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Lowtherstown & Irvinestown, Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland Personal Notices of Births, Marriages & Deaths 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
Derryvullen North Parish Church (St. Tighernagh’s Church of Ireland) and graveyard, Church Street, Irvinestown.
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Irvinestown was originally known as Lowtherstown




Date Birth
Oct 15 1858 [Birth] On the 8th inst., at the Hotel, Lowtherstown, the wife of W. Maxwell, Esq., of a son
Mar 9 1860 [Birth] February 27, at the Hotel, Lowtherstown, the wife of William Maxwell, Esq., of a son
Jan 2 1863 [Birth] December 23, at Irvinestown, county Fermanagh, the wife of V. Vance, Esq., late of Kiama, New South Wales [Australia], of a daughter
Nov 20 1863 [Birth] November 17, at Railway Cottage, Irvinestown, Mr. Alexander Flaws, a daughter
Jan 29 1864 [Birth] January 21, at Irvinestown, the wife of William Vance, Esq., of a daughter
May 12 1868 [Birth] May 4, at the residence of her father, Mr. Edward Young, Culmore, Derry, the wife of Mr. John McFall, R. I. C., Irvinestown, county Fermanagh, of a son
Nov 10 1868 [Birth] On the 3rd November, at Irvinestown, the wife of Dr. Alexander Irvine, of a son



Date Marriage
May 21 1831 [Married] KENNEDY & ANDERSON At Kilskerry Church, on Monday morning week, the 16th inst., Thomas Kennedy, Esq., of Brackagh, to Jane, eldest daughter of William Anderson, Esq., of Irvinestown
Oct 19 1833 [Married] GINN & SMITH In Dromore [Co. Tyrone], on Saturday last, the 12th inst., Mr. Robert Ginn, of Irvinestown, to Mrs Smith, widow of the late Mr. Smith, of Golan, in the county of Tyrone
Dec 24 1836 [Married] GRAHAM & BLACK 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
Sep 22 1838 [Married] JOHNSTON & JOHNSTON On Friday, the 7th inst., in Kilskeery Church [Co. Tyrone], by the Rev. A. H. Irvine, Arthur Johnston, of Irvinestown, Esq., to Mary, only daughter of Charles Johnston, Esq., of Knockrow, county Fermanagh
Dec 20 1845 [Married] ANDERSON & ARMSTRONG On Tuesday, the 16th inst., in Ballinamallard Church, by the Rev. Thomas J. Ovenden, Mr. William Anderson, of Lowtherstown, merchant, to Jane, daughter of Mr. William Armstrong, of Kilgartnaleague
Aug 3 1849 [Married] HAZELTON & DOUGLAS July 19, at Castle Archdall Church, the Rev. John Hazelton, Wesleyan Minister, Strabane [Co. Tyrone], to Eliza, daughter of the Rev. William Douglas, of Lowtherstown
Mar 11 1853 [Married] JOHNSTON & HOUSTON Feb. 28, in the Parish Church, Sixmilecross [Co. Tyrone], by the Rev. Andrew Christie, Jones Johnston, of Lowtherstown, Esq., to Mary, second daughter of H. Irwin Houston, Esq., Ballyhalahan, county Tyrone
Nov 9 1855 [Married] COWAN & STEVENSON On the 2nd inst., in the Presbyterian Church, Dromore [Co. Tyrone], by the Rev. J. K. Dill, Mr. Benjamin Cowan, merchant, Lowtherstown, to Mary, youngest daughter of Dr. Stevenson, Goland, Tyrone
Jan 4 1856 [Married] GUTHRIDGE & GILBERT December 21, in the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Lowtherstown, by the Rev. S. Johnston, Mr. Thomas Guthridge, Nursery Park, Enniskillen, to Miss Mary Gilbert, Cloonee, Ederney
Jun 20 1856 [Married] CAREY & DOUGLAS On the 17th inst., at the Wesleyan Chapel, Lowtherstown, by the Rev. John Hazleton, the Rev. James Carey, Wesleyan Minister, to Margaret, youngest daughter of the Rev. William Douglas, Lowtherstown
