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McCarter Family Notes, Co. Tyrone 1825-68

Personal announcements and notices extracted from insertions in the STRABANE MORNING POST & LONDONDERRY SENTINEL
Transcribed, compiled and submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia


February 15 1825 Died Monday the 31st ult. MARY, daughter of the late MR. WM. McCARTER, of this town, aged 21
January 1 1828 The REV. STEWART HAMILTON acknowledges to have received from MR. ROBERT McCARTER of this town, Two Pounds, for the use of the Poor, being a sum awarded to him, for a violent and outrageous Assault
October 12 1830

At the annual examination of the Strabane Male School, in connexion with the “Education Society,” and under the patronage of the REV. S. HAMILTON, the pupils (108 present,) were examined by MR. MILLS, Inspector, in Spelling, Reading, Explanation, Geography, Writing, Arithmetic, &c., who expressed much satisfaction with the proficiency of the children, and the good order of the school.

The following is his report: “The state of this school evidently shows the zeal, competency, and attention of the Teacher, MR. ROBERT McCARTER.”



September 16 1837 Married the 7th inst., by the Rev. Edward Reid, GEORGE McCARTER, ESQ., of Strabane, to MARTHA, third daughter of DOCTOR HUNTER, Ramelton [Co. Donegal]
July 11 1840 Died in Strabane, on the 5th inst., MR. THOMAS McCARTER, aged 37 years
August 22 1840 Died on Wednesday last, at Strabane, MR. ROBERT McCARTER, Schoolmaster
December 10 1852 Died on the 1st inst., the infant daughter of MR. GEORGE McCARTER, Strabane
January 20 1860 Married January 12, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Castlederg, by the Rev. Andrew Maxwell, A.M., uncle to the bride, GEORGE McCARTER, ESQ., merchant, of this City, to ELIZA JANE, only daughter of ROBERT McCAY, ESQ., merchant, Castlederg
October 19 1860 Birth: On the 8th October, at Strabane, the wife of GEORGE McCARTER, ESQ., of a son
December 21 1860 Died December 16, at Strabane, John, infant son of GEORGE McCARTER, ESQ.
September 12 1865 Married September 7, in the First Presbyterian Church, Strabane, by the Rev. James Gibson, M.A., THOMAS McCONNELL, ESQ., Londonderry, to MAGGIE, daughter of GEORGE McCARTER, ESQ., of Beechmount, Strabane
April 2 1867 Married 28th March, in the First Presbyterian Church, Strabane, by the Rev. James Gibson, THOMAS SCOTT, ESQ., M.D., Woodlands, Omagh, to ROSA, the daughter of GEORGE McCARTER, ESQ., Beechmount
June 7 1867 Birth: June 2, at the Glebe, Moy, the wife of the REV. H. McCARTER, of a daughter
June 25 1867 Married June 20, by the Rev. W.A. Russell, in the First Presbyterian Church, Strabane, MICHAEL H. SCOTT, ESQ., Woodlands, Omagh, to SARAH, daughter of GEORGE McCARTER, ESQ., Beechmount, Strabane
May 12 1868 Died 9th May, at the residence of his son in law, GEORGE McCARTER, Foyle Street, Londonderry, ROBERT McCAY, of Castlederg, aged 66 years. His remains will be removed from Foyle Street for interment in the New Cemetery, on Tuesday, (this day) the 12th inst., at twelve o'clock