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Spence Family Notes, Cos. Tyrone & Donegal 1822-1867

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


September 11 1786

Married the 6th inst., at Fortstuart, Co Donegal, JOHN SPENCE, ESQ., of Castlefin [Co. Donegal] to MISS ALLEN of Belfast


August 20 1822

Married in this town, on Sunday last, by the Rev. Mr. Roleston, MR. EDWARD NELSON, Londonderry, to MISS ANN SPENCE, daughter of the late MR. EDWARD SPENCE, of this town


September 6 1837

Died at Hughes’ Hotel, Dublin, on the 15th ult., the REV. ROBERT SPENCE, late Curate of Donoughmore county Donegal, and Diocese of Derry

August 5 1840

Died at her residence, in Castlefin [Co. Donegal], on the 27th ult., ANNE, the beloved wife of JAMES SPENCE, ESQ., late of the 5th Dragoon Guards


June 8 1839

Married on the 20th ult., by the Rev. John Armstrong, Wesleyan Minister, MR. ANDREW SPENCE, of Dungannon, to ELIZA, fourth daughter of the late MR. JAMES McKELL, of Moy

March 12 1842

Died March 4th, at Lifford [Co. Donegal], at a very advanced age, MRS. SPENCE, relict of the late ROBERT SPENCE, ESQ., formerly surgeon of the County Donegal Infirmary

April 13 1844

Died at Strabane, on Tuesday 26th March, MRS. MARGARET SPENCE, aged 69 years

March 28 1846

Married on the 18th inst., at Strabane Church, by the Rev. James Smith, JOHN SPENCE, ESQ., Colonel, United States service, to SARAH, daughter of the late ROBERT SPENCE, ESQ., of Lifford, county Donegal

May 25 1844

Married by the Rev. Henry Geddes, in the Wesleyan Chapel, Manorhamilton, on Wednesday the 15th inst., MR. JACOB SPENCE, merchant, Donegal, to ELIZA, eldest daughter of the REV. FRANCIS STEPHENS

April 14 1854

Married on the 6th inst., in the Scot' Church, Rathmelton, by the Rev. R.Y. Killen, MOSES SPENCE, ESQ., Rathmelton, merchant, to RACHEL, youngest daughter of the late MR. JAMES FRASER, Belfast, and sister to John FRASER, ESQ., County Surveyor, Ray House, county Donegal

May 14 1858

Married on the 1st ult., in the Presbyterian Church, Carnone [Co. Donegal], by the Rev. J.P. Dickey, MR. THOMAS SPENCE, Milltown, Raphoe, to MARGARET, youngest daughter of the late MR. JOHN McBRIDE, Findrum

March 21 1862

Married March 12, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Castlederg, by the Rev. William Armstrong, MR. ROBERT JONES, Alt [Co. Donegal], to SARAH, daughter of MR. SPENCE, Craigmonaghan

February 6 1863

Died January 31, at Belfast, WILLIAM McCLINTOCK SPENCE, ESQ., formerly Secretary of the Grand Jury, county Donegal, aged 74 years

August 7 1863

Died August 4, at his late residence, Burt [Co. Donegal], MR. ALEXANDER SPENCE, aged 58 years

July 10 1866

Died July 6, at his residence, Dungannon, MR. JOHN SPENCE, aged 64 years

December 14 1866

Died December 9, suddenly, at the residence of his father, JOHN, third son of MR. GEORGE SPENCE, Fivemiletown

October 11 1867

Died October 8, at Cunnyburrow Cottage, Lifford [Co. Donegal], JOHN SPENCE, ESQ., aged 70 years