Headstone Inscriptions, Ballybogan, Clonleigh


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Erected to the Memory of
James Bonner
Who died 21st June 1849 aged 70 years
Also his wife Mary Bonner
Died 21st October 1881 aged 88 years
Requiscant in Pace



Here lieth the Body of
Felix Boyle late of Donaghmore
Who departed this life
Sept 23rd 1817 aged 45 years
Who from his first dealings with Mankind
Lived beloved and died lamented



(stone beside above)
Here lyeth the body of
Patrick Boyle late of Carrick
Who departed this life
June 18 1775? Aged 63 years



In Loving Memory of
Catherine Canning
Died 20th February 1928 aged 34 years
Mary Canning
Died 13th July 1925 aged 12 years
Gertrude Canning
Died 30th June 1942 aged 20 years




James McBride
Died 7th Sept 1882 aged 50 years


In Memory of
Michael McMenamin
Died 31st May 1872 aged 57 years
Also John
Died 9th June 1876 aged 72 years

(flat stone, hard to read)
...The Revd Hugh Monaghan C.C., of Derry
Departed this life on
The 23rd April 1838 aged 27 years
His brother James Monaghan
Departed this life on
The 11th August 1842 aged 22 years
His father Patrick Monaghan
Departed this life on
The 23rd Sept 1842 aged 67 years
His mother Sarah Monaghan alias Bradin
Who departed this life on 
The 9th October 1848 aged 63 years

(Londonderry Sentinel, extracted by Len)


April 28 1838

Of malignant fever, on the 23rd inst., in the 27th year of his age, the REV. HUGH MONAGHAN, C.C.,

of this City [Londonderry]


September 24 1842

Yesterday morning, at his residence, in Strabane, MR. PATRICK MONAGHAN, senior, aged 67 years


October 14 1848

In Strabane, on Monday last, MRS. MONAGHAN, relict of MR. PATRICK MONAGHAN, of Strabane


March 28 1862

March 15, at the King's Hotel, Westminster, London, PATRICK MONAGHAN, ESQ., aged 49 years

The deceased was a native of Strabane

April 17 1868
April 16, at Strabane, Margaret, youngest daughter of the late Patrick Monaghan, and sister of the late Rev Hugh Monaghan,
Roman Catholic Curate of Londonderry
The interment will take place in the family burying-ground, at Ballybogan, 
Clonleigh parish, Co. Donegal at eleven o'clock, on Saturday next
(Extract from: Deaths recorded in the Town of Strabane and parish of Camus-juxta-Mourne extracted from the Derry Journal, Londonderry Standard & Londonderry Sentinel)
Here lieth the remains of
Stephen Monaghan
Who deptd this life
Nov 9th 1815 aged 26 years



(Unreadable stone in front of Rev Hugh Monaghan's table slab)



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