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Births, Marriages & Deaths with County Londonderry, Ireland & New York, U.S.A. Connections, 1832-69

Personal Notices of Births, Marriages and Deaths Extracted from the Londonderry Sentinel
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia



Date Event
6-October-1832 BONNER [Died] In the City of New York, on Wednesday, August 29, after a lingering illness, Alexander Bonner, aged 47 years. He was a native of Londonderry, and for many years a respectable merchant in that place. He has left an affectionate family, and numerous friends, to mourn his loss
November 9 1833 MITCHELL (LEATHEM) [Died] On the 11th September last, at Panyan, state of New York, in the 63rd year of her age, after a protracted illness, Mrs. Mitchell, wife of William Mitchell, Esq., (formerly of Coleraine) and eldest daughter of the late William Leathem, Esq., of Burt
November 29 1834 BOYCE [Died] At New York, on the 9th ult., in consequence of a severe accident occasioned by a fall, Ann Jane, eldest daughter of the late Patrick Boyce, Esq., of Fruit Hill, Newtownlimavady
July 25 1835 BOND-WARNOCK [Married] In Philadelphia, on the 19th June, by the Rev. T. Gibson, Presbyterian Clergyman for the state of Pennsylvania, Mr. Caldwell Bond, merchant, New York, formerly of Londonderry, to Catherine, eldest daughter of Mr. William Warnock, Waterside, Londonderry
October 20 1838 MERRY [Died] In Foyle Street, on the 16th inst., of smallpox, in the prime of life, Captain Charles J. Merry, of the ship "Josephine", of New York. The "Josephine" left Newcastle on the 1st inst., on her passage to New York, and put into Lough Foyle on the 14th. He has left a wife and two small children to deplore his loss
November 23 1839 ALLEN-STEELE [Married] At Auburn, in the State of New York, America, on the 6th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Hopkins, Michael Allen, Esq., of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, America, formerly merchant of this City, to Miss Electra Steele
January 11 1840 DEAN [Died] In New York, on the 8th October last, of consumption, aged 27 years, Mr. John Dean, formerly of this City, printer
November 14 1840 McCULLOUGH [Died] On the 11th September, in Phelpstown, Ontario county, State of New York, Miss Margaret McCullough, late of this City, and only daughter of the late Sergeant Major Robert McCullough, Londonderry Militia
May 29 1841 MOORE [Died] On the 12th April last, in New York, at the advanced age of 82, Mr. Ezekiel Moore, for upwards of 70 years a resident in Ballymagrorty, near this City
28-August-1841 FRIZZEL [Died] In New York, of consumption, on the 22nd June last, in his 26th year, Joseph, second son of Mr. Joseph Frizzel, Waterside
October 12 1844 JENKINS-STEEN [Married] On the 8th inst., in Coleraine Church, by the Rev. James O'Hara, Mr. R. Jenkins, Head Constable of Police, Coleraine, to Sarah, youngest daughter of Thomas Steen, Esq., of Westpoint, New York, and formerly of Dunboe
March 25 1848 CRAWFORD-TEDLIE [Married] At Muff Church, by the Rev. John Conroy, Samuel Crawford, of New York, Esq., to Jane eldest daughter of Stephen Tedlie, Faughanvale, Esq
14-October-1848 DONNELL [Died] In New York, on the 7th September last, of malignant fever, Mr. James Donnell, aged 22 years, eldest son of Mr. Henry Donnell, baker, of this City
February 24 1849 CLARKE [Died] At New York, on the 25th December last, of decline, in her 19th year, Mary, eldest daughter of the late Mr. Samuel Clarke, of Ballymacally, in the county of Londonderry
May 26 1849 MULHERN [Died] At the residence of Mr. Thompson, of Albany, State of New York on the 24th of April, Miss Anne Mulhern, of small pox, formerly of this City
May 24 1850 SWAN-WILEY [Married] On the 9th inst., in the Presbyterian Church, Knowhead, by the Rev. John M. Bleckley, Joseph Swan, Esq., late of New York, America, to Mary Jane, youngest daughter of John Wiley, Esq., Gallagh
