Mr William McConaghy, aged 66 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 29 1850 MONTEITH On Thursday the 21st inst., Elizabeth, wife of Mr Alexander Monteith, of Carnshanaugh, near Raphoe, aged 86 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 27 1850 THOMPSON On the 11th inst., of consumption, at Berwick Hall, Susan, the beloved wife of the Rev. J. Thompson, Presbyterian Minister of Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 31 1851 SMITH At Carnshanagh, near Raphoe, on the 22nd inst., Mr Alexander Smith, aged 86 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 19 1851 WILSON On Sunday morning last, at her residence in Raphoe, after a lingering illness, in the 51st year of her age, Jane, the beloved wife of Mr William Wilson, grocer (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 10 1851 LOGAN At Raphoe, on the 3rd inst., Fanny, eldest daughter of the late Mr Alexander Logan, merchant (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 19 1851 KERR At Raphoe, on the 16th inst., aged 57 years, Samuel Kerr, Esq., an agriculturist and a manufacturer (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 27 1852 JAMES At Raphoe, on the 29th inst., after a short illness, Mr Charles James, aged 29 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 19 1852 LAIRD On Wednesday, the 10th inst., at Bogagh, near Raphoe, at the residence of her son, Mr James Gardiner, Mrs Laird, in the 70th year of her age (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 26 1852 WILKINSON At Raphoe, on the 19th inst., Esther, relict of the late Rev. John Wilkinson, rector of Mevagh, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 25 1852 GREEN On the 14th inst., at Raphoe, Mr Hugh Green, aged 65 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 2 1852 RAMSEY At her residence, the Close, Raphoe, on Monday, the 28th ult., at the advanced age of 91 years, Mrs Ramsey, widow of the late Rev. William Ramsey (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 1 1852 ORR At his residence in Magherasollas, near Raphoe, on Saturday evening, the 25th ult., Mr Andrew Orr, aged 81 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 25 1853 HUGHES On Tuesday morning last, in a decline, Margaret Hughes, the trustworthy and faithful cook, for about 20 years, to the Rev. J. Balfour, head master of the Royal School, Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 18 1853 MCCAUSLAND On the 12th inst., at Woodland, near Raphoe, after a short illness, Mr Robert McCausland, aged thirty eight years, leaving a wife and five helpless children to deplore his loss (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 1 1853 WILSON On Sunday evening, the 27th ult., Mary, aged 18 years, daughter of William Wilson, Esq., solicitor, Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 13 1853 LOGAN In Greensboro, North Carolina, on Sunday morning, the 3rd April, General John M. Logan, aged 54 years. The deceased was a native of Raphoe, county Donegal, and emigrated to America about thirty years ago, during which time he has resided in the county of Guildford, filling various offices of public trust there. For the last sixteen years he was clerk of the county court (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 30 1853 CARLAND At his residence, Braehead, aged 60 years, after a lingering illness Mr Patrick Carland, for many years flax buyer to the Messrs J. A. Smyth & Co of this City (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 26 1854 PITCAIRN In Raphoe, on the 16th inst., of consumption, in his 20th year, John Pitcairn, second son of Isaac Pitcairn, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 1 1854 CARSON On the 25th ult., at Magherhan, John, eldest son of the late Samuel Carson, Esq., Raphoe, in his 34th year (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 6 1854 ROWLES On Sunday, the 24th ult., at his residence, 26 Mortimer Street, Cavendish Square, London, Mr Richard Rowles, aged 65 years, formerly of Raphoe, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 17 1855 MCCONAGHEY On the 5th instant, at her house, aged 64 years, after a protracted illness, Eleanor, widow of the late Wm. McConaghey, of Ruskey, near Raphoe (Londonderry Journal)
