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Alexander Family Notes, Co. Donegal 1775-1869

Extracted from personal notices inserted in the LONDONDERRY JOURNAL, STRABANE MORNING POST & LONDONDERRY SENTINEL
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
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***ORIGINAL SPELLING HAS BEEN RETAINED***

December 1 1775 Married John Murray to Miss Catherine Alexander both of the Parish of Fahan (Londonderry Journal)
April 19 1825 [Died] On Thursday last, Mr. John Alexander, of Drumenan near St. Johnston. He was a young man universally respected by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance, and died lamented by a numerous circle, leaving a wife and six helpless children to lament his loss. (Strabane Morning Post)
October 10 1829 [Died] On the 30th ult., at Tomack, county Donegal, after a tedious illness, Mrs. Alexander, relict of the late Mr. Samuel Alexander, aged 84 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 20 1836 [Married] On the 15th inst., in St. Peter's Church [Dublin], by the Rev. Mr. Porter, Thomas Alexander, Esq., of Buncrana, in the county of Donegal, and Frowick in Essex, to Jane, eldest daughter of the late William Haigh, of Westfield House, in the county of York, and granddaughter of the Rev. Dr. Martin, of Harcourt Street, Dublin (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 22 1836 [Married] On Thursday, the 6th inst., by the Rev. Joseph McConaghy, St. Johnston, Mr. Alexander Cunningham, Castletown, to Eliza Jane, only daughter of the late Mr. John Alexander, Drumenon (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 16 1837 [Died] At his residence, Kinnycally, St. Johnston, Mr. James Alexander, aged 55 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 3 1838 [Died] On Friday, the 26th ult., at Kinnycally, at the house of his paternal uncle, Mr. Richard Alexander, son to the late Doctor Alexander, of this City, aged 17 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 14 1839 [Married] On the 5th inst., by the Rev. William Brown, Joseph Alexander, Esq., to Ann, second daughter of Joseph Cochrane, Buncrana (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 5 1839 [Died] On Wednesday the 11th ult., at the residence of Mr. John Holmes, of Carnone, Catherine, eldest daughter of Mr. Andrew Alexander, of Kinically, aged 15 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 10 1841 [Died] At Clashagowan, on Saturday, the 3rd inst., Mr. Andrew Alexander, aged 34 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 10 1841 [Died] At Kinnecally, on Tuesday, 6th April, Jane, wife of Mr. Andrew Alexander, aged 40 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 1 1845 [Married] On the 23rd ult., in Taughboyne Church, by the Rev. Mr. Barclay, Mr. William McClay, of Creesloughkeil, Fahan, to Jane, second daughter of Mr. Andrew Alexander, of Kineeally (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 13 1845 [Married] On the 27th ult., in the Presbyterian Church, Raphoe, by the Rev. J. Thompson, Mr. Samuel Alexander, to Miss Rachael Rankin, both of Dromore (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 13 1845 [Married] On the 4th inst., in the Presbyterian Church, Ballylennon, by the Rev. George Hanson, Jonathan McConnell, Esq., Castletown, to Margaret, daughter of Samuel Alexander, late of Rateen, in the county of Donegal, Esq. (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 25 1847 [Married] On the 9th inst., in the Presbyterian Church, Burt, by the Rev. Robert Gray, James Alexander, Esq., Drummenon, to Hannah, only daughter of Joseph Porter, Esq., Ballymoney, Burt, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 29 1848 [Died] On the 24th inst., at Kinnecally, Mr. Andrew Alexander, aged 56 Years (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 17 1848 [Died] At Ramelton, of scarletina, on the 7th inst., Samuel, aged 19 months, on the 8th, John, aged 8 years, and on the 14th, William, aged 4 years, sons of John Alexander, Esq., Supervisor of Excise, Ramelton (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 12 1848 [Died] At Kinecally, on the 2nd inst., Esther Ann, youngest daughter of the late Andrew Alexander, aged 12 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 6 1849 [Died] At Kinnecally, on the 26th ult., Mr. James Alexander, son of the late Andrew Alexander (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 16 1849 [Married] Nov. 6, in the Church of Malin, by the Rev. R. Harvey, Rector of Leck, James Alexander, Esq., of Glentaugher, and of the Bengal Civil Service, son of the late Henry Alexander, Esq., to Katharine, youngest sister of John Harvey, Esq., of Malin Hall (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 10 1850 [Married] On the 9th inst., in the Rev. Dr. Gamble's Church in Ramelton, by the Rev. James Kinnear, Lower Clenanees, Dungannon, the Rev. John Kinnear, Letterkenny, to Margaret Fanny, daughter of the late Andrew Alexander, Esq., Kinnycarry, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 8 1850 [Married] On the 7th inst., in Monreagh Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Andrew Long, Mr. Henry Thompson, of Moyle, Newtowncunningham, to Mary Jane, youngest daughter of the late Dr. Alexander, of this City (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 14 1851 [Married] On the 6th inst., in the Presbyterian Church, Newtowncunningham, by the Rev. William Scott, Mr. John Alexander, of Drumbarnett, parish of Raymochy, to Mary, daughter of Mr. William Crockett, of Drummay, near Newtowncunningham (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 25 1851 [Died] On the 28th February, of fever, at Midnapore [India], James Alexander, Esq., of Glentogher, county Donegal, and of the Bengal Civil Service, which he entered in 1830 (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 6 1851 [Died] On Sabbath morning last, at his residence, Rosehill, Fahan, Mr. Joseph Alexander, formerly of this City, aged 42 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 30 1852 [Died] On the night of Wednesday, 21st inst., at Ballybigley, county Donegal, Mr. Joseph Alexander, aged 66 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 8 1854 [Died] On the 1st inst., of consumption, at the residence of Mrs. Walker, Bishop Street, in this City, where he had returned but five weeks from Australia, Mr. John Alexander, the youngest son of the late Andrew Alexander, Esq., of Kinnycally, near St. Johnston, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 19 1855 [Married] In Manorcunningham Church, on Thursday, the 11th inst., by the Rev. W.J. Irvine, Mr. Isaac Doherty, of Carricknamart, to Matilda, daughter of Mr. Robert Alexander, Dromore, near Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 5 1856 [Married] November 25, at the Parish Church of St. Marylebone, by the Rev. F.C. Finch, Lieutenant Stephenson B. Bristow, 30th Regiment, son of Simon Bristow, Esq., to Anna Louisa, eldest daughter of Thomas Alexander, Esq., of Buncrana, county Donegal, and of 7 York Place, Portman Square, London (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 26 1858 [Married] On the 12th inst., in Fahan Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. David Hanson, Mr. James Alexander, Tumack, to Ellen, daughter of Mr. Thomas Walker, Coshquin (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 30 1858 [Died] On the 24th inst., Jane, relict of the late Mr. John Alexander, Castleton, Fahan (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 17 1861 [Married] May 7, in Christ Church, Upper Hyde Park Garden, London, by the Rev. A. Bathurst, assisted by the Rev. F. Bathurst, Algernon, fifth son of the late Sir James Bathurst, K.C.B., to Rosetta, second daughter of Thomas Alexander, Esq., of 10 Upper Hyde Park Gardens, and Buncrana, county Donegal, Ireland (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 11 1863 [Died] December 9, at Drumenon, St. Johnston, Elizabeth, relict of the late Mr. John Alexander, aged 73 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 1 1864 [Married] December 29, at Newtowncunningham, by the Rev. William Scott, assisted by Rev. Samuel McClure, of Crossroads, Mr. Joseph Alexander, of Imlick, to Frances Mary O'Donnel, eldest daughter of Francis G. Long, Esq., M.D., Newtowncunningham (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 24 1864 [Married] On the 23rd June, at Ramelton, by the Rev. John Greenlees, Robert J. Alexander, Esq., merchant, Londonderry, to Fanny, the second daughter of the late Andrew Patton, Esq., merchant, Ramelton (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 24 1864 [Married] On the 23rd June, at Ramelton, by the Rev. John Greenlees, Robert J. Alexander, Esq., merchant, Londonderry, to