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|Clough - (Clogh, Clough - County Antrim)
I am looking for inf. on Robert Kenny married Lizzy Henry 1879.they a son Archiebald born 1882 in Clough.Roberts father was Archiebald Kenny from Ballyhuterland.any help appreciated. William
Family Surnames: Kenny
|Fulton and Kennedy - (Clogh, Clough - County Antrim)
Looking for info. on the Fultons of Clough in the late 1800's. Parents were William and Mary Jane Fulton (ms Kennedy) and children included James, Thomas,Lizzie, Agnes and Joseph. The family eventually emigrated to Scotland and the USA.
Family Surnames: Fulton Kennedy
|Wisener family Cloughmills - (Clough Mills, Clogh Mills - County Antrim)
looking for any information on the Wisener family from cloughmills co Antrim. Daniel born around 1870 and wife Mary Craig. they had the following children Mary born around 1897, Jeanie, Robert, Andrew, Hugh, Hanna, Francis, Annie and John born 1882 killed in action 23 oct 1918.
Family Surnames: Wisener
|marriage - (Connor - County Antrim)
John Parker married Lily Johnston early 1850's in Connor. John was born in 1823 in Connor and died around 1900,Any information regarding this marriage would be appreciated
Eddie, (Great Grandson)
Family Surnames: Parker, Johnston
|MARGARET STEELE. - (Craigs - County Antrim)
Margaret was my g grandmother, and she lived in Craigs at the time of her marriage, in 1883, to DAVID MCBRIDE,my g grandfather.I knew that one of them hailed from Culleybackey, and now find that it is nearby.
I would be grateful for any info on the area around the time of their marriage.
Thanks in anticipation.
Family Surnames: Mcbride- Steele
|Stewart/Mayberry - (Craigs - County Antrim)
Hello everyone, I am looking for information on John Stewart (blacksmith) who married Elizabeth Mayberry. They had a daughter Nancy and then emigrated to Glasgow around 1855. Any help much appreciated.
Family Surnames: Stewart Mayberry
|Hamilton Family - (Crumlin - County Antrim)
Andrew Hamilton b.c1840, married Margaret Black. Children: - Mary Ann b.1864; Stevenson b.1865; Martha Ann b.1867; Andrew b.1868; Stephen b.1871; Andrew b.1868, married Edith Nield and lived in Widnes, Lancashire. We would love to hear from any descendants from this family.
Family Surnames: Hamilton / Black
|Mckernan - (Crumlin - County Antrim)
I'm looking for relatives of James McKernan married to Emily Smith 1895--99 . They had 3 sons, William.James and Joshua.
Family Surnames: Mckernan
|Russell and McLaughlin or McLachlan - (Cullybackey, Cullybacky - County Antrim)
Elizabeth Russell and Robert McLachlan migrated from Ireland to Greenock, Scotland, some time before 1870 - Robert was a sugarhouse labourer there. They had several children born in Ireland, between 1836 and 1851. I've found an LDS entry in IGI giving a marriage of Robert McLaughlin and Eliza. Russell in 1835, in Cullybackey. Anybody have information?
Family Surnames: Russell, Mclachlan, Mclaughlin
|Hugh Johnston/Jane Livingstone - (Cullybackey, Cullybacky - County Antrim)
I am looking for any details regarding the above persons. Hugh was born on 1st April 1885 at Tullygrawley/Clough and died 19th April 1921 at Tullygrawley. Jane came from Scotland and died at Tullygrawley on 12th May 1921. They married at the Craigs Parish Church on the 5th January 1908. They had at least 6 children:.....Anne, Hughie, James, Robert, John, and Jean. Any information regarding any of the above would be greatly appreciated.
Family Surnames: Johnston
|patrick delargy - (Cushendall - County Antrim)
my lost uncle Patrick born in Cushendall around 1900/1902 born to Bernard and Margaret (nee mcauley), I am looking for some sort of proof of uncles birth dates, as I cant find a birth certificate registered anywhere in county Antrim .Can anyone please help me.Alexander
Family Surnames: Delargy
|logue - (Cushendall - County Antrim)
looking for anyone connected with the logue family believed to originate from cushendall but settled in belfast any information would be appreciated
Family Surnames: Logue
|mooney, cushendall - (Cushendall - County Antrim)
Looking for any connections of my ggrandmother Margaret Mooney (maiden name) Death cert gives parents as John Mooney, farmer and Jenny nee McKerry (mcKenny ?) Birth Cushendall Antrim c1850. She emigrated to NZ, Married twice,Flynn, Manning, died 1877 aged 26. As my grandfather child of 1st marriage was under 6 any info is hard to find.
