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Patterson Family Notes, Co. Tyrone 1826-1870

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


January 17 1826


WHEREAS on the Night of Tuesday the 27th day of December, the Corn, Flour, and Flax Mills of SION, the property of MR. JOHN PATTERSON, of Liggartown, were burned, and, it is supposed, with malicious intent: if so, we, whose names are hereunto subscribed, do offer a Reward (in proportion to the sums annexed to our names,) of ONE HUNDRED POUNDS, to any Person or Persons, who will, within six calendar months from the date hereof, give such information that the perpetrators may be punished, or TWENTY POUNDS to any person, who will give such private information as may lead to the discovery of any of them. The names of the person giving such information, to be kept secret. Dated this 1st day of January, 1826

A list of the Subscribers may be seen at the Office of this Paper

November 6 1827


PROPOSALS for this Farm, formerly occupied by MR. JOHN PATTERSON containing 66 Acres and 8 perches, plantation measure, at the Yearly Rent of £98 10s, late Irish currency, will be received at the Office of SIR JOHN JAMES BURGOYNE. And also will be sold, the Crop now on the premises, well saved, and containing a quantity of Wheat, Oats, Barley, Flax, Peas, and Potatoes. - This Farm lies within 2 miles of Strabane, is beautifully situated along the river Mourne. The land is of excellent quality, and the House and Offices in good repair.

Sealed Proposals are requested to be given before the 20th instant, when the purchaser will be declared.

November 5 1827

November 11 1828 [Died] In Canada, lately, MR. JOHN PATTERSON, late of Liggartown, in the parish of Urney
October 27 1835 [Died] At Letterbin, near Baronscourt, on Thursday last, MR. SAMUEL PATTERSON aged 75 years. He was an affectionate Husband and Parent, maintained a character of Probity, and was highly respected by a numerous circle of friends and acquaintances
July 12 1836 [Died] In this town, on Tuesday last, at the house of her son-in-law, SURGEON PATTERSON, R.N., MRS. STARRETT, relict of THOMAS STARRETT of Letterkenny [Co. Donegal], Esq. and sister to the late JOSEPH ROULSTON, Esq. K.C.L.L.D., a lawyer whose eminence was long known throughout the North West circuit. On Thursday the remains of this estimable Lady (accompanied by a large assemblage of friends of all denominations, anxious to pay this melancholy tribute to departed worth), were interred in the churchyard of the latter town in the grave of her husband. It may be truly said, in her were united the genuine, but ostentatious, graces of Christianity -- she lived the life, as she died the death, of the righteous, relying on the alone atonement of her Redeemer. In the various relations of wife, mother, friend and acquaintance, few could excel her in goodness of heart or amiability of character



June 9 1849 [Died] At his residence, on Sunday, the 3rd inst., after a protracted and painful illness which he bore with pious resignation to the Divine will, JOHN PATTERSON, ESQ., proprietor of the Ballymagorry Mills, aged 34 years. His premature demise is not only deplored by his bereaved family, but by all classes of the community in and around the neighbourhood of Strabane, his integrity and upright conduct, in his dealings with his fellow-men, having gained for him the respect and esteem of a very extensive circle of acquaintances



