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Brankin - (Aghalee, Aughalee - County Antrim)
My grandfather, James Brankin, was born in Aghalee in 1862. His three sisters, Anna, Alicia and Elizabeth were also born there in 1860, 1864 and 1866. They were all baptised in Magheralin in Co Down. They had a younger brother, Thomas Henry, who was born in Belfast in 1868. The family moved to England some time after this date.
Family Surnames: Brankin
johnston - (Aghalee, Aughalee - County Antrim)
Looking for anyone who maybe related to the family of Robert Johnston baptised 24 Feb 1822 Aintree Aghalee and his wife Margaret Dempsey born Ireland . They were married 6 November 1840 in Ireland. They had 7 children that I know of John,James, William, Margaret, Robert, Elizabeth and Thomas. They moved to Scotland in about 1855. Looking for their birth dates and their parents names. Would dearly love to find living relatives of this family line also. Thankyou Robyn
Family Surnames: Johnston
ORR FAMILY - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
Family Surnames: Orr
Charles and Martha McCleester-Mckeown - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
Looking for info on Charles McKeown and his wife Martha McCleester-McKeown. Lived in Ahoghill, Co. Antrim in mid 1800s to early 1900s. Thier son Hugh came to US with wife Mary Hamill in late 1880s. Any link or info would be greatly appreciated. Judy
Family Surnames: Mckeown-Mccleester-Hamill
john elliott - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
searching for info on my grandfather born in ahoghill around 1875 and moved to scotland his mothers name was margaret mullen
Family Surnames: Elliott
Rainey - Ahoghill/Ballymena - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
Looking for information on my grandmother, Jane/Jeanie Rainey born aprox. 1897 died May 1957 in Belfast hospital. May have had a sister Lizzie, brother Alex. would appreciate any info. Thanks
Family Surnames: Rainey
NAASON Family - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
Trying to locate / conect to a CHRISTOPHER NAASON and his wife MARTHA nee GREEN. He was described as a Farmer on the Death Certificate of his son CHARLES NAASON who was killed in a mining accident in Dalmellington, Ayrshire, Scotland in 1858. Charles had married a ROSE REID and a child named Charles died aged about two years in 1856. Thought to be connected with following, but relationship as yet not established :- Richard Naason and Catherine nee Doogan (married Ahoghill) Patrick Naason and Margaret nee Blue
Family Surnames: Naason Neeson Neason
McMullan, Wm. John - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
Wm. John was married to Jane Gillespie and had several children, one who was my grandmother,Annie who came to Iowa in 1907 with her mother and brother, Samuel. Where is Wm. John buried around Ahogill or Ballymena?
Family Surnames: Mcmullan
John & James GRAHAM - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
John & James Graham were brothers and sailed to Australia with their respective families in 1838 on board the "Mandarin". They lived at Ahoghill Antrim Northern as farm servants. Anyone with information please contact me.
Family Surnames: Graham
Diamonds - Portglenone, Ahoghill - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
My father's mother, Mary Diamond, was only child of James Diamond (c1863-1938), who was 1 of 5 children of Michael Diamond (1814-1908) and Mary McCann. One of Patricks brothers, Charles (c1860s - 1941) moved to Kingston, Canada in the 1880s. A brother of Michael, Edward Diamond (1815-1885) stayed in the Portglenone area, married Eliz Mulholland, and thier kids inc. John (1865-1924) a publican in Ballymena.
Family Surnames: Diamond, Mccann, Crossey
Heaneys from Ahoghill - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
I'm looking for any info on my great grandfather Patrick Heaney. He was from Ahoghill - son of John Heaney and Mary Murray. He left Ireland for Dumbarton Scotland sometime around 1900.
Family Surnames: Heaney
Rainey/McCartney/McKillop - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
Jane McCartney married Alex. Rainey 1913. Alex had sisters Jane and Sophia on 1911 census. Any info on McCartneys Raineys or McKillops in Ahoghill/Ballymena area.
Family Surnames: Rainey Mccartney
Stewart/Reynolds/Henderson - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
Jane Stewart married a Henderson and gave birth in 1919 to Elizabeth. Possible brother died at birth a year or so earlier. Tracing any Stewart, Reynolds, or Henderson in Ahoghill Ballymena area circ 1801-1919. Jane had three sisters, Minnie, Martha, & Sadie non of whom married. Jane's Mother who married a Stewart was a Reynolds.
