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Raymoghy Parish (Manorcunningham), Co. Donegal, Ireland Death Announcements 1764-1870

Extracted from personal announcements inserted in the Dublin Courier, Saunders’ News Letter, Dublin Weekly Journal, Londonderry Journal, Londonderry Standard & Londonderry Sentinel
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia


Date Notice
December 10 1764 MARSHAL. Died a few Days ago, in his Father’s House at Manorcunningham, in the Co. of Donegal, Mr. James Marshal, an eminent Merchant of Cheapside, London (Dublin Courier)
February 19 1779 DAVIS. Died Anne wife of Thomas Davis, sr., of Manor Cunningham (Londonderry Journal)
July 29 1811 EWING. At Manorcunningham, Mrs. Ewing (Saunders’ News Letter)
July 17 1819 HOOD. At Manorcunningham, Mr. Henry Hood, aged 63, formerly an eminent land surveyor (Dublin Weekly Register)
May 29 1830 WILSON. On the 15th instant, at Manorcunningham, of fever, in the 21st year of his age, Mr Robert Wilson, student in the Belfast Academic Institution (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 18 1830 SMYTH. On Wednesday last, the 13th inst., at Drumbarnet, near Newtowncunningham, Mr James Smyth, at the advanced age of 88 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 6 1831 COLHOUN. At Labadish, in the 85th year of her age, Mrs R. Colhoun, relict of the late John Colhoun, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 31 1832 FULTON. On Wednesday, at Drumbarnett, aged 88, David Fulton, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 4 1834 BEERS (LESLIE). On the 27th ult., in the 69th year of her age, Jane, relict of the late William Beers, Esq., of Ballyward Lodge, county of Down, and only daughter of the late Archdeacon Leslie, of Kincraigie Castle, county of Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 25 1835 USSHER. At Sharon, near Newtowncunningham, on Monday last, the 20th inst., of apoplexy the Venerable Dr Ussher, Archdeacon of Raphoe, aged 69 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 20 1836 CLARKE. On the 6th inst., of consumption, at Carricknamart, in the county Donegal, Mr John Clarke, Jun., in the 22nd year of his age. He had been two years student of philosophy in the Royal College, Belfast (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 17 1838 MIDDLETON. On Tuesday, the 10th inst., at Manorcunningham, Mr James Middleton, aged 67 years, he was a kind husband, and tender parent (Londonderry Journal)
February 20 1841 COLHOUN. On Monday, the 15th inst., at Carrickballadooey, near Manorcunningham, county Donegal, after a tedious illness, Mr Robert Colhoun, Sen., in the 73rd year of his age (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 11 1843 RODDY. At Gortree, near Manorcunningham, Miss Mary Roddy aged 80 Years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 18 1843 RENTOUL. On the 2nd inst., of inflammation in the chest, aged 36 years, Jane, the beloved wife of Dr. Rentoul, Ray (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 3 1844 THOMSON. On 24th ult. at Newtowncunningham aged 22 years, Margaret, beloved wife of Mr. James Thomson. Her amiable and gentle disposition endeared her to her friends., and won the esteem of all who had the pleasure of her acquaintance. Through a long and serious illness not a murmur escaped her lips (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 16 1843 DILLON. After a short illness, at the advanced age of 90, Mr Redmond Dillon, of Ballylawn, near Newtowncunningham. His remains were attended to the graveyard of Balleighan (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 24 1844 HAMILTON (McGIRR). On Thursday, the 8th inst., Mary Hamilton, daughter of Mr William McGirr, of Dooish, near Newtowncunningham, in the 23rd year of her age (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 25 1845 CLARKE. On Sabbath, the 12th inst., near Manorcunningham, Mr John Clarke, aged 75 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 17 1846 BELL. On the 7th inst., at Ballyboe, near Newtowncunningham, in the 43rd year of her age, Martha, wife of Mr John Bell (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 15 1846 DAVIS. On Thursday, the 6th inst., at his residence, in Aughliard, Manorcunningham, of scirrhrus of the stomach, William Davis, aged 43 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 13 1847 GALBRAITH. On the 7th inst., aged 61 years, Catherine, the beloved wife of Mr Samuel Galbraith, Ballyboe, near Manorcunningham (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 11 1847 MONTGOMERY. On Tuesday, the 2nd inst, at Manorcunningham, aged 80, Miss Eleanor Montgomery (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 29 1848 COLHOUN. On Friday, the 14th inst., at Maghrabeg, near Manorcunningham, in his 72nd year, Mr Matthew Colhoun (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 8 1848 BUTLER. At Sharon, near Manorcunningham, of typhus fever, on the 5th inst., in the 34th year of his age, the Rev. William Archer Butler, late Professor of Moral Philosophy in the University of Dublin, and Rector of Raymoghy, in the diocese of Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 