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McCrea Families of Strabane, Leckpatrick & Donagheady Parishes 1813-69
Personal notices extracted from the STRABANE MORNING POST, LONDONDERRY JOURNAL, LONDONDERRY STANDARD & LONDONDERRY SENTINEL

Transcribed, compiled and submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com



STRABANE MORNING POST:

March 4, 1823

Married on the 26th ult. by the Rev. Mr. McCrea, of Donagheady, MR. SAMUEL McCREA, of Tullyard, to MISS GLENN, of same town

June 10, 1823

Died on Monday last, MRS. McCREA, relict of the late MR. WM. McCREA of Cavanalee

August 22, 1826

Married on Thursday the 10th instant, by Rev. Geo. Hay, MR. JOHN McCREA of this town, Merchant, to MARGARET, eldest daughter of the late MR. SAMUEL GLEN, of Londonderry, Merchant

February 26, 1828

Died at Farmhill, near this town, on the 19th inst. MR. JAMES McCREA, in the 84th year of his age, sincerely regretted by all who knew him. His piety was of that simple and unaffected kind, which delights more in doing good than making ostentatious pretensions to zeal: he contributed liberally to charitable institutions; procured instruction for the children of the poor; granted an annual allowance to many of the aged and destitute in his neighbourhood; and, in his last will, made provision for continuing his works of charity after the termination of his mortal existence

April 22, 1828

Died on Thursday last, MRS. McCREA, wife of MR. ROBT. McCREA of Grange

November 3, 1829

Married on the 19th ult. by the Rev. Mr. Holmes, MR ALEXANDER LINDSAY, of Elaghmore, to MISS FLORA ANNE, second daughter of MR. JOHN McCREA, of Magherea, near this town

Married on Thursday, the 29th ult. by the Rev. W. McCrea, JOHN HOLMES, ESQ. late of Glenville, now of Strabane to ELIZA, eldest daughter of JAMES McCREA, of Glencush, Esq.

November 24, 1829

Married n Monday sen’night by the Rev. William Mulligan, MR. ROBERT McCREA of Grange to MISS LINDSAY of this town

June 1, 1830

Married at Gortileck, on Friday last, by the Rev. William Mulligan, MR. JOHN McCREA of Tullyard, to MISS ANNE KEE of Gortileck

March 1, 1831

Died very suddenly in this town on Thursday last, MISS ANNE McCREA

March 12, 1833

Died at Glencush, on Wednesday last, MRS. McCREA, relict of the late MR. McCREA, aged 92 years

February 11, 1834

Married yesterday evening, by the Rev. A. P. Goudy, Presbyterian Minister of this town, MR. McFARLAND of Omagh, Saddler, to REBECCA, eldest daughter of MR. ARCHIBALD McCREA, of this town, Saddler

September 20, 1836

Married on Thursday the 15th inst., by the Rev. Samuel Rea, MR. JOHN BRIGHAM, of Derry, Merchant, to ANNE, third daughter of JAMES McCREA, ESQ., Glencush, in this county



LONDONDERRY JOURNAL:

September 28, 1813

Died at Farmhill near Strabane on the 22nd inst. aged 24 years, JOHN only son and child of MR. JAMES McCREA, a young man possessed of every good quality

February 1, 1820

Died at Maghereagh on 25th inst in the 25th year of his age, after a lingering illness which he endured with truly christian fortitude, ANDREW, second son of MR. JOHN McCREA

March 27, 1850

Married in the Presbyterian Meeting House, Strabane, by the Rev. A.P. Goudy, on Thursday last, 21st inst., MR. WILLIAM McKENLEY, to ALICE, daughter of MR. ARCHIBALD McCREA, of Strabane



LONDONDERRY STANDARD:

June 22, 1832

Married on the 17th inst., the REV. WILLIAM McCREA, Presbyterian Minister of the First Congregation of Donaghedy, in the 56th year of his age and 27th of his ministry

