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Adams Genealogy Notes, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland 1822-1870

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Transcribed, compiled and submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia




Date Notice
Oct 15 1822 [Married] On Wednesday last, by the Rev. Mr. Hay of Derry, the Rev. John Alexander Adams, Presbyterian Minister of this town, to Anne Jane, daughter of John Smyth, Esq., of Gallony (Strabane Morning Post)
Dec 24 1827 [Died] Suddenly, at Carriclee, on Monday last, the Rev. John Alexander Adams (Strabane Morning Post)
Jan 8 1828



To be Sold by Auction, at Caricklee, on Thursday the 10th Jan. 1828

THE Household Furniture and Farming Utensils of the late Rev. John Alexander Adams, consisting of Mahogany Chairs, Tables and Bedsteads, Feather-beds, Mattresses, Delph, China and Glass, a Jaunting-Car, a good Piano-Forte and an Eight Day Clock, &c. &c.

Sale to Commence at 11 o’clock - King’s Duty to be paid by the purchaser

Strabane, 3rd January, 1828 (Strabane Morning Post)

Apr 27 1830 [Died] Sunday morning last, Mrs. Adams, wife of Mr. James Adams of Castlederg (Strabane Morning Post)
Feb 4 1832 [Died] on the 24th January, Mary Adams aged 79 years, relict of the late Mr. A. Adams, of Aldoghill, near Newtownstewart. In all the relations of wife, parent, and friend, her transcendent virtues shone most conspicuously, nor was she wanting in attention to the duties which she owed to God (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 29 1832 [Married] on Sunday, the 23rd inst., at Mountjoy Forest, by the Rev. John Hamilton, Henry Adams, Esq., of Cappagh Crossroads, to Miss Faith, youngest daughter of James Ardrie, Esq., of Burnsfolly (Londonderry Sentinel)
Dec 4 1832 [Married] On the 22nd ult. by her brother, the Rev. A. Jamison, Elizabeth, daughter of R. Jamison, Esq. Brookfield, Garvagh, County Derry, to Mr John Adams of this town, now of the firm of Bennett & Adams, Ballydivit, Coleraine [Co. Londonderry] (Strabane Morning Post)
May 21 1833 [Died] On the 11th inst. Mr. James Adams, of Castlederg, sincerely and deservedly regretted by a numerous circle of acquaintances and friends. In his general character were combined many excellent virtues; honesty, integrity, and punctuality were the invariable habits he practised in his commercial intercourse, friendship, and good will towards man, either as neighbour or friend --- in his social circle, and as a husband and father, he was kind and indulgent in the extreme; indeed to use the phrase of an ancient bard, “a warmer heart death ne’er made cold.” (Strabane Morning Post)
Apr 30 1833 [Married] On the 11th inst., by the Rev. Robert Gilkey, Mr. Samuel McMullan, of Newtownstewart, M. D., to Mary Anne, daughter of the Rev. Robert Adams, of Calkill, Omagh (Londonderry Journal)
Aug 6 1833 [Died] At Ballyfatton, on Monday the 29th July, Mr. David Adams aged 69 (Strabane Morning Post)
Sep 12 1838 [Died] at the residence of his son, Mr. John Adams, Ballydivitt [Co. Londonderry], on the 4th inst., Mr. James Adams, of Strabane, linen merchant, aged 62 years (Londonderry Standard)
Feb 16 1839 [Died] on the 10th inst., aged 33 years, Elizabeth, wife of John Adams, Ballydevitt, Coleraine [Co. Londonderry] (formerly of Strabane) (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 15 1840 [Birth] At Baron's Court, on the 7th inst., the wife of Mr. William Adams, of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 26 1840 [Died] on the 9th inst., at Cheltenham, for the benefit of his health, aged 63 years, the Rev. Robert Adams, of Calkill, near Omagh, and Presbyterian Clergyman of Clare, county Armagh (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 6 1841 [Died] on the 25th ult., at the residence of her nephew, Mr. John Adams, Ballydevitt [Co. Londonderry], Miss Anne Smyth, aged 72 years, formerly of Strabane (Londonderry Standard)