21 1849 HUNTER. April 1, at Manorcunningham, after a short illness, Mr Stephen Hunter (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 7 1849 KENNEDY. At Pittsburgh, on the 4th of November, Mrs Robert Kennedy, late of Manorcunningham, in the county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 28 1849 MIDDLETON. At Manorcunningham, on the 20th inst., after a very protracted illness, Mrs James Middleton, aged 24 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 1 1850 LESLIE. February 23, the Rev. John Leslie, of 28 Summer Hill, and of Kincraigie, county Donegal, aged 89 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 15 1850 COLHOUN. At Labadish, near Manorcunningham, on the 28th ult., after four day's illness, Jane, the only daughter of Mr John Colhoun, aged 8 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 22 1850 PARK. On Saturday, the 9th inst., MRS PARK, of Balleighan, near Manorcunningham, relict of the late Andrew Park, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 12 1850 GALBRAITH. At Ballyboe, Manorcunningham, on Wednesday, March 27th, John, youngest son of Mr Samuel Galbraith (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 11 1850 COLHOUN. On the 31st July, at Jamaica, Mr John Colhoun, formerly of Manorcunningham, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 6 1850 LAW (HORNSBY). On the 19th ult., at Cannon Hill, Berks., aged 83 years, Elizabeth, relict of the late Major James Law, of Portland Place, Cannon Hill, and Manorcunningham in the county of Donegal, and daughter of the late William Hornsby, Esq., of the Hook, Hants., and sometime Governor of Bombay (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 20 1850 HOUSTON. On the 17th inst., after a few hours illness, Mr James Houston, of Killyverry near Newtowncunningham, aged 63 (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 10 1851 COLHOUN. On Tuesday, the 7th inst., Rebecca, youngest daughter of the late Mr Matthew Colhoun, of Magherabeg, Manorcunningham (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 14 1851 GRAHAM. On Thursday evening last, James Archibald, infant son of David Graham, Esq., Shipquay Street [Londonderry]. His remains will be removed to the burial ground, Raymochy, on Saturday morning, at 9 o'clock (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 28 1851 SINGER. Of fever, on the 24th October, at St. Louis, Missouri, United States, Joseph Henderson Singer, Esq., second son of the Venerable Archdeacon Singer, of Sharon Glebe, county Donegal, and Professor of Divinity in the University of Dublin (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 16 1852 RENTOUL (REID). At Dunduff, on the 25th ult., aged 84 years, Ann, relict of the late Rev. James Rentoul, of Ray, and daughter of his predecessor, the Rev. Robert Reid (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 19 1853 McCONNELL. At Neagh, near Manorcunningham, on Sunday, the 14th inst., in the prime of life, Miss Elizabeth McConnell (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 1 1856 CUNNINGHAM. January 30th, at Dunduff's Fort, Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Mr Samuel Cunningham (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 24 1856 PINKERTON. At Errity, near Manorcunningham, on Tuesday, the 21st inst., Mr Samuel Pinkerton, aged 80 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 12 1856 ARMOUR. At Magherabuoy, near Manorcunningham, on the 3rd ult., Mr Joseph Armour, aged 75 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 8 1857 FINUCANE. On the 2nd inst., near Manorcunningham, Mr Edward Joseph Finucane, in the 21st year of his age (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 8 1857 HEGARTY. On Wednesday morning week, in the 78th year of his age, Mr William Hegarty, of Manorcunningham (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 26 1857 BROWN. At Woodhill, near Manorcunningham, on the 6th inst., Mr Adam Brown, aged 80 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 25 1858 LARKEY. On the 23rd inst., at Galdonagh, near Manorcunningham, Catherine, relict of the late Mr John Larkey, aged 82 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 22 1858 PINKERTON. On the 13th inst., at the residence of her sister Mrs Mitchell, Swillymount, Newtowncunningham, Mrs Pinkerton, relict of the late Mr Samuel Pinkerton, Errity, aged 85 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 14 1859 GALBREATH. January 8, at Ballyboe, Sarah Jane, the beloved wife of Mr William Galbreath, aged 36 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 25 1859 HOOD. January 18, at Magheramore, near Manorcunningham, Mr Archibald Hood, at the extraordinary age of 112 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 9 1859 WILSON. December 2, at Lismoghrey, Manorcunningham, after giving birth to a daughter, who survives, Anne Jane, the beloved wife of Mr George Wilson (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 4 1860 CHITTICK. April 25, at Manorcunningham, of congestion of the lungs, Robert Lindsay, aged 2 years and four months, the beloved child of William Gervais Chittick, Esq., of