April 5 1855 BALFOUR On the 19th ult., of apoplexy, after only twenty-four hours’ illness, the Rev. James Balfour, B. D., Headmaster of the Royal Grammar School of Raphoe, aged 59 years. He was much respected and is sincerely lamented by all classes (Londonderry Standard)
April 5 1855 EWING MARCH 29, at his residence, Braehead, Joseph Ewing, Esq., aged 91 years (Londonderry Standard)
August 24 1855 WILSON On the 3rd inst., Barbara, fourth daughter of William Wilson, Esq., Diamond, Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 2 1855 BRYSON On Monday, the 22nd ult., after a prolonged illness, Mr John Bryson, Raphoe, aged 74 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 29 1856 ADAIR On the 25th inst., at Broadlea, aged 36 years, Samuel, second son of Mr James Adair (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 13 1856 CHITTICK [KINCAID ]On the 29th ult., at Ballyholly, the residence of her father, Robert Kincaid, Esq., after a protracted illness, Martha, the beloved and youthful wife of Leslie Chittick, Esq., of Pittsburgh, America (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 15 1856 STEELE At the Royal School House of Raphoe, on the 11th inst., Mary Isabella Steele, the infant daughter of the head master, the Rev. William Steele (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 2 1857 MCCONAGHY On the 23rd ult., Margaret, the wife of Mr Robert McConaghy, of Carrickbrack, and youngest daughter of Mr John Allen, late of same place, after a painful and protracted illness (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 11 1858 MCCLEERY At Maherahane, near Raphoe, on Sunday last, Sarah, relict of the late Mr John McCleery (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 6 1859 LOGAN April 27, at Raphoe, after a severe and tedious illness, Jane, daughter of the late Mr Alexander Logan, merchant (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 21 1859 LOWRY At Dromore, near Raphoe, on Wednesday last, Mr James Lowry aged 71 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 11 1859 RUSSELL On the 1st November, Mr Alexander Russell, Burnside, Raphoe, in his 74th year (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 18 1859 LAIRD November 1, at Tullyvenny, near Raphoe, Mr Robert Laird, aged 75 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 16 1859 WILSON December 4, at his residence, "The Tops", John Wilson, Esq., a Ruling Elder in the Presbyterian Church at Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 23 1860 MACKEY March 3, at his residence, Lismontigley, near Raphoe, John Mackey, Esq., aged 80 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 20 1860 BUCHANAN On the 12th April, at Glenmaquin, Parish of Raphoe, county Donegal, Sarah, wife of Alexander Buchanan, Esq., and mother of the Rev. Alexander Buchanan, First Glendermott (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 18 1860 BROWNE May 9, at Cottown, Mr Joseph Browne, aged 57 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 15 1861 SMITH February 3, at his father's residence, William Street, Raphoe, Thomas, youngest son of Mr William Smith (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 15 1861 BROWN February 6, at Cottown, aged 23 years, Mr Samuel Brown (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 1 1861 RUSSELL February 28, John Russell, labourer. He died in Lifford Hospital after a leg amputation due to an accident. The injury was sustained whilst working for his employer, Mr John Gregg, farmer, from near Raphoe. He leaves a widow and eleven children (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 15 1861 GARDNER March 6, at Tullyvinney, Sarah, wife of Mr William Gardner, aged 48 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 3 1861 RUSSELL April 22, in her 37th year, Fanny, the wife of Mr Robert Russell, Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 18 1861 SCOTT October 15, at his residence, William Street, Raphoe, Mr John Scott, Sen., aged 64 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 8 1861 PORTER November 1, at Raphoe, Ellen, the wife of William Porter, Esq., merchant, aged 25 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 21 1862 BLAIR February 18, at Ballyholy, near Raphoe, Mrs Mary Blair (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 7 1862 KNOX On