Sep 11 1857 [Married] BETTY & RUTLEDGE On the 3rd inst., in the Presbyterian Church of Tempo, by the Rev. David Clements, William Betty, Esq., of Coolness, near Lowtherstown, to Eliza Jane, second daughter of the late Samuel Rutledge, Esq., of Dadoney, near Trillick, county Tyrone
Jan 8 1858 [Married] MAXWELL & AIKEN On the 31st ult., at St. Thomas's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. Richard Frizelle, William Maxwell, Esq., Maitland, New South Wales [Australia], to Alicia, youngest daughter of Captain Alexander Aiken, of Lowtherstown, county Fermanagh
Feb 5 1858 [Married] ANDERSON & ANDERSON On the 28th ult., at Derryvolland Church, by the Rev. George Irvine, Mr. Robert Anderson, merchant, Lowtherstown, to Isabella, third daughter of John Anderson, Esq., Cantatrindle
Feb 26 1858 [Married] GAMBLE & KEYS On the 16th inst., at Lowtherstown Church, by the Rev. Mr. Irwin, Edward Gamble, of Enniskillen, merchant, to Eliza, second daughter of the late Thomas Keys, Esq., of Rea Hall, county Fermanagh
May 7 1858 [Married] GRAHAM & JOHNSTON At Lowtherstown, on the 30th ult., by the Rev. T. Y . Rutledge, Rector of Derryvullen, Mr. John Graham, of Ballina, to Mary Jane, youngest daughter of the late Mr. James Johnston, of Lowtherstown
Jul 16 1858 [Married] HOEY & JOHNSTON On the 13th inst., in the Presbyterian Church, Lowtherstown, by the Rev. William James Guy, Mr. Joseph N. Hoey, Tattenderry Cottage, Maguiresbridge, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the late Mr. James Johnston, merchant, Lowtherstown
Nov 12 1858 [Married] ARMSTRONG & GRAHAM On the 29th ult., in Rossory Church, near Enniskillen, by the Rev. Mr. Johnston, Rector of the Parish, Mr. James Armstrong, Tulnagin, Lowtherstown, to Ann, second daughter of Mr. William Graham, Drumkeen
Dec 30 1859 [Married] AIKEN & GRAHAM On the 23rd December, in the Parish Church, Derryvolland, by the Rev. J. Y. Rutledge, Rector, Mr. William Aiken, of Lowtherstown, to Maria, eldest daughter of Christopher Graham, Esq., of same Place
Jul 13 1860 [Married] JOHNSTON & WILSON July 5, in the Wesleyan Church, Lowtherstown, by the Rev. Charles Wood, brother-in-law of the bride, assisted by the Rev. Joseph Johnston, Mr. Thomas Johnston, merchant, Trillick [Co. Tyrone], to Kate, second daughter of the late William Wilson, Esq., Crossan, county Tyrone
Nov 9 1860 [Married] JOHNSTON & BETTY November 6, in the Wesleyan Chapel, Lowtherstown, by the Rev. Robert Hewitt, the Rev. Irvine Johnston, Wesleyan Minister, Rathdrum, to Irvine, youngest daughter of the late Corry Betty, Esq., Ballinamallard
Jul 12 1861 [Married] O’BRIEN & QUINN On the 28th May, at Long Point, by the Rev. Mr. O'Brien, uncle of the bridegroom. Mr. James O'Brien, of Montrea, Lower Canada, the eldest son of Mr. Patrick O'Brien, of Lowtherstown, county Fermanagh, to Mary, the second daughter of Edward Quinn, Esq., Mayor of Long Point, Lower Canada
Sep 2 1861 [Married] VANCE & AIKEN September 10, in Derryvoland Church, by the Rev. George Irvine, William Vance, Esq., Kiama, New South Wales, to Margaret, eldest daughter of the late Richard Aiken, Esq., Irvinestown, county Fermanagh
