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Alexander Family Notes, Co. Londonderry, Northern Ireland 1777-1869

Extracted from personal announcements inserted in the Londonderry Journal & Londonderry Sentinel
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
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***ORIGINAL SPELLING HAS BEEN RETAINED***

November 7 1777 [Married] Yesterday John Ewing of this City, merchant to Miss Alexander daughter of Peter Alexander, merchant (Londonderry Journal)
January 20 1778 [Died] Miss Alexander eldest daughter of Alderman Alexander (Londonderry Journal)
September 10 1782 [Married] Thursday last John McClintock to Miss Alexander, both of Bishop St. (Londonderry Journal)
January 28 1783 [Married] Andrew Alexander, Newtown Limavady, to Miss Stewart daughter of the late Col. Stewart of this City (Londonderry Journal)
November 30 1784 [Married] John Alexander to Miss King at Newtown Limavady (Londonderry Journal)
November 7 1829 [Died] On Wednesday morning, the 4th inst., in Ferryquay Street, Mrs. Martha Alexander, relict of the late Mr. Samuel Alexander, of this City, aged 60 years. At her end, she had suffered a most acute illness. Her remains were conveyed to Taughboyne [Co. Donegal] Churchyard, on Friday (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 8 1830 [Died] On Thursday morning last, after a long and painful illness, William Alexander, Esq., of this City, surgeon, R.N., aged 42 years, he leaves a wife to mourn his loss (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 11 1830 [Birth] On Thursday, the 2nd inst., the lady of the Rev. Robert Alexander, of Garvagh, of a daughter (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 3 1831 [Died] On Wednesday morning last, the 31st ult., Mr. Samuel Alexander, were interred in the graveyard of Glendermott yesterday morning at eight o'clock. (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 1 1831 [Birth] On Tuesday, the 27th ult., the lady of the Rev. Robert Alexander, Rector of Garvagh, of a daughter (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 6 1833 [Married] On Tuesday, the 2nd inst., by the Rev. John Alexander, Belfast, John Leech, Esq., of Cullybackey, county Antrim, to Jane, eldest daughter of the late Mr. Samuel Alexander, merchant, Waterside, Londonderry (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 7 1833 [Died] At Bancoorah, India, March 25, Ensign W.F. Alexander, of the Hon. East India Company's 50th Regiment of Native Infantry, and youngest son of Major General W. Alexander, of this City (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 17 1834 [Died] On the 10th inst., at her residence, Knockbrack, Mrs. Alexander, in the 89th year of her age (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 29 1834 [Died] At Newtownlimavady, on Monday last, aged 81 years, Rebecca Isabella, relict of the late Andrew Alexander, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 24 1835 [Died] Yesterday evening, at his house in Ferryquay Street, Mr. Joseph Alexander, aged 61 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 3 1835 [Married] On the 20th ult., at the Parish Church, Cheltenham, Lesley Alexander, Esq., of Foyle Park, county Londonderry, to Amelia Maria, daughter of Lieut. Colonel Bates, late of the 21st Dragoons (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 15 1836 [Died] On Thursday, 6th inst., at Ballyclose House, Newtownlimavady, Mrs. Alexander (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 4 1839 [Married] On the 1st inst., at Glendermot Church, by the Rev. Samuel Alexander, James Murray, Esq., of Bond's Hill, to Hannah, eldest daughter of John Alexander, Esq., of Caw, county Londonderry (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 9 1839 [Married] On the 6th inst., at the Church of Termonmaguirk, by the Rev. Charles Claudius Beresford, Rector of Bailieborough, the Rev. Samuel Alexander, eldest son of John Alexander, Esq., of Caw, in the county of Derry, to Charlotte Frances, fifth daughter of the Rev. Charles Cobbe Beresford, of Termon Glebe, county Tyrone (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 25 1840 [Married] On the 15th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Stewart, Mr. Edward Moore, to Catherine, eldest daughter of the late Doctor Alexander, both of this City (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 29 1842 [Died] At the Waterside, Londonderry, on the 25th January, aged 20 years, Mr. John Alexander, after a short but severe illness (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 12 1842 [Died] On the 8th inst., at Knockbrack, Miss Alexander, aged 68 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 9 1842 [Died] On the 2nd inst., after a lingering illness which he bore with patience and resignation to the Divine will, James Alexander, Esq., merchant of this City, in the 64th year of his age. (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 4 1843 [Died] On Saturday, the 28th ult., at the Waterside, Margaret, youngest daughter of the late Mr. Samuel Alexander (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 4 1844 [Died] On the 26th ult., at Caw Cottage, in the 76th year of his age, Samuel Alexander