the 1st March, at Clifton, after a short illness, the Rev. James Spencer Knox, Rector of Kilcronahan and Maghera, Vicar-General of the Diocese of Derry, eldest son of the late Hon. and Right Reverend William Knox, Lord Bishop of Derry and Raphoe, aged 72 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 14 1862 GALBRAITH February 3, at Bellville, Canada West, Jane, eldest daughter of Mrs Robert Galbraith, Raphoe, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 23 1862 MCCLURE May 17, at her residence, Raphoe, Jane, relict of the late Robert McClure, Esq., aged 67 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 15 1862 MCMONEGAL August 11, at Raphoe, Bridget, the beloved wife of Mr Frederick McMonegal, aged 26 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 6 1863 COCHRANE January 31, at the Grove, Raphoe, Charles Cochrane, Esq., aged 83 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 6 1863 MCDEVITT March 1, at Raphoe, Mr Patrick McDevitt, baker and grocer (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 24 1863 DILL April 22, at Burnside, Raphoe, Rebecca Dill (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 26 1863 ALLINGHAM May 20, at Raphoe, aged 25 years, Thomas, third son of William Allingham, Esq., of Ballyshannon (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 11 1863 MOLLOY On the 6th September, at Raphoe, in the 85th year of her age, Jane, the relict of the Rev. Francis Lucas Molloy, Rector and Vicar of Lettermacaward (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 16 1863 HAMILTON October 11, at her residence, Raphoe, Miss Fanny Hamilton, aged 51 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 10 1863 EDWARDS November 4, at his residence, Raphoe, Mr Matthew Edwards, aged 58 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 29 1864 WILSON On the 26th January, at Drumaneney, Raphoe, Miss Eliza Wilson, aged 69 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 4 1864 WITHEROW February 25, at Ardvarnock House, Raphoe, Jane, only daughter of William Witherow, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 16 1864 KINCAID March 11, at Ballyholly, Robert Kincaid, Esq., aged 81 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 26 1864 ORR April 18, at Kiltoal, Convoy, Ann M. Orr, aged 18 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 13 1864 MULHERN On the 5th May, at the residence of Mrs. Greene, Raphoe, Fanny, wife of Mr James Mulhern, Stevedore, Greenock, Scotland, aged 31 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 17 1864 RUSSELL May 13, at New Row, near Raphoe, Mr James Russell (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 10 1864 BUCHANAN On the 3rd June, at his residence, Glenmaquin, in the Parish of Raphoe and county of Donegal, Alexander Buchanan, father of the Rev. A. Buchanan, Presbyterian minister of First Glendermott [Londonderry], aged 72 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 19 1864 PITCAIRN August 16, at Raphoe, of a protracted illness, Elizabeth, wife of Mr Isaac Pitcairn (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 9 1864 HARPER August 30, at Raphoe, William James, youngest son of Mr William Harper, merchant, aged 19 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 28 1864 JOHNSTON October 9, at her residence, Meeting House Street, Raphoe, Mrs Johnston, aged 94 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 17 1865 CRAWFORD On the 5th January at Meetinghouse Street, Raphoe, Miss Anne Crawford (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 9 1865 MULHERN June 4, at the residence of Mrs Green, Diamond, Raphoe, Joseph, youngest son of Mr James Mulhern, stevedore, Greenock, Glasgow, Scotland, aged two years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 21 1865 MCCONAGHEY On the 15th February, at Carrickbrack, near Convoy, Mr Robert McConaghey, in the 62nd year of his age (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 13 1865 GRAHAM June 11, at Dromore, near Raphoe, William, second son of Mr William Graham, aged 21 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 11 1865 THOMPSON July 2, after a short illness, Miss Ann Thompson, daughter of the late John Thompson, Esq., Milltown, Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 10 1865 MCCLURE