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Knox Family Notes, Co. Tyrone 1786-1868
Personal notices extracted from the STRABANE JOURNAL, STRABANE MORNING POST, LONDONDERRY JOURNAL, LONDONDERRY STANDARD & LONDONDERRY SENTINEL

Extracted, transcribed and submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com



STRABANE JOURNAL:

6 November, 1786

Married the 6th inst, MR. SAMUEL HUNTER GREER to the agreeable MISS A [..?] KNOX, both of this town



STRABANE MORNING POST:

September 16, 1823

Married at Dungannon, the REV. RICHARD NUGENT HORNER, Rector of Drumglass, county Tyrone, to MARY ANNE DIANA, only daughter of the HON. VESEY KNOX

October 23, 1827

Married on Thursday last, by Rev. James Purss, MR DAVID KNOX of Ballaught, to ELIZA, eldest daughter of GEORGE HUNTER of Sion

June 24, 1828

Died on Wednesday last, MISS ELIZABETH KNOX, daughter of MR. JOHN KNOX, of Cavanalee

October 27, 1829

Died Suddenly, in this town, on Friday last, MR. ARTHUR KNOX, Boot and Shoe maker

January 25, 1831

Died on Wednesday last, MRS. KNOX, wife of MR. ROBERT KNOX, of Larkfield aged 69 years

February 7, 1832

Married on Tuesday last, MR JOHN KNOX, to MISS JANE BROWN, of this town

December 26, 1832

Died on Thursday 20th inst. ELIZA, wife of MR. DAVID KNOX, of Ballaught, parish of Urney

July 9, 1833

Married on Thursday last, by the Rev. A. P. Goudy, MR. GEORGE KNOX, of Stonewall, parish of Ardstraw, to MARGARET, daughter of the late HUGH HUSTON, of Drumnabuoy

December 31, 1833

Married at Magheracolton, by the Rev. Mathew Clarke, Presbyterian Minister of Ardstraw on Friday last, MR. WILLIAM KNOX, of Ballaght to MISS McKEE, daughter of MR. MATHEW McKEE, of Magheracolton

April 19, 1836

Died at Ballyskeagh, Parish of Leckpatrick on the evening of Tuesday last at the advanced age of 85, MR. JOHN KNOX. He had been for many years an elder of the Presbyterian Meeting House, Strabane; and we may safely say, that not only in this, but in every situation in life, his conduct was as becometh a sincere Christian



LONDONDERRY JOURNAL:

February 3, 1818

Died at Strabane of Typhoid fever, MR JOSEPH KNOX, Merchant, a man highly esteemed and very much regretted by all who knew him. He has left a disconsolable widow and four children to mourn his loss

January 19, 1830

Died at Strabane, on Friday night or Saturday morning last, long an inhabitant of the Porch House of ancient Castlebawn, MR. JAMES KNOX, aged 98 years. He was a non commissioned officer of the very respectable corps of Strabane Volunteers

July 13, 1833

Married on Thursday week, the 4th inst., by the Rev. A.P. Goudy, MR. GEORGE KNOX, of Stonewall, Parish of Ardstraw, to MARGARET, daughter of the late HUGH HUSTON, of Drumnabuoy

January 7, 1834

Married at Magheracolton, by the Rev. Matthew Clarke, Presbyterian Minister of Ardstraw, on Friday last, MR. WILLIAM KNOX, of Ballaght, to MISS McKEE, daughter of MR. MATTHEW McKEE, of Magheracolton

March 26, 1851

Died on Sunday, the 2nd inst., at his residence, Castle Street, Strabane, MR. GEORGE KNOX, aged 74 years



LONDONDERRY STANDARD:

February 21, 1838

Married February 16, in Strabane Church, by the Rev. Edward Atkinson, ROBERT McBRIDE, ESQ., Sligo, to MISS KNOX, Strabane

July 31, 1839

Married on the 14th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Moore, Presbyterian Minister of Glenally, Parish of Badoney, THOMAS KNOX, ESQ., of Balaskey, Parish of Leck, to MISS REBECCA JANE, third daughter of JOSEPH McFARLAND, ESQ., of Leardan near Gortin, in the county Tyrone

March 14, 1840

Married on the 12th inst., at Urney, by her brother, the Rev. Robert Knox, MR. ALEXANDER KERR, of Lismacarrol [Co Londonderry], to ANNE, third daughter of MR. HUGH KNOX, Urney

March 13, 1841

Died on Friday, the 5th inst., MR. ROBERT KNOX, Larkfield, at the advanced age of 89 years

March 24, 1841

Died on the 16th inst., MRS. KNOX, wife to MR. THOMAS KNOX, of Ballyskeagh, aged 85 years

