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Greer Family Notes, Co. Tyrone 1832-68
Personal notices extracted from the LONDONDERRY SENTINEL

Transcribed, compiled and submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com



August 11 1832

Died in Omagh, on Wednesday night last, after a tedious and severe illness, aged 12 years, ISABELLA, second daughter of DAVID GREER, ESQ.

April 6 1833

Married at Omagh, on the 3rd inst., by the Rev. Mr. Gilkey, MR. JAMES GREER, to MISS MARY GREER

June 20 1835

Married June 15, at Desertcreight Church, by the Rev. Dr. Buck, JAMES LOWRY, ESQ., of Rockdale House, county Tyrone, to EMILY, eldest daughter of JOSEPH GREER, ESQ., of Desertcreight House, in said County

August 25 1838

Married on the 21st inst., in this City [Londonderry], by the Rev. William McClure, MR. JAMES GREER, of Kivlin, near Omagh, to MISS JANE GREER, of this City

March 30 1839

Died in Omagh, on Sunday evening last, in the 52nd year of his age, DAVID GREER, ESQ., the much respected proprietor of the White Hart Hotel

May 11 1839

Died on the 29th April, at the house of her brother, MR. EDWARD GREER, of Coolnagard, near Omagh, MRS. NIXON, aged 90 years, widow of the late MR. STEPHEN NIXON, of Crosh

April 20 1839

Died on the 1st inst., at his residence, Prospect, near Dungannon, THOMAS GREER, aged 80 years

July 11 1840

Died at his residence, Sedenan, on Saturday last, after a protracted illness, aged 69 years, THOMAS GREER, ESQ., one of the principal merchants of Omagh

December 4 1841

Married on the 1st of December, in Termon Church, by the Rev. Charles Cobbe Beresford, MR. ALEXANDER CAMPBELL, Omagh, to ANNE, fourth daughter of the late MR. JOHN GREER, Kivlin

January 18 1845

Married on the 7th inst., by the Rev. A.P. Goudy, MR. JOHN ANDERSON, merchant, to MISS JANE GREER, both of Strabane

September 19 1846

Married on the 8th inst., in Omagh Church, by the Rev. Thomas Lindsay Stack, HENRY REID ESQ., of Chester to MARIA, youngest daughter of the late DAVID GREER, ESQ.

June 17 1848

Died at his residence in Coolnagard, near Omagh, on the 1st inst., in the 94th year of his age, MR. EDWARD GREER

December 16 1848

Married December 6, JOHN RIDGE, ESQ., of Cookstown, son of the late REV. JOHN RIDGE, of Cahir, to MARTHA USSHER, eldest daughter of THOMAS GREER, ESQ., of Tullylagin, county Tyrone

March 31 1849

Died at Kevlin, near Omagh, the residence of his mother, on Monday, the 10th inst., after a long illness, MR. JAMES GREER, of Ballymena, county Antrim

August 17 1849

Married August 9, at Andrew's Church [Dublin], by the Rev. Charles E. Tisdan, A.M., THOMAS, youngest son of the late JOHN WALPOLE, ESQ., of Cavan, to LYDIA CLIBBORN, eldest daughter of the late THOMAS GREER, ESQ., Dungannon

February 22 1850

Married February 14th, at Lorrha Church, by the Rev. Marcus McCausland, HENRY HARPUR GREER, Captain, 68th Light Infantry, eldest son of JOSEPH HENRY HARPUR GREER, The Grange, county Tyrone, to AGNES ISABELLA, youngest daughter of the Ven. The Archdeacon of Killaloe, and granddaughter of the late Hon. the Lord Bishop of Limerick

August 2 1850

Married July 25, in Phibsborough Church, GEORGE FREDERICK WALES, ESQ., surgeon, of Belfast, to CHARLOTTE, second daughter of the late THOMAS GREER, ESQ., of Tyrone

May 9 1851

Died on the 23rd ult., at the Grange, Emily, eldest daughter of JOSEPH GREER, ESQ., and relict of the late JAMES LOWRY, ESQ., Rockdale, county Tyrone

August 27 1852

Died at Sedennan, near Omagh, on Saturday, MR. JAMES GREER, upwards of 80 years of age

December 17 1852

Died December 7, at Sedennan, near Omagh, MISS GREER

September 28 1855

On Saturday, the 22nd inst., at Sedennan, near Omagh, of a lingering illness, MR. WILLIAM GREER, aged 55 years

April 17 1857

Married on the 7th inst., at St. Peter's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. Thomas Francis Brushe, assisted by the Rev. James Gwynne, Curate of St. Ann's, HENRY DAVIS, ESQ., county Waterford, to LUCY USSHER, youngest daughter of the late WILLIAM JACKSON GREER, ESQ., J.P., Rhone Hill House, county Tyrone

February 5 1858

Died at her residence, Sedenin, near Omagh, on the 27th ult., MISS MARY GREER, aged 74 years