Dec 13 1861 [Married] JOHNSTON & BRACKER December 5, in Florencecourt Church, by the Rev. Josiah Crampton, A.M., Mr. William Johnston, of Ralegh, Irvinestown, county Fermanagh, to Miss Mary Anne Bracker, of Sanmore, Florencecourt, county Fermanagh
Jul 4 1862 [Married] FREEEMAN & CLUFF June 25, at St. George's Church, Dublin, by the bride's cousin, the Rev. Dr. Dixon, Diocese of Lichfield, assisted by her brother, Rev. S. O'M. Cluff, the Rev. R. M. F. Freeman, Irvinestown, county Fermanagh, youngest son of the late John Freeman, Esq., of Dublin, to Elizabeth, daughter of Richard B. Cluff, Esq., of Dublin
Dec 23 1863 [Married] THOMPSON & INGRAM December 17, in the Wesleyan Church, Irvinestown, by the Rev. James Edwards, Mr. William Thompson, Tullyfinchan, to Miss Anne Ingram, of Deveny, near Irvinestown
Aug 5 1864 [Married] HAGAN & GRAHAM August 2, at Castle Archdall Church, county Fermanagh, by the Rev. J. Y. Rutledge, D.D., assisted by the Rev. Mr. Ross, Thomas M. Hagan, of Belfast, to Jane, youngest daughter of Christopher Graham, Esq., Irvinestown, county Fermanagh
Oct 18 1864 [Married] KEYS & FORSTER On the 6th October, in the Presbyterian Church, Drumquin [Co. Tyrone], by the Rev. R. J. Davidson, Mr. Hugh Keys, Irvinestown, to Elizabeth Jane, eldest daughter of Arthur Forster, Esq., Meagheny, county Tyrone
Nov 24 1865 [Married] BABINGTON & MARTIN November 21, at St. Anne's Church, Belfast, by the Rev. T. F. Miller, D.D., Vicar, Mr. John Babington, Belfast, to Lucy Maude, youngest daughter of the late Arthur Martin, Esq., M.D., Irvinestown, county Fermanagh
Jun 26 1866 [Married] DAVYS & IRVINE June 20, in the Parish Church, Clontarf, county Dublin, by the Rev. J. Whittaker, Incumbent of Tempo, Josiah C. Davys, Esq., solicitor, Sligo, to Margaret R., daughter of the late Gerrard Irvine, Esq., M. D., Bungalow, Irvinestown, county Fermanagh
Jun 26 1866 [Married] BARNETT & IRVINE June 20, in the Parish Church, Clontarf, county Dublin, by the Rev. J. Whittaker, Incumbent of Tempo, Oliver Barnett, Esq., Assistant Surgeon, 11th Hussars, to Lizzie J., third daughter of the late Gerrard Irvine, Esq., M.D., Bungalow, Irvinestown, county Fermanagh
Feb 1 1867 [Married] JONES & KEYS January 30, at the Registry Office, Irvinestown, by Mr. Robert Anderson, Mr. James Jones, to Jane, only daughter of Mr. Robert Keys, merchant, Irvinestown



Date Death
May 10 1834 [Died] At Doravile, on Thursday, the 1st inst., after a short illness, Dorothea, the lamented wife of Henry Irvine, Esq. Her remains were interred in the family vault at Irvinestown, on Monday last
Jul 5 1834 [Died] On Sunday morning last, in the 52nd year of his age, Mr. Oswald Sturdy, Postmaster of Irvinestown
Jul 2 1836 [Died] At Irvinestown, on the 23rd ult., in the house of her son, Lieut. Hetherington, Fermanagh Militia, at the advanced age of 86, Elizabeth, relict of the late Henry Hetherington, Esq., of Cassidy, in the county of Fermanagh
Jul 23 1836 [Died] In Irvinestown, Enniskillen, Mrs Hetherington, aged 86, relict of the late Francis Hetherington. She has left an only son, and some relatives in Dublin
Oct 27 1838 [Died] At Irvinestown, on the 10th inst., in the 39th year of his age, Mr. Robert Sinclair, surgeon, he was the son of Mr. John Sinclair, of Cavanreagh, near Draperstown, county of Derry, and son in law to the late Mr. Oswald Sturdy, of Irvinestown. He has left a wife and one small child to deplore his loss