October 15 1831 [Died] At his Uncle's, CAPTAIN PORTER, R.N., of Trafalgar, near Strabane, JOHN C. PATTERSON, ESQ., aged 27 years, First Lieutenant of Artillery of the Honourable East India Company's Service, and eldest son of CAPTAIN ROBERT PATTERSON, Connaught Square, London
July 9 1836 [Died] At Strabane, on Tuesday last, the 5th inst., at the house of her son in law, SURGEON PATTERSON, R.N., MRS. STARRETT, relict of THOMAS STARRETT, of Letterkenny [Co. Donegal], Esq., and sister to the late JOSEPH ROULSTON, ESQ., K.C., LL.D. As a wife, a mother, and a friend, few could surpass her
December 31 1836 [Married] At Glengush, by the Rev. Matthew Clarke, MR. JOHN PATTERSON, of Ballybogan, to MARGARET, daughter of ROBERT TODD, ESQ., of Glengush
November 18 1837 [Married] On the 30th October, in the Cathedral Church of Clogher, by the Rev. William Storey, MR. JAMES PATTERSON, aged 84, to MISS ELLEN SMITH, of Skelgra, aged 78. The above was the fourth wife of "the gallant gay Lothario, " who was supported to the church on crutches, while the blushing bride was carried to the Altar. The last wife of the groom had only cast off this mortal coil, six weeks previously. The crowd that thronged the body of the church was tremendous
July 20 1839 [Married] At Uddingstone [Scotland], on the 18th ult., by the Rev. William B.S. Paterson, Minister of Kilmarnock, MR. JOHN PATERSON, corn merchant, Strabane, to JEAN, only daughter of the late JAMES CREECH, ESQ., Factor at Botherell Castle
June 6 1840 [Birth] At Uddingstone, Scotland, on the 31st ult., MRS. JOHN PATERSON, of Strabane, of a daughter
July 31 1841 [Died] At Melbourne, Port Philip, on the 16th February last, MARY ANNE, wife of JOHN PATTERSON, Esq., R.N. [[formerly of Strabane]
November 13 1841 [Married] On the 2nd inst., at Cookstown, by the Rev. W. Patterson, of Bangor, ROBERT J. BELL, ESQ., Ballywooley, county Down, to ANNA JANE, daughter of MR. M. PATTERSON
January 29 1842 [Died] On the 5th inst., at the house of her relative, MRS. CAPTAIN PORTER, Trafalgar, County Tyrone, MRS. MARTHA PATTERSON, late of Lurgybeg, in said County, at the advanced age of 89 years
December 17 1842 [Married] On the 7th inst., at Omagh, by the Rev. John Arnold, Presbyterian Minister, MR. ANDREW PATTERSON, to MARY, eldest daughter of the late MR. JOHN LOVE, merchant
February 25 1843 [Married] February 17, at the bride's residence, by the Rev. Archibald Armstrong, JAMES PATTERSON, ESQ., Thornhill, near Beragh, to MISS JANE McFARLAND, Woodbine Cottage, near Omagh. The parties are each upwards of 70 years of age
August 30 1845 [Married] On the 10th March, at St. James's Church, Melbourne, Port Phillip [Australia], THOMAS FOOTE, ESQ., of Mount Battery, Melbourne, to MARY, eldest daughter of JOHN PATTERSON, ESQ., surgeon, R.N., formerly of Strabane
July 4 1846 Following the finding of the mutilated body of a young man in a pipe at the end of the town of Benburb some weeks ago. It is now supposed that the body is that of JAMES PATTERSON, who lived with his step-mother and her family, who go by the name of Loy, at Kingarve near Dungannon. He was rather sickly, and suffered from sore eyes, but had managed to save £20.0s.0d. Having been missing for some weeks his step-mother and family, who were preparing to go to America, stated that he had gone to the Infirmary in Armagh for treatment, these statements have now proved untrue. Patterson's step-mother and her two daughters have subsequently been arrested in Glasgow, and lodged in Dungannon Gaol on Sunday evening past. Two of her sons have also been arrested one in Liverpool, and the other in the neighbourhood of Dungannon, all suspected of murder
January 29 1848 [Died] In Omagh, on Wednesday, 19th inst. MR. A. PATTERSON, merchant, aged 28 years
January 25 1850 [Married] On the 15th, inst., at Desertcreat Church, by the Rev. Thomas H. Potter, D.D., MR. HAMILTON PATTERSON, county surveyor, for Tyrone, to ELLEN, youngest daughter of ANDREW WILSON, ESQ., of Allan Rock, Dungannon
April 15 1853 [Died] On the 18th November last, at the home of her brother in law, DR. JOHN PATTERSON, R.N., Blaydon, Brunswick, near Melbourne, Victoria [Australia], EMILY, eldest daughter of the late THOMAS STERRITT, ESQ., of Letterkenny
February 3 1854 [Died] At his residence, Blaydon, near Melbourne, Victoria [Australia], on the 16 h September last, JOHN PATTERSON, ESQ., surgeon, R.N., formerly of Strabane
August 4 1854 [Died] On the 22nd July, at Newtownstewart, aged 26 years, MR. JOHN JAMES PATTERSON, of consumption
July 10 1855 [Died] June 29, at his residence, Charlemont Cottage, Moy, JAMES PATTERSON
November 7 1856 [Birth] On the 10th ult., the lady of WILLIAM PATTERSON, ESQ., J.P., Fivemiletown, of a son and heir
August 7 1857 [Married] On the 18th June, at Philadelphia, by the Rev. Thomas J. Johnston, MR. A. SHANNON, architect, to JANE, second daughter of MR. WILLIAM PATTERSON, Strabane
October 30 1857 [Married] On the 22nd inst., in the Second Presbyterian Church of Ardstraw, by the Rev. Andrew Maxwell, A.M., MR. SAMUEL PATTERSON, to MARGARET, daughter of MR. JOHN McASKIE, both of Magheralough
September 28 1860 [Married] September 21, at the Registry Office, Magherafelt [Co. Londonderry], by James Duncan, Esq., MR. ALEXANDER PATTERSON, Dungannon, to MARGARET, daughter of MR. GEORGE BROWN, Magherafelt
August 22 1862 [Died] August 18, at Strabane, MR. JOHN PATTERSON
March 29 1864 [Died] March 26, at Pubble House, Newtownstewart, MARY, wife of MR. WILLIAM PATTERSON
April 26 1864 [Died] April 21, at Moyle, MARGARET, relict of the late MR. JOHN PATTERSON, aged 75 years
January 15 1867 [Died] January 9, at Dungannon, of scarletina, MARY LETITIA, daughter of MR. ALEXANDER PATTERSON, aged 3 years and 8 months
January 15 1867 [Died] January 6, at her residence, High Street, Omagh, MRS. MARY PATTERSON
October 8 1867 [Married] September 23, at Clougherney Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. S. Cochrane, Mr. J. Patterson, to MISS J. MANNING, Omagh
August 18 1868 [Birth] August 11, at 52 High Street, Omagh, the wife of MR. JAMES PATTERSON, jeweller, of a daughter
March 25 1870 [Died] March 24, at Pubble Lodge, Newtownstewart; MR. WILLIAM PATTERSON, aged 69 years. [His remains will be removed for interment in Londonderry Cemetery, on Saturday 26th inst. The funeral will arrive in Derry by the train due at 10.15 a.m. Friends will please accept this intimation]
April 12 1870 [Married] April 7, in Douglas Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Robert Dick, WILLIAM SEMPLE, ESQ., of Newtownstewart, to MARY MARGARET, daughter of the late WILLIAM PATTERSON, ESQ., Pubble Lodge