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Kilmacrenan Parish, County Donegal, Ireland Death Announcements 1831-71

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Extracted from personal announcements inserted in the Londonderry Sentinel
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia


This file of KILMACRENAN PARISH, COUNTY DONEGAL DEATH ANNOUNCEMENTS 1831-71 forms part of the vast archive of 3,000+ pages of genealogical records relating to COUNTIES TYRONE, DONEGAL, LONDONDERRY & FERMANAGH provided without charge or subscription by CoTyroneIreland Welcome to the Premier Website & Research Tool for Cos. Tyrone, Donegal, Londonderry & Fermanagh Genealogy ( A complete list of records pertaining to KILMACRENAN PARISH on this website can be found at the foot of this file.

Main Street, Kilmacrenan, Co. Donegal c1900
Date Notice
Oct 15 1831 KING. On Thursday, the 10th inst., of apoplexy, in the 52nd year of his age, Mr Samuel King, of Rathdonnell House, near Letterkenny (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 1 1833 MCDOUGAL. At Kilmacrenan, on the 23rd ult., in the prime of life, Mr James McDougal (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 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)
Mar 12 1836 ALLEN. On Monday, the 29th ult., Miss Margaret Allen, daughter of the late Rev. David Allen, of Barnhill, near Kilmacrenan, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
Apr 2 1836 CAMPBELL. On the 16th ult., after a few minutes' illness, Mrs Margaret Campbell, wife of Mr. William Campbell, of Drumabodin, near Kilmacrenan. By her sudden demise her husband and children have been plunged into deepest sorrow (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 10 1838 CAMPBELL. At Drumabodin, near Kilmacrenan, on Wednesday, the 28th ult., Mr. William Campbell, aged 62 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 4 1860 STEWART. At Cloghroe, near Kilmacrenan, on Tuesday the 17th ult., Mr. Robert Stewart, aged 85 years. As a father, husband, neighbour, and friend, he faithfully discharged the duties incumbent upon him (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 23 1839 CAMPBELL. On Tuesday 5th inst., after a few days illness, Mrs Catherine Campbell, relict of the late Mr. Duncan Campbell, of Kilmacrenan, aged 84 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 18 1840 STEWART. At Gortnaskeagh, near Kilmacrenan, on Saturday, the 28th ult., after a short illness, Mr. Peter Stewart, aged 83 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 18 1840 MOLLOY. On the 14th inst., in Kilmacrenan, where he went on a visit to his brother, Doctor Molloy, Francis Lucas, the youngest son of the Rev. F.L. Molloy, of Fahan, aged 21 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Dec 19 1840 CALLEN. On Thursday week, a man named Neil Callen, a whitesmith, was found dead near to Carrigart, in the parish of Mevagh. He had travelled that day from his residence in Kilmacrenan, and had stopped at several public houses. Coroners verdict - found dead (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 6 1841 BROWN. On Friday, the 22nd ult., after a few days illness, at the patriarchal age of 104 years, Mr. Arthur Brown, of Upper Leiter, Kilmacrenan, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 3 1843 IRVINE. At Castlenen, near Kilmacrenan, on Sunday, the 21st ult., Mr. David Irvine, aged 43 years. He was a tender hearted father and an affectionate husband (Londonderry Sentinel)
Dec 9 1843 MAJOR. On the 18th inst., in the 59th year of her age, Catherine, relict of the late John Major, Esq., of Kilmacrenan, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
Apr 27 1844 ALLEN. At New Orleans, of consumption, on the 1st of March last, aged 23 years, Mr. David Allen, Jun., only son of Michael Allen, Pittsburgh, USA., grandson of the late Rev. David Allen, and nephew of the Rev. John Allen, of the Presbyterian Church of Kilmacrenan, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