Apr 14 1841 [Married] on Thursday, the 7th inst., at Londonderry Cathedral, by the Rev. A. Boyd, Mr. William Donnell, to Elizabeth, youngest daughter of Mr. William Adams, both of Ballymagorry
Jul 7 1841 [Died] on Friday, 2nd inst., Robert Adams, youngest son of the late David Adams, of Ballyfatton, in the 14th year of his age (Londonderry Standard)
Oct 9 1847 [Died] at Strabane, on Wednesday week, Mrs. Adams, relict of the late Mr. James Adams, Canal Basin (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 7 1851 [Married] on Wednesday, the 22nd ult., in the Second Presbyterian Church, Castlederg, by the Rev. John Armstrong, Mr. George Adams, son to Mr. William Adams, of Goland, to Margaret, eldest daughter of Mr. Thomas Roulston, of Kilcam (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 15 1852 [Died] On the 3rd inst., at his residence, in Dungannon, Mr. Hugh Adams, for some time precentor of the First Presbyterian Church of that town (Londonderry Standard)
Feb 25 1853 [Died] at Galonney, on the morning of the 19th inst., in the 38th year of her age, Jane, second daughter of the late Mr. David Adams, of Ballyfatton (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 5 1854 [Married] on the 27th ult., in the First Presbyterian Church, Rathmelton [Co. Donegal], by the Rev. James Reid, John Adams, Esq., of Ballyfatten, to Anna, second daughter of the late Dr. Hunter, of Rathmelton, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jul 11 1856 [Married] on the 3rd inst., in the Second Presbyterian Church, Strabane, by the Rev. W. A. Russell, Andrew Macbeth, Esq., Ballindreat [Co. Donegal], to Jane, fourth daughter of William Adams, Esq., Magir Cottage, Strabane (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 21 1856 [Died] on the 18th November, at Aldoghal, near Newtownstewart, George Adams, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 8 1860 [Married] May 31, in First [Presbyterian] Castlederg, by the Rev. J. Crockett, assisted by the Rev. J. Armstrong, Mr. David Baird, Sion, to Rebecca, daughter of Mr. William Adams, Goland (Londonderry Sentinel)
Apr 5 1861 [Died] on the 17th March, at his residence, Goland, Mr. William Adams, aged 85 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 28 1861 [Birth] June 8, at Ballyfatton, the wife of John Adams, Esq., of a son
Oct 11 1861 [Married] October 9, at Ballindrate Presbyterian Church [Co. Donegal], by the Rev. William McCrea, assisted by the Rev. M. Chambers, uncle of the bride, Alexander Adams, of Milltown, Castlederg, to Mary, second daughter of Mr. John McBeth, Moneen [Co. Donegal] (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 18 1863 [Died] August 8, at Omagh, Eliza, daughter of Mr. Robert Adams, merchant, aged 11 months (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 3 1868 [Married] on the 25th February, in Second Donagheady Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. F. G. Porter, assisted by the Rev. John Gilmour, Mr. John McCorkle, Drumagore [Co. Londonderry], to Sarah, daughter of Mr. David Adams, Primity [Co. Londonderry] (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 18 1868 [Married] on the 13th August, in the First Ardstraw Presbyterian Meeting House, by the Rev. Mr. Lyle, Mr. Andrew Adams, of Reylagh, to Rebecca, the eldest daughter of the late Mr. William Patrick, of Lislaferty (Londonderry Sentinel)
Dec 8 1868 [Married] December 3, at Christ Church, Belfast, by the Rev. R. Hannay, Robert Adams, Esq., C. E., Torrent Hill, county Tyrone, to Mary Charlotte, daughter of the late Rev. Moses Leathem, Rector of Lower Badoney, county Tyrone (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 14 1869 [Birth] Sept. 8, at Torrent Hill, Dungannon, the wife of Robert Adams, Esq., C. E., of a daughter (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 25 1870 [Died] March 15, at Great Charles-street, Dublin, Anne Jane, widow of the late Rev. John Adams, of Strabane, and daughter of the late John Smyth, Esq., of Gallony, Strabane, aged 70 years (Londonderry Sentinel)