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Cookstown (Derryloran Parish), Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland Death Announcements, 1780-1850

Deaths Announcements relating to residents of Cookstown and Derryloran Parish, Co. Tyrone, extracted from personal notices inserted in the Dublin Evening Post, Hibernian Journal, Saunders’ News letter, Enniskillen Packet & Lough Erne Packet, Newry Telegraph, Belfast News Letter, Belfast Commercial Chronicle, Strabane Morning Post, Londonderry Standard & Londonderry Sentinel
Transcribed, compiled and submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia


Date Notice
October 7 1780 PATTERSON – In Cookstown, co. Tyrone, Mr. Russell Patterson, private of the Killymoon Battalion: his remains were attended to the grave by the Battalion, and interred with military honour (Dublin Evening Post)
October 24 1781 LINDSAY – At Loughry, Co. Tyrone, Mrs Elizabeth Lindsay, Widow of the late John Lindsay, Esq. (Hibernian Journal or Chronicle of Liberty)
February 3 1809 PATTERSON – At New Orleans, America, on 5th October last, of four days sickness, Mr. Robert Patterson, son of the later Mr. Robert Patterson, of Cookstown, county Tyrone, Linen Draper (Saunders’ Newsletter)
October 20 1817 PATTISON – At Cookstown, of a typhus fever, 63 years of age, Edw. Pattison, Post master (Saunders’ Newsletter)
March 2 1824 WEIR – At Cookstown, on the 10th inst. after a short illness, Mr. Wm. Weir, aged 42, Cookstown will long remember him, and the poor lament his death (Strabane Morning Post)
May 6 1824 LINDSAY – At Loughry, county Tyrone, on the 18th ultimo, universally lamented, Jane, wife of Robert Lindsay, Esq. (Enniskillen Chronicle & Lough Erne Packet)
Feb 26 1825 CAULFIELD – At Muff, near Cookstown, on the 22nd instant, James Caulfield, Esq. aged 88 (Belfast Commercial Chronicle)
January 7 1829 ADAMS – At Toulouse, on the 19th Dec. Hugh Young Adams, of Cookstown, Esq., Solicitor (Belfast Commercial Chronicle)
December 8 1829 HENDERSON – Melancholy Death – On Monday the 26th ult., at Killymoon, near Cookstown, the seat of Wm. Stewart, Esq., M. P., Mrs Henderson, who had been a faithful servant for upwards of 40 years in same place, was burned to death, owing to a candle having set fire to her clothes. When going to bed, she became weak, and sat down on the stairs, when the blaze caught her clothes, and before it was discovered she was almost lifeless. She lived only a few hours afterwards (Belfast Commercial Chronicle)
February 24 1830

ARMSTRONG – In Cookstown, at his father’s residence, in the 36th year of his age, Charles Armstrong, third son of Daniel McCooke, Esq., - possessing the most amiable disposition, and talents rarely to be met with so at so an early an age, which endeared him to all who knew him, and has plunged into the deepest sorrow a numerous circle of friends and relatives (Freeman’s Journal)

This was also announced in the Newry Telegraph (March 2) stating Charles’ age to be 16 years

