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McCrea Families of Strabane, Leckpatrick & Donagheady Parishes 1813-69

Personal notices extracted from the STRABANE MORNING POST, LONDONDERRY JOURNAL, LONDONDERRY STANDARD & LONDONDERRY SENTINEL
Transcribed, compiled and submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
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STRABANE MORNING POST:

March 4, 1823 Married on the 26th ult. by the Rev. Mr. McCrea, of Donagheady, MR. SAMUEL McCREA, of Tullyard, to MISS GLENN, of same town
June 10, 1823 Died on Monday last, MRS. McCREA, relict of the late MR. WM. McCREA of Cavanalee
August 22, 1826 Married on Thursday the 10th instant, by Rev. Geo. Hay, MR. JOHN McCREA of this town, Merchant, to MARGARET, eldest daughter of the late MR. SAMUEL GLEN, of Londonderry, Merchant
February 26, 1828 Died at Farmhill, near this town, on the 19th inst. MR. JAMES McCREA, in the 84th year of his age, sincerely regretted by all who knew him. His piety was of that simple and unaffected kind, which delights more in doing good than making ostentatious pretensions to zeal: he contributed liberally to charitable institutions; procured instruction for the children of the poor; granted an annual allowance to many of the aged and destitute in his neighbourhood; and, in his last will, made provision for continuing his works of charity after the termination of his mortal existence
April 22, 1828 Died on Thursday last, MRS. McCREA, wife of MR. ROBT. McCREA of Grange
November 3, 1829

Married on the 19th ult. by the Rev. Mr. Holmes, MR ALEXANDER LINDSAY, of Elaghmore, to MISS FLORA ANNE, second daughter of MR. JOHN McCREA, of Magherea, near this town

Married on Thursday, the 29th ult. by the Rev. W. McCrea, JOHN HOLMES, ESQ. late of Glenville, now of Strabane to ELIZA, eldest daughter of JAMES McCREA, of Glencush, Esq.

November 24, 1829 Married n Monday sen’night by the Rev. William Mulligan, MR. ROBERT McCREA of Grange to MISS LINDSAY of this town
June 1, 1830 Married at Gortileck, on Friday last, by the Rev. William Mulligan, MR. JOHN McCREA of Tullyard, to MISS ANNE KEE of Gortileck
March 1, 1831 Died very suddenly in this town on Thursday last, MISS ANNE McCREA
March 12, 1833 Died at Glencush, on Wednesday last, MRS. McCREA, relict of the late MR. McCREA, aged 92 years
February 11, 1834 Married yesterday evening, by the Rev. A. P. Goudy, Presbyterian Minister of this town, MR. McFARLAND of Omagh, Saddler, to REBECCA, eldest daughter of MR. ARCHIBALD McCREA, of this town, Saddler
September 20, 1836 Married on Thursday the 15th inst., by the Rev. Samuel Rea, MR. JOHN BRIGHAM, of Derry, Merchant, to ANNE, third daughter of JAMES McCREA, ESQ., Glencush, in this county

 

LONDONDERRY JOURNAL:

September 28, 1813 Died at Farmhill near Strabane on the 22nd inst. aged 24 years, JOHN only son and child of MR. JAMES McCREA, a young man possessed of every good quality
February 1, 1820 Died at Maghereagh on 25th inst in the 25th year of his age, after a lingering illness which he endured with truly christian fortitude, ANDREW, second son of MR. JOHN McCREA
March 27, 1850 Married in the Presbyterian Meeting House, Strabane, by the Rev. A.P. Goudy, on Thursday last, 21st inst., MR. WILLIAM McKENLEY, to ALICE, daughter of MR. ARCHIBALD McCREA, of Strabane

 

LONDONDERRY STANDARD:

