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red mail Jane Hoy/William Bell
I am looking for the parents of my great grandparents, Jane Hoy and William Bell. William was born 1830/31. I believe both were from Ballymena area. They had children, Martha, 1871, Robert 1868, and others. Family moved to Scotland, where Martha married William Lochrie, (My grandparents.) Can anyone advise, please?
red mail Finding Great Grandmothers home
My Great Grandmother was Elizabeth Graham, b 1872 or 1873, I do know she migrated to America in 1888, but that is all I know I have some leads as to 2 females both Elizabeth born in February 1 in 1872 the other 1873, I was lead to believe she was born in Dublin Ireland as told to me by my mother and Aunts but they have been wrong on several of my ancestors already, but the 2 Elizabeths 1872 & 1873 where born in Belfast, How can I find out and where do I look, I want the right info and to find her parents
McLoughlin, McLaughlin, Antrim & Down
I am looking for information on the descendants of a McLaughlin (McLoughlin) family who were living on Tates Avenue, Belfast, Antrim, per the 1901 Census, & on the Newtownards Road, Pottinger, Co. Down per the 1911 census. They were Hugh, Eliza, Florence, Annesley, Frances & Winifred. Any information would be appreciated.
red mail Andrew Patrick Moore
Looking for information on my gg grandfather, Andrew Patrick Moore, who was probably born around 1831 in either Antrim or Armagh. He left Ireland in the 1840s, would have still been young, so probably left with his parents. He arrived in Saint John New Brunswick Canada, where he remained for the rest of his life. He married, Bridget Flynn, in Saint John in 1858 so was definitely in Canada before that.
Brown family
Iam looking to find some information on the Brown Family . It is believed that John Brown was a high sheriff of this county before his death in 1801. It is believed that he had a large family of 12 children and a very good relationship with the Lyons family whom they named their daughter SARAH LYONS BROWN. Could anybody tell me where I could find details on the family please maybe some census ,addresses,anything as John was my 4xs great grandfather and sounds a very intriguing man of his day
red mail Adams (also Miller and Gray)
Hi. Does anyone have any connections with an Adams family of Co Antrim? In particular my 5xgreat-grandparents Alexander Adams and Katie Miller and my 4xgreat-grandparents Archibald Adams b 1781 and Sarah Gray b 1808.
red mail Leith pollock family
Matilda LEITH born Antrim1885, married David POLLOCK 1911. Children, Jane Leith Pollock 1907 (Mrs BURGESS), David Pollock 1909/10, Elizabeth (Elsie) Pollock 1914 (Mrs HOOD), lived Belfast, Kilbride, Doagh areas I'm interested in sharing information about these families. Suzanne.
red mail Gilchrist
William Gilchrist was born 1858 County Antrim, in 1881 he married Agnes Mullen in Greenock, county of Refree Scotland, they had 7 daughters. Between 1881 & 1891 the family moved to West Ham, Essex England where they stayed until William died in 1931, Agnes died 1935. On their Wedding certificate it stated William was a widow, I haven't been able to find any other information about their lives in County Antrim Ireland. The first 5 daughters Jennie, Mary, Agnes, Maria and Margaret were born in Scotland, Elizabeth (Lizzie) was born in County Antrim Ireland and my Grandmother Annie was born in West Ham, Essex. England Looking for anyone who is connected. Regards Sylvia
red mail Waughs in or from Ireland
Looking for any information on John & jane Carson, Waugh.They had a son James.They were from Ballyeaston,I think.James is my great grandfather.James came to the U.S. during the Irish Famine around 1849.I would like to know if there is any living relatives still in Ireland.I would love to be in contact with you thru letters and emails.
red mail Davidson/Murray
My grandfather William John Davidson born 1890 Seaford Street Belfast. In 1901 I believe he is living at 18 Henderson Avenue Clifton Ward with Mary A Murray and is listed on Census return as William Murray adopted son. He joined the Irish Guards in 1908 as William John Davidson . On 1911 census he is living at 40 Henderson Avenue with Mary Ann Murray and is recorded as William John Davidson nephew Ex soldier Irish Guards. I believe he married before joining the army to serve in 1st World war and never returned to Ireland.does anyone know if this is correct?
