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Adams Family Notes, Co. Tyrone 1822-1869

Transcribed, compiled and submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia


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October 15 1822 Married on Wednesday last, by the Rev. Mr. Hay of Derry, the REV. JOHN ALEXANDER ADAMS, Presbyterian Minister of this town, to ANNE JANE, daughter of John Smyth, Esq., of Gallony
December 24 1827 Died suddenly, at Carriclee, on Monday last, the REV. JOHN ALEXANDER ADAMS
January 8 1828



To be Sold by Auction, at Caricklee, on Thursday the 10th Jan. 1828

THE Household Furniture and Farming Utensils of the late REV. JOHN ALEXANDER ADAMS, consisting of Mahogany Chairs, Tables and Bedsteads, Feather-beds, Mattresses, Delph, China and Glass, a Jaunting-Car, a good Piano-Forte and an Eight Day Clock, &c. &c.

Sale to Commence at 11 o’clock - King’s Duty to be paid by the purchaser

Strabane, 3rd January, 1828

April 27 1830 Died Sunday morning last, MRS. ADAMS, wife of MR. JAMES ADAMS of Castlederg
December 4 1832 Married on the 22nd ult. by her brother, the Rev A. Jamison, ELIZABETH, daughter of R. JAMISON, ESQ. Brookfield, Garvagh, County Derry, to MR JOHN ADAMS of this town, now of the firm of Bennett & Adams Ballydivit, Coleraine [Co. Londonderry]
May 21 1833 Died on the 11th inst. MR. JAMES ADAMS, of Castlederg, sincerely and deservedly regretted by a numerous circle of acquaintances and friends. In his general character were combined many excellent virtues; honesty, integrity, and punctuality were the invariable habits he practised in his commercial intercourse, friendship, and good will towards man, either as neighbour or friend --- in his social circle, and as a husband and father, he was kind and indulgent in the extreme; indeed to use the phrase of an ancient bard, “a warmer heart death ne’er made cold.”
August 6 1833 Died at Ballyfatton, on Monday the 29th July, MR. DAVID ADAMS aged 69



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April 30 1833 Married on the 11th inst., by the Rev. Robert Gilkey, MR. SAMUEL McMULLAN, of Newtownstewart, M.D., to MARY ANNE, daughter of the REV. ROBERT ADAMS, of Calkill, Omagh



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September 12 1838 Died at the residence of his son, MR. JOHN ADAMS, Ballydivitt [Co. Londonderry], on the 4th inst., MR. JAMES ADAMS, of Strabane, linen merchant, aged 62 years
January 6 1841 Died on the 25th ult., at the residence of her nephew, MR. JOHN ADAMS, Ballydevitt [Co. Londonderry], MISS ANNE SMYTH, aged 72 years, formerly of Strabane
April 14 1841 Married on Thursday, the 7th inst., at Londonderry Cathedral, by the Rev. A. Boyd, MR. WILLIAM DONNELL, to ELIZABETH, youngest daughter of MR. WILLIAM ADAMS, both of Ballymagorry
July 7 1841 Died on Friday, 2nd inst., ROBERT ADAMS, youngest son of the late DAVID ADAMS, of Ballyfatton, in the 14th year of his age



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February 4 1832 Died on the 24th January, MARY ADAMS aged 79 years, relict of the late MR. A. ADAMS, of Aldoghill, near Newtownstewart. In all the relations of wife, parent, and friend, her transcendent virtues shone most conspicuously, nor was she wanting in attention to the duties which she owed to God
September 29 1832 Married on Sunday, the 23rd inst., at Mountjoy Forest, by the Rev. John Hamilton, HENRY ADAMS, ESQ., of Cappagh Crossroads, to MISS FAITH, youngest daughter of JAMES ARDRIE, ESQ., of Burnsfolly
February 16 1839 Died on the 10th inst., aged 33 years, ELIZABETH, wife of JOHN ADAMS, Ballydevitt, Coleraine [Co. Londonderry] (formerly of Strabane))
February 15 1840 Birth: At Baron's Court, on the 7th inst., the wife of MR. WILLIAM ADAMS, of a son
September 26 1840 Died on the 9th inst., at Cheltenham, for the benefit of his health, aged 63 years, the REV. ROBERT ADAMS, of Calkill, near Omagh, and Presbyterian Clergyman of Clare, county Armagh
October 9 1847 Died at Strabane, on Wednesday week, MRS. ADAMS, relict of the late MR. JAMES ADAMS, Canal Basin
November 7 1851 Married on Wednesday, the 22nd ult., in the Second Presbyterian Church, Castlederg, by the Rev. John Armstrong, MR. GEORGE ADAMS, son to MR. WILLIAM ADAMS, of Goland, to MARGARET, eldest daughter of MR. THOMAS ROULSTON, of Kilcam
February 25 1853 Died at Galonney, on the morning of the 19th inst., in the 38th year of her age, JANE, second daughter of the late MR. DAVID ADAMS, of Ballyfatton
May 5 1854 Married on the 27th ult., in the First Presbyterian Church, Rathmelton [Co. Donegal], by the Rev. James Reid, JOHN ADAMS, ESQ., of Ballyfatten, to ANNA, second daughter of the late DR. HUNTER, of Rathmelton, county Donegal
July 11 1856 Married on the 3rd inst., in the Second Presbyterian Church, Strabane, by the Rev. W.A. Russell, ANDREW MACBETH, ESQ., Ballindreat [Co. Donegal], to JANE, fourth daughter of WILLIAM ADAMS, ESQ., Magir Cottage, Strabane
November 21 1856 Died on the 18th November, at Aldoghal, near Newtownstewart, GEORGE ADAMS, ESQ
June 8 1860 Married May 31, in First [Presbyterian] Castlederg, by the Rev. J. Crockett, assisted by the Rev. J. Armstrong, MR. DAVID BAIRD, Sion, to REBECCA, daughter of MR. WILLIAM ADAMS, Goland
April 5 1861 Died on the 17th March, at his residence, Goland, MR. WILLIAM ADAMS, aged 85 years
June 28 1861 Birth: June 8, at Ballyfatton, the wife of JOHN ADAMS, ESQ., of a son
October 11 1861 Married October 9, at Ballindrate Presbyterian Church [Co. Donegal], by the Rev. William McCrea, assisted by the Rev. M. Chambers, uncle of the bride, ALEXANDER ADAMS, of Milltown, Castlederg, to MARY, second daughter of MR. JOHN McBETH, Moneen [Co. Donegal]
August 18 1863 Died August 8, at Omagh, ELIZA, daughter of MR. ROBERT ADAMS, merchant, aged 11 months
March 3 1868 Married on the 25th February, in Second Donagheady Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. F.G. Porter, assisted by the Rev. John Gilmour, MR. JOHN McCORKLE, Drumagore [Co. Londonderry], to SARAH, daughter of MR. DAVID ADAMS, Primity [Co. Londonderry]
August 18 1868 Married on the 13th August, in the First Ardstraw Presbyterian Meeting House, by the Rev. Mr. Lyle, MR. ANDREW ADAMS, of Reylagh, to REBECCA, the eldest daughter of the late MR. WILLIAM PATRICK, of Lislaferty
December 8 1868 Married December 3, at Christ Church, Belfast, by the Rev. R. Hannay, ROBERT ADAMS, ESQ., C.E., Torrent Hill, county Tyrone, to MARY CHARLOTTE, daughter of the late REV. MOSES LEATHEM, Rector of Lower Badoney, county Tyrone
September 14 1869 Birth: Sept. 8, at Torrent Hill, Dungannon, the wife of ROBERT ADAMS, ESQ., C.E., of a daughter