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Tag Archives: Ireland
Sudden Death In The City!
Mr. John Chambers, William Street, Derry… An article published in the Derry Journal – Monday 19 November 1906 stated: “On Friday Mr. John Chambers, William Street, Derry, died under painfully sudden circumstances. He and some other men were standing at … Continue reading
Posted in Co. Donegal, Co. Donegal, Co. Londonderry, Family History, Geneaology, Glasgow, Ireland, Scotland Tagged Bustard Family, Chambers Family, Co. Donegal, Co. Londonderry, Derry City Cemetery, Family History, GeneaBlogger, Genealogy; Ireland; Records, Ireland, Kelly Family, Londonderry, Love Family, Walker Family 7 Comments
Sad Burning Fatality at the Waterside!
Starrett of Derryview Terrace… “On Friday a very sad burning fatality occurred at the Waterside, resulting in the death of a little girl eight years old, daughter of Samuel and Ellen Starrett, of Derryview-terrace, Waterside, lately of Rosemount…” Born in … Continue reading
A Derry Cabinetmaker!
President of the Amalgamated Union of Cabinetmakers… On 5 June 1875 at the Second Derry (Strand) Presbyterian Church, in the presence of Margaret Wilson and Thomas Cooper, David Norrie and Annie Short (nee Cooper, a widow) were united in Marriage. … Continue reading
Posted in Co. Londonderry, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland Tagged Co. Londonderry, Derry City Cemetery, Family History, GeneaBlogger, Ireland, Londonderry, Norry Family 10 Comments
Derry Man Missing!
Mr. Alfred Beattie of Lewis Street, Derry… “Mr. Alfred Beattie (59) of Lewis Street, Derry has been missing from his home since Wednesday last and considerable anxiety prevails as to his whereabouts. Mr. Beattie, who is unmarried, lived with his … Continue reading
The Johnston’s of Ardnableask & the Elvin’s of Cashelnavean, Co. Donegal!
Jane Johnston – My 2nd Great Aunt or… Is She? A daughter, sister, wife and mother – Jane Johnston was born about 1854 in Lough Eske, Co. Donegal. Jane is one of six children born to John Johnston and Isabella … Continue reading
I Am Bound To Them!
I am bound to them… …though I cannot look into their eyes or hear their voices. I honor their history I cherish their lives I will tell their story I will remember them! Author – Unknown
The Hunters of Donegal & Londonderry!
From Bohillion, Newtoncunningham to Lewis Street, Londonderry… Ferris Row was located just off Bishop Street in Londonderry and was the birthplace of my great grand aunt, Mary Wilson. Known as Minnie, she was born on 7 Jan 1865 to Thomas … Continue reading
Too Many Deaths Too Soon!
The Beattie/Flanagan Connection…. Born on 9 Jul 1866 in Fountain Place, Londonderry she was a daughter, sister, wife and mother. Her name was Rebecca and she was named after her mother and her great grandmother. Rebecca Beattie is my great grand … Continue reading
Cranky Old Man! What do you see nurses? What do you see? What are you thinking when you’re looking at me? A cranky old man… not very wise Uncertain of habit… with faraway eyes Who dribbles his food and makes … Continue reading
A Life Cut Short!
A Diver of Londonderry & Donegal… Born on 7 Feb 1898 in 21 Lewis Street in the City of Londonderry, Thomas Wilson Diver was the second child and eldest son of eight born to George William Diver and, my great … Continue reading