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Wray / Ray / Rea Family Notes, Co. Tyrone 1815-68

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


April 25 1815

STRAYED from Lifford on Friday evening, the 21st of April inst. and was seen in the streets of Strabane, at 11 o’clock that night.

A LIGHT BAY MARE, rising 4 years old, cut in the Tail, black Feet, tail, and Mane, .....with Star in forehead......... figure, tight. It is requested, if met with, to send her, or note, to MR. JOHN WRAY, Innkeeper, Strabane. All expenses, trouble, and handsome reward will be given by the Subscriber, MANUS CRAMSEY

November 11 1823 Married on Thursday last, MR. GABRIEL McINTOSH, to MARGARET, daughter of MR JOHN WRAY, of this town
March 12 1833 On Thursday last, the REV. SAMUEL WRAY was ordained Minister of the First Presbyterian Congregation of Donagheady, vacant by the decease of the late REV. MR. McCREA



August 27 1842 Married on the 20th inst., by the Rev. Matthew Clarke, Ardstraw, MR. JAMES H. ALLEN, Carnkenny, to MARY, youngest daughter of the late MATTHEW RAE, innkeeper, Ardstraw
March 21 1846 Birth: On the 17th ult., at Brookview, Donagheady, the lady of the REV. S.T. WRAY, of a daughter
June 16 1854 Married on the 9th inst., at St. Peter's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. Robert Ellis, Lieutenant Weir Johnston, 31st Regiment L.I. Madras Army, to MARGARET JANE ELIZABETH, eldest daughter of HENRY W. WRAY, ESQ., Lisnamallard House, Omagh, County Inspector of Constabulary
March 13 1857 Married on the 6th inst., at Cappagh Church, county Tyrone, by the Rev. James Byrne, F.T.C.D., CAPTAIN I.K. HUMFREY, eldest son of COLONEL HUMFREY, of Cavanacor, Strabane, to BESSIE, second daughter of HENRY WILLIAM WRAY, ESQ., of Lisnamallard, Omagh, and granddaughter to the late HENRY WRAY, ESQ., of Castle Wray, county of Donegal
August 24 1860 Died May 23, at Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia, aged 27 years, MR. THOMAS WRAY, Hargreaves Street, of the firm of Wray Brothers and Company, Barker Street, formerly of Messrs McArthur and Company, Londonderry, and brother to MR. JOHN WRAY, Ardstraw, county Tyrone, Ireland
September 25 1863 Died September 16, at his residence, Brookview, the REV. SAMUEL TAYLOR WRAY, Presbyterian minister of First Donagheady, in the 60th year of his age and 31st of his ministry
April 11 1865 Died March 23, at Wexford, HENRY WILLIAM WRAY, ESQ., county Inspector of Wexford Constabulary, formerly of county Tyrone
November 17 1865 Married November 9, by the Rev. F.J. Porter, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, MR. J. WILEY WRAY, eldest son of the late REV. SAMUEL WRAY, Donagheady, to FANNY, third daughter of MR. JOSEPH STEVENSON, Moyagh
September 15 1868 Died at Brookview, R. McCLINTOCK WRAY, son of the late REV. S.T. WRAY, Donagheady. The deceased was a Scholar of Queen's College, Belfast