September 17, suddenly, of heart disease, on board H. M. S. Racer, at Leghorn, Andrew McClure, Esq., M. A., M. D., surgeon of the said Ship, aged 41 years, and formerly of Raphoe, Ireland. Buried in the English cemetery (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 15 1865 WILSON Died at the house of her brother, the Rev. Dr William Wilson, Pastor of the Church of the Covenanters of this City, Miss Martha Wilson. She was born in the town of Findrum, Parish of Raphoe, county of Donegal, Ireland. "From the Cincinnati Presbyterian Witness, November 8" (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 6 1866 IRWIN January 27, at Whitby, Cheshire, the Rev. Thomas Irwin, ex Sch., T.C.D., Incumbent of Ellesmere Port, aged 71 years. He was for 29 years Curate of Raphoe Cathedral (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 2 1866 IRWIN February 20, at Eckington Vicarage, Worcestershire, the Rev. James Irwin, Ex Scholar and A.M., T. C. D., Vicar of Eckington aged 78 years. He was for forty years Headmaster of Raphoe Royal School (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 20 1866 GREEN March 15, suddenly, at Meetinghouse Street, Raphoe, Mr William Green, aged 62 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 29 1866 BOYLE June 24, at her residence, Raphoe, Jane, the beloved wife of Mr Philip Boyle, aged 73 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 3 1866 LOGAN August 2, at Blair Terrace, Foyle road, Derry, Mr Robert George Logan, son of the late Mr James McClintock Logan, Raphoe, aged 27 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 4 1866 WOODS August 28, at Bogagh, Mr John Woods, aged 81 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 28 1866 TEASE September 25, at the residence of her father, William Street, Raphoe, Lissie, the beloved wife of Mr William Tease, aged 26 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 13 1866 ALLEN [WILSON] November 3, at Carrickbrack, Jane, wife of Robert Allen, Esq., and eldest daughter of William Wilson, Esq., solicitor, Raphoe, aged 40 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 22 1867 JACK On the 16th January, at Ballyholey, near Raphoe, Miss Eliza Jack, aged 85 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 29 1867 WILSON March 26, at Bogagh, Mr Joseph Wilson, aged 64 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 16 1867 MCCONNELL April 13, at Dromore, near Raphoe, Mr Thompson McConnell, aged 67 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 7 1867 SHELDON April 30, at Magherasollis, the residence of her father, Mr Andrew Sheldon, Esther Sheldon, aged 6 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 21 1867 STEWART June 17, at her father's residence, Close Street, Raphoe, Margaret, eldest daughter of Mr James Stewart, aged 20 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 28 1867 WILSON June 25, at Drumineney, near Raphoe, David Wilson, Esq., aged 74 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 23 1867 CARLIN On the 17th July, at his residence, Braehead, Mr Daniel Carlin, aged 31 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 30 1867 SHELDON August 25, at Coolaghey, near Raphoe, Esther, infant child of R. A. Sheldon, Esq., M. D. (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 27 1867 LYNCH September 27, at Carnshanagh, near Raphoe, Mr William Lynch, aged 86 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 1 1867 LOGAN October 31, at Blair Terrace, Foyle Road, [Londonderry] Isabella, youngest daughter of the late Mr James McClintock Logan, late of Raphoe. Her remains will be removed for interment in the [Londonderry] Cemetery Burying Ground on tomorrow, Saturday, the 2nd, at 2.30 pm (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 20 1867 RAWSON December 14, at his residence, Raphoe, Mr Samuel Rawson, aged 63 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 3 1868 CONAGHY December 21, at Tullydonnell, John Conaghy, aged 24 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 24 1868 RAMSAY January 14, after a long illness, Samuel Ramsay, Esq., the Close, Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 31 1868 WALLACE March 28, at Glasgow, Mr William Wallace, formerly of Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 1 1868 HAMILTON April 