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McConaghy Family Notes, Cos. Tyrone, Northern Ireland & Donegal, Ireland 1843-82

Extracted from personal notices inserted in the Londonderry Sentinel, Londonderry Standard and Derry Journal/h5>
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia


Date Notice
December 16 1843 [Birth] At Larkfield, on the 7th inst., the lady of the Rev. John McConaghy, Urney Congregation, of a daughter (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 26 1836 [Marriage] On the 15th inst., by the Rev. J.P. Dickey, of Carnone [Co. Donegal], Mr. Joseph Moore, of Currydooey, to Mary, eldest daughter of Mr. William McConaghy, of Rusky (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 16 1841 [Marriage] On the 7th inst., by the Rev. John Wray, Convoy [Co. Donegal], Mr. David McConaghey, Tullydonnell, to Anne, youngest daughter of the late Robert Allen, Esq., Ballyboe (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 24 1846 [Marriage] In Urney Church, on Thursday, the 15th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Rogers, Mr. James McConaghy, of Rusky [Co. Donegal], to Jane, eldest daughter of James Taylor, Esq., of Cornakelly (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 5 1842 [Died] At Carrickbrack [near Convoy, Co. Donegal], on Sunday, the 30th October, Mr. William McConaghy, aged 26 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 22 1850 [Died] October 26, at his residence, Ruskey, near Raphoe [Co. Donegal], Mr. William McConaghy, aged 66 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 9 1859 UNIVERSITY INTELLIGENCE. – We are gratified to state that, at the late examinations held in Trinity College, Dublin, Mr. Matthew McConaghey, son of Mr. Robert McConaghey, of Greenhills, Raphoe [Co. Donegal], obtained the highest place among the first honour-men in science, and the same distinguished position in experimental physics (Londonderry Journal)
September 20 1861 [Marriage] September 17, in the Presbyterian Church, Urney, by the Rev. Joseph McConaghey, A. M., St. Johnston [Co. Donegal], assisted by the Rev. James Budd, A. M., Sion, Matthew McConaghey, Esq., S. T. C. D., son of Robert McConaghey, Esq., Convoy [Co. Donegal] , to Martha, eldest daughter of the Rev. John McConaghey, A. M., Larkfield (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 1 1863 [Died] At St. Johnston [Co. Donegal], on the evening of Sunday, the 26th ult., in the 20th year of her age, Matilda Ellen, the beloved daughter of the Rev. Joseph McConaghy (Londonderry Standard)
February 21 1865 [Died] On the 15th February, at Carrickbrack, near Convoy [Co. Donegal], Mr. Robert McConaghey, in the 62nd year of his age (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 1 1868 [Died] Dec. 21, at Tullydonnell [Convoy, Co. Donegal], John McConaghy, aged 24 years (Londonderry Standard)
June 22 1869 [Marriage] June 17, at Convoy Presbyterian Church [Co. Donegal], by the Rev. John Porter Dickey, of Carnone, Charles Wilson, Esq., of Drummanany, to Elizabeth, only daughter of the late Robert McConaghy, Esq., of Maghrahee (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 30 1869 MEDICAL DEGREE. – We learn, with much pleasure, that at the late medical examination at Dublin Castle, the Queen’s University conferred the degree of M. D. on Wm. McConaghey, Esq., L. R. C. S. T., son of Rev. John McConaghey, A. M., Urney (Londonderry Standard)
December 13 1882

THE DEATH OF THE REV. JOHN McCONAGHY, Presbyterian minister of Urney, took place on Monday. The deceased gentleman was long familiar in the active ranks of his fellow-workers in the ministry, and his death will be greatly regretted. The interment takes place to-day (Wednesday) in Urney churchyard.


[Died] December 10, at his residence, Larkfield, Urney, after a short illness, the Rev. John McConaghy, aged 70 years. [His remains will be removed for interment in Urney Churchyard, this day (Wednesday), 13th at twelve o’clock noon. Friends will please accept this intimation (Derry Journal)