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Weir Family Notes, Co. Donegal, Ireland & Cos. Fermanagh, Londonderry & Tyrone, Northern Ireland 1776-1870

Extracts from Newspapers
Extracted from personal notices inserted in the, Strabane Morning Post, Londonderry Journal, Londonderry Sentinel, Londonderry Standard, Coleraine Chronicle & Tyrone Constitution
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 Weir family

***ORIGINAL SPELLING HAS BEEN RETAINED***

 

CO. DONEGAL

Date Notice
May 19 1832 [Died] On Tuesday last, Margaret, wife of Mr. George Weir, of Doe, who departed after an illness of three years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 7 1846 [Married] On the 2nd inst., in the Presbyterian Church, Ballylennon, by the Rev. George Hanson, Mr. Robert Weir, of Moneen, to Martha, daughter of Mr. John Porter, of Carrickadawson (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 2 1847 [Died] On Sunday, the 20th ult., at Moneen, Lifford, Susanna, wife of Mr. Alexander Weir, aged 72 (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 12 1850 [Married] On the 4th inst., in the Presbyterian Church, Ballindrate, by the Rev. William McCrea, Mr. Arthur Cummins, of Ardstraw, to Mary Jane, daughter of Mr. William Weir, of Gortin, near Ballindrate (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 16 1857 [Birth] On the 9th inst., at the Royal School, Raphoe, the lady of the Head Master, J. A. Weir, Esq., of a son, still born (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 10 1858 [Birth] On the 3rd inst., at Ballyconnell Cottage, county Donegal, the wife of Mr. James Wier, of a son, still born (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 7 1859 [Birth] December 31, at the Royal School, Raphoe, the Lady of the Rev. J .A. Weir, of a daughter (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 23 1860 [Married] March 15, in the Ballyarnett Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Robert McCleery, Mr. Robert Short, Drung, to Miss Essay Anne Wier, of Aught (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 6 1860 [Birth] June 27, at Raphoe, the wife of the Rev. J. A. Weir, Master of the Royal School, of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 7 1861 [Birth] May 12, at Rose Cottage, Ballyconnell, the wife of Mr. James M. Weir, of a daughter (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 16 1863 [Died] On the 4th September, at Memphis, Tennessee, of chronic diarrhoea, Alexander Weir, the beloved son of Mr. William Weir, Gortin, county Donegal, aged 29 years. The deceased belonged to company F., 124th Regiment Illinois Volunteers, and distinguished himself in six battles (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 3 1863 [Died] November 1, at Ballindreat, Isabella Weir, relict of the late Lieutenant Alexander Weir, Banffshire, Scotland, aged 82 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 16 1864 [Died] September 8, at Hollands, Ballindrate, Matilda Jane, eldest daughter of Mr. John Weir (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 25 1867 [Died] January 19, at the residence of her husband, Ballyconnell, county Donegal, Mary Ann, wife of Mr. James M. Weir, after giving birth to a still born child (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 5 1867 [Died] June 30, at Hollands, near Ballindrate, Mr. John Weir, sen., aged 79 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 28 1868 [Birth] February 19, at Freudrught Lodge, Ballindreat, the wife of John Weir, Esq., of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 5 1869 [Died] Dec 28, at his residence, Ballindrate, after a short illness, Mr. James Weir, aged 25 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 16 1869 [Died] April 10, at Ballindrate, Lizzie Anne, only daughter of the late James Weir, aged 10 months (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 8 1869 [Died] June 3, at Buncrana, Mr. Andrew Weir, aged 75 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 24 1869 [Birth] Sept. 19, at Frendraugh Lodge, Ballindreat, the wife of John Weir, Esq., of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 19 1870 [Died] March 12, at his residence, The Park, Ballindrate, Mr. Henderson Weir, aged 25 years (Londonderry Standard)


 