Esq., Paymaster of the Londonderry Militia (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 24 1844 [Died] At her residence in Ferryquay Street, on 23rd inst., Hannah, relict of the late Mr. Joseph Alexander, of this City (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 12 1845 [Married] In Aghadoey Church, on Thursday, the 10th inst., by the Very Rev. the Dean of Derry, Maximilian Hammond Dalison, Esq., of Hampton, Tunbridge, Kent, to Matilda, second daughter of the Rev. Robert Alexander, of Blackheath, county Londonderry (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 20 1845 [Married] On the 17th inst., in the Parish Church of Aghadoey, by the Hon. and Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Derry and Raphoe, William Keown, Esq., of Ballydugan House, county of Down, to Mary, eldest daughter of the Rev. Robert Alexander, Prebendary of Aghadowey (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 10 1847 [Died] On the 26th June, at Newroied, on the Rhine, after a short illness, Miss Louisa Augusta Alexander, daughter of the late Lesley Alexander, Esq., of Newtownlimavady, county Derry (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 13 1847 [Married] At Bangor, on Thursday, the 11th inst., in the Second Presbyterian Church, by the brother of the bride, the Rev. William Patteson, Mr. Matthew James Alexander, of Londonderry, to Margaret, daughter of Mr. Matthew Patteson, Bangor, county Down (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 5 1848 [Died] Thursday morning, 3rd inst., Hannah, wife of Mr. James Alexander, Drumsurn, aged 22 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 23 1848 [Died] September 12, at his residence, Somerhill, Kent, James Alexander, Esq., last surviving son of Robert Alexander, Esq., of Boom Hall, near Londonderry (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 27 1849 [Married] In the Cullybackey Presbyterian Church, on the 24th inst., by the Rev. Hugh Hamilton, Mr. Robert Alexander, Waterside, Londonderry, to Anne, daughter of the late Joseph Nicholl, Esq., Cullybackey, Ballymena (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 7 1850 [Died] At Ardglass, on the 3rd, inst., Martha, relict of the late Major General William Alexander, of Boomhall, Londonderry, and second daughter of Sir Robert Waller, Bart., Lisbrian, Tipperary, in the 77th year of her age (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 12 1850 [Married] On the 9th inst., in the Presbyterian Church, Cullybackey, by the Rev. Jacob Alexander, Mr. Josias Alexander, merchant, Londonderry, to Jane, daughter of the late Joseph Nicholl, Esq., Cullybackey, Ballymena (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 6 1850 Married] On the 31st inst, at St. Marylebone Church, London, by the Rev. P.B. Power, Minister of Woburn Chapel, Edward Frederick C. Rilter, Esq., to Jane, second daughter of John Alexander, Esq., of 12 Dorset Place, London, and Londonderry (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 5 1852 [Died] At his residence, Caw Cottage, on the 20th ult., John Alexander, Esq., in his 82nd year (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 4 1852 [Died] On the 3rd inst., at Foyle Park, in his 62nd year, Lesley Alexander, Esq., D.L. and J.P. for the county of Londonderry (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 29 1853 [Married] On the 24th March, at Hamilton, Canada West, N.A., by the Rev. J.P. Young, John Alexander, Esq., merchant, Caledonia, son of the late William Alexander, Esq., surgeon, R.N., of this City, to Miss Eliza Jane Porter, eldest daughter of Mr. William Park, Hamilton (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 29 1853 [Married] On the 26th March last, in St. Paul's Church, Cincinnati, America, by the Rev. Dr. Clark, John Alexander, Esq., M.D., late of county Londonderry, to Catherine, only daughter of John Atkins, Esq., late of county Cork, Ireland (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 6 1854 [Died] At Newtownlimavady, on the 4th inst., John Alexander, Esq., aged 69 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 30 1855 [Died] At Knockbrack, on Tuesday, the 13th inst., Miss Ellen Alexander (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 23 1856 [Died] On the 17th inst., at his residence, Newtownlimavady, after a few days illness, Lesley Alexander, Esq., aged 30 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 19 1856 [Married] In New York, August 27, by the Rev. Spencer L. Pinney, Jacob Alexander, Esq., late of this City, to Mrs. Eliza A. Wilson, of Cincinnatti, Ohio (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 28 1856 [Died] At Knockbrack, on the 18th inst., John Alexander, Esq., aged 22 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 12 1957 [Married] On the 4th inst., at the Parish Church of St. Marylebone, by the Rev. W.H. Stanton, Rector of Braceborough, Lincolnshire, Alfred John, second son of W.H. Stanton, Esq., The Thrupp, Gloucestershire, to Anna, eldest surviving daughter of the late John Alexander, Esq., Newtownlimavady, county Londonderry (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 21 1857 [Died] On the 26th ult., at the residence of his brother, Caledonia, Canada West, William