Oct 26 1844 ALLEN. At Barnhill, the Rev. John Allen, Minister of the Presbyterian congregation, Kilmacrenan, in the 62nd year of his age, and the 33rd of his ministry (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 12 1848 MCCAY (MCCAUSLAND). On Saturday, the 5th inst., at Tiernaleague, Carn, county Donegal, the residence of her brother in law, Samuel Rankin, Esq., Mrs McCay, , of Fernhill, daughter of the late Rev. A. McCausland, Rector of Kilmacrenan (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 19 1849 MCCAUSLAND. At the residence of her brother in law, Samuel Rankin, Esq., of Teirnaleigue House, Carndonagh, on Wednesday morning, the 16th inst., Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the late Rev. Archibald McCausland, of Fern Hill, parish of Kilmacrenan, in the county of Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
Dec 6 1850 IRVINE. On the 28th ult., at Castlenen, parish of Kilmacrenan, in the 20th year of her age, Isabella, the beloved wife of James Irvine, Esq. (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 17 1851 PATTON. On the 9th inst., in the 19th year of her age, Sarah, youngest daughter of Dr. Patton, Kilmacrenan (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 13 1852 ALLEN. On the 12th ult., at Pittsburgh, Pa., Michael Allen, Esq., son of the late Rev. David Allen, and brother to the late Rev. John Allen, Barnhill, Kilmacrenan. The deceased was noted for his very extensive charities. During the first years of the famine in this country he made large shipments of food to his suffering fellow countrymen in the North of Ireland (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 17 1852 PATTON. On the 7th inst., at his lodgings, in Gortin [Co. Tyrone?], in the 27th year of his age, of a few day's illness, Mr. Alexander Patton, Ordnance Surveyor, second son of Dr. Patton, of Kilmacrenan (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 26 1856 ALLEN. September 16, at his residence, near Kilmacrenan, Mr. David Allen, aged 68 years. He was the son of the late Rev. David Allen, and brother of the late Rev. John Allen, successively Ministers of the Presbyterian congregation of Kilmacrenan (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 19 1857 MCGHEE. At his residence, Ballyheron, on the 11th inst., in the 80th year of his age, the Rev. James McGhee. Deceased had been for half a century P.P., of the Parish of Kilmacrenan (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jul 10 1857 PEOPLES. On the night of the 1st inst., a young man named William Peoples, a resident of Gortnaren, situate between Letterkenny and Kilmacrenan, retired to bed. His servant who went to wake him the next morning, found him dead in bed. An inquest was held on the body by Mr. Sweeny, coroner, and a verdict of "Died by the visitation of God", returned (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 15 1858 ALLEN. On the 25th ult., at Barnhill, Kilmacrenan, Martha, eldest daughter of the late Rev. David Allen (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 29 1861 RODDEN. March 23, a widow, named Rodden, belonging to the town of Kilmacrenan, put an end to her existence by hanging herself while labouring under insanity (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 3 1862 DONNELLY. December 22, at Malvern Wells, Samuel Donnelly, Esq., Staff Surgeon R.M., eldest son of Thomas Donnelly, Esq., of Ray, Ramelton, aged 46 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 4 1864 HASTINGS. October 29, at the Glebe House, Kilmacrenan, county Donegal, the Rev. Anthony Hastings, A.M., J.P., Rector and Vicar of the Parish of Kilmacrenan, Diocese of Raphoe, aged 84 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 25 1866 PEOPLES. May 7, at Middleton, near Kilmacrenan, Mr. Hugh Peoples, having attained the patriarchal aged of 110 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Dec 10 1867 BOYCE. At Woodquarter, near Milford, county Donegal, Bridget, the beloved wife of Mr. James Boyce (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 2 1869 PATTON. Feb 24, at Bradfield, Kilmacrenan, Mr. John Patton, Ordnance Survey, son of the late Dr. Patton (Londonderry Sentinel)
Oct 12 1869 STEWART. At Tawneyhappey, near Milford, Mr. James Stewart, aged 83 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 14 1871 LOGAN. September 7, at his residence, Ballyboe, Mr. Samuel Logan, father of the Rev. Mr. Logan, Gortin, Co. Tyrone, aged 96 years. He was elder in the Presbyterian Congregation of Leiter for upwards of 40 years (Belfast Telegraph)

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