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Macosquin Parish, Co. Londonderry, Northern Ireland Death Announcements 1832-69

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Extracted from personal notices inserted in the Londonderry Sentinel
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
Macosquin Presbyterian Graveyard, Coolyvenny Road, Coleraine



Date Notice
Jul 28 1832 WILSON. On the morning of Thursday, the 12th inst., in the 84th year of his age, John Wilson, of Drumcroon, Esq., long known and esteemed as an efficient and influential Elder in the Presbyterian Congregation of Macosquin
Dec 16 1837 RICHARDSON. At his residence at Somerset, near Coleraine, the Rev. Thomas Richardson, Rector of the parish of Macosquin, in the 58th year of his age. Interred in the family burying ground at Macosquin on Monday last, the 18th inst.
Dec 12 1840 CURRY. On Monday, the 7th inst., an inquest was held by the Coroner, Mr. Daniel Gailey, of Coleraine, in the graveyard of Macosquin, on the body of a man named Hanam Curry. He had lived in Ballinteer, and while in a feverish delirium, had cut his throat, the attending doctor had closed the wound, but the unfortunate man had tore it open, and died shortly afterward. His friends interred him in Macosquin graveyard on Thursday week, but in the ground of another person, so he was disinterred and buried in another part of the yard. As the coroner had no notice of his death, the body had to be yet again disinterred, for the inquest, whence a verdict of suicide while in a state of delirium was given. He was then interred in a third grave, in another part of the yard
Nov 27 1841 KING. Lately, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in his 41st year, Mr. John King, merchant. He was a native of the parish of Macosquin, County Londonderry. He emigrated to America about 11 years ago, and became a partner in a flourishing manufacturing establishment in Pittsburgh, which he continued until his death
Jun 22 1844 CRAIG. June 15th, at Macosquin, John Brett Craig, aged 10 years, eldest son of the Rev. George Craig
Feb 10 1849 RAMAGE. On the 26th ult., Mr. Adam Ramage, of Dromore, aged 63. He was, for several years, a ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church, Macosquin
Jun 2 1849 WALKER. On the 10th ult., at his residence, Curragh, Macosquin, in the 94th year of his age, Mr. Gregory Walker
Jan 27 1854 KIDD. At Glenhall, Parish of Macosquin, on the 12th inst., Mr. John Kidd, aged 88 years
Feb 24 1854 WEIR. On the 20th inst., Mr. Robert Weir, of Coleraine. He was interred in Macosquin burial ground. He had filled a high position in the Orange Institution
Nov 23 1855 WILLIAMSON. At Dundarg, Parish of Macosquin, on the 15th inst., Mr. George Williamson, farmer, aged 72 years
Jan 11 1856 WILLIAMSON. At Dundarg, Parish of Macosquin, on the 28th ult., Mr. George Williamson, student of Glasgow University, aged 26 years
Jan 9 1857 HUSTON. At Ballinteer, parish of Macosquin, on the 30th ult., Martha, wife of Mr. Robert Huston, farmer, aged 40 years
Apr 10 1857 HUSTON. At Ballinteer, parish of Macosquin, on the 31st ult., Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. James Huston, aged 32 years
Oct 16 1857 KENNEDY. At Camm, parish of Macosquin, suddenly, on the 6th inst., Mr. Robert Kennedy, farmer, aged 80 years
Nov 27 1857 HUSTON. At Ardverness, near Macosquin, on the 15th inst., Margaret, relict of the late John Huston, Frocess, in the 85th year of her age
Feb 5 1858 MOORE. At Coole, parish of Macosquin, Mr. William Moore, aged 85 yrs
Mar 26 1858 SMITH. On the 18th inst., at Doctor Hutchinson's residence, near Cookstown, Adam Smith, Esq., late of Dromore, in the parish of Macosquin
May 14 1859 MATTHEWS. At Crossgar, Parish of Macosquin, on the 10th inst., Letitia, the beloved wife of Mr. James Mathews, farmer, aged 80 years
Jun 10 1859 HUSTON. May 19, at Pittsburgh, U.S., in the 48th year of his age, Mr. John Huston, formerly of Garvagh, and nephew of the Rev. Clarke Huston, D.D., Macosquin, Coleraine
Nov 8 1861 POLLOCK. At Ringrash, Macosquin, Mr. George Pollock, aged 78 years
Sep 26 1862 MCCANDLESS. September 18, at Leardon, Parish of Macosquin, James, youngest son of Mr. Adam McCandless, aged 12 years
Sep 26 1862 ROGERS. September 17, Jane, beloved wife of John Rogers, Esq., Curragh, Macosquin
Dec 5 1862 TAYLOR. November 24, at Ardverness, Parish of Macosquin, Margaret, wife of Mr. Hugh Taylor, aged 62 years
May 26 1863 HANSON. May 21, at his father's residence, Macosquin, Mr. Hugh Hanson, aged 23 years
Mar 15 1864 TAYLOR. March 10, at Adverness, Parish of Macosquin, Hugh, youngest son of Mr. Hugh Taylor, farmer, in the 22nd year of his age
May 3 1864 JAMIESON. April 29, at Gills, Parish of Macosquin, Mr. James Jamieson, farmer, aged 83 years
Sep 21 1866 FORSYTHE. On the 16th September, at Macosquin, Coleraine, the Rev. Thomas Forsythe, B.A., Presbyterian Minister of Ballyweany, in the county of Antrim
Aug 16 1867 MACCONNELL. August 4, at his father's residence, Ballywillan, parish of Macosquin, James Martin MacConnell, B.A., Queen's College, Belfast, eldest son of Mr. Robert MacConnell, aged 30 years
Dec 3 1867 BLACK. November 23, at Macleary, Parish of Macosquin, Jane, relict of the late Mr. James Black, Craigmore, age 85 years
Aug 4 1868 JAMISON. July 29, at Coole, Parish of Macosquin, Eliza, daughter of Mr. William Jamison, aged 27 years
Oct 13 1868 CURRY. October 8, at his residence, Ferrenlester, parish of Macosquin, Mr. Neal Curry, aged 73 years
Jun 1 1869 BLACK. May 28, at his residence, Warren Lodge, Portstewart, suddenly, Mr. Samuel Black, formerly of Letterloan, Macosquin, aged 55 years
Jul 16 1869 MOODY. July 7, at Cullyvenney, in the Parish of Macosquin, Mary Archibald, relict of the late Mr. Matthews Moody, and mother of the Rev. Joseph Moody, of Cullybackey, in her 77th year
Nov 2 1869 MAIRS. Oct. 28, at Ballinteer, Parish of Macosquin, Martha, youngest daughter of Mrs. Mairs, aged 31 years