|Name||Birth / Death||Submitted by|
|Crabbe, Benjamin||b.c.1842; d.1864||Dave Mitchell|
|Dunn, William Andrew (photo)||b.1887; d.1955||Leanne Weber|
|Eades, Roberta Georgina (McConaghy)||b.1921; d.2015||John McConaghy|
|Finnegan, Elizabeth (Bunting)||b.1889; d.1984||Dennis Wright|
|Hamilton, John||b.1837; d.1925||Jill DaSilva|
|Hamilton, Rev. John George||b.1867; d.1925||Jill DaSilva|
|Luge, Irene Olive (Simpson)||b.1920; d.2015||Teena|
|Maneely, Esther W.||b.1903; d.1991||Dennis Wright|
|Maneely, Isabella (White)||b.1866; d.1930||Dennis Wright|
|Maneely, William||b.1864; d. between 1930-40||Dennis Wright|
|McMaster, Alexander||b.c.1851; d.1926||Pat Sum|
|McMaster, Annie (O'Donnell)||d.1915||Pat Sum|
|McMaster, George||b.c.1849; d.1933||Pat Sum|
|Mullan, William James||b.1837; d. 1867||Mary Skipworth|
|Spence, David Thompson||b.1924; d.1991||Dennis Wright|
|Spence, George Maneely||b.1905; d.aft 1929||Dennis Wright|
|Spence, Sarah Jane (Frizell)||b.1906; d.1995||Dennis Wright|
|Wright, James||b.1839; d.1911||Dennis Wright|
|Wright, Sarah A. (Baxter)||b.1849; d.1924||Dennis Wright|
George McMaster was born c.1849 in Co. Tyrone. He was the son of James McMaster and Jane McMaster. George married Annie Jane O'Donnell in Omagh on 14 May 1868. Annie was the daughter of Hamilton Lewis O'Donnell and Emma (or Emily) Jane Todd. George and Annie emigrated to Australia in 1868 or 1869 and initially settled in the Geelong, Victoria, area. Annie died in Shepparton, Victoria on 28 December 1915 and George died in Bunbartha, Victoria on 29 September 1933.
Alexander McMaster, George's brother, was born c.1851 in Co. Tyrone. He also emigrated to Australia where he married Eleanor Blackburn. Alexander died in Deniliquin, NSW on 5 January 1926.
LUGE Irene Olive (Nee Simpson) On the morning of Sept. 5th, 2015, Olive passed away peacefully at her home off West Bay Street. She was born on Dec. 10th, 1920 in the small country town of Dungannon, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. She had a happy childhood with her two brothers and three sisters. Her family owned the local newspaper, The Tyrone Courier, which was printed once per week. In 1938, she met her future husband, George Howard Kluge, who had moved to Northern Ireland to become a director of Stevenson and Son Limited, manufacturers of "Moygashel" Irish Linen. They fell in love and were married Dec. 26, 1939, and remained happily together for sixty-five years, until George passed away in 2005. In 1952, they emigrated to The Bahamas by boat with three young children, and very soon felt at home. She enjoyed tennis, the beach, reading, sewing, playing the piano, and recently her Sudoku puzzles. Sadly, Olive was predeceased by her sons Howard (1955) and John (2005), and her daughters Rosamund (1984) and Suzanne (2005). Her passing leaves a big gap in the lives of those who knew and loved her. She is sadly missed by her son, Evan. Also grandson, Matthew Herbert and his wife Candi and great grandson Anthony; granddaughter Jennifer Eiland and great granddaughter Madeline and great grandson Beckham; granddaughter Jessica Surovek and her husband Clay and great granddaughter Chelsea and great grandsons Brady and Coley; granddaughter Julia Roach and her husband Josh and great granddaughter Olive and great granddaughter Ivy, who will arrive in October. Olive was interned on 9th September 2015 privately at Lakeview Memorial Gardens with her beloved husband George, and overlooking her son John's grave. Friends who wish may make a donation to The Bahamas Humane Society, P.O. Box N242, or to Amanda Lightbourn to help with her animal rescue work in Olive's name. Special thanks to her wonderful and loving caregivers Bhina, Ian and Christa; to Dr. Ian Kelly and Dr. Patricia Forte for their care and attention; to her friends Astrid Algreen and Steven Mackey for their visits; and to Bethel Brothers Morticians for their kind assistance in our time of need. The Tribune The Bahamas
Roberta Georgina Eades, widow of Fredrick William Eades and eldest daughter of John McConaghy & Catherine McConnell of Sion Mills, Co.Tyrone.
