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Headstones in Galloon Cemetery

 Published in the Clogher Record, 1980.

INSCRIPTIONS IN GALLOON{Galoon} CEMETERY

 This cemetery contains only three tombstones and thirty six headstones. In addition there are some unlettered stones, some broken ones and a few that are buried. The inscriptions are recorded in rows with the first row running left to right of the gate entrance.

Row One

 1) This stone was erected by Owen McManus of Derrykerrib in memory of his wife  Susan McManus who died 1827.

02) Here lyeth the body of Conor McDonagh who died Jan., 15 1746 aged 72.

03) Erected by Philip Reilly of Newtownbutler in memory of his beloved wife Margaret Reilly who died 24 Oct., 1851 aged 56 years. (Flat tombstone.)

04) This stone was erected by Michael McDonagh in memory of his father Hugh   McDonagh of Drumrearty, died Sept., 1781 aged 76 years, his wife Catherine died   March 1790 aged 79.

05) Pray for ye soul of Patrick Dunnigan who died Jan 20, 1746 aged 36 years.

06) Pray for ye soul of Thos Dunigan who died Jan., ye 6 1746 aged 78 years.

07) Here lyeth the body of Terence Dunagan, who died 25 March 1738 aged 54. Here also lies the body of Hugh Dunagan who died May 24 1749 aged 27.

08) Erected by James Donegan of Killymacken in memory of his son Patrick Donegan who died the 11 May 1841 aged 24 years. (Flat tombstone.)

09) Erected by Patrick and John Donegan of 32 Dame St. Dublin, in memory of their beloved father Patrick Donegan of Newtownbutler, who departed this life July 5   1823 aged 66 years; also their beloved sister Margaret Donegan who departed this    life 26 Jan., 1852 aged 29 years; also their beloved mother Mary Donegan who departed this life May 6 1852 aged 69 years.

10) Here lyeth the body of Owen Donegan late of Aghalane who departed this life Oct., 2nd 1798 aged 69 years.

 Row Two

 11) Erected by James Donaghue of Derrykerrib in memory of his father  Owen Donaghue who departed this life July 10 1810 aged 63.

12) Pray for the soul of Catherine Donegan died Feb., 1725 aged 67 years.

13) Sacred to the memory of James Cosgrove of Kevenagh who died 19 of March 1863    aged 77 years also his beloved wife Mary Cosgrove who died 23 of Feb., 1869      aged 83 years.

14) Erected by Robert and Thomas Monaghan of Derrysteaton in memory of their beloved mother Margaret Monaghan who departed this life Feb., 5 1871 aged 59 years.

 Row Three

15) Erected by Thomas McMahon in memory of his mother Margaret McMahon of  Killynebber who departed this life 17 June 1893 aged 68 years., also his father William McMahon who departed this life April 1904 and his brother Patrick McMahon who departed this life 1922.

16) Erected in memory of James McIvor of Killynebber who departed this life 15 April 1885 aged 70 years also his beloved wife Lucy McIvor who departed this life March 1890 aged 63 years.

 Row Four

17) Here lyeth the body of John McAviney who departed this life March 17 1789 aged 76  years. Erected by his sons Patrick McAviney and Thos. McAviney, Aughendig  (Kinawley area.)

18) Here lyeth the body of Nelly McAviney who died 20 March 1722 aged 28 years.

19) This stone was erected by Hugh McAviney in memory of his wife Judith McAviney   alias Keran who departed this life July 1st 1788 aged 38 years.

20) Pray for ye soul of Philip McAviny who died Jan., ye 23 1747 aged 67 years.

21) Here lyeth the body of the Revd., Bernard Casey who departed this life Aug., 8 1799aged 56 years. (Flat tombstone.)

 Row Five

 

22) Erected by John Fitzpatrick of Inishfendra in memory of his wife Mary who died Feb.1900 aged 60 years.

23) Erected by John Knox in memory of his mother and uncle, William Goodman.

 Row Six

24) Here lyeth the body of James McCory [Corry] who died Nov., 27 1756 aged 34 years.

25) Here lyeth the body of Thos., Martin of Cornacaghan who departed this life Aug., 13 1822 aged 58 years.

26) Here lyeth the body of Elinor McClure who died Jan., 1720 aged 27 years.

27) Here lyeth the body of Hugh McCorry who died Nov., 1764 aged 50 years.

 Row Seven

 

28) Erected by Judith Johnston in memory of her husband John Johnston who departed this life Feb., 8 1803 aged 63 years.

 Row Eight

 29) Erected by Edward McAdam of Landbroc in memory of his beloved daughter Mary

            who died 23rd April 1872 aged 19 years.

30) Pray for the soul of Bryan McAdam, died July 24 1729 aged 67 years.

31) Here lyeth the body of Patrick McAdam who departed this life Dec., 17 1765 aged 63 years.

32) Erected by Michael and James McAdam in memory of their father Michael who departed this life on 9 April 1831 aged 75 years.

33) Pray for the soul of Bryan McCab[e] who died Sept., 14 1732 aged 28 years.

 Row Nine

34 and 35) Two unlettered stones here mark the burial places of the Reilly Families of  Killyraw. 

Row Ten

36) Erected by the Rev. Thomas Brady in memory of his father John Brady who departed this life 11 Nov., 1819 aged 84 also his mother Bridget Brady who departed this life Sept., 22 1819 aged 75.

37) Here lyeth the body of Mary McAdam who died Aug., 12 1712.

38) This stone was erected by Francis McAdam in memory of his father Philip McAdam  who departed this life Feb., 2 1776 aged 76.

 Row Eleven

39) In loving memory of John McCaffrey, Galloon, who died 7th May 1904 aged 68 years and his wife Mary McCaffrey, died 24 Dec., 1920 aged 74 years. Erected by the Family.

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