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Morton Family Notes, Co. Tyrone 1815-63
Personal announcements & notices extracted from the STRABANE MORNING POST, LONDONDERRY STANDARD & LONDONDERRY SENTINEL

Transcribed, compiled and submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia


December 12 1815

Died on Tuesday last, MR. SAMUEL MORTON, of this town, in the 71st year of his age. In him, society has lost a worthy friend, and his disconsolate wife and family, sustained an irreparable loss

May 31 1831

Yesterday morning, ANTHONY DONNELL, from the neighbourhood of Ballintra, servant to MR. SAMUEL MORTON, of this town, went to bathe in the river at the foot of the town, at a place called the Clay Holes, and although an excellent swimmer, he sunk and was drowned. There being no assistance immediately at hand, and after lying near an hour in the water, life was extinct before his body was taken out. The usual means recommended in such cases were instantly resorted to by DRS. LENEY, GREER, and MITCHELL; but we are sorry to say without effect

September 29 1835

Died on the 26th instant, at Strabane, MARY, relict of the late MR. SAMUEL MORTON, aged 74 years


August 25 1841

Died at Carrygullon, near Strabane, on Saturday last, MR. ROBERT MORTON aged 84 years

July 2 1847

Died in Strabane, on Wednesday week, MR. JOHN MORTON, master of Strabane workhouse


October 6 1838

Married on Wednesday, the 3rd inst., in the Church of Strabane, by the Rev. John Smith, Rector of Camus, MR. FRANCIS WHITE, of Newry, to SUSANNA, youngest daughter of the late MR. SAMUEL MORTON, of Strabane

June 24 1843

Married on the 1st inst., at Newcastle upon Tyne, by the Rev. William Dodd, EDWARD SINCLAIR, ESQ., of Dungannon, county Tyrone, Ireland, to SOPHIA, youngest daughter of the late JOSEPH MORTON, ESQ., of that town

August 17 1844

Died of consumption, on the 6th inst., in the 45th year of her age, REBECCA, the beloved wife of MR. JOHN MORTON, of Caledon

January 24 1846

Died of decline, on the 19th inst., MR. SAMUEL MORTON, Strabane, aged 20 years

November 6 1863

Died November 3, of English cholera, MR. JOSEPH MORTON, Blackforth, Omagh, aged 46 years

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