September 19 1851 EDWARDS-PRESDEE [Married] In Philadelphia, on the 1st inst., by the Rev. H.J. Morton, Mr. James Montgomery Edwards, of New York, to Letitia, eldest daughter of the late Mr. James Presdee, of this City
December 5 1851 BOYLE [Died] At New York, on the 12th September, John, youngest son of the late Hugh Boyle, Esq., Rush Hall, county Londonderry
March 12 1852 MORTON [Died] On the 26th ult., after a short illness, at his residence, Maghera, county Londonderry, A. Morton, Esq., formerly of the city of New York, aged 52 years
February 18 1853 GLASGOW [Died] At Brooklyn, New York, on Friday, the 21st ult., of dropsy, Mr. James Glasgow, artist, in the 25th year of his age, third son of Mr. Daniel Glasgow, of Kilrea, in this county
July 8 1853 McKENNA-McNULTY [Married] On June 7th, at the house of Mr. M.J. Waters, White Street, in New York, by the Rev. Mr. Quinn, of St. Peter's, Mr. James McKenna, of New York, to Miss Elizabeth, youngest daughter of Mr. John McNulty, of this City
July 15 1853 MURPHY [Died] On the 21st ult., at New York, of compound fracture of the leg, Mr. Patrick Murphy, a native of the city of Londonderry, in his 54th year
July 22 1853 REID-CLARKE [Married] On the 30th ult., at New York, by the Rev. Joseph Sanderson, Mr. Thomas M. Reid, of Culmore, Londonderry, to Miss Margaret Jane Clarke, of New York
September2 1853 McGARRIGLE [Died] In New York, on Sunday the 14th August, Mr. James Gregg McGarrigle, printer, late of Liverpool, and formerly of this City, aged 28 years
April 28 1854 YOUNG-VANCE Married] On the 20th inst., at Tamlaght Church, by the Rev. Maxwell Carpendale, Mr. Robert Young, of Magherafelt, agriculturist on the Worshipful Company of Salters Estate, county Londonderry, to Mary, daughter of Mr. William Vance, of Williamsburg, New York, U.S.A.
June 23 1854 QUINN [Died] At New York, aged 23 years, on the 24th ult., Mr. William Quinn, of Coolsara, county Derry
July 7 1854 HALL [Died] On the 25th April, at New York, in his 25th year, Richard Hall, a native of Moneymore, county Derry
September 8 1854 HARPER-GLENN [Married] On the 31st ult., by the Rev. J.B. Rentoul, Garvagh, Mr. William Harper, New York, U.S., to Mary Jane, eldest daughter of Mr. David Glenn, Liscall
October 19 1855 McMURRAY-FROST [Married] September 23, at Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A., by the Rev. H.N.H. Brown, Mr. James McMurray, formerly of Londonderry, to Miss Caroline Ophelia Frost
February 8 1856 MORRISON [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
February 22 1856 CAMPBELL [Died] On the 1st inst., at Newburg, near New York, of consumption, Mr. David Campbell, formerly of this City, aged 40 years
April 11 1856 MILLIKEN-MILLIKEN [Married] In the City of New York, on Thursday, the 7th February, by the Rev. S. Clements, Mr. David Milliken, to Jane Milliken, both of New York, formerly of Dungiven
June 6 1856 PRESDEE-BURRILL [Married] In New York, on Thursday, May 15, by the Rev. Benjamin Evans, Rector of the Church of the Holy Evangelist, Mr. Joseph B. Presdee, late of Londonderry, to Miss Helen Stockton Milledolar Burrill, of Brooklyn
June 6 1856 WILLIAMSON [Died] On the 3rd May, during his voyage to New York, of disease of the heart, Andrew Alexander, only surviving son of Mr. W.J.T. Williamson, late of this City
September 19 1856 ALEXANDER-WILSON [Married] In New York, August 27, by the Rev. Spencer L. Pinney, Jacob Alexander, Esq., late of this City, to Mrs. Eliza A. Wilson, of Cincinnatti, Ohio
October 3 1856 McLAUGHLIN [Died] At Brooklyn, New York, on the 6th September, Mr. Charles McLaughlin, carpenter, late of this City
October 17 1856 CAMPBELL [Died] At Jersey City, New York, on Wednesday, September 21, aged 41 years, Mary Jane, widow of Mr. David Campbell, and sister in law, of Mr. Robert Campbell, cabinet maker, of Londonderry
November 28 1856 ORR-DOWE [Married] On the 21st ult., in Grace Church, Brooklyn Heights, New York, by the Rev. Jared E. Flagg, Alexander E. Orr, Esq., of Londonderry, Ireland, to Juliet B., daughter of Ammi Dowe, Esq., of Brooklyn