Family Surnames: Stewart, Reynolds, Henderson
Coulters of Ballymacilroy & Ballymontena - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
I have been researching my Coulter ancestors for over thirty years and I am stuck around the 1798 time frame with my Gr. Gr. Gr. Gr. Grandfather Robert Coulter born in 1798 in Prockliss, Antrim. My Gr. Gr. Gr. Grandmother Mary Jane Mark married to William John Coulter born 1824 in Ballymacilroy, had a father by the name of William Mark born around 1780, but I cannot find any records for Robert Coulter or William Mark. Hoping to find ayone researching either of these families. Thanks Eileen (nee Coulter)
Family Surnames: Coulter , Mark
Neeson/Mulholland Ahoghill-Watercloney - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
Looking for info on Neeson/Mulholland family. John Neeson born 1863/64 son of John Neeson married a Jane Mulholland in Oct 1887 at St. Marys RC in Ahoghill. Jane's parents were Charles & Rose Mulholland of Watercloney. John & Jane had a daughter Rose born on 1888 in Watercloney at Jane's parents home. Father John Neeson was in Scotland during the birth with family working. John, Jane, and daugther Rose later emigrated to the U.S. and settled in Rosemount, Pennsylvania suburb of Philadelphia. They show up there on the 1900 census. This John and Jane Neeson were my Great Grandparents.
Family Surnames: Neeson
RODGERS - Ahoghill / Ballymena - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
Looking for any info on Rodgers families from Ahoghill/ Ballymena areas, from 1600s and they still farm there today
Family Surnames: Rodgers
Campbell - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
Information wanted re William John Campbell and Dr Jarvis Campbell believed to reside in Ahoghill around 1879. I would be grateful for any info re these. Believe William to be my great grandfather. Glenda
Letters-O'Neill - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
Daniel Letters married Teresa O'Neill in Randalstown in 1905. Looking for any information on Daniel Letters, especially his mother's name, possibly Mary Ann Boyle. He was born in the Portglenone area (Kilcurry).
Family Surnames: Letters-O'neill
James McCleester/Margaret Ann Mooney b1826 - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
My 2 x great grandparents were married in the Ballynafie/Ahoghill area in about 1843 & their first child Nancy Ann McCleester was born in Ahoghill on 22 Oct 1844. If anyone can help me find the marriage record, or provide any information on these families during this period, I would be most grateful
Family Surnames: Mccleester Mooney
Joseph Anderson/Anne McKay - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
I am looking for information about Joseph Anderson , a Linen Manufacturer in Ahoghill in the 1850s-1880s. He was born in 1834 and married Anne McKay (born 1833). They had six children. The eldest was Henry (my husbands Grandfather) who graduated from Queens College , Belfast with an M.D. in 1884. Joseph and some of his family moved to Manchester, but others may have remained in Ireland.
Family Surnames: Anderson /Mckay
McGladdery Drummond - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
I am interested in the McGladdery family in Ahoghill. Willilam McGladdery married Jane Drummond in 1835in Donegore. There children were Sarah, James, Thomas, William and John. James, Thomas, Wm and John all migrated to Queensland and Sarah to the US. The McGladderys were presbyterians. I am also seeking information on the Drummond family.
Family Surnames: Mcgladdery Drummond
Sarah Kennedy/William McNeilly - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
I am looking for details or photos of sarah Kennedy or her parents.She was born about 1 August 1841 in Antrim. she married William John McNeillyon 3rd of August 1863.William McNeilly was born 13 oct 1838.They had a daughter Sarah McNeilly 7th Dec 1867.
Family Surnames: Kennedy/Mcneilly
Anne Clarke/Robert Mcguigan - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
I am looking for details and parents of Robert Mcguigan born 1831 married 5 april 1854 Ireland, I think his father was Nicholas McGuigan. He married Anne Clarkeborn about 1833. She had a father named Charles Clarke.
Family Surnames: Clarke/Mcguigan
MCNEILL-CUNINGHAM - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
I'm descended from William McNEILL, a carpenter, whose son William John McNeill (B. abt. 1834) was married in Broughshane Church of Ireland in 1864. Earlier in the 1850's when WJ enlisted for the army he gave his place of birth as Ahoghill. Village or Parish? There's a family story that they were related to the CUNINGHAMS who provided funds to build the Cuningham Memorial Church in Cullybackey but I've never been able to find the link.