January 11, 1834

Married on the 30th ult., by the Rev. S.J. Wray, Donagheady, MR. THOMAS McCREA, of Ballyheather, to MRS. QUINN, of Loughnease

August 16, 1837

Married on Thursday the 10th inst., by the Rev. S.T. Wray, WILLIAM BAIRD, surgeon, Donemana, to MARY JANE, second daughter of JAMES McCREA, ESQ., Glencush

June 6, 1838

Died suddenly, at Strabane, on Monday morning se'nnight, MRS. McCREA, relict of the late JAMES McCREA, ESQ .,of Farmhill

February 17, 1841

Died at Farmhill, near Strabane, last week, MRS. McCREA, wife of MR. ROBERT McCREA, of said Place

July 21, 1841

Died at Binnelly, near Donemana, MR. ROBERT McCREA, at the advanced age of 88 years, very deservedly regretted by a numerous circle of friends and acquaintances

February 2, 1842

Died on the morning of the 21st of January, at the residence of her son, MR. ARCHIBALD McCREA, Strabane, JANE, relict of the late MR. JAMES McCREA, of Lifford [Co. Donegal], at the advanced age of 88 years, after a short Illness

April 19, 1843

Married on the 17th inst., by the Rev. Moses Chambers, of Leckpatrick, WILLIAM McCREA, ESQ., South Grange, to SARAH JANE, daughter of ROBERT McCREA, ESQ., Farmhill

November27, 1844

Married on Monday the 18th inst., by the Rev. F.J. Porter, the REV. M. CHAMBERS, of Leckpatrick, to CATHERINE, fourth daughter of MR. ROBERT McCREA, ESQ., Farmhill

May 7, 1845

Married on the 25th ult., in the Presbyterian Church, Donemana, WILLIAM McCREA, ESQ., of Leck, to FANNY, eldest daughter of SAMUEL JACK, ESQ., Lisnarrow, county Tyrone



LONDONDERRY SENTINEL:

September 19, 1846

Married on the 10th inst., in the First Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, by the Rev. S.T. Wray, DAVID PORTER, ESQ., Carrowan, Burt, county Donegal, to ISABELLA, fourth daughter of JAMES McCREA, ESQ., Glencush

December 5, 1846

Died at his residence in Glencush, on Saturday, the 28th ult., JAMES McCREA, Esq., aged 78 years

December 24, 1846

Married on the 15th inst., at Newtowncunningham Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. William Scott, MR. JAMES McCREA, of Eden, Donaghedy, to ELIZA, daughter of MR. JOSEPH KING, of Moneygreggan, near Newtowncunningham

September 16, 1848

Married on Tuesday last, in Strabane Church, by the Rev. Edward Atkinson, MR. JOHN McASHEE, of Cavanalee, to MISS [JANE] McCREA, of same Place

October 14, 1848

Died at his residence, Maghereagh, on October 10th, MR. JOHN McCREA, in the 88th year of his age

August 24, 1849

Died on Sunday, the 19th inst., at Glencush, ROBERT McCREA, ESQ., at the advanced age of 92 years

October 19, 1849

Married on the 12th inst., in the First Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, by the Rev. S.T. Wray, REV. N.P. ROGERS, Presbyterian Minister of Kilmacrenan, to CATHERINE, youngest daughter of the late JAMES McCREA, ESQ., of Glencush

January 24, 1851

Died at Strabane, on Monday week, Bridget, wife of MR. ARCHIBALD McCREA, saddler

February 27, 1852

Married in the Second Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, by the Rev. F.T. Porter, A.M., GEORGE GORDON, ESQ., of Strabane, county Tyrone, to SUSAN, third daughter of ROBERT McCREA, ESQ., Grange House

July 1, 1853

Married on the 30th ult., in the Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, by the Rev. F.J. Porter, JOHN WALKER, ESQ., St. Louis, U.S.A., to Jane daughter of ROBERT McCREA, ESQ., Grange House