November 1, 1843

Died on Tuesday last, at Killynaught, near Strabane, MR. KNOX, at the advanced age of 96

February 19, 1845

Died at Glentimon, in the Parish of Urney, on Saturday week, MR. JOHN KNOX, eldest son of MR. DAVID KNOX, of said Place

August 16, 1849

Died on Tuesday week last, at Bollaught, parish of Urney, MR. DAVID KNOX



LONDONDERRY SENTINEL:

September 25, 1830

Died at Drumeagle, in the parish of Urney, on Sunday last, MR. WILLIAM KNOX aged 77

April 16, 1836

Died at Ballyskeagh, parish of Leckpatrick, on the evening of Tuesday last, at the advanced age of 85, MR. JOHN KNOX. He had been for many years an Elder of the Presbyterian Meeting House, Strabane

January 21, 1837

Married on Tuesday the 12th inst., at St. Mary's Church, Cheltenham, by the Rev. Francis Ffolliott, the REV. G.N. KNOX, Rector of Termon, in the county of Tyrone, to HENRIETTA, daughter of the late JOHN FFOLLIOTT, ESQ., of Hollybrook, in the county of Sligo

November 23, 1839

Died November 11, at his residence, near Stewartstown, the REV. WILLIAM JOHN KNOX, eldest son of SAMUEL KNOX, ESQ., of Blessington Street, Dublin

April 11, 1840

Married on Monday last, at the house of the lady's grandfather, MR. THOMAS KNOX, Ballyskeagh, by the Rev. J. McFarland, the REV. JAMES GAILEY, to JANE, youngest daughter of the late DR. HAMILTON, Strabane. The happy pair started for Belfast the next morning

November 28, 1840

Died very suddenly, at Carrygullon, on Friday last, MR. JOHN KNOX, aged 74 years

March 22, 1845

Died at Glentimon, on Monday week, very suddenly, MR. JAMES KNOX

March 29, 1845

At Baronscourt, on the 25th inst., WALTER MACLACHLANE, infant son of MR. JAMES KNOX

January 23, 1847

Died January 13th, at the house of his grandfather, SAMUEL KNOX, ESQ., Blessington Street, Dublin, SAMUEL WRIGHT, eldest son of the late REV. WILLIAM JOHN KNOX, of Ardpatrick, county Tyrone, in the 20th year of his age

September 21, 1849

Died at Ballyskeagh, in the parish of Leckpatrick, on the 17th inst., MARY, relict of the late MR. JOHN KNOX, aged 82 years

September 21, 1849

Died on the 12th inst., aged 30 years, AGNES, wife of MR. ALEXANDER KERR, Drumeny, and daughter of MR. HUGH KNOX, Urney, county Tyrone

December 13, 1850

Married on the 6th inst., in the First Presbyterian Church, Ardstraw, by the Rev. Matthew Clarke, MR. JAMES KNOX, to JANE, daughter of MOSES BAIRD, ESQ., both of Killen

January 22, 1852

Died on the 15th inst. at the residence of his son-in-law, MR WILLIAM KNOX of Stonewalls, parish of Ardstraw, MR JAMES KNOX, late of Glentimon, parish of Urney at the advanced age of 80 years

June 11, 1852

Died after a short illness, on Thursday, 27th ult., ANN, wife of MR. WILLIAM KNOX, of Stonewalls, parish of Ardstraw

July 9, 1852

Died on the 2nd inst., at Urney, MR. HUGH KNOX, father of the REV. ROBERT KNOX, of Belfast, at the advanced age of 85 years

January 14, 1853

Married on the 6th inst., in Alt Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. S. Stewart, MR. JOHN KNOX, Listymore, to CATHERINE, eldest daughter of MR. JOHN BROWN, Fern

June 16, 1854

On the morning of Monday last, a house in the townland of Ballaught, Parish of Ardstraw, was burned to the ground. The body of WILLIAM KNOX, the sole inhabitant, was found amongst the ruins, the cause of the fire is unknown

August 18, 1854

Married n the 9th inst., in the Second Presbyterian Church, Strabane, by the Rev. W.A. Russell, MR. SAMUEL KNOX, Carrickgullon, to MARGARET, only daughter of MR. WILLIAM HAMILTON, Liscinbuoy, near Strabane

July 18, 1856

Married on Wednesday 9th inst., at Ivy Bank, Port Glasgow, by the Rev. William McLachlan, uncle of the bride, CAPTAIN JOHN DUNCAN, of the ocean steamship Glasgow, to MARGARET, only daughter of MR. JAMES KNOX, Parish of Leckpatrick, Strabane