CO. FERMANAGH

Date Notice
October 5 1855 [Married] On Wednesday, the 3rd inst., at Monea Church, by the Rev. John Weir, the Rev. Loftus Reade, Rector of Devenish, to Mary, eldest daughter of John Weir, Esq., Hall Craig, county Fermanagh (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 18 1856 [Died] On the 11th inst., at his residence, 89 Lower Dorset Street, Dublin, John Weir, Esq., Hall Craig, county Fermanagh, aged 70 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 16 1857 [Married] On the 1st inst., at Dromiskin Church, county Louth, James Alexander, second son of the Rev. C. Weir, of Dromard, county Fermanagh, to Sophia Mary Anne, youngest daughter of the late John Whaley, Esq., of Stephen's Green, Dublin (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 12 1857 [Married] On the 4th inst., in Tubrit Church, by the Rev. J. Nugent, Mr. James Weir, of Glassmulla, near Ederney, to Ellen, third daughter of Mr. Robert Coulter, Glenegarron, near Pettigo (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 24 1857 [Married] On the 14th inst., in Monea Church, by the Rev. Loftus G, Reade, Rector of Devenish, Robert Weir, Esq., of Hallcraig, in the county of Fermanagh, to Wilhelmina, daughter of the late John Brien, Esq., of Castletown, in the same County (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 11 1857 [Died] On the 6th inst., after a few hours illness, Robert Weir, Esq., of Hall Craig, one of the Magistrates of Fermanagh, and a Lieutenant in the Fermanagh Light Infantry (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 14 1861 [Married] On the 6th June, at St. Peter's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. George Dalton, the Rev. Alexander Braddell, of Norwich, to Wilhelmina, the relict of the late Robert Weir, Esq., of Hall Craig, county Fermanagh (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 2 1863 [Died] May 29, at Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin, Anne, daughter of the late Robert Weir, Esq., formerly of Hall Craig, in the county of Fermanagh (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 29 1863 [Died] September 14, suddenly, Edward, third son of the Rev. Christopher Weir, of Drumard, county Fermanagh (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 27 1865 [Died] On the 25th January, at her residence, in Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin, Margaret, fourth daughter of the late Robert Weir, Esq., sen., formerly of Hall Craig, in the county of Fermanagh (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 5 1867 [Married] July 4, at Omagh, in the Parish Church, by the Rev. B. W. Adams, D.D., Rector of Cloghran, and uncle of the bride, assisted by the Rev. R. V. Dixon, D. D., ex F. T. C. D., Rector of Clogherny, the Rev. W. R. Weir, Incumbent of Edenderry, Cappagh, eldest son of the Rev. C. Weir, of Ardenza Terrace, Dublin, and of Drumard, Enniskillen, to Caroline Matilda, eldest daughter of T. R. Bary, Esq., C. I., Lisnamallard House, Omagh (Londonderry Sentinel
August 24 1870 DEATH FROM LOCKJAW. A farmer, named Weir, near Enniskillen, has died from lockjaw, caused by a wound in the hand (Londonderry Standard)


 

CO. LONDONDERRY

Date Notice
July 10 1830 [Died] At Coleraine, on the night of Thursday last, of apoplexy, Anne, wife of Robert Weir, Esq., in her 64th year (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 29 1840 [Married] On the 14th inst., by the Rev. James Hunter, Coleraine, Mr. S. Walker, to Catherine, youngest daughter of Mr. John Weir, both of Garvagh (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 2 1847 [Died] On the 25th ult., in Ferryquay Street, Charlotte, daughter of Mr. George Weir, aged 5 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 24 1854 [Died] On the 20th inst., Mr. Robert Weir, of Coleraine. He was interred in Macosquin burial ground. He had filled a high position in the Orange Institution (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 25 1859 [Married] October 31, in Duncan Church, by the Rev. Johnston Brown Godfrey, Rector, and Vicar of Duncan and Cranfield, John Dunlop, Esq., of Grange, to Sarah, fourth daughter of James Weir, Esq., of Ballyscullion (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 14 1860 [Died] December 1, at the residence of her brother in law, Mr. S. Walker, Portstewart, Eliza, eldest daughter of the late Mr. John Weir, Garvagh, and sister of the late Mr. Robert Weir, Coleraine, aged 55 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 8 1861 [Died] March 3, at Mullinaveigh, Mary Weir, aged 56 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 2 1862 [Birth] March 30, at the Rock Cottage, Portstewart, the wife of Lieutenant J. H. Weir, of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 12 1863 [Died] June 2, at Castledawson, James Weir, Esq., late supervisor of Inland Revenue, aged 76 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 23 1864 [Birth] February 18, at Ervey, county Derry, the wife of Mr. John Weir, teacher, of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 23 1864 [Died] February 18, Robert, infant son of Mr. John Weir, teacher, Ervey National School, county Derry (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 24 1864 [Married] May 16, in the Registrar's Office, Magherafelt, Mr. W. Weir, Moneyhaw, to Miss Anne Sweeny, of same Place (Londonderry Sentinel)
Dec 30 1864 [Died] December 26, at Rosemount Terrace, Derry, Catherine Sarah, third daughter of Lieutenant J. H. Weir, late Revenue Police, aged eight years and six months (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 11 1865 [Died] April 7, at Mullinveigh, Mr. James Weir, sen., of disease of the heart, aged 65 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 19 1866 [Married] June 12, at the Presbyterian Church, Ballywillan, by the Rev. M. Woodburn, Mr. William Weir, Islandflackey, to Miss Annie McConnell, Glenmanus (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 1 1867 [Died] On the 27th February, at Coleraine, Margaret, relict of the late William Weir, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 6 1870 [Birth] At Glenara Cottage, Castleroe, near Coleraine, on the 27th ult., the wife of Mr. Joseph Weir of a son (Coleraine Chronicle)