December 5 1856 STEWART [Died] On the 29th ult., of consumption, at his father's residence, Templemoyle, near Newtownlimavady, which he had only resided two days before, Mr. John Stewart, grocer and spirit merchant, late of New York
April 24 1857 BELL [Died] At Rochester, Monroe County, New York, U.S., on the 16th ult., after a protracted illness, aged 20 years, Mr. Samuel Bell, eldest son of Mr. Robert Bell, formerly of Gortfad, near Garvagh
July 17 1857 PRESDEE [Birth] On the 30th ult., at Cheiver Terrace, Brooklyn, New York, the wife of Mr. J.B. Presdee, late of this City, of a son
September 18 1857 HOUSTON [Died] On the 12th July, at Eddyton, New York, Mr. William Houston, aged 71 years. The deceased was born in Coleraine, Ireland, was the son of Dr. Robert Houston, and a descendant of the Scotch Presbyterians
January 1 1858 SMYTH [Died] On the 25th ult., at New York, of consumption, aged 24, Edward Smyth, son of the late Mr. James Smyth, formerly of Butcher Street, Londonderry
May 21 1858 BROLLY [Died] In New York, on the 20th ult., Mr. William Brolly, formerly of Broharris, Newtownlimavady, aged 37 years
September 17 1858 COCHRAN-WILSON [Married] On the 10th inst., in the Presbyterian Meeting House, Aghadowey, by the Rev. Dr. Brown, Alexander Cochran, Esq., M.D., Fulton Street, Brooklyn, New York, to Christina Isabella, eldest daughter of Mrs. Wilson, Meath Park, Coleraine
November 26 1858 ANDERSON [Died] On the 24th ult., at New York, William, eldest son of Mr. James Anderson, Camus, near Coleraine, aged 34 years
February 18 1859 DONELY-DUNCAN [Married] On the 10th inst., in the Church, Portstewart, by the Rev. Stephen Gwynn, Rector of Agherton, Mr. James Donely, of New York, to Mary, the third daughter of Mrs. Duncan, of Portstewart, county Londonderry
April 8 1859 GILL-POLLOCK [Married] March 8, in New York, by the Rev. James Thompson, D.D, William Price Gill, formerly of Londonderry, to Isabella Pollock, late of Monaghan
April 29 1859 McDERMOTT [Died] March 25, at New York, Mr. Henry McDermott, late of this City
August 26 1859 MORRISON [Died] August 4, in New York, Mrs. Mary Morrison, wife of Mr. Robert Morrison, formerly of this City
September 9 1859 FALCONER [Died] August 17, at New York, Catherine, wife of William Falconer, Esq., and formerly of this City, in the 63rd year of her age
September 9 1859 THISTLE [Died] On the 25th August, on board the Circassian, on her homeward voyage from New York, Mr. John Moore Thistle, of Newark, New Jersey, aged 67 years, eldest surviving son of the late Mr. James Thistle, of Derry
August 31 1860 MURPHY [Died] July 30, at New York, Jeannie, relict of the late John Murphy, of Ballykelly, county Derry, Ireland, aged 81 years
February 15 1861 SHERRARD [Died] December 16, at New York, Robert son of Mr. John Sherrard, Dungiven, aged 28 years
February 22 1861 McLAUGHLIN [Died] January 29, at New York, of disease of the heart, Mr. Marcus McLaughlin, aged 52 years, and formerly of this City
May 31 1861 MURRAY-SPLINT [Married] At New York, on the 29th April, Mr. Charles Murray, formerly of Londonderry, to Miss Frances Splint, of New York
October 25 1861 JOHNSTON [Died] October 6, at West Forty Eight Street, New York, Eliza Johnston, a native of Kilrea, county Derry
October 25 1861 LOGUE [Died] Accidently drowned, by falling out of the ship Minnehaha, whilst entering New York harbour, on the 30th September, Mr. John Logue, seaman, aged 21 years, son of Mr. Manasses Logue, shipwright, Ferry Quay Street, Londonderry
November 15 1861 McLAUGHLIN [Died] October 30, at Creggan Street, Londonderry, Mr. Edward McLaughlin, lately of Brooklyn, New York, aged 29 years
December 13 1861 FLANAGAN [Died] November 19, at 10 Montgomery Street, New York, Richardson Flanagan, of Clover Hill, Londonderry, Ireland, aged 40 years
December 20 1861 WILLIAMS [Died] On the 25th November, at New York, John Williams, a native of the Parish of Desertmartin, county Londonderry, aged 71 years and 11 months
