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We are grateful to Lucy McCullagh for compiling much of the information included below and to Kevin Nash for providing further information on Sr. M. Eymard.
SR. BARTHOLOMEW  •  SR. M. EYMARD  •  SR. M. MALACHY  •  SR. M. LEILA  •  SR. EUGENIUS
SR. FRANCIS  •  UNKNOWN  •  SR. M. BERNADETTE  •  SR. M. FINTAN  •  SR. VICTOR
SR. MARGARET  •  SR. M. QUINN  •  UNKNOWN  •  UNKNOWN
Note: Information marked with a * may be incorrect
Sr. Bartholomew
SR. BARTHOLOMEW
Daughter of Master Marlow (Principal of Coneyglen / Leggatraght School in 1880)
Had a brother called Patrick
Sr. M. Eymard
SR. M. EYMARD
Born: Mary “Minnie” Morris on 16th February, 1894 in Sheskinshule to Charles and Rose Morris (nee McKeown)
Appointments: Professed on 2nd February, 1919
Entered the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in New Jersey (after emigrating to the United States)
Ministered in America
Became a teacher of the blind and devoted her life to caring for them in schools and other institutions such as Villa Marie Claire in Saddle River in 1928
Spent some time in St. Genevieve Elementary School in Van Nuys, California in 1950
Died: 31st May, 1967 in New Jersey
Sister of Charlie Morris
Sr. Mary Malachy
SR. MARY MALACHY
Born: Rosey Coyle on 3rd May, 1904 in Formil
Appointments: Entered Sacred Heart Order
Ministered in the United States
Died: 19th July, 1981
Sr. Mary Leila
SR. MARY LEILA
Born: Bridget Quinn in 1907* in Broughderg to Henry and Sarah Quinn
Appointments: Entered the Sisters of Mercy in Thornhill, Derry
Tended to the needs of the boarders at Thornhill School there
Died: 7th May, 1983
Sr. Eugenius
SR. EUGENIUS
Born: Roseann Fox on 18th January, 1910 in Formil to Stephen and Kate Fox (nee McAleer)
Appointments: Entered the Sisters of Mercy in Australia and spent most of her life in Perth
Died: 2nd February, 2008
Her grand-nephew was Fr. Gerard Fox, a Chaplain in Belfast City Hospital
Sr. Francis
SR. FRANCIS
Born: Nuala Morris on 11th August, 1911
Appointments: Entered the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace and spent most of her life teaching in Nottingham
Retired: As Principal Teacher of St. Augustin’s Primary School in Nottingham in 1976
Died: 20th July, 1991
Sister of Fr. Henry Brendan Morris and Fr. Malachy Morris
Unknown
UNKNOWN
Born: Cassie Conway in 1915 in Brackagh South (Cashel) to John and Sarah Conway (nee McDonald)
Appointments: At an early age she entered the convent and bacame a member of Our Lady of the Missions in Charmagna, Bristol
Died: 3rd May, 1973
Sr. Mary Bernadette
SR. MARY BERNADETTE
Born: Mary McCrea in 1916 in Coneyglen to Dan and Mary McCrea (nee Clarke)
Appointments: Entered the Sisters of Mercy
Ministered in South Africa
Died: 14th May, 1992
Sr. Mary Fintan
SR. MARY FINTAN
Born: Cassie Fox on 15th August, 1918 in Leaghan to Mr. and Mrs. John Fox
Appointments: Entered the Sisters of Nazareth
Ministered in Sligo, Cork, England, South Africa and Stoughtan, Wisconsin where she and 3 other Sisters founded the Nazareth House Convent and a home for the elderly
Died: 16th November, 1984
Sr. Victor
SR. VICTOR
Born: Mary Bridget Keenan in 1919 in Formil to Mickey and Bridget Keenan (nee Fox)
Appointments: Entered the Sisters of Nazareth
Ministered in England and America, returning to Belfast one year before she died
Died: 21st April, 2004
Sr. Margaret
SR. MARGARET
Born: Margaret Daly on 23rd June, 1923 in Crockanboy to John and Brigid Daly
Appointments: Professed on 16th December, 1947
Entered the Sisters of Mercy, Belfast
Was a cook and spent many years working in Abbeyville House before taking up a post in Our Lady’s Home in Beechmount, Belfast where she lived and worked until she became terminally ill
Died: 16th March, 1990
Also known in religious life as Sr. Celsius
Sr. Margaret Quinn
SR. MARGARET QUINN
Born: Margaret Quinn on 9th February, 1934 in Broughderg
Appointments: Entered the Medical Missionaries of Mary, Drogheda
Died: 12th September, 1984
Sister of Br. Isidore Quinn CP
Unknown
UNKNOWN
Born: Mary Morris in Carnanrancy
Appointments: Entered a religious order in Liverpool
Sister to Peggy Morris (also a religious Sister in Liverpool) and Fr. Edward Morris who died in Liverpool when he called to visit Peggy on his way home from his mission in India / Borneo.
Unknown
UNKNOWN
Born: Peggy Morris in Carnanrancy
Appointments: Entered a religious order in Liverpool
Sister to Mary Morris (also a religious Sister in Liverpool) and Fr. Edward Morris who died in Liverpool when he called to visit Peggy on his way home from his mission in India / Borneo.
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