Hamilton, youngest son of the late Dr. Alexander, surgeon, R.N., late of Cincinnati, Ohio, and formerly of Londonderry (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 28 1857 [Died] Killed in action, before Delhi, Robert Waller Alexander, Lieutenant, 3rd Native Infantry, third son of the Rev. Robert Alexander, Prebendary of Aghadowey, aged 21 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 2 1858 [Died] On the 29th ult., at Clooney Terrace, Waterside, Mr. Robert Alexander, aged 39 years. His remains will be removed to the new Cemetery on Friday morning, at ten o'clock (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 30 1859 [Died] December 23, at Dieppe, France, Miss Elizabeth Alexander, only surviving daughter of the late Lesley Alexander, Esq., of Newtownlimavady, aged 83 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 16 1860 [Died] March 10, at Clooney Terrace, Samuel J. Hampden, son of Mr. Jacob Alexander, aged 15 months (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 23 1860 [Birth] March 11, at Drumadrain House, the wife of the Rev. John Alexander, of Ballyrooken, Coleraine, of a daughter (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 20 1860 [Died] April 8, at Hastings, Mary, second daughter of Josias Alexander, Esq., Bedford Square, London, and formerly of Caw House, Londonderry (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 8 1863 [Birth] August 29, at Drumaduan, the wife of the Rev. John Alexander, of First Ballyrashane, Coleraine, of a daughter (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 8 1863 [Died] August 20, at Cincinnati, John Alexander, Esq., M.D., youngest son of the late John Alexander, Esq., of Caw (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 15 1863 [Died] November 24, at Barrie, Agnes Adam, wife of John Alexander, Esq., Crown Lands Agent, formerly of this City (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 6 1864 [Died] May 4th, at Holywood, Margaret J. eldest child of Jacob Alexander, Esq., aged 6 years and 10 months. Her remains will be removed tomorrow, Saturday, on the arrival of the ten o'clock train, at Waterside, to the New Cemetery (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)
December 28 1864 [Died] December 19, at Drumaduan House, Coleraine, Jane Arrott, daughter of the Rev. John Alexander, of Ballyrashane, aged 8 years and 4 months (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 17 1865 [Married] October 22, 1864, at St. Paul's Church, Auckland, by the Right Rev. George Augustus Selwyn, D.D., Primate and Metropolitan of New Zealand, Henry McClintock Alexander, Esq., Commander R.N., second son of the Rev. Robert Alexander, Prebendary of Aghadoey, to Charlotte, only daughter of Commodore Sir William Wiseman, Bart., R.N. (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 12 1865 [Birth] May 11, at 56 Clarendon Street, Londonderry, the wife of R.J. Alexander, Esq., of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 13 1865 [Birth] June 8, at Drumaduan House, near Coleraine, the wife of the Rev. John Alexander, of Ballyrashane, of twins (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 16 1865 [Died] June 8, at Drumaduan House, near Coleraine, Mary Arrott, wife of the Rev. John Alexander, of Ballyrashane, aged 31 years. At the same place, and on the same day, her twin children - a son and daughter - aged only a few hours (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 2 1866 [Died] February 28, at 120 Bishop Street, Derry, after a few days illness, Margaret, eldest daughter of the late James Alexander, Esq., of this City. Her remains will be removed for interment in the Chapel of Ease Burying Ground, on this, Friday, morning, the 2nd inst., at 11 o'clock (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 15 1866 [Birth] May 14, the wife of R.J. Alexander, Esq., Clarendon Street, Londonderry, of a daughter (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)
June 4 1867 [Died] June I, at her father's residence, Ferryquay Street, Londonderry, Mary Shaw, second daughter of Mr. M.J. Alexander, aged 17 years. Her remains will be removed for interment in the New Cemetery, on Tuesday, this, morning, at half past ten o'clock (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 19 1867 [Died] November 12, at her residence 43 Grosvenor Place, London, Mary, relict of the late Josias Du Prie Alexander, Esq., M.P., of Stone House, Kent, youngest son of the late Robert Alexander, Esq., of Boom Hall, county Derry (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 17 1868 [Birth] March 12, at Clarendon Street, Londonderry, the wife of R.J. Alexander, Esq., of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 8 1868 [Married] September 2, in the Presbyterian Church, Ballyarnett, by the Rev. R. McCreery, Mr. Samuel Alexander, Crehennan, to Miss Elizabeth Eaton, Corberry (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 20 1868 [Died] November 17, at his residence, 120 Bishop Street, Derry, James Alexander, merchant and ship owner, of this City (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 29 1869 [Birth] June 26, at Clarendon Street, Derry, the wife of R.J. Alexander, Esq., of a daughter (Londonderry Sentinel)