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Graham Family Notes, Co. Tyrone 1822-69


Graham Family Notes, Co. Tyrone 1822-69
Personal announcements and notices extracted from the STRABANE MORNING POST, LONDONDERRY JOURNAL, LONDONDERRY STANDARD & LONDONDERRY SENTINEL

Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
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STRABANE MORNING POST:

December 10 1822

Married Wednesday last, in Urney Church, MR. RICHARD GRAHAM, to MISS BAIRD, daughter of the late MR. WM. BAIRD, of this town

May 10 1825

STRABANE CLASSICAL SCHOOL

On Tuesday last MR. RICHARD GRAHAM, son of the REV. JOHN GRAHAM, obtained the Classical Premium, in opposition to two formidable competitors, at the Quarterly Examinations in Trinity College, Dublin. At the same time MR. JAMES McCULLAGH obtained the Classical Certificate and a Premium for Science. These humble candidates for Literary eminence entered the College from the select Classical School of the REV. THOMAS ROLLESTONE of this Town

January 25 1831

Married Friday last, MR. GRAHAM, of Newtownstewart, to MISS HOOD, of Ballymullarty

July 19 1831

On Sunday last, as ALEXANDER ORR, of Newtowncunningham [Co. Donegal], servant to MR. ISAAC GRAHAM of this town, was taking out a horse to water, the animal took fright, and we are sorry to say, the rider fell off, and was so much injured that he died same evening

June 11 1833

Died Thursday last, after a lingering illness, MISS ANNE GRAHAM, daughter of MR. ANDREW GRAHAM, of this town, Boot and Shoe-maker

September 8 1835

Died Thursday last, at Moville [Co. Donegal], where she had been for some time, for the benefit of the sea, MRS. ISAAC GRAHAM, of this town, most deservedly regretted by all who knew her. Her remains were brought to Strabane on Saturday last, and a vast number who met the funeral procession gave melancholy evidence of the general esteem in which she was held. Her illness had been long protracted, and was submitted to with a degree of piety and resignation calculated to give every comfort and consolation to her extensive circle of friends and relatives. Her removal will be generally felt, as she was always an active supporter of all the charitable and benevolent institutions within the sphere of her influence

January 12 1836

Died in this town, on Saturday last, after a long illness, MR. JOHN GRAHAM, an old and respectable inhabitant, aged 72 years



LONDONDERRY JOURNAL:

February 1 1831

Married Friday evening last the 21st January, in the house of the young lady's father, by the Rev. Mr. Adams, MR. GRAHAM, of Newtownstewart, to MISS HOOD, eldest daughter of MR. HOOD, of Early Hill



LONDONDERRY STANDARD:

December 25 1839

Died at Tennessee, North America, in October last, WILLIAM GRAHAM, son of the late ANDREW GRAHAM, ESQ., Royal Navy, formerly of Cavanalee, near Strabane. He was a young man very much respected by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance. He left a mother and sister to deplore his loss

July 29 1840

Died Wednesday morning, the 22nd inst., at her residence, Market House Street, Strabane, at an advanced age, which she adorned ‘in the way of righteousness” MRS. ANNE GRAHAM, a humble devoted Christian, one of the best mothers and a sincere friend

October 21 1841

Married Wednesday morning, the 13th inst, by the Rev. Edward Atkinson, in the Church of Strabane, MR. ROBERT GRAHAM, to MARGARET, second daughter of MR. JAMES DONNELL, Calheme, near said town

May 3 1843

Married on the 26th ult., by the Rev. Matthew Clark, Presbyterian Minister, Ardstraw, MR. WILLIAM ROBINSON, of Kemmis, to ISABELLA, daughter of MR. JOHN GRAHAM, Ballyfoliart



LONDONDERRY SENTINEL:

July 31 1830

Died Sunday last, the 25th inst., after a short but severe illness, MRS. GRAHAM, wife of MR. THOMAS GRAHAM, of Mountjoy Forest, county Tyrone, aged 53 years. Deeply deplored by her disconsolate husband and children

May 11 1833

Married the 26th ult., by the Rev. John Hamilton, JAMES GRAHAM, ESQ., Tantramurry, to SARAH, youngest daughter to MARK MILLEN [MELLON], ESQ., Castletown, Cappagh