October 24, 1856

Married October 19, in Tynan Church, by the Hon., and Rev. John S. Hewitt, assisted by the Rev. William Maclean, Rector of the Parish, EDWARD CHALMER KNOX, ESQ., Desertcreat, county Tyrone, Captain Royal Tyrone Fusiliers, to ALICE HEWITT CARDINE, youngest daughter of the late ACHESON ST. GEORGE, ESQ., Wood Park, county Armagh

November 7, 1856

Married October 23, in the First Presbyterian Church, Omagh, by the Rev. Josias Mitchell, MR. ROBERT McCONNELL, to JANE, eldest daughter of MR. KNOX, Ashfield, Gortmore, Omagh

August 7, 1857

Married on the 30th ult., in St. Anne's Church, Belfast, by the Lord Bishop of Down and Connor and Dromore, assisted by the Rev. Edward Hartrick, RICHARD ROSS, ESQ., M.D., of Belfast, to CATHERINE SOPHIA, eldest daughter of the late REV. EDMUND FRANCIS KNOX, of Bernagh, Dungannon, county Tyrone

January 22, 1858

Died on the 14th inst., at Lenamore, near Gortin, MR. WILLIAM KNOX, aged 95 years

August 6, 1858

Died at Liskinbuoy, near Strabane, on Saturday last, MR. MARK KNOX, aged 62 years

May 14, 1858

Married on the 5th inst., in Alt Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. S. Stewart, MR. PATRICK KNOX, of Killen, to SARAH, daughter of the late MR. JOHN BROWN, of Fern

January 7, 1859

Birth: December 30, at Loughrey, county Tyrone, the residence of her father, FREDERICK LINDSAY, ESQ., MRS. JOHN ROBERT KNOX, of Cahirleske, county Kilkenny, of a son

January 14, 1859

Married January 11, in Desertcreight Church, county Tyrone, by the Rev. Henry Stewart, Vicar of Derryaghey, assisted by the Rev. Thomas H. Porter, D.D., the REV. WILLIAM COTTER, to ELLEN MURRAY, eldest daughter of the late REV. WILLIAM JOHN KNOX, of Ardpatrick, Stewartstown

February 18, 1859

Died February 9, while on a visit at Ballymullan Glebe, county Tyrone, after an illness of two days, LILY KNOX, youngest daughter of the late REV. WILLIAM KNOX, of Ardpatrick, Stewartstown

May 27, 1859

Died May 16, at Forthill House, Sligo, ISABELLA, widow of the late JOSEPH KNOX, ESQ., Strabane

August 26, 1859

Died August 20, at Killen, Parish of Ardstraw, at an advanced age, MR. ROBERT KNOX

November 25, 1859

Married November 24, in the Presbyterian Church, Douglas, by the Rev. M. Alexander, MR. WILLIAM KNOX, saddler, of Strabane, to RACHAEL, daughter of the late MR. WILLIAM ELLIOTT, of Three Mile Hill, near Strabane

March 2, 1860

Died February 26, at Urney Park, the REV. WILLIAM KNOX, J.P., Rector of Clonleigh, aged 70 years

May 25, 1860

Birth: May 16, at Loughry, county of Tyrone, the residence of her father, FREDERICK LINDESAY, ESQ., the wife of CAPTAIN ROBERT JOHN KNOX, of Cahirluke, county of Kilkenny, of a daughter

September 14 1860

Married September 8, at the Parish Church of Glendermott, by the Rev. B.B Gough, Rector of Urney, ANDREW FERGUSON KNOX, ESQ., of Urney Park, county Tyrone, to KATHERINE GEORGINA ELIZABETH, second daughter of LATHAM BLACKER, ESQ., of Glenbreen, county Londonderry

October 12, 1860

Died October 7, at Bernagh, Dungannon, in her 87th year, CATHERINE ANN, widow of the late HONOURABLE VESEY KNOX, son of the first Viscount Northland

October 26 1860

Died October 20, at Glentimon, Parish of Urney, MISS JANE KNOX

January 18, 1861

Died January 5, suddenly, at Kilcleen, near Castlederg, ELIZA JANE, daughter of MR. JAMES KNOX, aged 21 years

August 23, 1861

Married August 14, in Portrush Church, by the Rev. Thomas H. Porter, D.D., Rector of Desertcreight, assisted by the Rev. William Cotter, GEORGE PHILIP JOHNSON, only surviving son of the late EDWARD JOHNSON, ESQ., Ballymacash, county Antrim, to SARAH MATILDA, second daughter of the late REV. WILLIAM J. KNOX, Ardpatrick, Stewartstown

September 13, 1861

Died September 8 at Urney Park, the wife of A. FERGUSON KNOX, ESQ., of a son

March 8, 1861

Died February 26, at University Square, Belfast, FANNY D.L. KNOX, third daughter of the late REV. E.F. KNOX, and granddaughter of the late HONOURABLE VESEY KNOX, of Bernagh, Dungannon