Roberta Georgina (Georgie) was born on 5 December 1921 in Sion Mills and at she died on 15 May 2015 the age of 94.
Her husband, a member of the Worcestershire Regiment was encamped at Herdman’s Mill in Sion Mills and they were married in Strabane Registry Office on 4 October 1941. Georgie continued to live in Sion Mills until her husband was demobilised at the end of WWII after which she went to live in England. From the Kidderminster Shuttle, England
Maneely, William - b.1864, Ballynafeagh; d. between 1930-40, Greenwich, CT, USA
Maneely, Isabella (nee White) - b.1866, Ballynafeagh; d.1930, Greenwich, CT, USA
Maneely, Esther W. - b.2 Dec 1903, Ballynafeagh; d.2 Mar 1991, Greenwich, CT, USA
Spence, George Maneely - b.1905, Corkhill; d.aft 1929, Canada
Spence, Sarah Jane (Frizell) - b.25 Feb 1906, Knocknagore; d.1995, Yukon, Canada
Spence, David Thompson - b.25 Feb 1924, Dungannon; d.3 May 1991, Ontario, Canada
Wright, Sarah A. (Baxter) - b.5 May 1849, Tyrone; d.28 Sep 1924, Jacksonville, IL, USA
Finnegan, Elizabeth (Bunting) - b.24 Feb 1889, Gortagowen; d.Sep 1984, Bronx, NY, USA
Wright, James - b.18 Dec 1839, Ballynafeagh; d.7 Dec 1911, Elizabeth, NJ, USA
William Andrew Dunn was born 19 March 1887 in Co. Tyrone to Andrew and Isabella (née Love) Dunn. William's grandfather was Andrew Dunn "the Miller" of Mossfield. William immigrated to Australia. I never found his passage but he was still in Ireland's 1911 census. He married Helen "Nellie" Herbert in 1916 in Katanning, Western Australia. They took up farming in that area. They had four children; Helen Isabel 1917-1988, Marie Deidre 1919-1947, William Andrew Herbert Dunn 1920-2010 and Wilma Grace 1924-1998. My Mother "Glenys" is the daughter to Marie. She lives in the US due to marrying an American sailor. William and Nellie Herbert separated ways. The last I could find of him was he resided In Geraldton West Australia and worked on the railway. He died in 1955. I traveled to Western Australia to meet all my family in 2015. Their are many descendants of William Through out Australia and the USA.
CRABBE - Lost in the wreck of H.M.S. Racehorse, near Chefoo Cape [Bay of Lung-mun, about 12 miles to the east of Chofooo (modern Yantai), China], on November 4, 1864, aged 22 years, Richard, youngest son of the late Benjamin Crabbe, Esq., of Strabane, Ireland. His loss is deeply felt by his relatives and friends, by whom he was much esteemed. Source: Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, Saturday 14 January 1865 page 12, column 6 DEATHS. The British Newspaper Archive - Also listed on Strabane Deaths
Mullan, William James, Army Medical Service, born 21 January 1837 at Dungannon, County Tyrone, eldest son of Robert Mullan of Dungannon; LRCSI 1857; joined the Army Medical Service 1857 as staff assistant surgeon with the 81st Foot; staff surgeon 1859; retired on half pay 1863; died 20 February 1867 at Rye, Sussex [England]. [Coleraine Chronicle 2 March 1867 (d); Med Dir Peterkin and Johnston (1968)]
Source: A Directory of Ulster Doctors who qualified before 1901, Vol 2 R.S.J. Clarke
John HAMILTON, born 1837, Ballygawley, Co Tyrone, died 27 Jun 1925, Milford, Co Armagh Schoolmaster, Principal. John's second son, Rev. John George HAMILTON born 3 Jan 1867, Milford, Co Armagh, died 4 Nov 1925, Belfast, Co Antrim/Down? Presbyterian Minister Milford, Co. Armagh; Islington, Liverpool, England; Dromore, Co Tyrone where he became seriously ill, released from ministerial duties, went to Belfast nursing home for surgery. It was determined the operation would be unsuccessful and he died within a week. Click to view full obits