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Tullyfern Parish & Milford, Co. Donegal, Ireland Death Announcements 1827-70

Extracted from Personal Announcements Inserted in the Strabane Morning Post, Londonderry Sentinel, Londonderry Standard & Londonderry Journal
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
Presbyterian Graveyard, Church Road, Milford, Co. Donegal, Ireland. (Photo: Google Maps)
Date Notice
November 20 1827 HUGHES. In this town, on Thursday the 15th instant, aged 92 years, Mrs Hughes, relict of the late Mr Samuel Hughes of Milford, near Ramelton. We have reason to say, this pious handmaiden of the Lord, died in the Faith, leaving a testimony of a pious devotedness to God, and her interest in Christ, and is now arrived in that Land of pure delight, where the wicked cease from troubling, and the wearied are at rest (Strabane Morning Post)
December 22 1829 HUNTER. At Carnisk, near Ramelton, on the 30th ult., after a few weeks illness, Mr William Hunter, aged 77 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 26 1831 McVEIGH. At Gortnavern, near Ramelton, on the 17th inst., Mr William McVeigh, at the extraordinary age of 116 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 8 1831 LAVENS. On Saturday, the 1st October, Thomas Lavens, Esq., of Milford, aged 52 years. Deceased was a Lieutenant in the Milford Rangers from the original formation of the corps. His remains were interred in the graveyard of Tully on Monday last, the 3rd inst (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 21 1832 STARRETT. On Wednesday, the 18th inst., Mr Joseph Starrett, of Roughan, county Donegal, who was married, on the 10th instant (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 8 1832 GILKINSON. On Saturday, the 1st December, George Gilkinson, Esq., of Tullybeg, near Ramelton, aged 84, much regretted by an extensive circle of relations and friends (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 9 1835 PATTERSON. At Rossgarrow, near Milford, on the 29th ult., in the 79th year of her age, Mrs Patterson, relict of the late Robert Patterson, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 23 1837 LAVENS. Of consumption, on the 14th inst., Eliza Mary, eldest daughter of Mr James Lavens, Milford, in the 22nd year of her age (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 28 1837 HAZLETT. At Carnisk, near Ramelton, on 23rd inst., John Harris Hazlett, Esq., J. P., for the county of Donegal, aged 54 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 22 1838 MATHEWS. On the 10th inst., at Milford, William Mathews, after a few weeks illness, aged 109 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 3 1838 McELHINEY. At Milford, on the 29th ult., Mr James McElhiney, in the 41st year of his age, by this melancholy event, a sorrowing wife and numerous family have been bereaved of an affectionate husband and kind parent (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 10 1835 GAMBLE. On the 6th inst., at Greenhill, in the county of Donegal, the Rev William Gamble, Reformed Presbyterian Minister, and Pastor of the joint congregation of Milford, Ramelton and Letterkenny, in the 77th year of his age, and 54th of his ministry (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 21 1840 GRAHAM. On Friday, the 13th inst., Mrs Graham, wife of Mr John Graham, of Court, near Milford, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 1 1842 BUCHANAN At Milford, on Wednesday, the 21st ult., Elizabeth, wife of Mr William Buchanan, aged 63 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 18 1843 HUNTER. On the 13th inst., in the 56th year of his age, Mr Nathan Hunter, of Breaghy, for many years an elder in the First Presbyterian Church, Ramelton (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 25 1843 SCOTT. At Fairyhill, on the 18th inst., in the 71st year of her age, Mrs Rebecca Scott, relict of the late James Scott Esq., of Ballyarr, in the county of Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 19 1846 LAVENS. At Cookstown [Co. Tyrone], at the residence of her son, on the 2nd inst., Catherine, relict of the late Mr John Lavens, of Milford, aged 86 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 16 1847 CAMPBELL. At Milford, county Donegal, on the 6th inst., Mrs Elizabeth Campbell, aged 69 years, relict of the late Mr William Campbell, of Drumcairn, Stewartstown (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 15 1847 HAY. At Milford, on the 9th inst., Mrs C. Hay, aged 53 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 3 1847 HAY. On the 16th ult., at Milford, County Donegal, Charles Hay, Jun., Esq., in the 23rd year of his age (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 14 1849 ALCORN. On Friday, 6th inst., at Glenkeen, near Milford, Mary, the beloved wife of Mr Thomas Alcorn, master Milford union workhouse, aged 28 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 19 1850 HAY. On Wednesday, the 17th inst., Thomas Hay, Esq., of Millford, of apoplexy, aged 55 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 21 1851 MALSEED. On the 11th inst., of consumption, at the age of 27, Mr William Malseed, late teacher in the Milford Workhouse (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 12 1856 DAVISON. At Ardnaree, near Ramelton, on Tuesday, the 2nd inst., of fever, in her 19th year, Isabella, daughter of Mr John Davison (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 3 1857 GLENN. On the 19th ult., James Alexander Glenn, aged twelve months, third son of Mr Joseph Glenn, Milford, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 3 1857 BLACK. At Melbourne, Australia, on the 3rd December 1856, of colonial fever, Andrew Black, son of Mr Samuel Black, of Drumaclohan, near Ramelton, aged 26 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 22 1857 HEWETSON. At Charleston, South Carolina, on the 19th ult., Hannah, the wife of Barry D. Hewetson, Esq., late of Rossgarrow, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 7 1858 MOLLOY. Suddenly, at Milford, county Donegal, on the 23rd ult., William Hanna Molloy, Esq., M. D., aged 47 years. Deceased was medical officer of the Milford Union Workhouse since it was opened 12 years ago, and medical officer of the Kilmacrenan and Milford Dispensary District for the last 22 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 2 1858 DAVISON. On the 24th ult., suddenly, at Ardnaree, near Ramelton, Mrs