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Clark & Clarke Genealogy Notes, Co. Donegal, Ireland 1831-69

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




Date Notice
Jan 8 1831 [Married] CLARKE & CROCKETT On Tuesday, the 28th of December last, by the Rev. Mr. Craig, Mr. Henry Clarke, of Portlough, to Miss Crockett, daughter of Mr. William Crockett, of Drummy
Dec 24 1831 [Birth] At Lifford, the lady of the Rev. E. M. Clarke, Curate, of a daughter, her eleventh child
Jan 28 1832 [Died] On Tuesday last, at Cavan, county Donegal, Peter Clarke, Esq., formerly of Raphoe
Mar 10 1832 [Died] At Ballyougrey, on Tuesday, the 6th inst., Mr. John Clark, aged 66 years
Dec 14 1833 [Married] CLARK & SHAW On the 28th ult., by the Rev. Samuel Dill, of Donoughmore, Mr. Joseph Clark, of Doortanie, to Miss Catherine, eldest daughter of Mr. Robert Shaw, of Magherreagh
Aug 9 1834 [Birth] At Portsmouth, on the 16th ult., the lady of Captain W. J. Clarke, 77th Regiment, of a son
Jan 31 1835 [Birth] On the 25th inst., at Lifford, the lady of the Rev. E. M. Clarke, Curate, of a son, her twelfth child
Feb 28 1835 [Married] PORTER & ROLLESTON On Tuesday last, at the house of Mr. Thomas Clarke, of Portlough, by the Rev. Samuel Craig, Mr. James Porter, of Ballyoughery, egg and butter dealer, to Miss Anne Jane Rolleston, daughter of the late Mr. Rolleston, of Castlegay, near Letterkenny
Apr 23 1836 [Died] On the 13th inst., at his house, Belmont, near Lifford, in the county of Donegal, in the 73rd year of his age, Andrew Clarke, Esq., formerly of the island of Trinidad, where he was for many years a Member of Council, and Brigadier General of the Militia forces
May 14 1836 [Died] At Drumnabatty, near Raphoe, on Monday, the 25th ult., at the advanced age of 96 years, Mrs. Clarke, relict of the late Mr. Peter Clarke
Aug 20 1836 [Died] On the 6th inst., of consumption, at Carricknamart, in the county Donegal, Mr. John Clarke, junior, in the 22nd year of his age. He had been two years student of philosophy in the Royal College, Belfast
Oct 10 1840 [Married] WAGENTREIBER & CLARKE July 21, at Kishnaghur, East Indies, at the residence of Adam Ogilvie, Esq., Civil Service, by the Venerable Archdeacon Dealtry, Charles Wagentreiber, Esq., of Dacca, to Eliza, third daughter of the Rev. E. M. Clarke, Lifford
Nov 27 1841 [Married] CLARK & NISBITT In the Parish Church, Stranorlar, county Donegal, on Wednesday, the 24th inst., Mr. George Clark, son to Mr. William Clark. of Cregan, to Miss Margaret Nisbitt, daughter of Mr. William Nisbitt, of Drumahoe
Apr 23 1842 [Married] SWEENY & CLARKE In this City, on the 21st inst., by the Right Rev. Dr. McLaughlin, Mr. Daniel Sweeny, of Carndonagh, to Miss Mary Clarke, Moville, eldest daughter of the late Captain John Clarke, formerly of this Port
Apr 1 1843 [Died] On the 29th ult., at his residence, Letterkenny, Mr. Samuel Clarke, aged 82 years. The deceased was for upwards of 36 years actively employed in the Customs Department
May 20 1843 [Married] BUTCHER & CLARKE March 16, at Dacca, East Indies, Charles Butcher, Esq., to Henrietta Jane, third daughter of the Rev. E. M. Clarke, of Lifford
Sep 2 1843 [Married] LOVE & CLARKE On the 21st inst., by the Rev. George Hanson, the Rev. Joseph Love, Presbyterian Minister of Killeter [Co. Tyrone], to Mary, second daughter of James Clarke, late of Porthall, Esq
Sep 16 1843 [Died] Sept. 13, at Lifford, the affectionate and beloved wife of the Rev. E. M. Clarke
Dec 9 1843 [Married] DAVIES & CLARKE On the 30th ult., by the Rev. John Brown, A. M., M. D., Presbyterian Minister, Ray, Mr. John Davies, of Lifford, to Jane, youngest daughter of the late Mr. John Clarke, of Galdanough, county Donegal
Jan 13 1844 [Died] At Cavan, Stranorlar, on the 9th inst., Mary, wife of Marshall Clarke, Esq., late Lieutenant, 88th Regiment, and eldest daughter of the late Robert Allen, Esq, of Carrickbrack
Jan 25 1845 [Died] On Sabbath, the 12th inst., near Manorcunningham, Mr. John Clarke, aged 75 years
Apr 5 1845 [Married] RUSSELL & CLARK On the 31st ult., Mr. Robert Russell, of Maghareagh, Claudy, to Margaret, only daughter of the late Mr. Samuel Clark, of Letterkenny
