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Porter Family Notes, Co. Tyrone 1773-1870

Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia



March 26 1773 Died a few days ago at Strabane Mrs Ingram wife of Rev. Ingram, daughter of Mr. Porter, post-master of Strabane (Londonderry Journal)
May 16 1785 Married Wednesday last, Mr. Frederick Porter to Miss Catherine Sproull, both of this place (Strabane Journal)
January 11 1825 [Married] On Wednesday last, Mr. John Porter, to Miss Stevenson, daughter of the late Mr. James Stevenson of this town [Strabane] (Strabane Morning Post)
July 9 1827 [Died] On Saturday last, Mr. James Porter, Cloth-merchant Ballymagory, deservedly regretted by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance (Strabane Morning Post)
July 24 1827 [Married] Last week, by the Rev. Charles Kyle, of Tempo, John Floyd, of Derg-bridge, Esq. to Miss Eliz. Porter, daughter to Mr. Thomas Porter, of Priestcess, near Derg. Immediately after the marriage ceremony, the happy couple set off for his father’s residence in Castlederg, where a numerous tenantry, belonging to his father, had previously gathered together to wish them joy. (Strabane Morning Post)
June 30 1829 Suddenly, at Burt [Co. Donegal], on Sunday last, the 28th instant, Mrs James Porter, of this town, aged 27 years (Strabane Morning Post)
November 4 1829 [Died] In this town on Friday morning last, Mr. John Porter, sen. (Strabane Morning Post)
June 1 1830 [Married] On Friday last, by the Rev. William Mulligan, Mr. Andrew Mills of this town to Miss Porter of Argrey [Co Donegal] (Strabane Morning Post)
October 15 1831 [Married] 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 (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 28 1832 [Married] In this town yesterday, by the Rev. Mr. Porter, Mr. Robert Gamble, to Eliza, daughter of Ezekiel Donnell of Strabane (Strabane Morning Post)
September 25 1832 [Died] At Trafalgar, near this town, on Saturday last, Alexander Porter, Esq., aged 66 years (Strabane Morning Post)
May 23 1835 [Married] On Tuesday, the 19th inst., by the Rev. S. Dill, at Dullerton House, the residence of her brother in law, Robert Bond, Esq., Miss Dunn, to the Rev. F .J. Porter, Donagheady (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 10 1838 [Married] On Thursday week, by the Rev. Edward Atkinson, Robert Smylie, Esq., Camus, to Mary Anne, youngest daughter of Captain Porter, R.N., Trafalgar, near Strabane (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 31 1839 [Birth] On the 19th inst., at Killinure, county Tyrone, the lady of Mr. Alexander Porter, of a son and heir (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 18 1840 [Died] At his residence, Trafalgar, near Strabane, Captain George Porter, R.N., aged 75 years. More than forty years in the service, he had the honour to share in the glory of the battles of Copenhagen and Trafalgar (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 19 1841 [Married] On the 2nd inst., by the Rev. Matthew Clark, Ardstraw, Mr. James Porter, Carricknamanna [Co. Donegal], to Anne, eldest daughter of Mr. James Tynan, Claudyjohnston, county Tyrone (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 4 1841 [Married] At Upper Badony, on Thursday, the 26th ult., by the Rev. Charles Hamilton, Captain John Patterson Porter, of the Hon. East India Company's Navy, to Margaret Anne, eldest daughter of Alexander William Colhoun, Esq., of Crosh House, county Tyrone (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov ember 20 1841 [Married] On the 11th inst., by the Rev. William Hamilton, Edenderry, the Rev. John Porter, Ballinahatty, to Anne, youngest daughter of John Rodgers, Cavenaca, Esq. (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 29 1842 [Married] 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 (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 30 1844 [Married] At Killinure, on Wednesday 27th, by the Rev. John Hamilton, of Crossroads, Omagh, Mr. John Patrick, to Isabella, only daughter of Mr. William Porter, both of the same Place (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 12 1845 [Married] In the Unitarian Meeting House, Strabane, on Tuesday, the 8th inst., by the Rev. S.C. Nelson, of Downpatrick, the Rev. David Maginniss, of Belfast, to Catherine, daughter of James Porter, Esq., of Strabane (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 26 1845 [Married] On Thursday 11th inst. at the Presbyterian Church, Glenelly by Rev. John Moore, Thomas, 5th son of Mr. Thomas Porter of Edymore near Strabane to Matilda, 4th daughter of Mr. John Young, Agherlane, Glenelly (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 19 1846 [Married] On the 10th inst., in the First Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, by the Rev. S.T. Wray, David Porter, Esq., Carrowan, Burt, county Donegal, to Isabella, fourth daughter of James McCrea, Esq., Glencush (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 2 1847 [Married] On Monday, the 21st ult., in the Presbyterian Church of Leckpatrick, by the Rev. M. Chambers, Mr. Robert McLeery, Tiveny, parish of Donagheady, to Jane, eldest