20, at Gortaquigley, near Raphoe, Henry Hamilton, Esq., aged 85 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 12 1868 THOMPSON May 8, at Raphoe, Matilda Jane, beloved wife of William Thompson, Esq., merchant, Raphoe, aged 37 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 19 1868 IRWIN May 17, at Raphoe, from scarletina, after a few day's illness, John Irwin, Esq., S. I., Royal Irish Constabulary (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 26 1868 MACKEY May 20, at Raphoe, Catherine, eldest daughter of the late John Mackey, Esq., of Lismontigley (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 2 1868 WILSON On the 25th May, at her residence, Tops, Miss Eliza Wilson, aged 68 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 11 1868 SHIELDS August 4, at his residence, Maugherasolas, near Raphoe, Mr Andrew Shields, aged 59 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 4 1868 GALBRAITH [THOMPSON ] August 31, at the residence of her son in law, Mr J. Clarke, Demesne Cottage, Saintfield, Rosanna Thompson, relict of the late Mr James Galbraith, and youngest daughter of the late Captain Thompson, J. P., The Close, Raphoe, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 25 1868 TEAS September 22, at Ballyholey, Mr William Teas, aged 84 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 3 1868 MCCONNELL October 31, at the residence of his son, Sackville Street, Londonderry, Moses McConnell, formerly of Raphoe, aged 82 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 18 1868 WAUCHOB On the 11th December, at the Close, Raphoe, Mrs Wauchob, aged 76 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 5 1869 MCCONNELL Feb 27, at Carnshanagh, near Raphoe, Mr Andrew McConnell, aged 84 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 13 1869 MILLAR August 8, at Burnside, near Raphoe, Mr Jonathan Millar, aged 80 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 5, 1870 SHAW March 2, at Coolaghey, near Raphoe, Mr. Thomas Shaw, aged 72 years (Londonderry Standard)
March 5 1870 Mr. Robert Wilson, Solicitor, Strabane, a gentleman highly esteemed by all who knew him, died on Wednesday, at his residence, the Bowling Green [Strabane], after a short illness. Mr. Wilson was only forty-five years of age. He was the son of William Wilson, Esq., Solicitor of Raphoe – a most popular man in county Donegal – and brother-in-law of James Carson, Esq., of this city. His remains are to be interred this evening in the Raphoe burying-ground (Londonderry Journal)
May 25 1870 LAIRD May 11, at her residence, Windeyhall, Raphoe, Mrs. Mary Laird, relict of the late Mr. William Laird, much regretted by a large circle of sorrowing friends (Londonderry Standard)
October 8 1870 LOGAN Sept. 27, at his residence Raphoe, Mr. Robert Logan, aged 65 years (Londonderry Journal)
January 11 1871 KILLEN January 1, at his residence, Meetinghouse-street, Raphoe, Staff-Sergeant David Killen, aged 75 years (Londonderry Standard)
March 11 1871 THOMPSON March 9, at his residence, 69, Great James-street, Derry, Andrew Thompson, M. D., aged 71 years. [His remains will be removed for interment in Raphoe burying-ground on Monday, 13th inst., at nine o’clock, a. m. Friends will please accept this intimation (Londonderry Standard)
April 7 1871 BOYLE April 5, at Argry, Raphoe, Daniel Boyle, Esq., aged 89 years (Londonderry Journal)
April 19 1871 LAIRD April 12, at Glenmaquin, near Raphoe, Margaret, the beloved wife of Mr. William Laird (Londonderry Standard)
May 13 1871 MCDERMOTT May 8, at his residence, Meeting-house, Raphoe, Mr. Henry McDermott, flax merchant, aged 70 years (Londonderry Standard)
May 20 1871 HAMILTON May 19, at Coolaghy House, Raphoe, William Hamilton, Esq., aged 80 years. His remains will be removed for interment in Raphoe burying-ground, on Monday 22nd inst., at eleven o’clock. Friends will please accept this intimation (Londonderry Standard)
August 9 1871 SMYLIE July 28, at Raphoe, Harriette, the beloved wife of Mr. Charles Smylie, R. I. C., aged 25 years (Londonderry Standard)
December 13 1871 SHELDON At the residence of her mother, Magherasollus, Raphoe, after a lingering illness, Mary, youngest surviving daughter of the late Andrew Sheldon, aged 13 years, deservedly and deeply regretted (Londonderry Standard)