July 19 1834

Died suddenly at Bundoran [Co. Donegal], on Tuesday last, after bathing, MISS GRAHAM, of Fivemiletown

December 24 1836

Married on the 18th inst., by the Rev. J.G. Porter, MR. R.G. GRAHAM, of Drumnagross, near Trillick, to MARY ANNE, daughter of MR. J. BLACK, of Lettermony, near Irvinestown [Co. Fermanagh]

October 28 1837

Married Tuesday last, the 24th inst., in the Cathedral Church, Clogher, by the Very Rev. Dean Maude, JAMES WEST, ESQ., of Fintona, to ISABELLA GRAHAM, of Clogher

October 24 1840

Died Oct. 14, MRS. GRAHAM, relict of the late REV. JAMES GRAHAM, of Thorn Hill, county Tyrone

December 12 1840

Married on Tuesday, 8th inst., at Fivemiletown Church, by the Rev. John Story, JAMES GRAHAM, ESQ., of Aughnacloy, to MARY, only daughter of ROBERT LEY, ESQ., of Grange, near Clogher

October 15 1842

Married on the 13th inst., by the Rev. Henry Lucas St. George, Dromore, MR. JAMES GIVEN, of Drumquin, county Tyrone, to MISS MARY GRAHAM, third daughter of RICHARD GRAHAM, ESQ., of Rahoney, county Tyrone

July 29 1843

Birth: On the 12th inst., at the Abercorn Arms, Omagh, the lady of the REV. JAMES GRAHAM, of a daughter

August 10 1844

Died Wednesday last, MR. MICHAEL GRAHAM, Bridge Street Strabane, county Tyrone, formerly of Dromore, county Down, teacher, aged 77 years

July 5 1845

Birth: On the 25th ult., at Killishil Cottage, county Tyrone, the lady of the REV. CHRISTOPHER GRAHAM, of a daughter

February 22 1850

Married at Dromore Church, on Thursday, 7th inst., by the Rev. H.L. St. George, ARTHUR GRAHAM, ESQ., of Rakerinbeg, to MARY, fourth daughter of JOHN ALEXANDER, ESQ., of Kildrum

August 30 1850

Birth: On the 22nd inst., at Killishil Cottage, county Tyrone, the wife of the REV. CHRISTOPHER GRAHAM, of a son

January 10 1851

Died Monday, the 30th ult., MARY, the beloved wife of MR. RICHARD GRAHAM, of Raheny, near Omagh, aged 65

February 7 1851

Died Tuesday, 21st ult., MR. JOSEPH GRAHAM, of Raw, parish of Clogherny, county Tyrone

June 25 1852

Married Thursday, the 17th inst., in Ballintra Church [Co. Donegal], by the Rev. John Kincaid, MR. NICHOLAS SIMS, of Castlefin, to ELIZA, only daughter of the late THOMAS GRAHAM, ESQ., merchant, Strabane, county Tyrone

April 1 1853

Died Wednesday week, the 23rd ult., at Ardtrea House, aged 21 years, THOMAS R. GRAHAM, second son of JOSEPH GRAHAM, ESQ

July 29 1853

Married on the 21st inst., at Castlederg Wesleyan Chapel, by the Rev. Robert Hewitt, CHARLES GRAHAM, ESQ., Drumarnagross, Trillick, to MARY, daughter of the REV. WILLIAM FINLAY, Drumclamph House, Castlederg

March 17 1854

Died Saturday, the 11th inst., at his residence, Ballybogan, near Lifford [Co. Donegal], aged 58 years, MR. RICHARD GRAHAM, provision merchant. His remains were interred in Strabane burying ground

July 21 1854

Died in New York, on the 22nd June last, aged 51 years, MR. JAMES GRAHAM, late of Rahoney, Parish of Dromore, county Tyrone

December 7 1855

Died on the 21st, at his residence, Drumardnagross, county Tyrone, MR. ROBERT GRAHAM, aged 86 years. For more than 50 years he was a distinguished office bearer in the Wesleyan Methodist Society

