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Londonderry Journal; Dec 1775

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  • Cathy Joynt Labath
    Londonderry Journal; Friday, December 1, 1775 Dublin. Married: Caesar Colclough, Co. Wexford, to Miss Martha, daughter of Rev. John Waring of Kilkenny; John
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 12, 2007
      Londonderry Journal; Friday, December 1, 1775


      Married: Caesar Colclough, Co. Wexford, to Miss Martha, daughter of Rev.
      John Waring of Kilkenny; John Murray to Miss Catherine Alexander, both of
      the parish of Fehan, Co. Derry.

      Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, December 5, 1775

      Died: Friday, at an advanced age, Mrs. Anne Caldwell, relict of the late
      Mathew Caldwell of this city.

      Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, December 8, 1775

      Ambrose Power, Barretstown, Co. Tipperary, J.P., brother of Baron Power, was
      slain by White Boys; he had apprehended William Mackey at Fethard fair.

      Dublin, Dec. 5.
      In an epidemic died Monday fortnight William Meadows, apothecary; three days
      later his wife; next day her aunt (who lived in the same house); next day
      his sister; their apprentices and servants lie without hope of recovery.

      Married: Thomas Palmer, Summerhill, Co. Mayo to Miss Rynd, eldest daughter
      of Thomas Rynd, merchant; Thomas Doran to Miss Mary Gallagher of Sligo; at
      Lisburn, Rev. Patrick Parker to Miss Gear.

      Died: James Trant of Co. Corke; at Loughgall, John Hardy, linen draper; at
      Belfast, Robert Armstrong; John Gunston, upholder; George Stackpole; the
      Lady of Col. Gore of the Battleaxe Guards.

      Londonderry Journal; Friday, December 15, 1775

      Reward of 1,000 pounds offered for the first and 300 pounds for each of the
      next twelve taken and convicted for the murder of Ambrose Power.

      Died: at Six-mile-bridge, Col Augustine Fitzgerald; Frederick Shippey; at
      Fines, John Hogan, aged 104 years, who lifed these fifty years on a silk
      diet; at Corke, Henry Sheares, banker.

      William M'Elwaine, eldest son and heir of John M'Elwaine, deceased, and
      Alexander M'Elwaine, executors of said John, vs William Brown; to sell
      former lands of Joseph Brown, Ballybigly, on Lough Swilly and bordering
      Joseph Alexander's farm in the manor of Mount Stewart, barony of Rapho.

      Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, December 19, 1775

      Mary St. John, Leighlenbridge, convert to the Church of Ireland.

      John M'Elwee, apprentice, has run off from William Linn.

      Londonderry Journal; Friday, December 22, 1775

      Mr. Lamb, a Quaker near Mountrath, was attacked and killed by White Boys.

      Andrew Kennedy ran off from the service of Thomas D. Logan; about twenty
      years old; reward from T.D. Logan or Henry Patterson, Newtown Cunningham.

      Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, December 26, 1775

      Died: at Ballendrate, Co. Donegal, Mr. Francis Hamilton; at Dungannon, Co.
      Tyrone, Oliver M'Laughlin.

      John M'Elwee has left William Linn because of ill treatment and will apply
      for justice.

      Londonderry Journal; Friday, December 29, 1775

      Died: at Carrick-on-Suir, Mark Scott, Mohubber, brother of the Solicitor
      General; at Ballyclare, age 99, Charles Crimble; Thomas Murray, Killulta,
      linen draper; at Strabane, Miss Martha Nichol.

      Wallace Moorhead, parish of Ardstraw, allegedly was murdered by John
      M'Laughlin of the same parish, who has absconded.

      Cathy Joynt Labath
      Ireland Old News
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