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Adams Family Notes, Co. Tyrone 1822-1869

Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia


October 15 1822

Married on Wednesday last, by the Rev. Mr. Hay of Derry, the REV. JOHN ALEXANDER ADAMS, Presbyterian Minister of this town, to ANNE JANE, daughter of John Smyth, Esq., of Gallony

December 24 1827

Died suddenly, at Carriclee, on Monday last, the REV. JOHN ALEXANDER ADAMS

January 8 1828



To be Sold by Auction, at Caricklee, on Thursday the 10th Jan. 1828

THE Household Furniture and Farming Utensils of the late REV. JOHN ALEXANDER ADAMS, consisting of Mahogany Chairs, Tables and Bedsteads, Feather-beds, Mattresses, Delph, China and Glass, a Jaunting-Car, a good Piano-Forte and an Eight Day Clock, &c. &c.

Sale to Commence at 11 o’clock - King’s Duty to be paid by the purchaser

Strabane, 3rd January, 1828

April 27 1830

Died Sunday morning last, MRS. ADAMS, wife of MR. JAMES ADAMS of Castlederg

December 4 1832

Married on the 22nd ult. by her brother, the Rev A. Jamison, ELIZABETH, daughter of R. JAMISON, ESQ. Brookfield, Garvagh, County Derry, to MR JOHN ADAMS of this town, now of the firm of Bennett & Adams Ballydivit, Coleraine [Co. Londonderry]

May 21 1833

Died on the 11th inst. MR. JAMES ADAMS, of Castlederg, sincerely and deservedly regretted by a numerous circle of acquaintances and friends. In his general character were combined many excellent virtues; honesty, integrity, and punctuality were the invariable habits he practised in his commercial intercourse, friendship, and good will towards man, either as neighbour or friend --- in his social circle, and as a husband and father, he was kind and indulgent in the extreme; indeed to use the phrase of an ancient bard, “a warmer heart death ne’er made cold.”

August 6 1833

Died at Ballyfatton, on Monday the 29th July, MR. DAVID ADAMS aged 69


April 30 1833

Married on the 11th inst., by the Rev. Robert Gilkey, MR. SAMUEL McMULLAN, of Newtownstewart, M.D., to MARY ANNE, daughter of the REV. ROBERT ADAMS, of Calkill, Omagh


September 12 1838

Died at the residence of his son, MR. JOHN ADAMS, Ballydivitt [Co. Londonderry], on the 4th inst., MR. JAMES ADAMS, of Strabane, linen merchant, aged 62 years

January 6 1841

Died on the 25th ult., at the residence of her nephew, MR. JOHN ADAMS, Ballydevitt [Co. Londonderry], MISS ANNE SMYTH, aged 72 years, formerly of Strabane

April 14 1841

Married on Thursday, the 7th inst., at Londonderry Cathedral, by the Rev. A. Boyd, MR. WILLIAM DONNELL, to ELIZABETH, youngest daughter of MR. WILLIAM ADAMS, both of Ballymagorry

July 7 1841

Died on Friday, 2nd inst., ROBERT ADAMS, youngest son of the late DAVID ADAMS, of Ballyfatton, in the 14th year of his age


February 4 1832

Died on the 24th January, MARY ADAMS aged 79 years, relict of the late MR. A. ADAMS, of Aldoghill, near Newtownstewart. In all the relations of wife, parent, and friend, her transcendent virtues shone most conspicuously, nor was she wanting in attention to the duties which she owed to God

September 29 1832

Married on Sunday, the 23rd inst., at Mountjoy Forest, by the Rev. John Hamilton, HENRY ADAMS, ESQ., of Cappagh Crossroads, to MISS FAITH, youngest daughter of JAMES ARDRIE, ESQ., of Burnsfolly

February 16 1839

Died on the 10th inst., aged 33 years, ELIZABETH, wife of JOHN ADAMS, Ballydevitt, Coleraine [Co. Londonderry] (formerly of Strabane))

February 15 1840

Birth: At Baron's Court, on the 7th inst., the wife of MR. WILLIAM ADAMS, of a son

September 26 1840

Died on the 9th inst., at Cheltenham, for the benefit of his health, aged 63 years, the REV. ROBERT ADAMS, of Calkill, near Omagh, and Presbyterian Clergyman of Clare, county Armagh

October 9 1847

Died at Strabane, on Wednesday week, MRS. ADAMS, relict of the late MR. JAMES ADAMS, Canal Basin

November 7 1851

Married on Wednesday, the 22nd ult., in the Second Presbyterian Church, Castlederg, by the Rev. John Armstrong, MR. GEORGE ADAMS, son to MR. WILLIAM ADAMS, of Goland, to MARGARET, eldest daughter of MR. THOMAS ROULSTON, of Kilcam

February 25 1853

Died at Galonney, on the morning of the 19th inst., in the 38th year of her age, JANE, second daughter of the late MR. DAVID ADAMS, of Ballyfatton

May 5 1854

Married on the 27th ult., in the First Presbyterian Church, Rathmelton [Co. Donegal], by the Rev. James Reid, JOHN ADAMS, ESQ., of Ballyfatten, to ANNA, second daughter of the late DR. HUNTER, of Rathmelton, county Donegal

July 11 1856

Married on the 3rd inst., in the Second Presbyterian Church, Strabane, by the Rev. W.A. Russell, ANDREW MACBETH, ESQ., Ballindreat [Co. Donegal], to JANE, fourth daughter of WILLIAM ADAMS, ESQ., Magir Cottage, Strabane

November 21 1856

Died on the 18th November, at Aldoghal, near Newtownstewart, GEORGE ADAMS, ESQ

June 8 1860

Married May 31, in First [Presbyterian] Castlederg, by the Rev. J. Crockett, assisted by the Rev. J. Armstrong, MR. DAVID BAIRD, Sion, to REBECCA, daughter of MR. WILLIAM ADAMS, Goland

April 5 1861

Died on the 17th March, at his residence, Goland, MR. WILLIAM ADAMS, aged 85 years

June 28 1861

Birth: June 8, at Ballyfatton, the wife of JOHN ADAMS, ESQ., of a son

October 11 1861

Married October 9, at Ballindrate Presbyterian Church [Co. Donegal], by the Rev. William McCrea, assisted by the Rev. M. Chambers, uncle of the bride, ALEXANDER ADAMS, of Milltown, Castlederg, to MARY, second daughter of MR. JOHN McBETH, Moneen [Co. Donegal]

August 18 1863

Died August 8, at Omagh, ELIZA, daughter of MR. ROBERT ADAMS, merchant, aged 11 months

March 3 1868

Married on the 25th February, in Second Donagheady Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. F.G. Porter, assisted by the Rev. John Gilmour, MR. JOHN McCORKLE, Drumagore [Co. Londonderry], to SARAH, daughter of MR. DAVID ADAMS, Primity [Co. Londonderry]

August 18 1868

Married on the 13th August, in the First Ardstraw Presbyterian Meeting House, by the Rev. Mr. Lyle, MR. ANDREW ADAMS, of Reylagh, to REBECCA, the eldest daughter of the late MR. WILLIAM PATRICK, of Lislaferty

December 8 1868

Married December 3, at Christ Church, Belfast, by the Rev. R. Hannay, ROBERT ADAMS, ESQ., C.E., Torrent Hill, county Tyrone, to MARY CHARLOTTE, daughter of the late REV. MOSES LEATHEM, Rector of Lower Badoney, county Tyrone

September 14 1869

Birth: Sept. 8, at Torrent Hill, Dungannon, the wife of ROBERT ADAMS, ESQ., C.E., of a daughter

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