Dec 22 1838 [Died] In Irvinestown, on Thursday, the 6th inst., George Armstrong, aged 30 years. He was the eldest son of James Armstrong, late of Enniskillen, Esq., and nephew to George Irvine, Drumharvey, county of Tyrone, Esq. He has left a wife and three children to deplore his loss
Nov 9 1839 [Died] At Lowtherstown, on the 1st November, in the 74th year of her age, Meda, wife of the Rev. James Rutledge, Wesleyan Minister
Aug 15 1846 [Died] On the 8th inst., in the 20th year of his age, Beatty Irvine, third son of Wilkin Irvine, Esq., of Feglish, near Lowtherstown, county of Tyrone
Feb 6 1847 [Died] On the 22nd ult., at Lowtherstown, Mr. James Johnston, merchant, in his 25th year, after a long and painful illness
Feb 5 1848 [Died] At Lowtherstown, on the 30th ult., Robert Anderson, Esq., solicitor
Dec 17 1852 [Died] December 4th , at Lowtherstown, aged 46, Catherine, the beloved wife of Mr. Gerard Irvine
Jan 7 1853 [Died] At Lowtherstown, on 28th ult., at the residence of their son, Mr. John Smith, aged 76 years, and, same day, his wife, Prudence Smith, aged 80 years
Aug 26 1853 [Died] On the 16th inst., at Lowtherstown, deeply regretted, after a long and painful illness, Dr. Beatty, aged 52
Feb 24 1854 [Died] At Lowtherstown, on the 17th inst., aged 32 years, Mr. John Johnston, eldest son of Mr. William Johnston, merchant, Lowtherstown
Oct 26 1855 [Died] At Lowtherstown, on Saturday, the 20th inst., William Crummer, Esq., solicitor, aged 40 years
Jan 2 1857 [Died] On the 23rd ult., at the residence of her son in law, Gerard Irvine, Esq., M.D., Bungalo, Lowtherstown, Mrs. Elizabeth Armstrong, in her 74th year
Jan 16 1857 [Died] On Sunday, at Lowtherstown, Mr. James McMulkin, aged 67 years
Nov 13 1857 [Died] At Knockrow, on the 6th inst., at the advanced age of 102 years, Mr. William Johnston, father of Mr. William Johnston, of Lowtherstown
Jan 8 1858 [Died] On the 30th ult., Richard D'Arcy, Esq., Necairn Castle, Lowtherstown, treasurer for county Fermanagh, and second son of the late William D'Arcy, Esq
Sep 20 1861 [Died] August 1, at Havanna, of yellow fever, caught after his arrival, Captain Jones Johnston, youngest son of the late Mr. James Johnston, of Irvinestown, county Fermanagh
Oct 17 1862 [Died] On the 7th October, at Irvinestown, Arthur Martin, Esq., M. D., aged 72 years
Sep 18 1863 [Died] September 1, of disease of the heart, aged 65 years, Thomas Aiken, Esq., of Aughanure, Irvinestown
Jul 7 1865 [Died] July 2, at the residence of his father, Glassmullagh, near Irvinestown, the Rev. James Haron, Primitive Wesleyan Minister, aged 25 years
Nov 21 1865 [Died] November 19, at his residence, Bungalow, Irvinestown, Gerard Irvine, Esq., M. D., aged 49 years
Aug 7 1866 [Died] On the 29th July, at Irvinestown, the Rev. J. Cullen, aged 69 years, preacher in the Primitive Wesleyan Methodist Society for the last 35 years
Dec 3 1867 [Died] November 26, at his father's residence, Lisnahana, near Irvinestown, county Fermanagh, Edward M. youngest son of M. J. Emerson, aged 22 years
Jun 19 1868 [Died] June 13, at the residence of her nephew, Mr. Samuel Douglas, Irvinestown, Eliza, second daughter of the late Gore Atkin, Esq., of Rossard, Newtownbarry, county Wexford
Jul 30 1869 [Died] At his residence, Irvinestown, Christopher Graham, Esq., aged 78 years, 53 years of which he was High Constable of the Barony of Lurg, county Fermanagh