June 26 1857

Married at Clady, Tyrone, on the 22nd inst., by the Rev. James Budd, MR. DAVID WELCH, Montrose, Scotland, to MARTHA, second daughter of MR. GEORGE GRAHAM, Leckpatrick

February 12 1858

Died on the 5th inst., at his son's residence, near Omagh, MR. JOHN GRAHAM, aged 90 years

February 19 1858

Died on the 15th inst., in the 19th year of his age, MR. JOHN GRAHAM, late of Tantrymurry

March 5 1858

Died on the 18th ult., MARY, the beloved wife of MR. CHARLES GRAHAM, of Drumardnagross, county Tyrone, in the 26th year of her age, and daughter of the late REV. WILLIAM FINLAY, Wesleyan Minister

April 2 1858

Married on the 18th ult., in Newtownstewart Church, by the Rev. Charles Hamilton, MR. ANDREW POLLOCK, of Crew, to SARAH, youngest daughter of the late MR. JAMES GRAHAM, of Grahamstown, Castlederg

April 30 1858

Died at Cavanalee, near Strabane, after a very short illness, MRS. GRAHAM, relict of the late FRANCIS GRAHAM

June 18 1858

Married on the 10th inst., in Clogher Church, by the Rev. W.B. Ashe, MR. JOSEPH GRAHAM, Cormore, to ISABELLA, youngest daughter of JOHN NEELY, ESQ., of Ballymagowan, county Tyrone

April 15 1859

Died at Hamilton, Ohio, on the 2nd January, ISAAC GRAHAM, ESQ., formerly of Strabane, aged 76

June 17 1859

Married June 15, in the Wesleyan Chapel, Church Street, Strabane, by the Rev. W.C. Doonan, assisted by the Rev. Henry Geddes, MR. JOHN COOK, of Strabane, watchmaker and jeweller, to MISS MARY JANE GRAHAM, of same Place

March 15 1861

Married March 7, in the First Presbyterian Church, Ardstraw, by the Rev. Leslie A. Kyle, B.A., MR. ALEXANDER GRAHAM, of Evish, to MISS MATILDA RICHEY, of Killen

April 12 1861

Married on the 11th inst., in the Wesleyan Chapel, Omagh, by the Rev. James C. Bass, brother to the bride, MR. ANDREW GRAHAM, of Omagh, to HARRIETTE PENMAN, the fourth daughter of MR. CHARLES BASS, of Cork

May 17 1861

Died May 14, at Strabane, after a long illness, MR. THOMAS GRAHAM, son of MR. THOMAS GRAHAM

September 13 1861

Died September 9, at Strabane, ELIZABETH, wife of MR. THOMAS GRAHAM, Butcher Street

December 20 1861

Died Tuesday morning at his residence, George's Street, Omagh, WILLIAM GRAHAM, ESQ., M.D., late Staff Surgeon R.N., and principal Naval Storekeeper and Examiner Royal Victoria Yard, Deptford, London, aged 52 years. His remains will be removed for interment at Cappagh on Friday Morning, at eleven o'clock

January 17 1862

Married on the 6th January, in St. John's Church, Middletown [Co. Armagh], by the Rev. Thomas Jarvis White, Incumbent, SAMUEL ATKIN GRAHAM, ESQ., Aughnacloy, to JANE, only daughter of DR. EDWARD LOCHRANE, Middletown

January 17 1862

Birth: January 18, MRS. ANDREW GRAHAM, Omagh, of a son

December 19 1862

Married December 1, in Bundoran Church [Co. Donegal] , by the Rev. J.C. Jones, MR. THOMAS GRAHAM, Gortmore House, Fivemiletown, to MARY ELIZA, eldest daughter of MR. PATRICK YOUNG, Tattynellen, and Fivemiletown

January 16 1863

Birth: January 10, the wife of SAMUEL ATKIN GRAHAM, ESQ., Aughnacloy, of a son

May 5 1863

Birth: May 1, at Campsie Place, Omagh, the wife of MR. ANDREW GRAHAM, of a son

September 18 1863

Died August 12, at Philadelphia, ALEXANDER, son of MR. ANDREW GRAHAM, teacher of Corick National School, Newtownstewart, and brother of MR. HUGH WILLIAM GRAHAM, teacher of Corranary National School, Omagh