Family Surnames: Mooney Mckerry, Mckenney
|McMULLAN family of Cushendall - (Cushendall - County Antrim)
Looking for informaton on my husbands family:
John McMULLAN of Waterfoot,Cushendall married Grace McDONNELL of Glenravel, He was a Sea Captain sailing from Antrim & Belfast his parents were Jack McMULLAN. John & Grace's children were: Sean 1884,Michael,Alexander,Grace,& Mary.
Sean McMullan went onto marry Anna COYLE in Belfast 1910.Children:Sean 1911,Roise 1913,Grainne 1915,Patrick 1921, & Maire.
Family Surnames: Mcmullen
|mccurdy , layde old church - (Cushendall - County Antrim)
i am looking for info on the mccurdy family who lived at cushendall , i beleave two of the family are burried at the layde old church ,near cushendell, could anyone tell me where i could find any info on who is burried there ,
Family Surnames: Mccurdy
|Gillen O'Neill family - (Cushendall - County Antrim)
Looking for great great grandfather's ancestors in Antrim. Alexander Gillen, and Ann(O'Neill) b. 1795 left Antrim in about 1839 with their children Patrick b. 1829, Elin b. 1831, Michael b. 1829, John b. 1833 and Mary b. 1839. Alexander died at sea enroute to Canada. Ann made a home for them in Marmora/Madoc area, Hastings Cty, Ontario.
Family Surnames: Gillen O'neill Harvey Maccauley Mccallum
|Stevenson Cushendall - (Cushendall - County Antrim)
Looking to contact descendants of William John Stevenson and Agnes Stevenson. Their son David (born 1884) was my Grandfather by adoption.
David appeared in the 1901 Census and emigrated to Canada in 1907
He then emigrated to Australia between 1908 and 1919.
He married Minnie Annie Spence in Glasgow in 1924
They adopted my father in 1933.
David died in Perth in 1950
I am looking for copies of documents, photographs and other items which will be of interest to family members
Family Surnames: Stevenson/Spence
|Johnston/Johnson - (Derrykeighan - County Antrim)
My ancestors came from Derrykeighan - James Stuart Johnston and his wife Peggy, married in 1832, and her parents John and Mollie Johnson. Grandfather Thomas Johnston b.1835 came to Australia, his parents and siblings went to NY then Kansas in 1873. Any news of them appreciated
Family Surnames: Johnston Johnson
|Jamison McWilliams - (Derrykeighan - County Antrim)
Looking for any info on William John Jamison who married Mary McWilliamsand their family. On their April 6th 1871 wedding registration he is listed as a widower from Ballynafeagh Parish of Derrykeighan. Mary is listed as a weaver from Urble parish of Billy. His dad was John Jamison. Her dad was William McWilliams. Their three sons were born William at Cloverhill Ballynafeagh, Charles at Larkhill, and Johnston at Drumafivey, before they all emmigrated to the USA then Canada.
Is Larkhill now called Kirkhills? it seems to be in the same place on an old map. I am William and Mary's great grandaughter.
Family Surnames: Jamison Jameson Jamieson Mcwilliams
|Johnston/Johnson - (Dervock - County Antrim)
My ancestors came from Derrykeighan, near Dervock, and attended the Dervock Church. They were James Stuart Johnston and his wife Peggy, married in 1832, and her parents John and Mollie Johnson. Grandfather Thomas Johnston b.1835 came to Australia, his parents and siblings went to NY then Kansas in 1873. Any news of them appreciated
Family Surnames: Johnston Johnson
|HUNTER, Doagh, Grange of Doagh - (Doagh, and Grange of - County Antrim)
Mary HUNTER was my great grandmother. On her marriage certificate, her address was Doagh, Grange of Doagh. She married my great grandfather, James MCCLENAHAN, a teacher, living at Shankhill Road, Belfast on 19 March 1859 at York Street non-subscribing Presbyterian Church.
From this certificate, I estimate her birth date to be about 1836.
Her father was John HUNTER, a farmer. A John HUNTER appears both as tenant and landholder on the Griffiths valuation. There were a number of people with the surname, HUNTER in Doagh and Ballyclare on the survey. Were they related? I have no further information about the Hunter family and would be interested to contact anyone with interest in or information about the Hunters or Maclenahans (various spellings of the latter).
We are fairly confident that Mary died at Belfast Royal Hospital (now, the Royal Victoria Hospital) on 1 Nov 1877. She does not appear with other Maclenahans in the cemeteries in Belfast. Her daughter was buried in Doagh graveyard earlier that year, so she may have been buried there, too.