28-March-1862 HUNTER [Died] March 6, after a short illness, Mr. John C. Hunter, of the firm of Messrs. James Hunter & Co., formerly of this City
September 5 1862 HUGHES [Died] August 14, at New York, Patrick Hughes, native of the Parish of Tamlaght O'Crilly, county Londonderry, aged 36 years
May 5 1863 MACKEY [Died] April 8, at New York, Mr. David Mackey, a native of Coleraine, county Derry, aged 74 years
May 19 1863 MURRAY [Died] April 25, in New York, Nancy, wife of Daniel Murray, formerly of Dundoan, Coleraine, aged 50 years
July 3 1863 BUCHANAN [Died] June 16, at New York, of congestion of the brain, Mrs. Jane Buchanan, late of Grange, county Derry, aged 67 years
July 24 1863 LINDSAY-JACK [Married] On the 29th inst., at Glasgow, by the Rev. J.K. Flindt, Incumbent of St. Jude's, David Alexander Lindsay, of New York, son of Alexander Lindsay, Esq., Londonderry, to Emma, only daughter of William Jack, Esq., Alyth, Perthshire
February 23 1864 HUNTER [Died] On the 23rd January, at New York, after a few day's illness, Mr. Robert Alexander Hunter, son of Mr. Cullen, C.P.S., Bellaghy, county Derry
March 1 1864 HANSON [Died] February 7, in New York, Rosalinda O'Donald, wife of Mr. Charles Hanson, a native of county Londonderry
June 24 1864 CONLON [Died] June 6, at New York, Matthew Conlon, a native of the Parish of Lissan, county Londonderry, aged 80 years
August 26 1864 DOHERTY [Died] August 20, at his brother's residence, 188 Bogside Street, Derry, Mr. James Doherty, butcher, late of New York
November 11 1864 TAYLOR [Died] On the 15th October, at South Brooklyn, of wounds received in front of Petersburg, Andrew Buchanan Taylor, of Company E. Fortieth New York Regiment Veteran Volunteers, the son of the late Andrew Taylor of New York and the nephew of the Rev. Alexander Buchanan of First Glendermott, aged 21 years, 2 months and 25 days
November 15 1864 MONSON [Died] On the 28th September, in the 23rd year of his age, after a lengthened illness, Mr. Charles Monson, a student of the New York Theological Seminary, formerly of Willsborough, county Derry. He was entering on a distinguished career as a clergyman of the Episcopal Church
February 17 1865 KERR [Died] On the 9th January, at Utica, New York, America, Mr. John Kerr, late of Belfast and fourth son of Mr. Marcus Kerr, Roselick, Portstewart, aged 22 years
February 21 1865 BRICE-McCARTER [Married] On the 15th February, by the Rev. D. Magee, C.C., Derry, Mr. Richard Brice, New York, to Fanny, third daughter of Mr. McCarter, Rossville Street, Londonderry
March 7 1865 DONLY-McGURK [Married] On the 28th February, in Lavey Roman Catholic Church, by the Rev. Mr. McKenna, P.P., assisted by the Rev. Mr. Doherty, C.C., Felix Donly, Esq., of Brahagh House, Desertmartin, late Captain of the New York Volunteers, to Margaret, eldest daughter of Mr. Michael McGurk, of Drumreny, Magherafelt
June 9 1865 YOUNG-WALLACE [Married] April 18, at the Third Dutch Reformed Church, Hamilton Square, Jersey City, Mr. Nathaniel Young, New York, son of William Young, Coleraine, to Kate, only daughter of Mr. John Wallace, Jersey City
August 4 1865 HOUSTON [Died] August 1, at Londonderry, David, aged 19 years, son of D. Houston, Esq., of New York City of New York, formerly of this City
January 9 1866 LE GRAND-DINSMORE [Married] November 16, at West Chester County, New York, by the Rev. W.B. Morrow, Alfred J. Le Grand, Esq., to Martha, youngest daughter of the late Mr. Abraham Dinsmore, Buncrana
February 9 1866 McCARTER-MOODY [Married] January 15, at 34 Perry Street, New York, by the Rev. Hugh B. Blair, Thomas Dunlap, second son of Joseph McCarter, Esq., to Ruth, the eldest daughter of A.J.H. Moody, Esq., both of Coleraine
September 14 1866 McDAID [Died] August 6, at Brooklyn, New York, Arthur, the son of Mr. Arthur McDaid, aged 3 years and 10 months, butcher, formerly of Londonderry
September 18 1866 KERR Died] August 11, at Brooklyn, New York, after a short but severe illness, Ann Kerr, a native of the city of Londonderry, in the 45th year of her age