Family Surnames: Cuningham, Cunningham Mcneill
Galloway, Graham, Aiken - Ahoghill - (Ahoghill - County Antrim)
I am looking for any connections to James Galloway married Martha Graham probably around 1830. > > > > James and Martha had daughters > > Mary > > Margaret > > Hannah > > Martha > > > > Martha Galloway (nee Graham) moved to Old Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland in the > > 1840's with daughters Ann, Mary, Margaret, and Martha. Hannah appears to > > have followed later. Martha Galloway (nee Graham) dies in Old Cumnock in > > 1865. There is no record of James Galloway being resident in Scotland and > > he is deceased by 1861 at time of daughter Hannahs marriage. > > > > Martha Grahams parents were Hugh Graham and Ann Aiken probably born in the > > late 1700's. thanks Ian
Family Surnames: Galloway, Graham, Aiken
John Conway/Agnes Service - (Antrim - County Antrim)
John Conway and wife Agnes Service, were both probably from Antrim. They had children there in 1868 to 1878 or later. They then moved to Hillview Street, Belfast and had other children, one of whom was my grandfather William Conway. John was a printer in Belfast, Siblings bn in Antrim are. Elizabeth 1868 James 1871,Ann Jane 1873, Sarah 1878. Any info on this family would be great.
McConcie-Neil - (Antrim - County Antrim)
I have come to a deadend trying to find out more information about Isabella McConcie, who was born in Antrim, Ireland in 1835 and died in NSW, Australia in 1904. In 1853 she married William Neil, who was born in Downshire, Ireland in 1829. For some reason the marriage took place in Dalry, Ary, Scotland. The couple migrated to Australia shortly thereafter. I have quite a lot of information about the Searle line in Australia (which I am happy to share), and would be very grateful indeed for any information on Isabella or William.
Family Surnames: Mcconcie
McCrae McGrae - (Antrim - County Antrim)
Looking for info on Celia McCrae (McGrae) or mac Cragh? Married to Sir John Malcolm McNautt in Garath, Antrim Co, Ireland in 1744. Also looking for Sir John McNautt both served in the House of Lords. May have been O'Naughton then.??
Family Surnames: Mccrae Maccragh Tillman Mcnautt O'naughton Mcnutt Mcnitt
McCORD, MONTGOMERY, MOFFAT - (Antrim - County Antrim)
Seeking details of parents and siblings of Samuel McCord and his wife Jane/Janet Montgomery around 1800. I believe Samuel's father's name was Samuel. Samuel's son, Wiliam McCord, born 1828, is my great great grandfather. William married Margaret Moffat at Ballymena registrar's office in 1871. Seeking details of Margaret's parents (Robert Moffat and Agnes Currie/Curry) and siblngs. William's first wife Jane Stirling died. Can you help me fill in my tree?
Family Surnames: Mccord, Moffat, Montgomery
Agnes Rankin 1843 - (Antrim - County Antrim)
Looking for family of Agnes Rankin born around 1843 in Antrim. Parents were John Rankin and Sarah Hamilton. Agnes also had a brother David born around 1851, Antrim. Agnes married James Pattison in 1867 in Glasgow and in 1871 both she and David are in Glasgow census. Would like to find them before 1867.
Family Surnames: Rankin, Pattison
William John Campbell - (Antrim - County Antrim)
William John and his brother Robert immigrated to Canada in the early to mid 1800s. The story is they sent money back to Ireland for their parents and siblings, who all got on the ship but it never arrived in Canada. William settled in Fitzroy Habour, on. and Robert across the ottawa river QC. The only record i can find about where they were born was County Antrim. I am trying to find if there is any of their family left in Ireland.
Family Surnames: Campbell
AGNEW FAMILY - (Antrim - County Antrim)
Searching for informnation on the parents of SARAH AGNEW born 1926 in BALLYMARTIN her fathers name was THOMAS JOHN AGNEW and her mothers name was KATHLEEN BARBARA YOUNG. Any info greatly recieved
Family Surnames: Agnew
James Love - (Antrim - County Antrim)
I am looking for any information on family members with the surname of Love living in Antrim in the 1700's.
Family Surnames: Love
CLARKE/WALKER - (Antrim - County Antrim)
I am looking for any information on Tandy Clarke and his family from Lisburn/Belfast, Antrim. His son Thomas Clarke married Sarah Walker at Lisburn abt 1847. Thomas and Sarah emigrated to New Zealand with their children. Any information would be very much appreciated.
Family Surnames: Clarke
mawhinney/gilmore - (Antrim - County Antrim)
I am looking for family members and ancestors of my mother in law. her mum was ruth mawhinney who married tom gilmore in the 1940's the family then moved to berkshire around the 60's does anybody have any idea of any other information about either tom gilmore or ruth mawhinney or any mawhinnys or gilmores living in antrim.
Family Surnames: Mawhinney
Young family - (Antrim - County Antrim)
I have details of the descendants of John Young and his wife,Ellen Craig, who lived in Antrim after their marriage in 1860. I have some details of John Young's father and grandfather in Niblock. I am looking for details of Ellen Craig's father, Nathaniel Craig, a merchant of Belfast. Lucy
Family Surnames: Young, Craig
Hamilton - (Antrim - County Antrim)
Robert Hamilton married Sarah Garner about 1840 in Antrim,Northern Ireland.need more information.
