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Keys Genealogy Notes, Co. Donegal, Ireland 1824-67

Items from the Press
Transcribed from Personal Notices of Births, Marriages and Deaths Inserted in the Strabane Morning Post, Enniskillen Chronicle & Lough Erne Packet and Londonderry Sentinel
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia




Date Notice
Jun 22 1824 [Died] On Tuesday last, Mr. Wm. Keys of Mullinavey (Strabane Morning Post)
Sep 1 1829 [Married] KEYS & KEYS. On Friday, the 28th ult. in the Parish Church of Donaghmore, by the Rev. Thomas Rolleston, Robert Keys, of Enniskillen, Esq. to Jane, youngest daughter of Tasker Keys Esq. of Broomfield (Enniskillen Chronicle & Lough Erne Packet)
Dec 3 1833 [Died] After a short illness, at Clonfad in the Parish of Lifford, Thomas Keys, Esq. aged 90. His remains were followed to Lifford grave yard yesterday by a numerous circle of Friends and Acquaintances (Enniskillen Chronicle & Lough Erne Packet)
Apr 29 1834 [Died] On Wednesday last, Mrs Keys, relict of the late Mr Thomas Keys of Glenfad (Enniskillen Chronicle & Lough Erne Packet)
May 3 1834 [Died] On Wednesday last, Mrs. Keys, relict of the late Mr. Thomas Keys, of Glenfad (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 15 1835 [Died] On the 9th inst., in the 71st year of her age, Jane, wife of Tasker Keys, Esq. of Broomfield, in the County of Donegal. As a steady and sincere friend, a fond and indulgent mother, and a devotedly attached wife, she was surpassed by none - equalled but by few. Endowed with more soundness of mind than generally falls to the lot of one of her sex, she bore a painful and protracted illness with truly christian fortitude, and in her last moments enjoyed that perfect resignation to her maker’s will, which invariably attends the deathbed of a true penitent, and a steadfast believer in Jesus Christ (Enniskillen Chronicle & Lough Erne Packet)
Jan 5 1836 [Married] KEYS & KEYS. In the Church of Lifford, on Friday, the 1st inst., by the Rev. Samuel Montgomery, Tasker Keys of Broomfield Esq., to Nora, eldest daughter of the late Thomas Keys Esq., of Clonfad, County Donegal (Enniskillen Chronicle & Lough Erne Packet)
Mar 31 1838 [Married] KEYS & WOOD. On the 27th inst., at Rossorry Church, by the Rev. Mark Whittaker, John Keys, Esq., of Londonderry, to Anne Jane, second daughter of the late John Wood, of Enniskillen, Esq. (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 9 1839 [Married] LOCKHART & KEYS. In the Mall Preaching House, Ballyshannon, on Thursday, by the Rev. Mr. Wiley, Curate of Ballyshannon, Mr. John Lockhart, of Lisahally, to Miss Margaret Keys, of the same Place The bride is both deaf and dumb (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 18 1845 [Died] At Cumberland Lodge, county Donegal, on Wednesday, the 8th inst., Tasker Keys, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 20 1845 [Died] On Friday, the 12th inst., at Longvale, the residence of her uncle, John Keys, Esq., Marianne Babington, aged 21 years, only daughter of James Lindsay, Esq., Kilsalla, county Fermanagh (Londonderry Sentinel
Aug 1 1846 [Died] On the 21st ult., at the residence of his uncle, R. H. Patton, Esq., Crohan House, Fannet, in the 22nd year of his age, William Babington, youngest son of the late Thomas Keys, Esq., R.N. (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 29 1851 [Died] On the 22nd inst., at his residence, in Clonfad, near Lifford, John Keys, Esq., aged 68 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 5 1858 [Died] On the 1st inst., at Killea, aged 84 years, Margaret, relict of the late Mr. George Keys (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 11 1859 [Married] WILSON & KEYS. February 10, in Lifford Church, by the Rev. E.M. Clarke, Mr. Alexander Wilson, Customs, Londonderry, to Bessie, only daughter of the late William Keys, Esq., and grand daughter of the late Thomas Keys, Esq., Longvale, Lifford (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 21 1860 [Married] KEYS & HOLMES. September 10, at Lifford Church, by the Rev. J.F. Smyly, Tasker Keys, Esq., Warranpool, Victoria [Australia], to Margaret, eldest daughter of Charles Holmes, Esq., Rosgear (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 18 1864 [Died] November 14, Mr. John Keys, Longvale, aged 88 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 9 1865 [Birth] May 5, at Mullinagung, Ballindrate, the wife of Mr. Tasker Keys, of a daughter (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 29 1867 [Died] On the 24th January, in Buncrana, county Donegal, William Keys, aged 111 years. The deceased was in possession of his faculties up to within a short period of his death, and was until very recently able to make the journey from Buncrana to Londonderry and back in the same day (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 8 1867 [Died] February 6, at the residence of her sisters, in Lifford, Honoria, relict of the late Tasker Keys, Esq., Mullnagung, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)