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McConnell Family Notes, Co. Donegal, Ireland 1833-70

Items from Newspapers
Extracted from personal notices inserted in the Londonderry Sentinel 1833-70
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com

 

BIRTHS

Date Notice
April 4 1856 March 26, the wife of Mr. McConnell, National Teacher, Rathmullen, of a son
January 8 1867 January 2, at Port Ballyraine, the wife of Mr. John McConnell, clerk and storekeeper Letterkenny Asylum, of a daughter


 

MARRIAGES

Date Notice
March 2 1833 On the 20th ult., by the Rev. Dr. Rentoul, Mr. Samuel McKinla, to Miss Jane McConnell, daughter to Mr. William McConnell, Veagh
June 13 1835 On Thursday, the 11th inst., by the Rev. William Scott, Mr. George McConnell, of Ballyholey, to Miss Latta, of Moneygreggan, near Newtowncunningham
July 9 1836 At Ramelton, by the Rev. William Gamble, Greenhill, Mr. John Buchanan, Milford, to Mary, eldest daughter of the late Mr. John McConnell, of Ramelton
October 8 1836 On Tuesday last, at Moville, Mr. James McConnell, of Greencastle, to Miss Lynch, of the former place
June 9 1838 At Raphoe, on Tuesday the 29th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Killen, P.M., Miss Isabella Hamilton, to Mr. Moses McConnell
December 13 1845 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
September 23 1848 On the 14th inst., in Killybegs Church, by the Rev. William Lodge, Mr. John McConnell, Corduffy, to Elizabeth third daughter of the late Lieutenant John Dodd, Killybegs
February 27 1857 On the 25th inst., at Carrigart, county of Donegal, by the Rev. Mr. Prior, Captain McConnell, to Rebecca, second daughter of Mr. James Hay, Kinneylargey, Mulroy
November 20 1857 On the 17th inst., in St. Mary's Catholic Chapel, Ballybrack, by the Rev. Michael McKenna, Mr. Edward McDowell, to Ellen, the eldest daughter of the late Mr. James McConnell, of the Hotel, Moville
March 5 1858 On the 25th ult., in the First Presbyterian Church, Letterkenny, by the Rev. John Kinnear, Mr. James McConnell, of Ramelton, to Miss Agnes Taylor, of Castlegrove.
December 17 1858 On the 9th inst., in the Presbyterian Church of Raphoe, by the Rev. John Porter Dickey, Carnone, Mr. James McCracken, of Magherasollis, to Miss Nancy McConnell, Carnshanagh
December 14 1860 December 6, by the Rev. Conolly Cheevers, Burt, Mr. George McConnell, to Miss McSwine, their united ages being 127 years
May 24 1861 May 16, in the Presbyterian Church, Raphoe, by the Rev. J. Thompson, Mr. Andrew Allen, to Miss Eliza McConnell, both of Ballyholey
October 4 1861 September 19, at the Chapel of Ease, Londonderry, by the Rev. W.M. Beresford, Mr. Robert Fairly, of this City, to Miss Elizabeth McConnell, second daughter of Mr. James McConnell, Ardmore, near Muff, county Donegal
July 4 1862 July 2, in the First Presbyterian Church, Glendermott, by the Rev. A. Buchanan, Mr. Jeremiah McConnell, of Ardmore, county Donegal, to Miss Mary Jane Millar, of Tully
February 28 1865 On the 22nd February, at First Ray Presbyterian Church, Manorcunningham, by the Rev. Robert McMorris, Catherine, third daughter of John McConnell, Esq., Drumcairn, to Robert Alexander Clarke, Esq., Carricknamart
March 20 1866 March 15, in First Raphoe Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. J. Thomson, Mr. William Allen, of Advarnock, to Rachel, daughter of the late Mr. James McConnell, of Sallybrook
April 16 1867 April 11, at St. Johnston Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Joseph McConaghey, Thomas McConnell, Esq., Ballyboe, Raphoe, youngest son of the late Andrew McConnell, Esq., to Mary, fourth daughter of the late Samuel Porter, Esq., Castletown, St. Johnston
June 7 1870 May 26, in Second Ray Presbyterian Church, Manorcunningham, by the Rev. R. McMorris, Mr. A. Ewing, to Miss Jane McConnell, Tullybegley


 

DEATHS

Date Notice
January 29 1864 January 28, at Castle Hill, Burt, Mary McConnell, aged 67 years
March 1 1834 On the 25th ult., Mr. John McConnell, of Ramelton
April 12 1834 At Fahan, on the 6th inst., aged 72 years, George McConnell, Esq., formerly of this City, merchant
March 12 1836 On the 10th inst., Mrs. McConnell, relict of the late George McConnell, Esq., of this City
November 12 1842 On the 7th inst., at Moville, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. James McConnell, aged 30 years
July 29 1843 At Raphoe, on Friday, the 21st inst., after a lingering illness, Isabella, the beloved wife of Mr. Moses McConnell, of that Town
August 19 1853 At Veagh, near Manorcunningham, on Sunday, the 14th inst., in the prime of life, Miss Elizabeth McConnell
October 14 1853 At Moville, on Sunday last, the 9th inst., Mr. James McConnell, proprietor of the Imperial Hotel, aged 42 years
September 3 1858 May 28, at Melbourne [Australia], of rapid consumption, in the 26th year of his age, Joseph, eldest son of Mr. John McConnell, Drumcairn, near Newtowncunningham
March 18 1859 On the 13th inst., of influenza, William Gardner, youngest son of Mr. John McConnell, Teacher of the Murray National School, Killybegs, aged 3 years
February 22 1861 On the 17th February, at Ramelton, after a brief illness, Miss Ann McConnell
August 18 1865 August 14, at his residence, Burnthaw, Mr. James McConnell, aged 66 years
January 12 1866 January 7, at his residence, Castletown, St. Johnston, Andrew McConnell, aged 98 years
May 15 1866 May 5, at Moville, Mary, the beloved daughter of Mrs. McConnell
April 6 1867 April 13, at Dromore, near Raphoe, Mr. Thompson McConnell, aged 67 years
November 3 1868 October 31, at the residence of his son, Sackville Street, Londonderry, Moses McConnell, formerly of Raphoe, aged 82 Years
November 20 1868 November 17, at his father's residence, 14 Sackville Street, Derry, George, the beloved son of Thomas McConnell, aged 1 year and 8 Months
March 5 1869 Feb 27, at Carnshanagh, near Raphoe, Mr. Andrew McConnell, aged 84 years
April 30 1869 April 25, at his residence, Bonnymain, Mr. Charles McConnell, aged 55 years