Fanny, the second daughter of the late Andrew Patton, Esq., merchant, Ramelton (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 18 1864 [Birth] On the 16th November, at Imlick, the wife of Joseph Alexander, Esq., of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 13 1864 [Died] December 10, at Newpark, Moville, in the 76th year of her age, Dorothy, widow of the late Henry Alexander, Esq., Colonial Secretary Cape of Good Hope (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 21 1865 [Died] March 19, at Newpark, Moville, Elizabeth, the third daughter of the late Henry Alexander, Esq., Colonial Secretary of the Cape of Good Hope (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 18 1865 [Died] April 16, at Imlick, Francis Gouldsbury, son of Joseph Alexander, Esq., aged 5 months (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 14 1865 [Birth] November 12, the wife of Joseph Alexander, Esq., Imlick, of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 23 1866 [Died] February 13, at Cloughfin, Mr. David Alexander, aged 85 (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 14 1866 [Birth] August 10, at Tumnock, Burt, Mrs. James Alexander, of twins, a son and daughter (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 21 1866 [Died] September 15, at Drumbarnett, Rebecca Jane Alexander, aged 1 year and 11 months (Londonderry Sentinel)
October2 1866 [Died] On the 15th September, at Drumbarnett, Rebecca Jane, aged 1 year and 11 months, of diptheria, the beloved daughter of Mr. John Alexander (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 2 1866 [Died] September 18, at Drumbarnett, James, aged 6 years and 10 months, of diptheria, the beloved son of Mr. John Alexander (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 22 1867 [Died] February 17, at his residence, 70 Lancaster Gate, London, Thomas Alexander, Esq., of Buncrana, county Donegal, and Frowick, Essex, youngest son of the late Lesley Alexander, Esq., of Newtownlimavady, county Derry (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 1 1867 [Died] February 24, at his residence, Mongavlin, Cairns Alexander, aged 65 year (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 20 1867 [Birth] On the 15th December, the wife of Joseph Alexander, Esq., Imlick, of a daughter (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 17 1867 [Married] May 8, in the Parish Church, Donegal, by the Rev. William Hughes, Rector of Killymard, Constable William Alexander, of the Killybegs Constabulary, to Ellen, only daughter of Mr. Robert Robinson, Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 31 1867 [Died] May 28, at Drumenon, St. Johnston, James F. Alexander, Esq., manager, Provincial Bank, Omagh (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 10 1868 [Married] On the 2nd January, in the First Raphoe Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. J. Thompson, Samuel Alexander, Esq., of Mongavalin, to Jane, the only daughter of Thomas Shaw, Esq., of Coolaughey (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 28 1868 [Birth] February 24, at Rowantree Hill, county Donegal, the wife of Joseph Alexander, of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 24 1868 [Died] April 18, at Creatland, Mr. Robert Alexander, aged 75 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 10 1868 [Married] On the 29th October, in First Letterkenny Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Robert White, Milford, Mr. Samuel Alexander, of Classagowan, St. Johnston, to Miss Jane Rankin, of Drumnahoagh, Glen Swilly (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 22 1868 [Died] December 17, at his residence, Tummack, Thomas Alexander, Esq., aged 80 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 24 1869 [Died] August 19, at Petersham, James, second son of the late Thomas Alexander, Esq., Buncrana, county Donegal, aged 26 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 5 1869 [Married] March 2, in the Presbyterian Church, Monreagh, by the Rev. Andrew Long, assisted by the Rev. Robert McMorris, A.M., Manorcunningham, William C. Marshall, Esq., Leslie Hill, son of James B. Marshall, Esq., Sallybrook, to Hannah, only child of James Alexander, Esq., Drumenon, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 9 1869 [Birth] Nov. 6, at Imlick, the wife of Joseph Alexander, of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)