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Wright Genealogy Notes, County Donegal, Ireland 1843-70

Items from the Press
Extracted from Personal Notices Inserted in the Londonderry Sentinel
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia


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Date Notice
Apr 1 1843 [Married] WRIGHT & DUNLAP. On the 23rd ult., by the Rev. John Macky, Presbyterian Minister, Fahan, Mr. Robert Wright, of Creggan, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Mr. Samuel Dunlap, Garvarry
Jul 17 1857 [Married] WRIGHT & BLAIR. On the 9th inst., by the Rev. William Lodge, M.A., at Killybegs, south Donegal, Mr. James Wright, merchant, Glasgow, to Eliza, second daughter of the late William Blair, Esq
May 20 1859 [Died] At Ardagh, near St. Johnston, on Monday last, Mr. John Wright, after a short illness, aged 52 years
Aug 22 1862 [Died] August 16, Ellen, aged 52 years, wife of Mr. John Wright, Crieve, Newtowncunningham
Oct 10 1865 [Died] October 6, at his residence, Tullydish, Thomas Wright, sen., aged 78 years
Aug 28 1866 [Married] STEWART & WRIGHT. On the 21st August, in the Linenhall Street, Presbyterian Church, Belfast, by the Rev. Dr. Knox, Mr. Andrew Stewart, to Sarah, eldest daughter of Mr. James Wright, both of Burt, near Londonderry (sic)
Feb 12 1867 [Died] February 10, at his mother's residence, Menteaughs, county Donegal, Andrew Wright, aged 31 years
Mar 12 1867 [Died] On the 2nd March, at Tamney Post Office, aged three and a half years, James William, beloved son of Mr. William Wright, Constabulary, Kindrum
Apr 19 1867 [Died] April 7, at Listillion, Letterkenny, Samuel Wright, in his 74th year
Dec 3 1867 [Died] On the 2nd December, at her residence, Tullydish, Eleanor Wright, aged 74 years
Apr 24 1868 [Died] April 18, at his father's residence, Menteaughs, Mr. John Wright, aged 17 years
Nov 16 1869 [Died] Nov. 9, at his father's residence, Menteaugh, Mr. Andrew Wright, aged 28 years
Jun 8 1870 [Died] May 27, at Tamney Post-office, of measles. John Gregory, the beloved son of Mr. Wm. Wright, R.I.C., Kindrum, county Donegal (Londonderry Journal)

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