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Morrison Family Notes, Co. Donegal, Ireland 1834-70

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

 

***Note: the compiler of this file has no connection to any Morrison family***
 

Date Notice
January 24 1835 [Married] On the 6th inst., by the Rev. A. Clements, Mr. James Baird, to Miss Sarah Morrison, of Greencastle, Lower Moville (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 8 1839 [Married] On the 8th ult., by the Rev. J.P. Dickey, of Carnone, Mr. Alexander Morrison, of Drummananey, to Miss Rachael Stevenson, of Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 20 1844 [Died] On Saturday last, between one and two o'clock of the day, James Morrison, a mariner, aged 26 years, drowned after his punt capsized in the Rosses Bay. His younger brother, who was with him, being saved by Patrick Gillispie aged 14 years. His body was found the next day, and on Monday morning next, the inquest was held upon it by William Ellis, Esq., coroner, a verdict of 'accidentally drowned' was returned (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 5 1849 [Died] On the 28th August, at Clara, near Rathmelton, aged 58 years, Samuel Morrison, Esq., Surgeon in the Royal Navy (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 17 1851 [Married] On the 13th inst., in Letterkenny Church, by the Rev. Richard Smith, James William Blackwood, Esq., merchant, to Catherine, daughter of the late Andrew Greer, Esq., High Glen, and niece of the late Samuel Morrison, Esq., Surgeon of the Royal Navy (Londonderry Sentinel)
December-3 1852 [Died] On the 28th ult., at his residence, William Street, Mr. John Morrison, sen., late of Glasgow, after a short illness, aged 82 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 8 1856 [Died] January 16th, at Brooklyn, New York, Ann Jane, the beloved wife of Mr. Robert Morrison, and daughter of the late Mr. Alexander Biggar, Greysteel, county Derry (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 4 1858 [Married] On the 1st inst., in the Presbyterian Church, Carnone, by the Rev. John P. Dickey, Mr. William Ogilby, of Carrycolman, to Elizabeth eldest daughter of Mr. Alexander Morrison, of Tops, Raphoe (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 25 1859 [Died] March 13, at Claragh, Ramelton, in the 65th year of his age, Mr. Andrew Morrison (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 24 1860 [Married] August 16, in Crossroads Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. S. McClure, A. B., Mr. William McIntyre, Donnybrewer, to Miss Jane Morrison, Kildrum (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 20 1863 [Died] November 19, at his father's residence, Kildrum, Mr. Robert Morrison, aged 25 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 11 1864 [Died] March 8, at Tullyannon, Margaret Morrison, aged 46 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 16 1866 [Died] March 8, at Ardara, Mr. Henry Morrison, County Sess Collector (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 21 1867 [Died] June 15, at his residence, Drumgowan, Burt, Mr. James Morrison, aged 73 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 1 1870 [Died] March 27, at her residence, Drumgowan, Burt, Eliza Morrison, aged 25 years (Londonderry Sentinel)