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Barr Family Notes, Co. Donegal, Ireland 1780-1870

Extracted from personal notices inserted in the Londonderry Journal, Londonderry Standard & Londonderry Sentinel
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia



Date Notice
Apr 28 1780 [Married] Married near Letterkenny Rev Mr Barr to Miss Taylor (Londonderry Journal)
Jan 21 1832 [Married] On the 10th inst., by the Rev. William McCafferty, P. P., Moville, Mr. Hugh Rochfort, Drumavier, to Miss Anne Barr, youngest daughter of Mrs. Barr, Moville (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 5 1838 [Died] On Friday last, at Craig, county Donegal, at the advanced age of 85 years, Mr. John Barr (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 7 1840 [Married] On Monday evening, by the Rev. Richard Dill, Mr. Robert McCarter, of Drumskellan, to Catherine, eldest daughter of Mr. James Barr, of Muff, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 28 1843 [Died] At Magherasollis, near Raphoe, on Wednesday, the 25th inst., in the prime of life, Mr. Andrew Barr, for many years a resident of this City (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 11 1843 [Died] On Friday, the 3rd inst., after a tedious and severe illness, Margaret, the beloved wife of Mr. John Barr, of Glenalla Farm, near Ramelton (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 1 1846 [Died] At Admirand, near Stranorlar, on the 16th ult., Mary, the eldest daughter of Mr. William Barr (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 22 1846 [Married] On the 13th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Marks, in the Parish Church, Upper Moville, Mr. William Barr, of the firm of Barr & McNaghten, cabinet makers, Derry, to Sarah Ann, eldest daughter of Mr. George Cochran, Quigley's Point (Londonderry Sentinel)
Oct 9 1847 [Died] At Admirand, Stranorlar, on the 3rd inst., in her 23rd year, Hannah, daughter of Mr. William Barr (Londonderry Sentinel)
Dec 18 1847 [Married] On the 14th inst., in the First Presbyterian Church, Stranorlar, by the Rev. James Steele, Mr. John Barr, Admirand, to Eliza, daughter of Mr. George Griffith, Dooish (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 19 1848 [Died] At Admirand, Stranorlar, on the 11th inst., aged 18, William Barr, jun. (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 25 1848 [Married] On the 16th inst., in Alt Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. S. Stewart, Mr. Samuel Perry, Claudy, to Frances, third daughter of the late Mr. Thomas Barr, of Mullanboy, near Castlefin (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 4 1848 [Died] On the 11th Sept., in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. Mr. Thomas Barr, eldest son of Mr. William Barr, Admirand, Stranorlar, consumption has thus entombed, in less than two years and a half, no fewer than five of Mr. Barr's children (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 21 1851 [Married] On the 13th inst., in the Cathedral of this City, by the Rev. Mr. Smith, Mr. Thomas Barr, of Muff, county Donegal, to Rebecca, third daughter of the late Mr. Samuel Smith, of Craig, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
Apr 16 1852 [Died] At Admirand, Stranorlar, aged 19 years, of consumption, Samuel, son of Mr. William Barr (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 3 1852 [Married] On the 30th ult., in the First Presbyterian Church, Stranorlar, by the Rev. Dr. Steele, Samuel Laird, of Ballybofey, Esq., to Eliza Jane, daughter of Mr. William Barr, of Admirand (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 4 1854 [Died] At Glashagowan, on the 2 d inst., Eleanor, relict of the late Mr. Thomas Barr, aged 90 years (Londonderry Standard)
Nov 2 1860 [Birth] October 31, at Rathmullan House, county Donegal, the wife of Thomas Barr, Esq., of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jul 5 1861 [Died] On the 14th June, in New York, Annie Barr, daughter of William and Ann Barr, a native of Donegal, Ireland, in the twenty fourth year of her age. (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 26 1862 [Died] September 18, at Muff, Donegal, Margaret Barr, aged 81 years, wife of Mr. James Barr (Londonderry Sentinel)
Oct 17 1862 [Died] At Admiran, Mr. Henry A. Barr, aged 21 years, seventh son of Mr. William Barr (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 16 1865 [Died] June 12, at his residence, Muff, county Donegal, Mr. James Barr, aged 79 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 20 1865 [Died] June 16, at Moville, Mary, the beloved wife of Mr. Owen Barr (Londonderry Sentinel)
Dec 12 1865 [Married] November 21, at Fannet, by the Rev. J. Keating, Mr. Thomas Barr, teacher of National School, Kerrykeel, to Elizabeth Dixon, the daughter of Mr. Joseph Dixon, teacher, Croaghross, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 14 1868 [Married] January 9, in Alt Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. S. Stewart, Mr. John Barr, to Miss Fanny Kemps, both of Tirnagushog, Castlefin (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 15 1869 [Married] June 10, at Donaghmore Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. John P. Dickey, Mr. James Irwin, of Drumcannon, to Miss Nancy Barr, of Clonard (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 19 1870 [Died] August 18, at his residence, Foyle-road, Derry, Mr. Peter Barr, aged 38 years. [His remains will be removed for interment in Muff burying-ground, on this (Saturday) morning, 20th inst., at ten o’clock. Friends will please accept this intimation] (Londonderry Sentinel)
Oct 28 1870 [Died]Oct. 22, at Gortnaskey, Fahan, Mr. Peter Barr, aged 62 years (Londonderry Sentinel)