Nov 6 1847 [Died] October the 23rd, at Greenan, the residence of her brother-in-law, John Cowan, Esq., Isabella, relict of the late William Clarke, Esq., Lifford
Sep 30 1848 [Died] On Tuesday, the 19th September, at Portlough, Newtowncunningham, of apoplexy, Mr. Thomas Clarke, aged 66 years. He was a ruling elder at the Crossroads Presbyterian Church more than twenty years
Jan 13 1849 [Married] MITCHELL & CLARKE (BOND) On Thursday, the 28th ult., in Ramelton Church, by the Rev. William Atkins, Alexander Mitchell, Esq., wine merchant, to Mary Clarke, grand-daughter of George Bond, Esq., Ramelton, county Donegal
Mar 1 1850 [Died] At Cavan, near Stranorlar, in the 64th year of his age, Marshal Clarke, Esq., Lieutenant in the 88th Regiment
Aug 9 1850 [Died] On the 26th June, at Kingston, Jamaica, of dysentery, aged 23 years, John Gardiner, the beloved and affectionate son of the Rev. E. M. Clarke
Aug 16 1850 [Died] At Portlough, on the 13th inst., Mrs. Elizabeth Clarke, the beloved wife of Mr. Henry Clarke, aged 40 years
Nov 1 1850 [Died] At Calcutta, September 7, Jane Henrietta, the affectionate and beloved wife of Charles Butcher, Esq., and second daughter of the Rev. E. M. Clarke
Jan 24 1851 [Married] MILLIGAN & CLARKE At Kilmacrenan, on Monday, the 20th inst., by the Rev. Henry C. Cochran, Mr. H. Milligan, of Killygarvan, to Margaret Hood Clarke, fifth daughter of the late Mr. John Clarke, of Ballymacreely, county Down
Mar 14 1851 [Died] On the 27th February, at his residence, in Toberkeene, near Dungloe, Lieut. Clarke, of the Donegal Militia, aged 75 years
Jun 13 1851 [Married] WAGENTREIBER & CLARKE At Calcutta, April 10, by special licence, in the Old Church, by the Rev. Mr. Thomas, Alfred Charles Wagentreiber, Esq., to Ellen Maria, fifth daughter of the Rev. E. M. Clarke
Sep 24 1852 [Died] September 21, at Lifford, Fanny, the beloved child, and youngest daughter of the Rev. E. M. Clarke
Dec 28 1853 [Married] GILLESPIE & CLARKE On the 15th instant, at St. Mary’s Church, Ballybrack, Moville, by the Rev. Mr. McKenna, Mr. Daniel Gillespie, of Innishowen Head, and mate of the ship Superior, to Isabella, youngest daughter of the late Captain John Clarke, well remembered at the port of Londonderry, as an energetic and skilful mariner (Londonderry Journal)
May 23 1856 [Died] April 15, at sea, on board the Southampton on her return home from India, Eliza, relict of Charles Wagentreiber, Esq., and third daughter of the Rev. E. M. Clarke, leaving six orphaned children, of whom one died, immediately after his landing, on May 15, Richard, her youngest son
Jun 20 1856 [Died] At her residence, Lisfannan, near Fahan, on the 17th inst., Mrs. Mary Ann Clark, in her 41st year
Oct 24 1856 [Died] August 11, at Calcutta, of dysentery, Alfred Charles Wagentreiber, Esq., leaving a widow (Ellen fifth daughter of the Rev. E. M. Clarke), and three young children
Dec 11 1857 [Birth] At Porthall, on the 2nd December, the of James Clarke, Esq., of a daughter
Feb 19 1858 [Died] At Ramelton, on Wednesday, the 10th inst., Emily, aged 15, the youngest daughter of Mr. William Clarke, chief boatman of coastguards
Mar 26 1858 [Married] MACKEY & CLARKE In the Second Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, on the 11th inst., by the Rev. F. J. Porter, Mr. James Mackey, of Coolatee, to Isabella, eldest daughter of the late Mr. John Clarke, of Tamnaclare [Co. Tyrone]
May 14 1858 [Died] At Paris, on the 30th ult., George Clarke, Esq., M. D., R. N., of Porthall, county Donegal
Jan 14 1859 [Died] January 3, at Cork Barracks, Frederick Clarke, Esq., L. R. C. S. I., Staff Surgeon, 2nd Depot Battalion, aged 33 years, the eldest son of the Rev. E. M. Clarke, Lifford
Mar 25 1859 [Died] March 24, at Lifford, Anna, the beloved and truly affectionate eldest child of the Rev. E. M. Clarke
Aug 19 1859 [Died] August 17, at his residence, Porthall, after a short illness, James Clarke, Esq., aged 45 years
Sep 23 1859 [Married] SELLORS & CLARKE September 13, by the Rev. Francis Studdert, Michael Sellors, Esq., solicitor, of Limerick, to Louisa, youngest daughter of the Rev. E. M. Clarke, of Lifford, county Donegal
Jan 20 1860 [Married] REID & CLARKE On the 22nd January, in Second Ray Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Alexander Caldwell, uncle to the bride, assisted by the Rev. Alexander Rentoul, D. D., Samuel Reid, Esq., Ellistrin, Ramelton, to Isabella Reddie, youngest daughter of the late Rev. Robert Clarke, Dalreoch, Perthshire, Scotland