red mail DUFFIN and WALSH
I am looking information about DUFFIN or WALSH families from Skerry Parish (Glenravel) in County Antrim. I have a database of information and would like to try to connect the various branches
red mail william graham of belfast
Can anyone help me find info on William Graham who was a sculpter {stonemason} born about 1803 , he had a son also William Graham who was in the family business (also a sculpter} The son married an Elizabeth Semple in 1861 in Shankhill, county antrim, and had 3 children, Thomas Semple Graham(1866),Eizabeth, and Stafford.(1870) Please if you have any info, however small please reply, Thanks
Scott Family
Am trying to locate information on Caroline Gertrude Scott. Worked in Cheltenham Gloucestershire during 1944. Returned to Ballyclare and married a man called Knox
red mail David hays born 1808 moved to USA
Hi, My gggfather is from Ireland and I want to find any of his relatives. I think his father was named John. They moved to the USA. But I don't have a time line to follow. I have traced them first to South Carolina where he married his first wife Margaret Walker. He then moved to Tennessee and then moved to Mississippi and married his second wife named Mary F Ross. They had several children between the 2 wives. He settled in Mississippi and that is where he died. Please please Help. I want to know who and where he and I came from. Thanks, Barbara David's birth date is 1808 or 1809
red mail Jones/May
Looking for details of Matilda Jones, born 1861. She married a British soldier George May and had three children in Ireland, Anny May, Eliza Jane, Carrie and later moved to Lancashire. They had another two children, George and Matilda Jr. born in England
red mail Ballylinny, Antrim
Trying to find information about ancestor who was born in County Antrim - possibly a village called Ballylinny. He was called Samuel Templeton and was born c. 1852. He left Ireland and in 1877 arrived in Staffordshire and joined the police. He had at least one sister. Any hints or suggestions appreciated
red mail Samuel Harper 1715b -1760d
I am searching for any family history or connection to Samuel Harper born 1715 in County Antrim, Ulster, he migrated here to the USA sometime between 1729 and 1735, He died in Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania Sept 15 1760. I am searching for his parents names, his wife Jane's maiden name, and possible ship's name he may have sailed on.
red mail Faris/Faries/Farris
Looking for any info on Edward T Faris(also possible Robert Edward T Faries) from Antrim Ireland (wife unknown) had sons by the name of Moses (died July 11,1812) John W. (died after 1837) and Samuel W. (died april 3,1844). Migrated from Ireland late 1700's to early 1800's to USA via Charleston, South Carolina and settled in York County, South Carolina (Clover, SC and Bethany, SC)
red mail Jeffers in Belfast
We know that our great grandfather, David George Jeffers (b1876) lived in Belfast before 1903 because we have a certificate that he was a Freemason in Belfast. His parents were Matthew (b1844) and Elizabeth (Eliza) Bevin (b1848) of Northern Ireland and they had Elizabeth, David George, Ellen, and Matthew, that we know of. He was married to Elizabeth Julia Magowan (b1878) of Newtownards. Any information on the ancestors and/or siblings of David George Jeffers would be most appreciated.
red mail Young/Craig/O'Neill
Looking for wife and ancestors of William Young,farmer of Niblock b c1810.Also same for Nathaniel Craig (father of Ellen Craig b 1838)whose wife's maiden name was I believe O'Neill a sister of James O'Neill b 1821 d 1891 m to Ann Jane Wood
red mail McGonnell Family.
I am researching the McGonnell family. Alexander McGonnell b. 1796 in Antrim became a coastguard and moved to Kent. He maried a Mary Richardson who was possibly from the same part of Ireland. Alexander's father was a John McGonnell. Alexander and Mary had three sons, Nicholas, John and Alexander who all joined the Navy. If anyone has any information, please let me know.
red mail Thompson-Montgomery
Searching for any info. on John Thompson and Margaret (Peggy) Montgomery married Antrim abt. 1819.There were 8 children.Mary born 1820 died 1824. James,1822, William 1825, Robert, 1829, Samuel, 1831, Nancy 1834, Margaret Ann. 1837. Samuel was my Grt.grandfather. Married Mary Wilson of Antrim. John listed as blacksmith dcd.on marriage cert. Margaret living.any connection info. would be welcome.
red mail Hugh Kirkwood 1700's
I am trying to find information on Hugh Kirkwood born around 1750 and married Sarah Agnes Bowie and moved to South Carolina, USA and he died of wounds received durring the revolutionary war around 1785 and is supposed to be burried in Abbeville, South Carolina, USA.