Family Surnames: Hunter; Maclenahan; Mcclenahan
|James Carey from Dunloy - found in Australia - (Dunloy - County Antrim)
James Carey b Abt 1817 in Glenbuck Townland,(Near Dunloy) Rasharkin Parish, County Antrim, N. Ireland emigrated to Australia,a sheep farmer (and never married)and died in 1889, aged 72 years. No documentation remained about James CAREY so the date he sailed on (and with whom) the ship which carried him there and from whence, its port and date of arrival, what he worked at or where and the site of his grave, were all unrecorded. Information has recently come to light that James bought and worked a farm in Marnoo East, Victoria, Australia.
He died in 1899 and the proceeds of his farm transferred to his Carey relatives in Glenbuck.
|McDonald/Wallace Dunmurry - (Dunmurry - County Antrim)
Researching the McDonalds/Wallaces from Railway St.Dunmurry. Other names are McVeigh,McCutcheon Press, Close, Thompson,McFarland,Lunn I know Grt. Grt. Grnd. Wallace was the Head Gardener for Mussons the publican he then went to live at Maryville with his daughter
Family Surnames: Mcdonald, Wallace, Close, Mccutcheon, Mcfarland, Lunn, Mcveigh, Press, Thompson
|Magees in Dunmurry and Barnsley - (Dunmurry - County Antrim)
James J. Magee was probably born in Dunmurry, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, about 1830. Later he moved to Barnsley Yorkshire where he worked as a linen bleacher. He married Mary Haywood from ?Barnsley and one of their children was Matilda Helena Magee who was born in Cudsworth near Barnsley in 1858,and christened in the Roman Catholic church (Holy Rood) in Barnsley. James Magee's nephew (?) Willie or Willy Magee, probably born in the late 1870s, was still living in Dunmurry in 1967. His wife, daughter and at least one grandchild also lived in Dunmurry in 1967 but the family later moved "to the seaside" because of the Troubles. One of this family was a dentist. This is all the information I have. Is anyone researching this Magee family, please? or the Haywoods in Barnsley?
Family Surnames: Magee Haywood
|Todd, Dunmurry, Derriaghy - (Dunmurry - County Antrim)
Researching Alexander Todd, born in Poleglass, Derriaghy, Dunmurry, in Co. Antrim, on 6 August 1909, son of John Todd and Florence Evelyn Wilson. The family moved to Glasgow around 1914. Looking for family connections.
Family Surnames: Todd, Wilson
|McCauley Farm/McKinney - (Eden - County Antrim)
Does anyone know anything about the McCauley farm and its location in Eden? The McKinney family shared the farm with the McCauley family around 1918. The father was William McKinney and the mother was Jane. Four of the children immigrated to Canada in the early 1920's - Charlie, Hugh, Sam and Ellen. Jime was killed in 1918. Sarah married Joe Collins and remained in the Portrush area. Any information would be greatly appreciated. thanks
Family Surnames: Mccauley/Mckinney
|Graham/McCartney - (Eden - County Antrim)
Alexander Graham and Elizabeth Ann McArtney married 19 July 1889 at Finvoy Ballymoney Presbyterian Church, Rev. D. Boyd officiating. Hsb. a weaver and both lived in Eden. Witness for hsb was John Wilson, and for wife, Margaret Connor or Connon. Father of hsb. was John Graham, farmer, Eden. Bride's father John McArtney was a weaver. He married Jane Murphy on 12 Oct 1859 in Carrowreagh and moved to Moneycanon 1865. Elizabeth Ann was born 24 Aug 1862, brother Isaac Samuel born 4 May 1865. No other siblings found. Mention of a cousin Ellie and an Uncle John - no last names known. Alex and Eliza. had 9 living children. They were members of Drumreagh Presbyterian Church. Appreciate more info.
Family Surnames: Graham, Mcartney Mccartney
|Holloday - Gilmore - (Garryduff - County Antrim)
A letter dated April 22, 1839, written from Garryduff lists the following people: James Holloday and his wife Mary; their son Robert Holloday (who came to the United States); James mother; his uncles,Andrew, Robert and William.
James Holloday's sister, Mary (Molly)married Paul Gilmore, was disowned by her family, and emigrated to Canada. I'm interested in any details / history on Garryduff - particularly in reference to the Holloday and Gilmore families.