November 23 1866 OSBORNE-GRAFF [Married] October 18, in Grace Episcopal Church, Harlem, by the Rev. William Mowbray, Rector, Alexander Thompson Osborne, youngest son of the late Mr. John G. Leathem, Londonderry, to Jean Hutchinson, second daughter of John Adam Graff, Esq., New York
January 25 1867 BELL [Died] December 21, in Choes, state of New York, Mr. Alexander Bell, tanner, formerly of this City, aged 89 years
January 25 1867 OSBORNE [Died] January 2, in Brooklyn, New York, suddenly, Samuel Osborne, Esq., formerly of Londonderry, aged 75 years
May 24 1867 KERRIGAN (MURRAY) [Died] April 18, at New York, Susan, wife of Daniel Kerrigan, and daughter of Mr. Hugh Murray, late of Moneymore
July 9 1867 DOHERTY [Birth] June 11, at New York, U.S.A., the wife of Mr. Frederick P. Doherty, of this City, of a daughter
July 16 1867 MATTHEWS-ROBINSON [Married] July 10, at the Scotch Presbyterian church, York Street Road, Kingstown, by the Rev. Samuel Hanson, John Matthews, Esq., Coleraine, to Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. James Robinson, New York
August 2 1867 McCORMACK-LOGAN [Married] On the 27th June, at New York, by the Rev. J. Harper, Mr. David McCormack, of Ballykelly, county Derry, to Mary Ann, eldest daughter of the late Mr. James Logan, Castlereagh, county Derry
March 13 1868 McDONNELL [Died] March 8, at Ballycastle, Mr. Alexander McDonnell, late of Brooklyn, New York, aged 59 years
April 7 1868 GLENN-McGRAW [Married] April 3, in the Garvagh First Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. J. Rentoul, Mr. John Glenn, late of New York, to Sarah, second daughter of Mr. James McGraw, Drogheda
May 1 1868 WARDLAW (BUCHANAN) [Died] April 11, at her residence, 52 Summit Street, South Brooklyn, New York, Matilda, relict of the late Robert Wardlaw, merchant, and youngest sister of the Rev. A. Buchanan, Presbyterian Minister, First Glendermott, aged 38 years
June 16 1868 O’KANE [Died] At New York, Roseanna Campbell, third daughter of the late Mr. John O'Kane, Esq., Culbawn, Portglenone, county Derry
July 14 1868 O’KANE-HEALY [Married] At St. Peter's Church, Barclay Street, New York, by the Rev. Gabriel A. Healy, brother of the bride, Thomas, youngest son of the late John O'Kane, Esq., Calbawn, county Derry, to Margaret, only daughter of John J. Healy, Esq., New York City
July 31 1868 HOUSTON-CLARKE [Married] July 30, at the Reformed Presbyterian Church, Faughan, by the Rev. J.C. Sweeney, assisted by the Rev. R. Nevin and Rev. J.L. Houston, William Houston, Esq., New York City, to Lizzie, youngest daughter of Joseph Clarke, Esq., Waterside, Londonderry
October 27 1868 HAIRE-WILSON [Married] September 24, at the home of the bride's uncle, Brooklyn, New York, by the Rev. David J. Patterson, William C. Haire, late of Waterside, Londonderry, to Miss Sarah J. Wilson, daughter of Mr. Edward Wilson, of Mabuoy, near Londonderry
November 13 1868 McLEAN (CULLEN) [Died] October 12, at Greenpoint, New York, of disease of the heart, Mrs. McLean, relict of Mr. D. McLean, and daughter of the late Mr. Cullen, Bellaghy, county Derry
February9 1869 O’NEILL [Died] Jan 22, at New York, Mr. Hugh O'Neill, aged 36 years, formerly of Londonderry
February 12 1869 EWING-LEATHEM [Married] Jan 21, at New York, by the Rev. Dr. Murray, Mr. Andrew S. Ewing, of Montreal, to Sarah B., eldest daughter of Mr. Robert H. Leathem, formerly of Burt, Londonderry
February 26 1869 LAMBE [Died] Feb 4, at Syracuse City, New York, America, of consumption, Robert Miller, eldest son of Mr. Joseph Lambe, Bellaghy, county Derry, aged 22 years
September 7 1869 O’NEILL [Birth] July 9, the wife of the late Hugh O'Neill, Esq., New York, late of Londonderry, of a son
October 19 1869 REID [Died] Sept. 25, at New York, United States, in the 39th year of his age, Colonel Thomas M. Reid, fourth son of the late Mr. Andrew Reid, of Culmore, Derry
November 5 1869 HOPKINS [Died] Nov. 1, at the residence of Robert Miller, Tartnakelly, the Rev. David Hopkins, late of New York, aged 31 years