red mail MCGLADDERY(or various spellings)
Looking for information re:Samuel Milliken McGladdery born 4th April Tildarg Rashee county Antrim. Parents were Alexander and Hessie McGladdery( Hessie born Forde).. The only information I have on Samuel is that he settled in Pietermaritzburg South Africa and died there in 1964. Any information re this family would be greatly appreciated. He had a brother or cousinn Robert who had a daughhter Joan . Joan married a Stroebel. Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Pyper McCord
I am looking for details of John Pyper Born in 1876 probobly in Antrim but ,location unknown. he was head teacher in Glenavy school up to 1936.Was active in the methodist church. He married Dinah Bunting- McCord in 1905 location unknown but in Antrim. He is thought to have been a teacher in Ballinderry. If I can find a place opf birth I can get a birth certificate. Also looking for any additional information on the Bunting Mccord family of Lougherlish. parents wee George McCord and Elina Bunting. Connestions with Aghalee Ballindery
red mail McCall, MacAulay
AM looking for James McCall, born 1721 in Donegal, Ulster, IRE. Married Janet Harris. Immigrated to Pennsylvania
red mail Miller & Fleming families
Alexander Getty Miller b.1865 Antrim son of William Miller and Sarah Duncan. He married Rachel Fleming b.1866 Antrim dau of Malcolm Fleming and Jane Crawford. Both Alexander and Rachel died within a short period of each other sometime between 1910 -1911 in Antrim. They are my great grandparents. If anyone knows of these people I would be most grateful for a contact.
red mail Smyth Templeton
Looking for relatives of or information on John Patrick Smyth a clerk in Belfast Ireland during 1914 lived at No.4 Vulcan Street in Belfast with wife Margaret Smyth nee: Templeton. They had a son born August 21, 1914 named John Brian (aka Jack or Jackie)and other children named Patrick, Brendan, and a sister. They emigrated to Montreal,Quebec Canada between 1918 - 1925. Margaret Smyth emigrated with the children first her husband John Patrick stayed to fight in WW-1 and then emigrated later. Please e-mail me with any information you may have. All information no matter how small is valuable and appreciated.
red mail Matthew McClintock
Looking for information on parents of Matthew McClintock, born about 1767 in County Antrim and sailed to America (date unknown). Married Sidnah Fleming, Virginia 1776. Died 1839, Chestor County, South Carolina. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Mcgladdery family
I am looking for info on Samuel Milliken Mcgladdery born Tildarg 1902 went South Africa)his father was alexander) Also looking for any info on Robert Mcgladdery who had a daughter Joan. Would appreciate any information or help
red mail Lemon/Leaman
I am trying to find the parents of John Leaman (Lemon) b. 1756 in Pennyslvania in a Scotch-Irish settlement. md. Diana Patterson from Ireland. Suspect his parents are Irish but can't find anything...
red mail Stalford
My Stalford family originated in Hillsborough, County Antrim. The earliest related Stalford I know is Samuel (born 1831). His son was William James Stalford (born 1856). The family moved to Cumberland, England and later to the Liverpool area. This surname is rare and I'd like to share any info.
red mail The Houstons
Need info on the family of John Houston b.abt.1690 Ireland; migrated to America abt.1735; said to have had brothers William & Robert who may have accompanied John to U.S. Some say Father is Hugh Houston? Others say John or Robert? John married Margaret Cunningham and/or Margaret McClung. Was Grandfather of U.S. General Sam Houston. The John Houston I seek may be related to this family, b. abt 1742 and married to Alice "Else" Armstrong daughter of Robert Armstrong I and Alice Calhoun of County Antrim
red mail Gilmore Mawhinney
Hi I am looking for anybody who can help me to find the family of Thomas Gilmore born 1922. Father was called Robert. He married Ruth Mawhinney. would love to hear from anybody who thinks this sounds familiar.
Barron Family
Interested in any information you may have on any of these siblings, their descendants or ancestors. John Barron b.1755 emigrated to America 1785 Robert Barron b. abt 1758 married Sarah Gibson, remained in Ireland. Mary Barron b. ab 1760 married Robert Patterson, remained in Ireland. David Barron b. ab 1767 emigrated to America Other siblings may include Jane and William All lived in the Templepatrick area at one time.