June 22, 1832 Married on the 17th inst., the REV. WILLIAM McCREA, Presbyterian Minister of the First Congregation of Donaghedy, in the 56th year of his age and 27th of his ministry
January 11, 1834 Married on the 30th ult., by the Rev. S.J. Wray, Donagheady, MR. THOMAS McCREA, of Ballyheather, to MRS. QUINN, of Loughnease
August 16, 1837 Married on Thursday the 10th inst., by the Rev. S.T. Wray, WILLIAM BAIRD, surgeon, Donemana, to MARY JANE, second daughter of JAMES McCREA, ESQ., Glencush
June 6, 1838 Died suddenly, at Strabane, on Monday morning se'nnight, MRS. McCREA, relict of the late JAMES McCREA, ESQ .,of Farmhill
February 17, 1841 Died at Farmhill, near Strabane, last week, MRS. McCREA, wife of MR. ROBERT McCREA, of said Place
July 21, 1841 Died at Binnelly, near Donemana, MR. ROBERT McCREA, at the advanced age of 88 years, very deservedly regretted by a numerous circle of friends and acquaintances
February 2, 1842 Died on the morning of the 21st of January, at the residence of her son, MR. ARCHIBALD McCREA, Strabane, JANE, relict of the late MR. JAMES McCREA, of Lifford [Co. Donegal], at the advanced age of 88 years, after a short Illness
April 19, 1843 Married on the 17th inst., by the Rev. Moses Chambers, of Leckpatrick, WILLIAM McCREA, ESQ., South Grange, to SARAH JANE, daughter of ROBERT McCREA, ESQ., Farmhill
November27, 1844 Married on Monday the 18th inst., by the Rev. F.J. Porter, the REV. M. CHAMBERS, of Leckpatrick, to CATHERINE, fourth daughter of MR. ROBERT McCREA, ESQ., Farmhill
May 7, 1845 Married on the 25th ult., in the Presbyterian Church, Donemana, WILLIAM McCREA, ESQ., of Leck, to FANNY, eldest daughter of SAMUEL JACK, ESQ., Lisnarrow, county Tyrone

 

LONDONDERRY SENTINEL:

September 19, 1846 Married on the 10th inst., in the First Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, by the Rev. S.T. Wray, DAVID PORTER, ESQ., Carrowan, Burt, county Donegal, to ISABELLA, fourth daughter of JAMES McCREA, ESQ., Glencush
December 5, 1846 Died at his residence in Glencush, on Saturday, the 28th ult., JAMES McCREA, Esq., aged 78 years
December 24, 1846 Married on the 15th inst., at Newtowncunningham Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. William Scott, MR. JAMES McCREA, of Eden, Donaghedy, to ELIZA, daughter of MR. JOSEPH KING, of Moneygreggan, near Newtowncunningham
September 16, 1848 Married on Tuesday last, in Strabane Church, by the Rev. Edward Atkinson, MR. JOHN McASHEE, of Cavanalee, to MISS [JANE] McCREA, of same Place
October 14, 1848 Died at his residence, Maghereagh, on October 10th, MR. JOHN McCREA, in the 88th year of his age
August 24, 1849 Died on Sunday, the 19th inst., at Glencush, ROBERT McCREA, ESQ., at the advanced age of 92 years
October 19, 1849 Married on the 12th inst., in the First Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, by the Rev. S.T. Wray, REV. N.P. ROGERS, Presbyterian Minister of Kilmacrenan, to CATHERINE, youngest daughter of the late JAMES McCREA, ESQ., of Glencush
January 24, 1851 Died at Strabane, on Monday week, Bridget, wife of MR. ARCHIBALD McCREA, saddler
February 27, 1852 Married in the Second Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, by the Rev. F.T. Porter, A.M., GEORGE GORDON, ESQ., of Strabane, county Tyrone, to SUSAN, third daughter of ROBERT McCREA, ESQ., Grange House
July 1, 1853 Married on the 30th ult., in the Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, by the Rev. F.J. Porter, JOHN WALKER, ESQ., St. Louis, U.S.A., to Jane daughter of ROBERT McCREA, ESQ., Grange House
September 16, 1853 Died on the 13th inst., at Leckpatrick, at the residence of MR. JOHN McCREA, JOHN S. DAVISON, ESQ., Richmond Street, Derry, in the 62nd year of his age
November 18, 1853 Birth: On the 7th inst., the wife of WILLIAM McCREA, ESQ., Leckpatrick, of a son
January 13, 1854 Married on the Presbyterian Church of Leckpatrick, on the 5th inst., by the Rev. M. Chambers, MR. WILLIAM McNUTT, near Carrigans [Co. Donegal], to Margaret, eldest daughter of MR. DAVID McCREA, Kenaghan, Leckpatrick
March 3, 1854 Died at Lifford, on the 27th ult., MR. ARCHIBALD McCREA, saddler, late of Strabane
March 10, 1854 Married on the 6th inst., in the First Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, by the Rev. S.T. Wray, MR. JAMES POLLOCK, of Killynaught, to MISS ANNE McCREA, of Tullyard
May 5, 1854 Died at Farmhill, near Strabane, on the 29th ult., , aged 90 years MR. ROBERT McCREA
April 25, 1856 Died at Tullyard, Donagheady, on the 18th inst., MR. SAMUEL McCREA, aged 74 years
October 30, 1857 Died on the 22nd inst., at Farmhill, near Strabane, the wife of MR. WILLIAM McCREA, of a son
May 21, 58 Died on the 16th inst., at Strabane, FLORINDA, wife of MR. ROBERT McCREA
August 17, 1860 Died August 16, at Cavanalee, near Strabane, MR. JAMES McCREA, much and deeply regretted by an extensive circle of friends
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 15, 1864 Married January 11, at Leckpatrick Presbyterian Church, REBECCA, second daughter of MR. THOMAS KNOX, Ballyskeagh, to MR. DAVID McCREA
February 19, 1864 Died February 3, at his residence, Glencush, WILLIAM McCREA, ESQ., aged 59 years
June 17, 1864 Died on the 13th June, at Cavanalee, Strabane, ELIZABETH McCREA, aged 90 years
July 29, 1864 Died July 27, at Tullyard, near Donemana, the wife of MR. JOHN JAMES McCREA, of a son
July 26, 1864 Married July 21, in the First Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, by the Rev. John Roulston, MR. JOSEPH McELHINNEY, Ardmore, to CATHERINE, daughter of MR. THOMAS McCREA, Loughnease
January 5, 1866 Died December 27, at her late residence, Tullyard, Donagheady, ELIZABETH, relict of the late MR. SAMUEL McCREA, aged 81 years
February 13, 1866 February 9, in the 84th year of her age, MARY, relict of the late JAMES McCREA, ESQ., Glencush, county Tyrone
November 9, 1866 Died on the 4th October, at the residence of her mother, Montgomery, Alabama, MARGARET McALPINE, the beloved wife of JAMES McCREA, ESQ., Memphis, formerly of Leckpatrick, county Tyrone, aged 24 years
January 15, 1867 Married in the First Presbyterian Church, Ardstraw, by the Rev. L. A. Lyle, assisted by the Rev. Matthew Leitch, Maghera, MATTHEW, son of the late MR. JAMES BROOKE, Scarvaheron, to JANE, daughter of MR. DAVID McCREA, Leckpatrick
February 26, 1867 Died on the 17th February, after a short illness, MARGARET, second daughter of MR. JOHN McCREA, of Gobnascale, near Doneymanagh, aged 23 years
November 29, 1867 Died November 24, at South Grange, MARY ANNE, daughter of the late ROBERT McCREA, ESQ., of Farmhill, aged 57 years
February 19, 1869 Died Feb. 17, at Ballylaw, ISABELLA, youngest daughter of MR. ALEXANDER McCREA, farmer, aged 5 years