 

CO. TYRONE

Date Notice
January 12 1776 [Married] On 11th at Strabane, David Weir of Dublin to Miss Martha Orr, Strabane (Londonderry Journal)
February 6 1778 [Married] R Gage, Stewartstown to Miss Wier, Drumkern (Londonderry Journal)
March 2 1824 [Died] At Cookstown, on the 10th inst. after a short illness, Mr. Wm. Weir, aged 42. Cookstown will long remember him, and the poor lament his death (Strabane Morning Post)
March 27 1830 [Married] At Cookstown, on the 18th inst., by the Rev. Thomas Millar, the Rev. James Wilson, of Lecumpher, to Sarah, eldest daughter of the late William Weir, Esq., of Cookstown (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 8 1830 [Died] On the 23rd ult., at Drumkern, near Stewartstown, county Tyrone, at the advanced age of 98, Mr. Hugh Weir, who was actively employed as a respectable linen merchant for more than 60 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 21 1835 [Married] On the 12th inst., by the Rev. Samuel McCurdy, the Rev. John Weir, of Newry, to Jane, only daughter of John Weir, of Stewartstown, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 21 1835 [Married] On the 12th inst., by the Rev. James Wilson, of Lecumpher, Mr. William W. Millar, of Belfast, to Ellen, third daughter of the late William Weir, of Cookstown, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 23 1838 [Married] On the 5th inst., by the Rev. Ebenezer Mason, of New York, Rev. Alexander Fleming, to Eliza, third daughter of the late William Weir, Esq., of Cookstown (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 10 1841 [Died] At Greenlaw, on the 4th inst., in the 23rd year of her age, Miss Sarah Wier. She bore a painful and protracted illness with much Christian fortitude (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 18 1857 [Married] On the 9th inst., in Kilskeary, by the Rev. Arthur Irvine, Mr. John Wier, Glassmulla, near Ederney, to Margaret, second daughter of Mr. J. Hamilton, Drumharvey (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 4 1862 [Died] March 30, at her residence, 4, Mall Wall [Londonderry], Mary Jane, relict of the late Mr. Mitchell Dickson, and daughter of the late Mr. James Weir, Greenlaw, Strabane (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 11 1865 [Died] July 6, at her husband's residence, Greenlaw, near Strabane, after a short illness, Margaret, the beloved wife of Mr. David Weir, aged 36 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 23 1866 [Died] October 21, at his residence, Cookstown, Silas Ebenezer Weir, aged 61 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
July 5 1867 [Married] July 4, at Omagh, in the Parish Church, by the Rev. B. W. Adams, D.D., Rector of Cloghran, and uncle of the bride, assisted by the Rev. R.V. Dixon, D. D., ex F. T. C. D., Rector of Clogherny, the Rev. W. R. Weir, Incumbent of Edenderry, Cappagh, eldest son of the Rev. C. Weir, of Ardenza Terrace, Dublin, and of Drumard, Enniskillen, to Caroline Matilda, eldest daughter of T. R. Bary, Esq., C.I., Lisnamallard House, Omagh (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 21 1869 [Birth] May 16, at Cookstown, the wife of Mr. John Weir, of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 19 1870 [Died] Jan 4, at Coalisland of scarlatina, Eleanor Mary Weir, daughter of Mr. Joseph Weir, Post Master, aged 10 years (Londonderry Standard)
January 19 1870 [Died] PATTERSON – At Coalisland, after child-birth, at the residence of Mr. Joseph Weir, Post Master, Sarah Patterson, wife of Mr. Matthew Patterson, aged 28 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 5 1870 [Died] At her residence, 6 Elmwood Terrace, Belfast, on the 1st inst., Anne Marshall, widow of the late Silas Ebenezer Weir, Cookstown, aged 58 years (Coleraine Chronicle))