daughter of the late James Porter, Esq., Ballymagorey (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 6 1847 [Married] At Douglas Presbyterian Church, on Tuesday week, Mr. Thomas Brown, of Drumnabuoy, near Strabane, to Catherine, eldest daughter of the late George D. Porter, Esq., Captain in the Royal Navy (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 14 1849 [Died] On Monday the 2nd inst., Mary, the beloved wife of Mr. James Porter, of Prospect, near Strabane, and daughter to Mr. William Love, of Devoar, after giving birth to a female child (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 19 1850 [Died] On the 15th inst., at Priestcess, in the neighbourhood of Castlederg, Mr. William Porter, aged 77 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 14 1850 [Died] At Mossfield, near Strabane, on Friday last, Mr. James Porter, aged 100 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 6 1851 [Married] May 27, at Kilskerry Church, county Tyrone, by the father of the bride, John William Ellison, Esq., of the Middle Temple, barrister at law, to Elizabeth Phoebe, eldest surviving daughter of the Rev. John Grey Porter, of Belleisle, county Fermanagh (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 31 1851 [Married] On the 29th inst., in the Remonstrant Meeting House, Strabane, by the Rev. David Maginnis, Belfast, the Rev. John Orr, Comber, county Down, to Sarah Jane, eldest daughter of Mr. James Porter, Strabane (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 21 1851 [Died] On the 9th inst., of inflammation, at Ardagarvan, in the Parish of Leckpatrick, county Tyrone, Mr. Robert Porter, in the 105th year of his age (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 30 1852 [Married] On Tuesday, at Kilskerry Church, by the Rev. J. G. Porter, father of the bride, Nicholas Montgomery Archdall, Esq., fifth son of Edward Archdall, Esq., of Riversdale, to Adelaide Mary Jane, daughter of Rev. J. G. Porter, Kilskerry and Belleisle, county Fermanagh (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 17 1853 [Died] At Prospect, near Strabane, on Sunday week, Sarah, wife of Mr. William J. Porter (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 10 1854 [Married] On the 23rd ult., in the Presbyterian Church of Urney, by the Rev. Matthew Clarke, Mr. Robert Porter, Listymore, to Mary, daughter of Mr. Thomas Baird, Inchany (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 9 1854 [Married] On Tuesday, the 23rd ult., in Clougherney Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Joseph McAskie, David Porter, Esq., Strabane, to Catherine, third daughter of the late John Johnston, Esq., Benchran (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 18 1854 [Died] On Sunday, the 13th inst., at Trafalgar, near Strabane, Margaret, youngest daughter of the late Captain George Porter (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 12 1855 [Died] On the 7th inst., Mr. William Porter, Ballee, Parish of Leckpatrick, aged 82 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 11 1856 [Married] On the 3rd inst., in the First Presbyterian Church, Ardstraw, by the Rev. Matthew Clarke, Mr. John Porter, Magheracrigan, to Jane, daughter of Mr. John Forsythe, Meahey (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 18 1856 [Died] In March, at sea, on his return from Australia to Ireland, Mr. John Porter, formerly of Ballymagorry, Strabane, aged 35 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 31 1856 [Married] On the 28th inst., in the Second Presbyterian Meeting House, Strabane, by the Rev. W.A. Russell, Mr. Andrew Barnhill, to Miss Alice Porter, of Letterbuoy, near Strabane (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 30 1857 [Married] On the 22nd inst., in the First Presbyterian Church, Ardstraw, by the Rev. Joseph McAskie, friend of the bridegroom, Mr. David Johnston Bentson, Sixmilecross, to Sarah, daughter of Mr. Robert Porter, Erganagh (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 5 1858 [Died] At Benchran, near Omagh, on Wednesday last, Catherine, wife of Mr. David Porter, of Main Street, Strabane (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 31 1858 [Died] October 30, at Valparaiso [Chile], George Porter, Esq., formerly of Strabane, county Tyrone (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 4 1859 [Died] At Prospect, Parish of Urney, on Saturday last, after a short illness, Mr. John Porter, aged 12 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 6 1859 [Birth] April 28, the wife of Mr. George Porter, Trafalgar, near Strabane, of a daughter (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 30 1859 [Died] September 24, at Carricklee House, Strabane, after protracted suffering, in the seventy-first year of her age, Jane, the beloved wife of Robert Porter, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 20 1860 [Died] January 16, at Strabane, Mr. David Porter, grocer (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 3 1860 [Died] January 31, at Strabane, Mrs. Porter, relict of the late Captain Porter, R.N. (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 30 1860 [Married] December 27, at Sydney, New South Wales [Australia], by the Rev. Stephen Rabone, Wesleyan minister, James, youngest son of the late James Black, Esq., Kiama, to Mary Jane, only daughter of the late Mr. D. Porter, of Castlederg, Ireland (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 13 1860 [Married] April 5, in the First Presbyterian Church, Ardstraw, by the Rev. Matthew Clarke, Mr. John Porter, Erganagh, to Eliza, daughter of Mr. Andrew Leitch, of Scarvagherin (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 22 1861 [Died] February 15, at Strabane, Mr. James Porter, Church Street, aged 73 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 31 1861 [Birth] May 20, at Knockbrack, Castlederg, the wife of Mr. James Porter, of a daughter (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 22 1861 [Married] On 19th July, by special license, at 105, Prince-street, by the Rev. John Reid, of the Scots’ Church, Church-hill, Sydney [Australia], Mr. Thomas William Robinson, E.I., Company’s Marine, third son of the late Captain Hill, R.N., Canobie, Scotland, to Catherine, second daughter of Mr. Thomas Porter, County Tyrone, Ireland (Sydney Morning Herald)
August 15 1862 [Died] August 11, at Carricklee, Strabane, Captain Porter (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 5 1862 [Died] December 1, at her mother's residence, Balee, in the 36th year of her age, Elizabeth, third daughter of the late James Porter, Esq., Ballymagorry (Londonderry Standard)
July 28 1863 [Died] July 14, at Erganagh, near Castlederg, of bronchitis, which terminated in consumption, Mary, the beloved wife of Mr. David Porter (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 11 1863 [Died] November 29, at Ballee, Mr. John Porter, aged 86 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 26 1863 [Married] May 21, at the Parish Church, Speldhurst, Kent, by the Rev. J. Harward J. Handcock, Incumbent of Woodlands, near Sevenoaks, assisted by the Rev. J.J. Saint, Rector of Speldhurst, John G.V. Porter, Esq., of Belleisle, in the county of Fermanagh, only son of the Rev. John Grey Porter, Rector of Kilskeery, to Elizabeth Jane, younger daughter of Richard Hall, Esq., of Innismore Hall, county Fermanagh (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 13 1865 [Married] June 6, at Newtownstewart Church, by the Rev. Charles Crossle, Rector of Newtownhamilton, assisted by the Rev. Dr. McIvor, ex F.T.C.D., Rector of Ardstraw, Henry Waller Crossle, Esq., of Anahoe House, to Annie Mary Eleanor, only daughter of Captain John Patterson Porter, E.I.N., of Crown House Newtownstewart (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 18 1865 [Died] July 20, at Guelph, Canada West, Robert, second son of the late Captain George D. Porter, R.N., Trafalgar Lodge, Strabane, and brother of Captain John Porter, Crosh House, Newtownstewart (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 10 1866 [Married] April 5, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, by the Rev. F.J. Porter, father of the bride, James Alexander, Esq., Sandville, to Miss Porter (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 13 1866 [Died] October 24, at Erginagh, near Castlederg, Eliza, wife of Mr. John Porter, aged 26 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 26 1867 [Died] January 27, at Ballee, Ellen Donnell, relict of the late James Porter, Esq., Ballymagorrey, aged 81 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 6 1868 [Married] February 27, in Urney Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. John McConaghy, A.M., Mr. John James Porter, Dartan, to Mary, daughter of Mr. James Craig, Ballyfoliard (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 24 1868 [Married] March 17, at the Second Ballynahatty Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. John Porter, father of the bridegroom, John George Rodgers Porter, Esq., Provincial Bank, Omagh, to Mary Jane, youngest daughter of the late Mr. William Orr, Omagh (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 24 1868 [Birth] April 17, the wife of William J. Porter, Esq., Cookstown, of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 1 1869 [Died] Dec 28, at his residence, Creevan Cottage, near Omagh, the Rev. John Porter, Presbyterian Minister, aged 57 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 20 1869 [Birth] April 9, at 51 High Street, Omagh, the wife of John G. R. Porter, Esq., of a daughter (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 15 1869 [Married] June 8, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Castlederg, by the Rev. John Armstrong, Mr. James Coulter, Spawmount, to Mrs. Sarah Porter, of the same Place (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 12 1870 [Died] October 30 ult., at Ergrenagh [sic], John Porter, aged 30 years; he was a ruling elder in the Second Presbyterian Church, Castlederg; he was faithful and zealous in the Sabbath-school in conducting weekly prayer meetings and in furthering every good cause for the advancement of religion; he died in triumphant faith, and is deservedly regretted by a large circle of friends (Londonderry Standard)