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Elder Family Notes, Co. Donegal, Ireland 1845-68

Extracts from Newspapers
Extracted from personal notices inserted in the Londonderry Sentinel
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com

 

Note: the compiler of this file has no connection to any Elder family

***ORIGINAL SPELLING HAS BEEN RETAINED***

 

Date Notice
March 1 1845 [Married] On the 20th ult., by the Rev. Robert Gray, Mr David Elder, of Tully, in the Parish of Faughanvale, to Matilda, eldest daughter of Mr. Samuel Elder, Ballyderowan, Burt (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 6 1847 [Died] At Montreal, Canada, after having reached the residence of his uncle, Samuel Matthewson, Esq., John James, eldest son of Mr. Andrew Elder, of Roughan, in the parish of All Saints, of fever, on the 26th of July last (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 6 1847 [Died] At Montreal, Canada, after having reached the residence of his uncle, Samuel Matthewson, Esq., Oliver, third son of Mr. Andrew Elder, of Roughan, in the parish of All Saints, of dysentery, on the 20th September last (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 5 1858 [Married] On the 21st ult., in the First Presbyterian Church, Letterkenny, by the Rev. John Kinnear, Mr. Robert Rankin, of Drumnahough, to Martha, eldest daughter of Mr. James Elder, of Glencar, near Letterkenny (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 5 1858 [Died] On the 30th ult., at the residence of Mr. Andrew Elder, Roughan, Newtowncunningham, Ann, relict of the late Mr. John Kirkpatrick, Monnelin, Killygordon, aged 80 (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 4 1859 [Married] January 27, in All Saints' Church, by the Rev. H. Norman, Mr. Andrew Elder, Ashgrove, Castlefin, to Hessy, youngest daughter of the late Alexander Thomson, Esq., of Moyle, Newtowncunningham (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 25 1859 [Married] March 17, in the Presbyterian Church, Malin, by the Rev. John Canning, Alexander Elder, Esq., to Elizabeth Jane, eldest daughter of George Duncan, Esq., Bellagh (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 10 1860 [Married] February 2, in the Carnone Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. John Porter Dickey, assisted by the Rev. Joseph Love, of Killeter, John Caldwell, Esq., of Blairstown, to Isabella, eldest daughter of Andrew Elder, Esq., of Newtowncunningham (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 6 1860 [Married] March 29, in Fahan Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. David Hanson, Mr. William Elder, Burnfoot, to Mary, youngest daughter of the late Mr. John Arbuckle, Lagnadavaugh [Elaghbeg] (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 29 1862 [Married] August 25, in the Cathedral Derry, by the Rev. William M. Beresford, Mr. Robert Elder, Burnfoot, to Isabella, relict of the late Mr. David Wylie, Derryvane (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 9 1863 [Married] On the 8th January, in the First Presbyterian Church, Strabane, by the Rev. James Gibson, Mr. Robert Blair Elder, of Roughan, to Eliza Jane, eldest daughter of the late John Blair, Esq., Strabane (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 20 1863 [Died] February 18, at Lagnadavagh [Elaghbeg], Mr. Robert Elder, aged 40 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 12 1864 [Married] August 9, in the Ballyarnett Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. R. McCreery, Mr. Samuel Elder, of Donagheady, to Jane Carruthers, of Ballyarnett (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 28 1865 [Died] November 23, at Roughan, Mr. Andrew Elder, aged 87 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 29 1866 [Died] May 26, at Burnfoot, Mr. David Elder (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 31 1866 [Died] June 24, at Melbourne, Australia, of inflammation, Oliver Mathewson, son of Mr. Robert B. Elder, formerly of Rohan, Newtowncunningham, aged 6 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 22 1867 [Married] January 17, at St. Anne's Church, Belfast, by the Rev. A.T. Labatt, Mr. Alexander Elder, Letterkenny, county Donegal, to Sarah, fifth daughter of David Gilmore, of Belfast (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 30 1867 [Died] August 28, at Burnfoot, Elizabeth Anne, the beloved wife of Mr. Samuel Elder, aged 34 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 15 1867 [Married] November 14, at Newtowncunningham Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. William Scott, Mr. William Smith, H. M. Customs, Liverpool, to Jane Mathewson, youngest surviving daughter of the late Mr. Andrew Elder, Roughan, Newtowncunningham (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 18 1868 [Married] February 7, in the Presbyterian Church of Greenbank, by the Rev. Samuel Irvine, Mr. Robert Elder, Carndonagh, to Mary, youngest daughter of the late Mr. Thomas Carmichael, Cabry (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 30 1868 [Died] October 24, at Malin, Mr. John Elder, aged 83 years. He had been 53 years a ruling elder at Malin Presbyterian Church (Londonderry Sentinel)