September 16, 1853

Died on the 13th inst., at Leckpatrick, at the residence of MR. JOHN McCREA, JOHN S. DAVISON, ESQ., Richmond Street, Derry, in the 62nd year of his age

November 18, 1853

Birth: On the 7th inst., the wife of WILLIAM McCREA, ESQ., Leckpatrick, of a son

January 13, 1854

Married on the Presbyterian Church of Leckpatrick, on the 5th inst., by the Rev. M. Chambers, MR. WILLIAM McNUTT, near Carrigans [Co. Donegal], to Margaret, eldest daughter of MR. DAVID McCREA, Kenaghan, Leckpatrick

March 3, 1854

Died at Lifford, on the 27th ult., MR. ARCHIBALD McCREA, saddler, late of Strabane

March 10, 1854

Married on the 6th inst., in the First Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, by the Rev. S.T. Wray, MR. JAMES POLLOCK, of Killynaught, to MISS ANNE McCREA, of Tullyard

May 5, 1854

Died at Farmhill, near Strabane, on the 29th ult., , aged 90 years MR. ROBERT McCREA

April 25, 1856

Died at Tullyard, Donagheady, on the 18th inst., MR. SAMUEL McCREA, aged 74 years

October 30, 1857

Died on the 22nd inst., at Farmhill, near Strabane, the wife of MR. WILLIAM McCREA, of a son

May 21, 58

Died on the 16th inst., at Strabane, FLORINDA, wife of MR. ROBERT McCREA

August 17, 1860

Died August 16, at Cavanalee, near Strabane, MR. JAMES McCREA, much and deeply regretted by an extensive circle of friends

December 11, 1863

Married December 2, at Leckpatrick Church, by the Rev. Mr. Roulston, MR. ROBERT McCREA, Kennaghan, to MARTHA JANE, eldest daughter of MR. THOMAS KNOX, Ballyskeagh

January 15, 1864

Married January 11, at Leckpatrick Presbyterian Church, REBECCA, second daughter of MR. THOMAS KNOX, Ballyskeagh, to MR. DAVID McCREA

February 19, 1864

Died February 3, at his residence, Glencush, WILLIAM McCREA, ESQ., aged 59 years

June 17, 1864

Died on the 13th June, at Cavanalee, Strabane, ELIZABETH McCREA, aged 90 years

July 29, 1864

Died July 27, at Tullyard, near Donemana, the wife of MR. JOHN JAMES McCREA, of a son

July 26, 1864

Married July 21, in the First Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, by the Rev. John Roulston, MR. JOSEPH McELHINNEY, Ardmore, to CATHERINE, daughter of MR. THOMAS McCREA, Loughnease

January 5, 1866

Died December 27, at her late residence, Tullyard, Donagheady, ELIZABETH, relict of the late MR. SAMUEL McCREA, aged 81 years

February 13, 1866

February 9, in the 84th year of her age, MARY, relict of the late JAMES McCREA, ESQ., Glencush, county Tyrone

November 9, 1866

Died on the 4th October, at the residence of her mother, Montgomery, Alabama, MARGARET McALPINE, the beloved wife of JAMES McCREA, ESQ., Memphis, formerly of Leckpatrick, county Tyrone, aged 24 years

January 15, 1867

Married in the First Presbyterian Church, Ardstraw, by the Rev. L. A. Lyle, assisted by the Rev. Matthew Leitch, Maghera, MATTHEW, son of the late MR. JAMES BROOKE, Scarvaheron, to JANE, daughter of MR. DAVID McCREA, Leckpatrick

February 26, 1867

Died on the 17th February, after a short illness, MARGARET, second daughter of MR. JOHN McCREA, of Gobnascale, near Doneymanagh, aged 23 years

November 29, 1867

Died November 24, at South Grange, MARY ANNE, daughter of the late ROBERT McCREA, ESQ., of Farmhill, aged 57 years

February 19, 1869

Died Feb. 17, at Ballylaw, ISABELLA, youngest daughter of MR. ALEXANDER McCREA, farmer, aged 5 years




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