Philadelphia (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 30 1860 RENTOUL. November 13, at Errity House, Manorcunningham, of scarletina, Sarah Ann, the beloved child of Rev. A. Rentoul, D. D., aged five years and nine months (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 18 1861 EWING. On the 14th January, at Drumbarnett, Mr Alexander Ewing, aged 86 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 5 1861 BOAL. On the 10th March, at his father's residence, Dunduff's Fort, Manorcunningham, in his 19th year, Mr James R. Boal (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 5 1861 CUNNINGHAM. On the 4th April at his residence, Dunduff's Fort, Mr Samuel Cunningham, Sen., His remains will be removed for interment in Errity burying ground on Saturday morning, 6th. inst., at 10 o'clock precisely (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 15 1861 CUTHBERT. November 6, Andrew Cuthbert, of Bellaghan, near Manorcunningham, drowned, whilst fishing on the shores of Lough Swilly. He is survived by a wife and six children (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 28 1862 GALLAGHER. March 25, at Drimoghal, Manorcunningham, Mr William Gallagher, aged 87 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 25 1862 COCHRAN. April 21, at Castledooey, Margaret Cochran, aged 16 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 27 1862 GOOLD. June 18, at Cannes, France, Elizabeth Jessy, fourth daughter of the Ven. Archdeacon Goold, Sharon Rectory, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 17 1863 COLHOUN. At his father's residence, Rusky, Parish of Raymochy, John, son of Mr John Colhoun, aged 19 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 2 1863 CLYDE. April 24, at Grawkey, William Clyde, aged 78 years, for almost forty years ruling elder of Second Ray Presbyterian Congregation. His latter end was peace (Londonderry Standard)
June 16 1863 CUNNINGHAM (REED) June 8, at Aughliard, near Manorcunningham, Mrs Elizabeth Cunningham, aged 85 years, the last of the family of the late Rev. Robert Reed, of Ray (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 16 1863 McCREA. June 7, at Corkey, county Donegal, Ann, the beloved wife of Mr James McCrea, aged 74 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 29 1864 RENTOUL. January 26, at Errity House, Manorcunningham, the Rev. A. Rentoul, D. D. The funeral will take place on Tuesday next, 2nd February at 12 o'clock (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 4 1863 McMENAMIN. July 30, at her residence, Galdonagh, Mrs Mary McMenamin (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 17 1863 HOUSTON. November 11, at his residence, Killyverry, Mr John Houston, aged 80 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 4 1864 STEEL. February 28, at Errity, Elizabeth Steel, aged 62 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 18 1864 LOGAN. March 13, at Galdonagh Glebe, Jane P. Logan, aged 8 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 26 1864 GLENN. April 20, at Dooish, Robert Glenn, aged 64 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 17 1864 CLARKE. May 12, at Galdonagh, Rebecca, wife of Mr John Clarke, aged 34 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 20 1864 McCLELLAND. May 17, at Galdonagh, near Manorcunningham, William John, only son of Mrs McClelland, relict of the late Constable Robert McClelland, of Dungannon, county Tyrone (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 7 1864 RUSSEL (KING). On the 21st September, of apoplexy, after a very short illness of two days, Jane, the wife of Mr John Russel, of Ballybolother, near Letterkenny, and only daughter of the late Mr Samuel King, of Manorcunningham (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 22 1864 DAVIS. November 15, at Aughliard, near Manorcunningham, Margaret, eldest daughter of Mr John Davis (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 30 1864 DONNELL. December 28, at Dunduff's Fort, Susan Donnell, relict of the late Charles Donnell, aged 88 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 6 1865 WATSON. On the 24th December, at Galdonagh, Nancy, wife of Mr Charles Watson, aged 73 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 31 1865 LARKEY. March 26, at Galdonagh, Mr Andrew Larkey (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 25 1865 ROULSTON. April 17, at Manorcunningham, Jane Mayne, widow of the late Mr John Roulston, Castlederg [Co Tyrone] (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 6 1865 HUNTER. May 30, at Errity, David Hunter, aged 20 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 14 1865 IRVIN. July 8, at Ballyshannon, Frances Bessie, third daughter of Rev. J. W. Irvin, Manorcunningham, aged 4 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 2 1866 PATTERSON. December 31, at Galdonagh, James, eldest son of Mr John Patterson (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 16 1866 RENTOUL. January 13, at the Manse, Ballymoney [Co Antrim], Lizzie, second daughter of the Rev. John L. Rentoul. Her remains will be removed from the Railway Terminus of the Northern Counties Railway, Waterside [Londonderry], on Wednesday morning, the 17th inst., at ten o'clock, for interment in the Errity Burying Ground, Manorcunningham (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 20 1866 MONTGOMERY. January 22, at the house of Major Mercer, Deputy Commissioner and Chief Magistrate, Sealkote, India, John Montgomery, Esq., of Ray, agent for Indian Flax Company, Belfast (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 3 1866 GALLAGHER. April 2, after a short illness, Mr John Gallagher, Diamond, Londonderry. His remains will be removed for interment in Raymoghey Burying Ground, county Donegal, on Thursday morning, the 5th April, at the hour of ten o'clock (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 15 1866 TAYLOR. May 9, at Linsford, near Buncrana, the residence of her son, Mr John Taylor, Jane, relict of the late Mr Thomas Taylor, of Sharon, near Newtowncunningham, aged 85 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 2 1866 ALEXANDER. September 18, at Drumbarnett, James, aged 6 years and 10 months, of diptheria, the beloved son of Mr John Alexander (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 2 1866 ALEXANDER. On the 15th September, at Drumbarnett, Rebecca Jane, aged 1 year and 11 months, of diptheria, the beloved daughter of Mr John Alexander (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 7 1866 RODGERS. On the 1st December, at Galdonagh, Parish of Ray, Mr Nathaniel Rodgers (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 1 1867 PHAYRE. On Christmas morning, at the residence of his uncle, Sharon, Newtowncunningham, county Donegal, Mr Alexander Phayre, aged 20 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 29 1867 PHAYRE. January 24, Emma, wife of John Phayre, Esq., of Sharon Glebe, Newtowncunningham, Derry, and beloved sister of E. Hamilton, of 22 Ranelagh Road, Dublin (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 1 1867 BARNHILL. February 22, Joseph, seventh son of Mr John Barnhill, Ballylawn, Manorcunningham (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 19 1867 EWING. March 10, at Green Cottage, near Manorcunningham, Samuel, eldest son of E. Ewing, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 3 1867 MILLS. April 29, Mr John Mills, Lismoghery, aged 84 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 4 1867 HOUSTON. May 30, at her residence, Killyverry, Jane, wife of Mr John Houston, aged 83 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 16 1867 EWING. July 11, at Drumbarnett, Mrs Barbara Ewing, relict of the late Alexander Ewing, aged 76 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 23 1867 VANCE. February 2, at the residence of her sister, Mrs Nicholson, Cumberland Store, Chiltern, Victoria [Australia], Elizabeth Vance, aged 20 years, youngest daughter of Joseph Vance, Sharon, Newtowncunningham (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 23 1867 MUNN. August 20, at Drumatoland, near Raphoe, John eldest son of Mr Andrew Munn, aged 22 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 21 1868 BALL (Lewin). February 15, at Sharon Glebe, Barbara, the beloved wife of Mr J. W. Ball, and fifth daughter of the late Captain J. Lewin, of her Majesty's 30th Regiment, Mill View Lodge, county Galway (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 2 1868 BARNHILL. May 30, at Ballylawn, county Donegal, Mr John Barnhill, aged 80 Years (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 15 1868 RODGERS. September 11, at her father's residence, Galdonagh, Matilda Rodgers (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 3 1868 DOHERTY. October 28, at Ruskey, parish of Ray, county Donegal, John Doherty, aged 55 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 3 1868 KING. October 26, at Aughliard, Manorcunningham, Eliza King, aged 82 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 1 1869 PHILSON. At her residence, Magheraboy, Mary, the beloved wife of Mr James Philson, aged 62 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 19 1870 McCONNELL. March 17, at Drumcairn, after a short illness, Mr. John McConnell, aged 75 years, sincerely and deservedly regretted. [His remains will be removed for interment in the grave-yard at Errity, on Saturday evening next, the 19th inst., at 2 o’clock p. m. Friends will please accept this intimation] (Londonderry Standard)
April 13 1870 MOODY. April 9, at Drumatoland, near St. Johnston, Mr. Samuel Moody, farmer, aged 87 years (Londonderry Standard)
April 29 1870 HATRICK. April 23, at the Manse, Manorcunningham, Margaret, relict of the late Mr. William Hatrick, Grovehill, Londonderry, aged 86 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 16 1870 CLARKE. June 28, at Letterkenny, of erysipelas, Maggy Ann, third daughter of Mr. Samuel Clarke, of Carricknamart, aged 20 years, much and deservedly regretted (Londonderry Standard)
September 3 1870 FINNUCANE. August 26, at his residence, Thomas Finnucane, Esq., aged 80 years. For 50 year Principal of the Incorporated Society’s School, Manorcunningham (Londonderry Standard)
November 2 1870 HOUSTON. October 30, at Killyverry, Mr. John Houston, aged 85 years (Londonderry Standard)