June 17 1859

Married June 14, at St. Peter's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. J. Cole Coghlan, ROBERT BUTLER STAVELEY, son of the late ROBERT JONES STAVELEY, ESQ., of Glanduff Castle, county Limerick, and Croyden Park, county Dublin, to SOPHIA LOUISA, eldest daughter of the late WILLIAM JACKSON GREER, ESQ., J.P., of Rhone Hill, county Tyrone

July 6 1860

Died lately, at Erginagh, Parish of Ardstraw, the residence of his father, MR. JAMES PORTER GREER, formerly of Front Street, Strabane, county Tyrone

July 19 1861

Married July 16, at St. Peter's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. William J. Fennell, assisted by the Rev. George Bradley, THOMAS F. GREER, ESQ., Rhone Hill House, county Tyrone, to LIZZY, eldest daughter of the late MAJOR CARTER, Barmeen, county Dublin

August 15 1862

Married August 6, in St. George's Parish Church, Dublin, by the Rev. Thomas Twigg, Vicar of Swords, assisted by the Rev. D.A. Browne, Curate of St. George's, EDWARD HUTTON, ESQ., M.D., 5 Merrion Square South, to MARIA, third daughter OF MAJOR GREER, D.L., and J.P., Grange, county Tyrone, and 18 Gardiner's Place, Dublin

November 28 1862

Died November 22, at Gardiner's Place, Dublin, MAJOR GREER, D.L., J.P., of The Grange, county Tyrone, aged 67 years

December 19 1862

Married December 11, in the First Presbyterian Church, Omagh, by the Rev. John Arnold, JOHN, eldest son of MR. JAMES HOUSTON, Feenan, to REBECCA JANE, eldest daughter of the late MR. WILLIAM GREER, Sedenan, Omagh

June 12 1863

Birth: June 7, at Rhone Hill House, county Tyrone, the wife of T.F. GREER, ESQ., of a son

July 17 1863

Died July 18, at the residence of her daughter, Castle Street, Omagh, ELIZABETH, relict of the late DAVID GREER, ESQ., aged 84 years

October 16 1863

Married on the 13th October, in St. Stephen's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. Thomas Hamblin Porter, D.D., Rector of Desertcreight, county of Tyrone, assisted by the Rev. Dominick A. Brown, of Little George's, Dublin, THOMAS H. GREER, ESQ., R.A., of 8 Mount Street Crescent, Dublin, the youngest son of the late MAJOR JOSEPH GREER, of Grange, D.L., and J.P., to GERALDINE ELIZABETH BLENNERHASSETT FITZGERALD, the eldest daughter of the Knight of Glinn, Glinn Castle, county of Limerick

October 27 1863

Married October 20, in the Desertcreat Church, by the Rev. Thomas Hamlin Porter, D.D., JAMES CORRY JONES LOWRY, Royal Artillery, eldest son of JAMES CORRY LOWRY, ESQ., of Rochdale House, county Tyrone, and Mountjoy Square, Dublin, to ELIZABETH JACKSON, widow of the late REV. THOMAS F. BUSHE, of Rathowen, county Westmeath, and daughter of THOMAS GREER, ESQ., of Tullyleggan, county Tyrone

February 2 1864

Died January 29, at Omagh, CATHERINE, the beloved wife of JAMES GREER, ESQ., aged 77 years

June 13 1865

Married on the 8th June, in the Parish Church, Hooton Roberts, by the Rev. William D. Marsden, uncle of the bride, assisted by the Rev. Robert Hamilton, JAMES GREER, ESQ., of Omagh, Ireland, to FANNY ARABELLA, the third daughter of the REV. CHARLES I. DELABONE MARSDEN, Rector of Hooton Roberts

September 26 1865

Married September 21, in the Presbyterian Church, Claudy, by the Rev. James Alexander, ROBERT S. GREER, ESQ., Camus, to ISABELLA, daughter of the REV. JAMES BUDD, of Sion

May 22 1866

Birth: May 16, at Rhonehill House, county Tyrone, the wife of T.F. GREER, ESQ., of a son

January 24 1868

Married January 22, at St. George's, Dublin, by the Rev. H. Lefroy, assisted by the REV. W.H. GREER, brother of the bride, LIEUT. COLONEL HAMPDEN ACTON, Madras Staff Corps., the son of the late REV. T. ACTON, to LUCY USSHER, widow of H. DAVIS, ESQ., of Ballymaclode, county Waterford, and daughter of the late W.J. GREER, ESQ., Rhone Hill House, Tyrone

May 1 1868

Married April 29, at St. Peter's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. D.E. Browne, DARNTON HUTTON, ESQ., of Wester Hout, Haarlem, to ANNA, daughter of the late JOSEPH GREER, ESQ., D.L., J.P., the Grange, county Tyrone

July 10 1868

Birth: July 4, at Camus, near Strabane, the wife of ROBERT SMYLY GREER, ESQ., of a daughter




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