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Wray & Rea Genealogy Notes, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland 1815-68

Items from the Press
Extracted From Personal Notices of Births, Deaths and Marriages and Advertisements Inserted in the Strabane Morning Post & Londonderry Sentinel
Transcribed, compiled and submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia



Date Notice
Apr 25 1815

STRAYED from Lifford [Co. Donegal] on Friday evening, the 21st of April inst. and was seen in the streets of Strabane, at 11 o’clock that night.

A LIGHT BAY MARE, rising 4 years old, cut in the Tail, black Feet, tail, and Mane, .....with Star in forehead......... figure, tight. It is requested, if met with, to send her, or note, to Mr. John Wray, Innkeeper, Strabane. All expenses, trouble, and handsome reward will be given by the Subscriber, Manus Cramsey (Strabane Morning Post)

Nov 11 1823 [Married] On Thursday last, Mr. Gabriel McIntosh, to Margaret, daughter of Mr John Wray, of this town (Strabane Morning Post)
Mar 12 1833 [ChurchRecord] On Thursday last, the Rev. Samuel Wray was ordained Minister of the First Presbyterian Congregation of Donagheady, vacant by the decease of the late Rev. Mr. McCrea (Strabane Morning Post)
Aug 27 1842 [Married] On the 20th inst., by the Rev. Matthew Clarke, Ardstraw, Mr. James H. Allen, Carnkenny, to Mary, youngest daughter of the late Matthew Rae [Rea], innkeeper, Ardstraw (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 21 1846 [Birth] On the 17th ult., at Brookview, Donagheady, the lady of the Rev. S. T. Wray, of a daughter (Londonderry Sentinel)
Dec 31 1852 [Died] In the 18th instant, at Brookview, Mary Jane, only daughter of the Rev. S. T. Wray, aged 6 years and 9 months (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 16 1854 [Married] On the 9th inst., at St. Peter's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. Robert Ellis, Lieutenant Weir Johnston, 31st Regiment L. I. Madras Army, to Margaret Jane Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Henry W. Wray, Esq., Lisnamallard House, Omagh, County Inspector of Constabulary (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 13 1857 [Married] On the 6th inst., at Cappagh Church, county Tyrone, by the Rev. James Byrne, F. T. C. D., Captain I. K. Humfrey, eldest son of Colonel Humfrey, of Cavanacor, Strabane, to Bessie, second daughter of Henry William Wray, Esq., of Lisnamallard, Omagh, and granddaughter to the late Henry Wray, Esq., of Castle Wray, county of Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 24 186 [Died] May 23, at Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia, aged 27 years, Mr. Thomas Wray, Hargreaves Street, of the firm of Wray Brothers and Company, Barker Street, formerly of Messrs McArthur and Company, Londonderry, and brother to Mr. John Wray, Ardstraw, county Tyrone, Ireland (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 25 1863 [Died] September 16, at his residence, Brookview, the Rev. Samuel Taylor Wray, Presbyterian minister of First Donagheady, in the 60th year of his age and 31st of his ministry (Londonderry Sentinel)
Apr 11 1865 [Died] March 23, at Wexford, Henry William Wray, Esq., county Inspector of Wexford Constabulary, formerly of county Tyrone (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 17 1865 [Married] November 9, by the Rev. F. J. Porter, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, Mr. J. Wiley Wray, eldest son of the late Rev. Samuel Wray, Donagheady, to Fanny, third daughter of Mr. Joseph Stevenson, Moyagh (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 15 1868 [Died] At Brookview, R. McClintock Wray, son of the late Rev. S. T. Wray, Donagheady [aged 20 years]. The deceased was a Scholar of Queen's College, Belfast (Londonderry Sentinel