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Leitch & Leech Family Notes, Co. Donegal, Ireland 1833-70

Extracted from personal notices inserted in the Strabane Morning Post, Londonderry Sentinel & Londonderry Standard
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
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June 22 1833 [Died] At Crieve, near Letterkenny, on the 15th inst., Mrs. Leech, relict of the late George Leech, Esq., in the 78th year of her age (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 21 1836 [Married] On Thursday last, at Argry, by the Rev. James Huston, William John Greer, Esq. M.D. of Lifford, to Sarah, daughter of the late Mr Leitch, of Argry (Strabane Morning Post)
February 7 1837 [Died] At Argrey, on the 4th inst. Martha, relict of the late Robert Leitch, of Charlottville, United States, America, aged 76 years (Strabane Morning Post)
February 10 1838 [Married] On Wednesday, January 31, by the Rev. Samuel Dill, of Donaghmore, Mr. Robert Leitch, of Argory, to Elizabeth, daughter of the late Mr. Charles Porter, of Baughenbuoy (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 6 1838 [Died] On Tuesday, the 25th ult., at his residence, Creeve, near Letterkenny, Mr. Oliver Leitch, aged 55 years. His demise is deeply regretted not only by his bereaved family and relatives, but by all to whom he was known (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 31 1840 [Married] On the 15th inst., by the Rev. Dr. Rentoul, Manorcunningham, county Donegal, Mr. George Leitch, Letterkenny, to Rachel, youngest daughter of the late Mr. John Cunningham, of Dunduff Fort (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 25 1843 [Married] On Thursday, the 16th inst., by the Rev. James Reid, Ramelton, Mr. Charles Blackwood Leitch, of Crieve, to Mary, second daughter of Mr. Nathan Hunter, of Breaghy (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 31 1846 [Married] On the 27th inst., in the Third Presbyterian Church, Letterkenny, by the bride's brother, Mr. John Lytle, Grove, eldest son of the Rev. Joseph Lytle, of Letterkenny, to Martha, only daughter of the late Mr. Oliver Leitch, of Crieve Glebe (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 5 1852 [Birth] At Barkhall, Letterkenny, on Tuesday the 2nd inst., the lady of the Rev. Oliver Leitch, of a daughter (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 30 1853 [Married] On the 21st inst., in Urney Church [Co. Tyrone], by the Rev. V.B. Smyth, John Thomas, eldest son of Mr. Joseph McCormick, Drumbane, to Margaret, daughter of the late Mr. Samuel Leitch, Skelpy, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 18 1859 [Died] November 4, at Oaklands, Letterkenny, Matilda, youngest daughter of the Rev. Oliver Leitch, aged seven years (Londonderry Sentinel)
January 18 1861 [Died] January 11, at Creve, near Letterkenny, after a long illness, Mr. Robert Leitch, aged 42 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 3 1861 [Died] March 19, at Pittsburgh, United States, Mr. George Leech, formerly of Letterkenny, in the 70th year of his age (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 12 1868 [Died] May 7, at Oaklands, Letterkenny, Sarah Kate, aged 21 years, the eldest and beloved child of the Rev. O. Leitch (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 17 1870 [Married] August 16, in Ballykelly [Co. Londonderry] Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. O. Leitch, brother of the bridegroom, Mr. David Leitch, Creeve, to Fanny, second daughter of Mr. Arthur Gibson, Broighter, Newtownlimavady (Londonderry Standard)