Aug 16 1861 [Died] August 8, in the 29th year of her age, Catherine Elizabeth, wife of Henry Ribton, Esq., and youngest daughter of the late Walter O'Donnell Clarke, Esq., Innishowen, county Donegal, and Egralougher, county Armagh
Jan 31 1862 [Married] BELL & CLARKE January 23, by the Rev. Samuel McClure, Crossroads, Robert Bell, Esq., Mooreview House, Stranorlar, to Margaret, daughter of the late Harry Clarke, Esq., Portlough
Feb 20 1863 [Died] February 13, Lizzie, only remaining child of Mr. Bartley Clarke, Waterside, Londonderry, aged five years and nine months
Apr 21 1863 [Died] On the 19th April, at Lifford, William Clarke, Esq., R. N., in the 70th year of his age
Jul 3 1863 [Died] On the 28th June, at her brother's residence, Belmont, near Lifford, Margaret Clarke, of Porthall, aged 53 years
Nov 24 1863 [Birth] November 16, at McBride's Street, Raphoe, the wife of Mr. Robert Clarke, of a daughter
May 17 1864 [Died] May 12, at Galdonagh, Rebecca, wife of Mr. John Clarke, aged 34 years
Jul 5 1864 [Died] June 29, at the residence of his brother, near Market Hill, county Armagh, Rev. David Clarke, A. M., minister of the Presbyterian Church, Greenbank, county Donegal
Feb 28 1865 [Married] MCCONNELL & CLARKE On the 22nd February, at First Ray Presbyterian Church, Manorcunningham, by the Rev. Robert McMorris, Catherine, third daughter of John McConnell, Esq., Drumcairn, to Robert Alexander Clarke, Esq., Carricknamart
Aug 15 1865 [Married] PORTER & CLARK August 11, in the First Presbyterian Church, Derry, by the Rev. Robert Beattie, Convoy, Mr. William John Porter, teacher of Convoy Agricultural National School, to Catherine, daughter of Mr. Samuel Clark, Tergoland, near Dungiven
Jul 31 1866 [Died] On Thursday, the 19th inst., an inquest was held at Dunfanaghy, before F. G. Long, Esq., Coroner on the body of a man named John McLaughlin, a shoemaker, aged 38 years, a native of Rathmullan, who had been residing in Dunfanaghy for the past nine months. It appears that deceased had retired to rest at an early hour on the previous evening, apparently in good health, and was found dead the following morning. Francis Clarke, Esq., M. D., of Dunfanaghy, who examined the body immediately after death, stated that the cause of death was the internal rupture of an internal blood vessel
Nov 30 1866 [Married] MASON & CLARKE On the 22nd November, at Second Ray Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Robert McMorris, Mr. George Mason, of Castleblaugh, to Sarah Anne, eldest daughter of Mr. James Clarke, of Glenmaquin
Nov 30 1866 [Married] NOBLE & CLARKE November 29, at Second Ray Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Robert McMorris, Mr. Samuel Noble, Drumoughill, to Isabella, eldest daughter of Mr. Samuel Clarke, Carricknamart
Aug 27 1867 [Died] On the 22nd August, at his residence, Portlough, Mr. William Clarke, aged 28 years
Feb 4 1868 [Died] January 26, at Lifford, Ellen, relict of the late Alfred C. Wagentreiber, Esq., Dacca, India, and fifth daughter of the Rev. E. M. Clarke, Rector of Upper Badoney
Sep 4 1868 [Died] August 31, at the residence of her son in law, Mr. J. Clarke, Demesne Cottage, Saintfield [Co. Down], Rosanna Thompson, relict of the late Mr. James Galbraith, and youngest daughter of the late Captain Thompson, J. P., The Close, Raphoe, county Donegal
Jan 1 1869 [Married] CLARKE & GIBSON Dec 24, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Letterkenny, by the Rev. O. Leitch, Mr. John Clarke, Galdanagh, to Prudence, youngest daughter of Mr. John Gibson, Carnamogagh
Nov 5 1869 [Married] CLARKE & FLEXMAN Oct. 28, at South Molton Church, by the Rev. T.H. Maitland, A. M., assisted by the Rev. G. Gent, A. B., Francis Edward Clarke, Esq., A. B., M. B., Trinity College, Dublin, eldest and only surviving son of Dr. F. Clarke, A. M., F. R. C. S., M. R. I. A., St. Helens, Dunfanaghy, county Donegal, to Lucy Elizabeth, eldest daughter of James Flexman, Esq., M. R. C. S., Duke Street, South Molton, Devonshire
Oct 26 1869 [Birth] Oct. 22, at Drumcairn, the wife of Mr. R. Clarke, of a son