Elizabeth Davison, aged 78 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 25 1859 MORRISON. March 13, at Claragh, Ramelton, in the 65th year of his age, Mr Andrew Morrison (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 5 1861 SWINEY. June 27, at Ramelton, of inflammation, Mary Elizabeth, eldest daughter of John H. H. Swiney, Esq., of Moyagh, aged 7 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 27 1861 WALLEN. September 19, at Ballyarr, near Ramelton, Mr John Kennedy Wallen, aged 70 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 13 1862 WHITE. June 10, at the early age of 21 years, the Head-master of Gwynn's Institution (Londonderry), William C. White, Esq., Scholar Q.U.I., eldest son of the Rev Robert White of Milford, Donegal. His remains will be removed from the Institution to the New Cemetery (Londonderry), at ten o'clock, on Saturday morning, the 13th instant (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 6 1862 PATTON. May 14, at Nashville, Tennessee, America, Captain William Patton, of 51st Ohio Regiment, and son of Mr Andrew Patton, late of Ballyconnelly, county Donegal, aged 24 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 1 1862 WATT. July 23, at the Lodge, Ramelton, Florinda, eldest daughter of the late James Watt, Esq., Claragh, aged 89 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 15 1862 BUCHANAN. August 9, at Milford, county Donegal, Mr John Buchanan, Clerk of the Petty Sessions (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 13 1863 WILSON. February 7, at Milford, Mr William Wilson, late of the Constabulary, aged 60 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 18 1864 WHITE. Killed at the Battle of Chattanooga, fighting for the Southern Confederacy, Walter White, aged 28 years, formerly of Rathkenny, near Ballymena [Co. Antrim], and youngest brother of the Rev Robert White, Milford, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 8 1864 ARBUCKLE. October 29, at Milford, county Donegal, Daniel Arbuckle, Esq., aged 42 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 3 1865 BLACK. On the 21st January, at his father's residence, Centrevale, Butler county, U.S. America, James, second son to Mr Alexander Black, late of Glentidally, Ramelton, county Donegal, aged 24 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 16 1866 RODGERS. On the 11th January, at Loughnakey, Mr Samuel Rodgers, aged 70 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 9 1866 KYLE. March 5, at Tullybeg, near Ramelton, Sarah, the beloved wife of Mr William Kyle, aged 65 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 23 1866 BUCHANAN. March12, at Milford, county Donegal, Joanna, aged 28 years, only daughter of Mr William Buchanan (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 24 1866 DRUMMOND. At Milford, county Donegal, the wife of Mr J. A. Drummond, aged 20 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 11 1866 GRAHAM. September 4, Mr James Graham, aged 57 years, Master of the Milford Union Workhouse (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 15 1867 McGROARTY. On Wednesday last, a man named McGroarty, from Carrowkeel whilst returning from Letterkenny called into a public house owned by a Mr Duffy and had a glass of whiskey. He subsequently continued his journey home, when about a mile from the public house, found that he was unable to continue. He was taken into a nearby house where whilst being attended to by Dr. Thorp, he died. An inquest jury returned the verdict that he "died from disease of the heart" (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 22 1867 HAMILTON. January 11, at Tyrhomin, Milford, Sarah, youngest daughter of Mr Matthew Hamilton (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 5 1867 YOUNG. On the 22nd January, at Farquhar, Milford, Mr Robert Young, aged 76 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 10 1867 BRYCE. At Woodquarter, near Milford, county Donegal, Bridget, the beloved wife of Mr James Bryce (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 31 1867 LAVENS. December 28, at White Leas, Ramelton, James Lavens, Esq., formerly of Milford, aged 82 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 24 1868 BLACKWOOD. July 20, Anna Margaretta, the eldest and much beloved daughter of William Blackwood, Esq., Milford, aged 7 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 1 1868 WATT. November 24, at her residence, Claragh, Ramelton, Mary, relict of the late James Watt (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 1 1868 WATT. November 29, at Claragh, Ramelton, Anne Jane, daughter of the late Andrew Alexander Watt, Esq., of this City (Londonderry). Her remains are expected to arrive in Derry this day [Tuesday] at two o'clock p.m. for interment in the Cathedral burying-ground (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 14 1869 STEVENSON. August 31, at the residence of his father, Rossganagh, Milford, W. King Stevenson, the beloved son of the Rev S. B. Stevenson (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 12 1869 STEWART. At Tawneyhappey, near Milford, Mr James Stewart, aged 83 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 12 1870 LAVENS. On the 9th instant, at the residence of his brother-in-law, John Reid, Esq., Beech-street, Liverpool, in her 78th year, Jane, relict of the late James Lavens, Esq., formerly of Milford, county Donegal. [Her remains will be removed on (to-morrow). Thursday morning, at Nine o’clock, from 4, Waterloo-place, Londonderry, for interment at Tully, burial ground about Two o’clock. Friends will please accept this intimation] (Londonderry Standard)
February 19 1870 STEWART. On Friday, the 11th inst., at Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England, the Rev. William D. Stewart, B. A., Milford, county Donegal, aged 23 years (Londonderry Journal)
February 25 1870


Son to Robert Stewart, Esq., Milford and brother to Robert Wilson Stewart, Esq., M. D., Glasslough, County Monaghan (Londonderry Sentinel)

December 17 1870 BLACKWOOD. At the residence of his brother-in-law, Lake-view, Milford, on Wednesday, 14th December, 1870, Arthur Charles Blackwood, aged 40 years, late of Green-island, Belfast. (His remains will be removed for interment at Milford burial-ground on this day (Saturday), at twelve o’clock, noon. Friends will please accept this intimation] (Londonderry Standard)

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