March 2 1830 COLLINS – At Cookstown, on the 24th January, Miss Sally Collins, daughter of the late Mr. Robert Collins, of the city of Dublin, merchant (Newry Telegraph)
July 2 1830 MCCOOK June 18, at Cookstown, of consumption, Miss Eliza McCook, aged 17 (Newry Telegraph)
July 2 1830 ALLEN – June 22, at Cookstown, Mr. Robt. Allen, aged 85 (Newry Telegraph)
December 28 1830 IRVINE – Dec. 3, at his residence in Cookstown, aged 73, Major Wm. Irvine, of the Royal Tyrone Regiment (Belfast Newsletter)
September 29 1832 WILSON – At Dublin, on Friday last, after a few hours illness, Miss Margaret Wilson, daughter of the late Thomas Wilson, Esq., M. D., of Cookstown (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 25 1835 ROBINSON – On the 16th inst., at Unagh, near Cookstown, in the 89th year of his age, Mr. William Robinson, for 30 years a much respected Elder in the Presbyterian Secession Congregation of Cookstown (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 13 1836 ALLEN – On the 21st Dec., last, in Philadelphia, of consumption, in the 17th year of his age, Robert, son of John Allen, Esq., of Cookstown, county Tyrone (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 20 1836 SIMPSON – On the 5th inst., nine days after her confinement, in the 36th year of her age, Mrs. Simpson, wife of Mr. John Simpson, of Cloughog, near Cookstown (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 18 1837 CROOKS – On 19th January, Mary Crooks, of Dunman, near Cookstown, aged 106, about 3 months before her death she had 8 new teeth, four on each jaw (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 24 1838 REMINGTON – In Cookstown, on the 11th inst., the Rev. John Remington, Wesleyan Minister, aged 66 years. He was an approved and useful itinerant Preacher in the Methodist Connexion for thirty-five years, and in his private life he was a tender husband, and an affectionate parent (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 4 1839 MCCORMICK – At Cookstown, on the 15th April, Mr. John McCormick, Sen., aged 71. He was a ruling elder in the Presbyterian Seceding Church for 35 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 15 1839 MAGILL – At Crieve, near Cookstown, county Tyrone, aged 83 years, William Magill, Esq., a magistrate of that county (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 20 1839 LYND – At Cookstown, on the 12th inst., Mary, daughter of the late Mr. Adam Lynd (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 12 1840 MOORE – On the 19th ult., in Cookstown, county Tyrone, at the advanced age of 92, Mr. John Moore, and old and respected inhabitant of that Town (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 17 1842 MURDOCK – At Cookstown, of malignant fever, caught in the discharge of his professional duty, Richard Murdock, Esq., Surgeon, aged 55 years, much and deservedly regretted (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 7 1843 ROBINSON – On the 21st ult., Mr. Robert Robinson, of Ballysudden, near Cookstown, in the 91st year of his age. He was the last of the Loughry Old Volunteers (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 29 1843 FOUNTAINE – At Loy House, Cookstown, on Wednesday, the 26th inst., aged 6 years, Henry Penrice, son of T. W. Fountaine, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 16 1844 MONTGOMERY – On the 5th inst., very suddenly, in his 31st year, Mr. James Montgomery, innkeeper, Cookstown (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 19 1846 LAVENS At Cookstown, at the residence of her son, on the 2nd inst., Catherine, relict of the late Mr. John Lavens, of Milford [Co. Donegal], aged 86 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 31 1847 BIRCH – On the 20th ult., of fever, Margaret, the beloved wife of Mr. Robert Birch, Auglies, near Cookstown (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 31 1847 BROWN – On Monday, the 19th inst., at his residence in Cookstown, Mr. William Brown, at the advanced age of 86 (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 11 1847 YOUNG – August 31st, aged 20, at the residence of his brother, East Road, City Road, William, third son of the late John Young, Esq., of Cookstown, county of Tyrone, Surgeon in the Royal Navy (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 27 1847 DAVISON – On Monday, the 22nd inst., at his residence, Belfast, the Rev. John Davison, senior Presbyterian Minister of Cookstown, county Tyrone, in his 79th year, and 60th of his Ministry (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 15 1848 MCGEAGH – At Cookstown, on the 29th ult., in the 50th year of her age, Margaret, wife of Mr. John McGeagh, merchant (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 3 1849 HAGAN – On Friday, 1st inst., in the 84th year of his age, at Monaghan, Mr. James Hagan, Superannuated Guard of her Majesty's Mail. He served in the Yeoman Cavalry, in the Cookstown corps, in the Rebellion of 1798 (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 17 1849 SHEPPARD – At Cookstown, on the 10th inst., of consumption, in the 20th year of her age, Miss Margaret Sheppard, second daughter of Mr. John Sheppard, merchant (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 21 1849 PAUL – On the 6th inst., at Cookstown, of scarletina, Mr. James Paul, accountant, Ulster Bank, aged 34 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 4 1850 MCCLELLAND – On the 21st ult., of scarletina, at Cookstown, Mr. Francis McClelland, of Armagh, and stepson to the deceased Mr. James Paul, of the Ulster Bank, aged 14 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 22 1850 HUTCHINSON – On the 16th inst, at Muff, near Cookstown, of water on the brain, Henry Richard, infant son of Dr. H. Hutchinson (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 5 1850 CLUFF – On the 27th ult., at Magheraglass, near Cookstown, Mr. William Cluff, aged 44 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 20 1850 JOHNSTON – On the 8th inst., at Cookstown, Jane, wife of Mr. Benjamin Johnston (Londonderry Sentinel)