February 2 1864

Married January 29, in the Presbyterian Church, Drumquin, by the Rev. John Davidson, JOHN J. WHITE, ESQ., Beagh House, to ELIZA, second daughter of JOHN GRAHAM, ESQ., Coolkeeragh

April 15 1864

Died on the 5th April, at Mullaghmore, Omagh, MR. THOMAS GRAHAM, aged 84 years

May 13 1864

Died May 8, Sarah, wife of JAMES GRAHAM, ESQ., Mountjoy, Omagh, aged 44 years

May 23 1865

Married May 19, in the Wesleyan Chapel, Church Street, Strabane, by the Rev. T.W. Baker, MR. WILLIAM MITCHELL, watchmaker, to MISS SARAH GRAHAM, both of Strabane

May 30 1865

Married May 16, in Lislimnahan Church, by the Rev. C. Irvine, JAMES GRAHAM, ESQ., Dunmore House, Mountjoy, to ELIZABETH M. RIDDELL, only surviving daughter of MR. THOMAS RIDDELL, Grouse Park, Newtownstewart

July 11 1865

Married July 6, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Omagh, by the Rev. Josias Mitchell, MR. WILLIAM SMYTH, of Gillygooly, to SARAH JANE, daughter of MR. WILLIAM GRAHAM, Dunwish

July 25 1865

Died July 8th, at Ballintra [Co. Donegal], after a protracted illness, ELIZABETH, relict of the late MR. THOMAS GRAHAM, of Strabane, aged 74 years

August 8 1865

Married August 1, in the Wesleyan Chapel, Omagh, by the Rev. William Mulloy, MR. JOSEPH WALLACE, Aghadarra, near Dromore, to SARAH JANE, daughter of MR. JOHN GRAHAM, Dunwish, Omagh

March 2 1866

Died December 9, at South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, of colonial fever, CATHERINE, the beloved wife of MR. JOHN GRAHAM, late of Trenamadon, county Tyrone

March 13 1866

Birth March 8, the wife of JAMES GRAHAM, ESQ., Dunmore House, Mountjoy, of a daughter

May 22 1866

Birth: May 17, at 2 Campsie Place, Omagh, the wife of ANDREW GRAHAM, ESQ., of a son

June 29 1866

Married on the 14th June, in the First Presbyterian Church, Ardstraw, by the Rev. Matthew Clarke, M.A., SPROULE GRAHAM, ESQ., of Mountjoy, Omagh, to ELLEN, fourth daughter of JOHN LEITCH, ESQ., of Meaghey

February 5 1867

Died on the 28th January, at Omagh, of congestion of the lungs, FRANCIS JOHN, youngest son of MR. JOSEPH GRAHAM, aged seven years and six months

March 5 1867

Married February 28, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Strabane, by the Rev. W.A. Russell, MR. JOHN ROBERT GRAHAM, merchant, Front Street, Strabane, to CATHERINE, second daughter of the late MR. ROBERT SMYLEY, Carrickgullen

September 17 1867

Married September 11, at the Wesleyan Chapel, Strabane, by the Rev. W. Hoey, MR. WILLIAM GRAHAM, Evish, county Tyrone, to SARAH, third daughter of MR. JAMES HOUSTON, Cavanalee

December 6 1867

Birth: December 2, at Main Street, Strabane, the wife of MR. JOHN R. GRAHAM, of a son

December 24 1867

Died December 19, at Main Street, Strabane, CATHERINE, wife of MR. JOHN R. GRAHAM, grocer and baker

April 21 1868

Birth: April 13, at Dunmore House, Omagh, the wife of JAMES GRAHAM ESQ., of a son

March 5 1869

Married Feb 21, at Drumsurn Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Mr. Davidson, MR. ROBERT HEMPHILL, Castlederg, to MISS MARIA GRAHAM, fourth daughter of JOHN GRAHAM, ESQ., Coolkeragh House, Drumquin

July 30 1869

Married July 22, at the Wesleyan Church, Lower Abbey Street, Dublin, by the Rev. John Duncan, GEORGE GRAHAM, Letterclary, Stewartstown, to CHARLOTTE ELIZABETH, second daughter of ALEXANDER LOWE, Dublin




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