January 24, 1862

Died January 11, REBECCA JANE, wife of THOMAS KNOX, ESQ., of Ballyskeagh, aged 52 years

October 10, 1862

Married October 1, in Castlewellan [Co. Down] Church, by the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Down, cousin to the bridegroom, assisted by the Rev. R.P. Young, Incumbent of Castlewellan, VESEY EDMUND KNOX, ESQ., 52nd Light Infantry, eldest son of the late REV. EDMUND FRANCIS KNOX, of Dungannon, to MARGARET CLARISSA, second daughter of the REV. JAMES P. GARRETT, Kellistown Rectory, county of Carlow

February 13, 1863

Married February 11, in the Parish Church, Strabane, MR. JAMES KNOX, of Liskinbuoy, to MISS MARTHA STEWART, of Dergalt

April 10, 1863

Birth: April 5, at Loughry, in the county of Tyrone, the residence of her father, FREDERICK LINDESAY, ESQ., the wife of CAPTAIN ROBERT J. KNOX, of Cahirleske, in the county of Kilkenny, of a daughter

December 11, 1863

Married December 2, at Leckpatrick Church, by the Rev. Mr. Roulston, MR. ROBERT McCREA, Kennaghan, to MARTHA JANE, eldest daughter of MR. THOMAS KNOX, Ballyskeagh

January 5, 1864

Died December 31, at his residence, Kilcleen, near Castlederg, MR. JAMES KNOX, aged 71 years

January 15, 1864

Married January 11, at Leckpatrick Presbyterian Church, REBECCA, second daughter of MR. THOMAS KNOX, Ballyskeagh, to MR. DAVID MCCREA

February 23, 1864

Died February 18, at Ballyskeagh, THOMAS KNOX, aged 61 years

January 23, 1866

Married January 17, in St. George's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. Thomas Twigge, Vicar of Swords, assisted by the Rev. George Blacker, Rector of Maynooth, cousins of the bride, ROBERT KYLE KNOX, ESQ., son of the late ROBERT WILLIAM JOHN KNOX, ESQ., of Ardpatrick, county Tyrone, to SARA, youngest daughter of JOHN TWIGGE, ESQ., late Captain 80th Regiment

February 9, 1866

Married January 30, at Gortin Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Matthew Logan, MR. WILLIAM HENRY, of Minaduff, teacher, to ELIZABETH, daughter of MR. JOHN KNOX, of Garvagh, county Tyrone

February 23, 1866

Married February 22, in the Parish Church, Donagheady, by the Rev. G.T. Thomas, Rector, JOHN LYON KNOX, ESQ., Ballyskeagh, Strabane, to Julia, second daughter of DAVID GEORGE ELLIS, ESQ., Benowen, Donemana

May 22, 1866

Died May 15, at her residence, Kilcleen, near Castlederg, MARY, wife of the late MR. WILLIAM KNOX, aged 63 years

June 1, 1866

Married April 22, by the Rev. Samuel C. Davis, MR. THOMAS CAMPBELL, Maconpin county, Illinois, to ANNIE, eldest daughter of MR. THOMAS KNOX, of Randolph county, Missouri, and granddaughter of the late REV. CHARLES HEMPHILL, Parish of Badoney, county Tyrone

July 13, 1866

Died July 3, at Kilcleen, near Castlederg, WILLIAM, third son of the late MR. WILLIAM KNOX

September 25, 1866

Married September 17, in Castlederg Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. John Armstrong, MR. JAMES KNOX, Carndreen House, to MATILDA, only daughter of the late WILLIAM GIVEN, ESQ., Kilcrough Cottage, near Castlederg

December 4 1866

Married November 28, at the Wesleyan Church, Strabane, by the Rev. Edward Harper, JAMES KNOX, ESQ., of Luskinbuoy, to MARY, second daughter of JAMES HUSTON, ESQ., Cavanalea

March 29, 1867

Died on the 15th March, at the residence of her brother, DR. KNOX, Woodend, JANE, daughter of the late MR. THOMAS KNOX, Ballyskeagh, aged 73 years

April 5, 1867

Died on the 28th March, at the residence of her brother, DR. KNOX, Woodend, MARTHA, relict of the late MR. JAMES KERR, Strabane, aged 76 years

April 3, 1868

Died April 1, at Urney Park, the wife of FERGUSON KNOX, ESQ., of a son

December 11, 1868

Married on the 3rd December, in the Urney Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. John McCaughey, M.A., MR. JAMES KNOX, of Whiskeyhill, to REBECCA JANE, daughter of the late MR. JAMES HEMPHILL, of same Place




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