Family Surnames: Hamilton
Taggart - (Antrim - County Antrim)
any details on Charles Taggart, son of Charles of co antrim. transported 1816? to nsw
Family Surnames: Taggart
McAlister / Murray / Antrim/ Ferntree Gully - (Antrim - County Antrim)
I am trying to find some information about Edmund Mcalister and his son Patrick McAlister born Antrim 1847. His mother was Catherine McAlister nee Murray. Patrick and his wife Mary died in Ferntree Gully Australia around 1920.
Family Surnames: Mcalister Murray
bell - (Antrim - County Antrim)
looking for details of my ggrandfather born 1821 in county antrim came to scotland i dont know when married mary beatson in 1851 had a daughter in 1855 would like to know about his early life before he came to scotland
Family Surnames: Bell
McConaghy / Creaney - (Antrim - County Antrim)
I am looking for any ancestors of Mary Creaney b1884 and Francis McConaghy ca 1870-80 born Derryclone and Derrylin Ireland thanks |Maureen
Family Surnames: Mcconaghy Creaney
john c quinn/elizabeth robinson - (Antrim - County Antrim)
Any information on John C. Quinn m. Elizabeth Robinson abt.1836 Co. Antrim. Had son Arthur Quinn m.Eleanor EE Dalton 1864 Victoria. Would be interested in any information. lesley
Family Surnames: Quinn, Robinson, Dalton
Clarke/Mcneill - (Antrim - County Antrim)
I am searching for info on John Clarke who married a Rebecca Mcneill, they had children called David,George, Ruby, Masie, Winifred and Thomas also names lined to the family are Mcvay and Bowyer and Sillitoe any help would be greatly appreciated.
Family Surnames: Clarke / Mcneill - County Antrim
Martha Ogilby - (Antrim - County Antrim)
A relative of mine, John Allen (born in 1863 in Co Down but probably growing up in Co Antrim) married a Martha Ogilby. They had a child who died when a year old. Does anyone have any information about them.
Family Surnames: Ogilby Allen
Moore, Mackay - Ireland - (Antrim - County Antrim)
Looking for information about Robert Moore who married Nancy Mackay around 1839. I know that Robert was born in 1811 in Ireland and have no other information about either of them. Their son, James Andrew, was born in 1839.
Family Surnames: Moore, Mackay
Kirkpatrick Leitch - (Antrim - County Antrim)
I am after any and all information on the Leitch Families of Antrim.I am the G G Grandson of John Kirkpatrick of Ballinahone Antrim N.I He married Margaret Ann (known as Peggy) Leitch approx 1842-43 .Children were John 1844,Joseph 1846,Robert 1848,James 1851 (my G grandfather,emigrated to Australia 1881 with wife Catherine Jane Nee McCook),Samuel 1853(of Salem Lodge) and Margaret 1854(Married John Moore Of Preistland). If anyone has any info I would be grateful as I can't locate any more details on Peggy or her pedigree except she had a brother Joseph and a nephew of the same name. Thanks in anticipation from Australia
Family Surnames: Kirkpatrick,Leitch
Matchett - (Antrim - County Antrim)
Looking for William and Sydney John Matchett pre 1830. Went to Australia. Mothers name Jackson.
Family Surnames: Matchett
Tolerton - (Antrim - County Antrim)
I am looking for information on the Tolerton Family name. I am also wondering if it might be a derivative of the Towlerton name which has a house listed in Ireland.
Family Surnames: Tolerton, Tollerton, Towlerton, Toleton
Owens - (Antrim - County Antrim)
Francis Owens b 1845 was the child of Francis and Sarah (nee Barbour). By 1864 they were living in Scotland and he married Jane Gartshore. They had 10 children and moved to Northumberland/Durham by 1871. Anyone researching this family?
Family Surnames: Owens
Alexander Nelson Olivia Dixson - (Antrim - County Antrim)
Seeking ancestors of Annie Elizabeth Nelson, her brother, Hartford Dixson Nelson and Sarah Nelson Gunn. They were born about 1850/1856. Annie came to western NY about 1868, with her husband William Thomas Keith. Hartford Dixson Nelson born about 1854, came to US before age 18yrs. He became a lawyer and State Senator in Albany NY, residing in Oneonta NY. Sara Nelson married Hugh Gunn, resided Long Island NY Death certificates lists their parents as Alexander Nelson and Olivia Dixson. They were both supposedly born in Londonderry Ireland. In 1902, Annie Keith visited Ireland, returning to America, she states the place she visited in Ireland was Antrim. I have found much of the family in NY but cannot seem to get a tie to Ireland. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks,
Family Surnames: Nelson Dixson Keith Gunn
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