My mother was Annie Jude b 02/07/1941 - 5 Ballyoran Rd, Portadown, County Antrim, Belfast. Her siblings: Elizabeth b circa 1933 & Frederick Jnr. b circa 1939. Her parents: Frederick Snr. b 06/12/1896 (Ireland?) & Anne Richardson Mellon b 14/11/1900 (Newcastle-upon-Tyne) married in Ireland 26/08/1931 @ Falls Rd. Methodist Church. Fred - senior died in a Railway accident in Belfast 05/05/1948. Can you make a connection as I have hit a brick wall. My mother Annie died suddenly in Perth, Scotland 24/12/1984 aged 43yrs when I was only 23yrs and had no interest in my roots. I hope this "rattles a few bones." Regards, Anne
Morrisey Clarkestown
I think the family lived there in the 1800's ...
red mail Rainey Family
I am currently researching my family history, if anyone could give me information about the Rainey family in Ahoghill, it would be greatly appreciated. I would be interested in information regarding Anthony, William, Jack, Jim, Alexander, Lizzie, Rose and Jeannie Rainey. Many Thanks
red mail Agnew Family
I am looking for any info on the Agnew family from Ballymartin area. Thomas John Agnew, who was married to Kathleen Barbara Young, they had four children Sarah, Samuel, Tommy and Billy, Thomas John Agnew had a brother called Andy or Andrew. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
James Murdoch m Sarah Campbell family immigrated to Australia. Sister to James, Margaret Murdoch searching for info she was born abt 1805.
red mail Robinson
Looking for information on Humphrey Barron Robinson born approx 1870. Father Samuel Robinson Mother Margaret Jamieson. Humphrey came from a large family with two brothers poss called William and George.
red mail Campbell and Mussen in Magheragall and Glenavy
My gt gt grandfather was William Mussen Campbell, born in 1810 in Magheragall, co. Antrim. His father was James Campbell. Mussen was widely used as a middle name in the family thereafter, but I haven't been able to find out where the name came from. I suspect that there may have been a marriage between a Mr. Campbell and a Miss Mussen at some point. Therefore if you know anything about Mussens and Campbells in Co. Antrim that might shed light on this, I'd really like to hear from you! Thanks - Rowan
red mail JOHN PUNCHE
Any information or connections for John PUNCHE b.1801 in ? Ireland married to Elizabeth ? b. 1797. Had a daughter Elizabeth Catherine b.1831 while living in Pimlico Surrey.
red mail Samuel & David Hill
I am looking for information about my great-grandfather, David Hill who I believe came from the Lisburn area of county Antrim born around 1860. I think he had a brother called Samuel who possibly went on to run a pub in Belfast. David was a sailor who eventually settled in Liverpool. Any information gratefully received.
red mail Carnmoney (Presbyterian)
I have a direct ancestor, Robert Kirkpatrick bapt. at above 1800, father believed to be Hugh Kirkpatrick. Can anybody supply further details? Any relatives still in the area? Please get in touch. Thanks!
red mail Robert Hunter and Sarah Peacock
Robert Hunter & Sarah Peacock had a son John bn about 1843.He married Agnes Murdock ,they had 7 children .Robert,Elizabeth,Sarah,Catherine,John,Samuel & William .About 1889 they moved to Lanarkshire Scotland I think for the steel works.Any info wouldbe grateful.
red mail Clark family from Ulster, Antrim co, N. Ireland
I am looking for information on Jane(akaJean)Clark born in 1706 in Ireland, married Barnard McNitt on 19 Feb 1726/7 in Middlesex co., MA, USA. She died in 1798 in Rowe, MA. Searching for her parents?? They had a son William McNutt.
Williamson John
Jane Williamson b; 1821 Ireland ,John Williamson B;1832 Belfast Ireland & James Williamson b; 1838 Ireland to Thomas & Jane ? Williamson ,they arrived about 1840 & lived in Cumberland England John married in England 1853 to Louisa Walker ,They arrived in Melbourne Australia 1853 the others stayed in England , any connection to the Williamson family in England most welcome
red mail Mccaw Family From Portglenone
William John McCaw, son of George, married Elizabeth Mulholland April 21 1851 Magherafelt. Her father was Henry. Known family were Nancy (Annie) born about 1857,Portglenone; John about 1865; Ellen born Sepember 23 1865, William born about 1879 married a Martha; Vernor born about 1880 married Lizzie (Lily) Hyndman. The Nancy at 20yrs old emmigrated to New Zealand in 1877 and married a Lurgan,Belfast man William Robert Waite in 1878. I wish to find as many connections as possible about these families to share research.
Rainey Family
Anthony Rainey b. Aug.13, 1860 & Jane McCartney b. 1861, lived in Straid, Ahoghill, Co.Antrim.Were married in Wellington St. Presb. Church Aug 13, 1880. Children: James; Alexander; John b. March 26, 1884, Straid;Anthony; Mary; Rose; Jane; William; Elizabeth.

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