Family Surnames: Holloday, Gilmore
|Pollock, Wallace-Pollock family - (Glenarm, Glenarm Castle - County Antrim)
I am searching for information on my ancestors who were from the Glenarm area. Mr gt grandfather Archibald Pollock was born in 1877 and married Eliza Coffey in 1898. His father was Samuel Wallace-Pollock or Pollock born circa 1851, he married Margaret Brown born circa 1852, their children: Mary, James, William Wallace and Archibald. Samuel's father was William Wallace Pollock born circa 1830
Family Surnames: Pollock, Wallace-Pollock, Brown, Coffey
|Lindsay, Brown - (Glenarm, Glenarm Castle - County Antrim)
I would like to discover any info. on the poss. marriage of George Lindsay to Maria Palmer circa.1879 at St.Patrick's church Glenarm, also to discover info on their son George who emigrated to Otago Province N. Zealand with his brother William James who subsequently died in France in Sept. 1916. I have no idea if George was married or single or of his whereabouts after W.W.1
Finally I would like to know the whereabouts of their younger son Robert John's future wife Mary or Margaret Brown of Glenarm prior to her marriage as she is not mentioned on the 1911 census as living in Glenarm although her father and younger sister are. I believe she and/or Robert (my grandfather) had connections with Holywood nr.Belfast as I believe that my father and one of his sisters were christened there. Mary/Margaret died young(about 30-35yrs. of age) in the Flu epidemic following W.W.1
Family Surnames: Lindsay, Brown
|Crossey - Glenavy, Co Antrim - (Glenavy - County Antrim)
Anyone with info on Crossey's - Crossies - or Crossys in the Glenavy, or anywhere in Northern Ireland? My line go back to Glenavy, but some spread into UK, Australia, America and Canada.
Family Surnames: Crossey, Crossie, Crossy
|Mary Jane Brankin - (Glenavy - County Antrim)
Mary Jane lived in Feumore, Glenavy, Antrim.. married James Maguire on 1869 in Lurgan Armagh . Born about 1852. died 1912 in Qld. Aust. They emigrated to Australia Jan 1 1875. I am looking for info on the parents.They were my great grandparents. Father.. James Brankin mother... Margaret?
Family Surnames: Brankin, Maguire
|Rev. Thomas Smyth - (Glenoe - County Antrim)
Reverend Thomas Smyth married Delphina Walker in 1834 at Rasharkin Antrim. they lived in the Raloo area at Glenoe and Tureagh ,where they are buried.Thomas Gabriel Ekin Smyth moved to England and married Mary Raymond. They came to Adelaide Australia in 1885.
Family Surnames: Smyth ,Walker ,Raymond
|McAuley/Gribbin, Bell/O'Hara - (Glenwhirry - County Antrim)
I am seeking help in finding my greatgrandparents families. My greatgrandmothers name was Catherine McAuley born ca:1869 her parents names were John McAuley (farmer)and Catharine Gribbin. They were as far as I know Roman Catholic, and Catherine's birth was registered in Glenwhirry. Catherine married my greatgrandfather Robert Bell in Dumbarton Scotland in 1897, her parents were listed as deceased at that time. Robert was also born in Antrim ca:1863 unsure of exact location. Roberts parents were Robert Bell (farmer) and Helen O'Hara father listed as deceased at time of marriage to my greatgrandmother. Any help appreciated.
Family Surnames: Mcauley, Gribbin, Bell, O'hara
|McFerran - (Glynn - County Antrim)
Looking for any information about DAVID McFERRAN (1838-1903,Sailor,father ROBERT McFERRAN,Sailor) or his wife JANE (JEANNIE) LAMBERT(1838-1876, father WILLIAM LAMBERT,Stonemason) married in Larne 1st Presbyterian Church 9th Dec 1863. Glynn given as place of residence at time of marriage. Also any information about David's brother ROBERT McFERRAN or a JOHN MCFERRAN (b.1851,sailor) and also a RICHARD McFERRAN.
Family Surnames: Mcferran,Lambert
|Glynn - (Glynn - County Antrim)
Researching my great grandfather (Robert Mcferran) who married Mary Curry in st Pauls church of ireland Belfast 11 dec 1867.(His father name was listed as Richard my G.G.grandfather).Just found Roberts death,he was a master mariner and died and was buried at sea 1892.My grandmother (his daughter)always said her fathers relatives came from Glynn Co Antrim .CAN ANYONE HELP ME .ANY INFO ON ROBERT OR RICHARD WOULD BE MUCH APPRECIATED
Family Surnames: Mcferran
|Montgomery's of Gracehill/Lisnafillan/Ahoghill - (Gracehill, near Ballymena - County Antrim)
I am looking for information on the antecedents of Robert Montgomery and Agnes McClintock, who resided in Upperlands, Co. Londonderry. Robert was an Engineer with the firm of William Clark & Sons. They had a family of 8, Robert (McClintock), John Montgomery, Thomas Montgomery, Samuel Montgomery, William Montgomery, Agnes Montgomery, Jane Montgomery and Margaret Montgomery. Their third son William Longmore enlisted as a Private with the 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusilers in Cookstown, Co. Tyrone, he died on 29th June 1915, in a Birmingham Military Hospital, as a consequence of wounds sustained in the Dardenelles Campaign and is buried in 2nd Ahoghill Presbyterian Church, Co. Antrim.
Family Surnames: Montgomery; Mcclintock And Ramsey